Reflection is a significant part of the teaching cycle and it’s important to seek feedback and advice to self-evaluate for self-improvement.

The reflective teaching page is where you will find support and ideas from the teaching community.

I also share some of my reflections of my teaching journey so far.

“Remember, the perfect teacher does not exist, but we all can become better teachers. Continual improvement of our teaching skills is the essence of professionalism in our field” (Good & Brophy, 1991).

Reading Roundup: What’s Happening in Education Lately

Reading Roundup: What’s Happening in Education Lately

I hope you’ve had a good week. This week there is a letter to the Education Minister, some Google Chrome hacks, good advice for parents about synthetic phonics and ideas about sharing. I hope you enjoy the articles and I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments. Minister, Reading Recovery Requires More Than Reading…

100 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Teacher

100 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Teacher

I’ve been doing this teaching thing for a few years now and in that time I have had many varied roles. Along the way I’ve had lows, but also many highs…..and I’ve also learned a thing or two (or 100!). These are the top 100 things I’ve learned about being a teacher. 1. If you see…

Reading Roundup: What’s Happening in Education Lately

Reading Roundup: What’s Happening in Education Lately

Welcome to the end of another work week. So what’s been happening in education and teaching this week? You’ll find an inspirational video from a school in the UK, a fun math fact for cutting cakes, learning styles busted and some good advice when talking to schools about a child’s literacy difficulty. You May Think…

Reading Roundup: What’s Happening in Education Lately

Reading Roundup: What’s Happening in Education Lately

I spend a lot of time reading. Most of what I read is online content to do with education and teaching. I’m one of those people that flit from article to article and follow the links and then spend ages searching for the link to the article I read last week or last month that…

Are You A Morning Person?

Are You A Morning Person?

Do you hate mornings? Do you wonder how on earth you’re going to get out of bed some mornings? Can you imagine how great it would be to energetically jump out of bed in the morning, ready to start your day? For those of you who know me (that’s you Donna ;-)), you know that I…

How To Build Resilience In Children

How To Build Resilience In Children

This week I had the chance to attend an evening that was packed full of information, humor and just good ole fun! We even learnt a clapping game 🙂 The evening was in support of my remarkable neighbor, Sara. Sara has established a not for profit organization – Living Child. The aim of the charity…