Category: Students

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Give them Hope

My last assembly presentation featuring one of my heroes and an exhortation to my students to be their wonderful selves.

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It’s not the mountain we conquer

This presentation was made to an assembly of 15-18 year olds on the day of their receiving their results from a series of practice examinations. The quote can be attributed to Sir Edmund Hilary. Thanks

Four Successful Homework Strategies

Homework is one of the most fraught areas of secondary teaching. We know it’s important, its impact is visible and its routines don’t offend common sense. Yet in the daily reality of the classroom homework

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Presentation to Pedagoo London

This is the information that accompanied my two presentations to Pedagoo London on 2 March 2013. The event was a grass-roots un-conference run by teachers for our own professional development. It brought together a group

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Presentation to Teachmeet BETT: From Intention to Effect

In this presentation, delivered live to Teachmeet BETT 2013, I introduced the intentions behind the development of EDUTRONIC  and then provide evidence, in the form of a snapshot of a single interaction with a Year 8

Learn Through Making: The World’s Best Film Club

The London Nautical School has for the past 4 years had the privilege of participating in an international film making programme run by the French film archive the Cinematheque Francaise. This is a film learning

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“Except when they don’t, because sometimes they won’t”

Sometimes things just don’t go the way you’d hoped in a new school. Here is some advice for students and their parents about how to turn a bad situation around. It will not escape your