Tag: Reading

2018: A year of reading

2018 saw the completion of my library at home and a commitment to more reading. Being an English teacher had lead to far less reading

CPD Inspiration and Research

Over the last couple of years I’ve become a bit of a sponge when it comes to reading about CPD; continually seeking more to ensure

Independent Thinking

A few months ago now, I managed to read Ian Gilbert’s (@ThatIanGilbert) ‘Independent Thinking’ on the train- on my iPad- on my Kindle app. Fiction

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

A Love for Poetry is Born

I never loved poetry until I came to teach it. Before this point, I could endure some of it but it mostly bored me to

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