Do educationalists hate teachers having a voice? | teachingbattleground

I’ve written before about educationalists showing a fairly hostile attitude to teacher bloggers, but I’m starting to notice educationalists dismissing what teachers have to say, or even trying to silence it, on Twitter too.

I wrote here about the intimidating behaviour a new tweeter/blogger faced from an established education writer and a PGCE tutor. After writing about that I found myself on the receiving end of threats of legal action. Yes, that’s right, somebody tried to silence a teacher for daring to suggest that they tried to silence teachers.

More recently I saw this exchange…

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Books I wish I’d read in my first year of teaching. by @MissSayers1 | teachingbattleground

Name: The Passionately Boring Teacher
Twitter name: MissSayers1
Sector: Secondary
Subject taught (if applicable):
Position: Teacher
What is your advice about? Books I wish I’d read in my first year of teaching.
Making Every Lesson Count by Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby
Making It Stick by Peter C. Brown and Henry L. Roediger
Why Don’t Students Like School? by Daniel Willingham
The Reading Mind by Daniel Willingham
More books which would have concreted and expanded my subject knowledge.

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How to steal @greg_ashman’s mug by @JamesTheo | teachingbattleground

Name: James Theobald
Twitter name: @JamesTheo
Sector: Secondary
Subject taught (if applicable): English
Position: Teacher
What is your advice about? How to steal @greg_ashman’s mug
Look in his pigeonhole. Properly. Under the papers and everything.
Look for the dirtiest mug in the staffroom. Don’t worry, it’s all superficial dirt. He’s cultivated it to throw you off the scent.
Look in his classroom.
Look for the mug with his name and a picture of his face on it.
If he says he doesn’t have a mug, drink out of anything he owns that holds liquid. Lunchbox. Pen holder. Bag. Anything….

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Do educationalists hate teachers having a voice? | teachingbattleground

I’ve written before about educationalists showing a fairly hostile attitude to teacher bloggers, but I’m starting to notice educationalists dismissing what teachers have to say, or even trying to silence it, on Twitter too.

I wrote here about the intimidating behaviour a new tweeter/blogger faced from an established education writer and a PGCE tutor. After writing about that I found myself on the receiving end of threats of legal action. Yes, that’s right, somebody tried to silence a teacher for daring to suggest that they tried to silence teachers.

More recently I saw this exchange…

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2gBwPpk

Do educationalists hate teachers having a voice? | teachingbattleground

I’ve written before about educationalists showing a fairly hostile attitude to teacher bloggers, but I’m starting to notice educationalists dismissing what teachers have to say, or even trying to silence it, on Twitter too.

I wrote here about the intimidating behaviour a new tweeter/blogger faced from an established education writer and a PGCE tutor. After writing about that I found myself on the receiving end of threats of legal action. Yes, that’s right, somebody tried to silence a teacher for daring to suggest that they tried to silence teachers.

More recently I saw this exchange…

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2gBwPpk

Do educationalists hate teachers having a voice? | teachingbattleground

I’ve written before about educationalists showing a fairly hostile attitude to teacher bloggers, but I’m starting to notice educationalists dismissing what teachers have to say, or even trying to silence it, on Twitter too.

I wrote here about the intimidating behaviour a new tweeter/blogger faced from an established education writer and a PGCE tutor. After writing about that I found myself on the receiving end of threats of legal action. Yes, that’s right, somebody tried to silence a teacher for daring to suggest that they tried to silence teachers.

More recently I saw this exchange…

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2gBwPpk

How to steal @greg_ashman’s mug by @JamesTheo | teachingbattleground

Name: James Theobald
Twitter name: @JamesTheo
Sector: Secondary
Subject taught (if applicable): English
Position: Teacher
What is your advice about? How to steal @greg_ashman’s mug
Look in his pigeonhole. Properly. Under the papers and everything.
Look for the dirtiest mug in the staffroom. Don’t worry, it’s all superficial dirt. He’s cultivated it to throw you off the scent.
Look in his classroom.
Look for the mug with his name and a picture of his face on it.
If he says he doesn’t have a mug, drink out of anything he owns that holds liquid. Lunchbox. Pen holder. Bag. Anything.

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2yF1EQj