Does ‘data’ stop them from doing what is right? | The Quirky Teacher

This week (in addition to my usual role) I’ve visited a secondary school to see year 7s as well as attended local authority briefings. Jigsaw pieces of the suspected picture have dropped into place and for me this was additional confirmation of the following: many children are not being given the chance to develop the […]

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Does ‘data’ stop them from doing what is right? | The Quirky Teacher

This week (in addition to my usual role) I’ve visited a secondary school to see year 7s as well as attended local authority briefings. Jigsaw pieces of the suspected picture have dropped into place and for me this was additional confirmation of the following: many children are not being given the chance to develop the … Continue reading “Does ‘data’ stop them from doing what is right?”

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‘….. and then there was a massive explosion and everyone died. THE END’ | The Quirky Teacher

This is a blog post about how to nurture creative writers. It is a response to this article, which tells us that in order to help children become creative writers, schools should increase opportunities to do creative writing via the use of various kinds of stimuli, as well as the hook of a small amount of […]

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‘….. and then there was a massive explosion and everyone died. THE END’ | The Quirky Teacher

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A few reasons why children struggle with friendships | The Quirky Teacher

This is a new and improved version of a previous post. I’ve added something about playground knowledge of songs and games. Reason #1: narrative of bullying vigilance causing a child to think of themselves as a victim as well as viewing friendship as being the responsibility of others When a child starts school, it is […]

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A few reasons why children struggle with friendships | The Quirky Teacher

This is a new and improved version of a previous post. I’ve added something about playground knowledge of songs and games. Reason #1: narrative of bullying vigilance causing a child to think of themselves as a victim as well as viewing friendship as being the responsibility of others When a child starts school, it is … Continue reading “A few reasons why children struggle with friendships”

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How some children go around losing friends and alienating people | The Quirky Teacher

This is a tricky post to write and although I have chosen a somewhat lighthearted title, the subject is relatively serious. The reason I chose that title is because I couldn’t think of something serious that wouldn’t cause people to immediately judge and then fly off the the handle. I can already feel people judging […]

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