A thing worth having is worth cheating for

A thing worth having is worth cheating for

The Guardian published an article titled I’m teaching – and I’m cheating. But why would any teacher cheat?. I actually think that teachers, more or less, have to cheat to stay in the profession. This may be controversial, but in the profession there are...
The Fidget Spinners myth

The Fidget Spinners myth

If you want a teacher’s guide to fidget spinners download from TES, or perhaps try an interactive probability lesson for just £3 (FREE if you use the code MEGA-MAY) Fidget spinners are a new toy, and are being banned in schools around the world due to the noise...
How schools fail those moving in and out of teaching

How schools fail those moving in and out of teaching

Teaching is now not seen as a profession for life, and is often more something that someone drifts in an out of. The name of the UK programme to attract the best graduates Teach First implies that teaching is something those candidates will do for a small amount of...