5 reasons I love teaching

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1. No two days, classes, students, are the same. It goes in many ways to what Coe said in his recent report: “Ultimately, the definition of effective teaching is that which results in the best possible student outcomes. There is currently no guaranteed recipe for achieving this: no specifiable combination…

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There IS pedagogy in England!

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With this new academic year looming ever closer, I’ve been thinking about what it must like to be an NQT starting your teaching career in the current edu-political climate in the UK. Certainly, I don’t think there has ever actually been a better time to be a teacher. In my…

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I was really inspired by the many reflective and forward thinking posts in the Nurture 13/14 initiative this year. It was actually sparked off in 12/13 by the mysterious @chocotzar on Twitter. Given its success last year, she asked others to have another go this year for 2013/14 – 13 things…

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