#Nurture1617  Reflecting on grand plans from 2016

This has become part of my Christmas routine.. after the chaos and indulgence, my mind turns to reflection. It's sort of become my way of setting 'resolutions' for the new year. This year I have decided to go for a slightly different approach by creating my reflections in visual form. It gives me an opportunity … Continue reading #Nurture1617  Reflecting on grand plans from 2016

Textile product design and make: Yr 6 enrichment

So the first day of the college Christmas holidays came around.. Rather than sitting and relaxing (or perhaps last minute shopping/wrapping like most staff at the end of a busy term) I was teaching. Teaching textiles to year 6 to be precise. The day was set to be a whistle stop tour of KS3 design … Continue reading Textile product design and make: Yr 6 enrichment

Using book creator app – Making Fabulous Resources

After sharing my usual ramblings on Twitter about my teaching resources I was approached by the @bookcreator app team to write a little something about how I use the app in my teaching and to support the students with their learning. My top tips for a successful book Think about your image. What will be … Continue reading Using book creator app – Making Fabulous Resources

The most important thing.. well, according to me at least.

There are many crucial elements in education.. This is in no way to suggest that things like assessment and feedback are not important. In my opinion, there is just one thing that is MORE important within my teaching. The thing that never seems to fail to engage the students and help them to understand how to create … Continue reading The most important thing.. well, according to me at least.