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TED tech quotes poster set

TED tech quotes poster set

Thinking my original technology quotes poster set needed an update, I set about finding thought-provoking quotes that I could put up around my classroom and stumbled upon the TED Quotes page. Filtering those related to technology, I selected 20 quotes and created...
Resource: Database flashcards

Resource: Database flashcards

It feels like an eternity since I last made a post, largely because it has been. Here’s the first in what I hope will be a series of posts as I get back to talking about teaching. I have a really interesting mix of IGCSE students this year – a combination...
Long-term learning: embracing the Cornell method

Long-term learning: embracing the Cornell method

For as long as I’ve been teaching content that requires more than a handful of notes, I have encouraged my students to use the Cornell method for note taking. When I arrived here in St Helena in September of last year, four weeks after the start of the academic year,...
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...