Category Archives: Consistency

In Defiance of Compliance

Speaking as a parent, instead of as a teacher, I can see that the vast majority of school rules are eminently sensible – they are based around either learning, or the health and safety of children and teachers. If you … Continue reading

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Sowing my Seeds with Love

Some plants will grow, whatever you do to them. They have long tap roots, or winding ones, that reach long or wide under the ground. Even when you try to dig them up, they have a tendency to come back. … Continue reading

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Bringing the Learning to Life

‘Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.’ Anton Chekhov If I tell you, I run the risk that (a) you won’t actually be listening, (b) you won’t really understand what I … Continue reading

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