Holding your nerve – the missing element of great teaching?

It occurred to me this week just how much good teaching is dependent on holding your nerve – how difficult it can be at times to stick to your guns when you have to contend with so many daily pressures. I don’t mean the undue external pressures, which often force teachers to compromise their practice:Continue reading “Holding your nerve – the missing element of great teaching?”

What blogging has done for teacher CPD

In this, my first blog, I thought I would reflect on how I came to blogging, and in this and later blogs consider some of the ways I see the sharing of ideas and approaches will help inform my practice, and the practice of the teachers in my department. In ten years of teaching IContinue reading “What blogging has done for teacher CPD”