Tag: reflection


How do you know?

Two terms into my current role as headteacher I have been given plenty to reflect upon. If I am successful as a school leader, what would be different about the school in which I lead? If I have been succeedful at influencing others, what would be different about them? These are the questions I will…
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26 Dec ’16 0

Don’t let what you do, get in the way of what you are doing well

I wished I had been able to take a little more time to personally articulate how the first six weeks at The Wellington Academy have been. I know that I will never again get to experience this education adventure. It really has been the most exhilarating, yet steep learning curve of my career today and every day…
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7 Feb ’13 0

Teaching, the Design of the Building and ICT

How you do see teaching, the design of the building and ICT combining to create a thriving learning environment that enhances achievement. (Without Visual Aids) Which came first, the teacher or the teaching space? After all, we all know that technology followed…. I have been debating and preparing the title (he says, glancing up) in…
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5 Jun ’11 0

#LWF The Art of Enchantment

I do go on about it, but RSS feeds  are an excellent resource for ANY learner. Its just finding the most appropriate feeds. My RSS feeds bring a wonderful world of learning opportunity direct to me, to my Google Reader and via my iTunes account to my iPhone. Last week it was Apple’s former chief…
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11 May ’11 0

When to Abandon Lessons Plans

The 7a to Hillsborough The first lesson of a new scheme of work. A shiny new Year 7 Scheme of Work and  new topic, Narrative Poetry. We had organised a few students transfers and it was on with the work. Incidentally, as a result of the transfers, (2 girls moving up to 7a2, with 1…
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9 Jan ’11 0

OCR iMedia

We are very busy indeed. On Friday we cleared away old ICT equipment from a networked English room. Is this a space for iMedia in College? Do we have sufficient time to introduce this class or should we consolidate? Everything is telling me to slow down and consolidate and yet my gut is saying give…
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22 Mar ’09 0