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What would your curriculum look like?

What would your curriculum look like?

Since September, I have been living & working on the beautiful island of St Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. St Helena is roughly 4,500 miles from the UK,  3,000 miles from South Africa, and as such has a valid claim to the title of ‘remotest island in the...
Moving south. Way south.

Moving south. Way south.

I’m pretty sure the majority of people following this blog or my Twitter feed will know that I have a new job on the tiny island of St Helena in the south Atlantic. I’ve been employed as an Advisory Teacher of ICT, with responsibility for some curriculum...
Re: The myth of the extraordinary teacher

Re: The myth of the extraordinary teacher

The melting pot I tend not to leave required reading to take in one of my posts, but this LA Times article by teacher Ellie Herman had me nodding my head and scratching it in equal measure. While the settings of our respective classrooms are very different, there are...
What ICT can be

What ICT can be

I’m currently presenting at an SSAT seminar entitled ‘How to make ICT the most popular subject in your school’, having been very kindly invited by Nick Jackson. I’m hoping to expand on this post tonight after the event, but wanted to post my...

ICT as the Muses’ birdcage

In the 4th century BC the Ptolemies of Alexandria began throwing money at the arts. They saw engagement in the arts as a means of establishing power and prestige, and through their investment Alexandria began to flourish as a centre of culture. At the heart of this...
Designing a scheme of work

Designing a scheme of work

Aside from pontificating at the front of a classroom, hands down my favourite thing about teaching is developing schemes of work. I find there’s something extremely satisfying in developing a project that forms part of a larger whole, knowing its place within that...