Teachers on reading

Across the globe, teachers are finding out about cognitive science, curriculum, behaviour, and social justice – and we are questioning our training and years of hegemony. Here are some teachers’ reflections on this experience:

Claire Stoneman’s absolutely hilarious pair of blogs here:
https://birminghamteacher.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/no-more-wonderland-six-impossible-things-part-1/

https://birminghamteacher.wordpress.com/2017/07/15/no-more-wonderland-six-impossible-things-part-2/

Some really thoughtful writing here from chemistry teacher Dr Bill Wilkinson:

https://drwilkinsonscience.wordpress.com/2018/12/07/working-hard/

Geography teacher Mark Enser writes so well and his experiences will ring true to many:

https://teachreal.wordpress.com/2018/04/14/knowledge-in-the-classroom/

Ben Newmark here with a powerful analogy involving jam:

https://bennewmark.wordpress.com/2017/02/02/gimmicks-and-the-danger-of-bait-and-switch/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

A different context to ours but still extremely relatable:

https://thegrumpyteacher2017.wordpress.com/2017/01/07/trying-trendy-teaching/

And the inimitable James Theobald:

https://othmarstrombone.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/i-was-a-teenage-progressive-a-defence-of-the-debate/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

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