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If we push children into formal literacy too early, we risk extinguishing the wonder and excitement of books.
Most parents do not envy the job of a teacher. Having to control not just one child but a whole room of them? We'll give that a miss, thanks. But it seems some parents aren't shy about complaining, af...
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Most of our time is spent justifying why we get so much time off.
We need to give kids the opportunity to explore, analyse and interpret ideas that aren't always comfortable.
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A, B, C, D, E, F, Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...
Why do we care if our students learn maths a tiny bit faster than other countries?
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Stop laminating, start teaching.
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These kids just want help.
Getting great holidays is not the best thing about teaching.
Camps, night school, parent interviews, formals, discos, graduations, Saturday sports. The list goes on.
Be less worried about what other people think of you.
In many cases, school has become an interruption to learning rather than a cause of it.