Monthly Archives: December 2013

What the students DO remember, I

Like many fellow teachers, I am perpetually mystified by this perennial question: why can’t my students remember a word I say, or indeed anything that they’ve been taught? A theory put forward by one group of my Year 7 students … Continue reading

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Longer school hours, academic pressure and adolescent suicides

I feel so strongly about this issue, I am therefore attempting to offer my own perspective to describe the reality of an obsession that is so destructive that it can kill – children under intolerable stress. . . . It … Continue reading

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