Sharing joy and knowledge from an ordinary life

Tag: English

Back to School

Yesterday saw me go back to school. I had preconceived ideas about how it would feel to be back in school but none of this

Learner Planned Lessons

Last term, my learners took it in turns to plan seminars and they became increasingly confident with this as they wrote challenging questions and imagined

Mystery Books

Last week, I wrapped a whole bunch of books in brown paper. Every book had some connection to the novels being studied at present by

Writing Confessional

This is a lesson that creates an immersive environment for students and should be done in a class where the students trust one another and

Promotion of reading

For a while now, I have known that students aren’t reading nearly enough. Most of them read what they need to but rarely do they

How Dark Matter Brightened my Day

Teaching can often be a challenge to the most positive among us and so I thought I’d share a little joy with you today. During