Tag Archives: Headteacher

21 Days to form new habits? Starting 2017 the way we mean to go on!

They say that it takes 21 days (based on what Maxwell Maltz suggested) to form new habits, though new research from UCL states that the new magic time period is 66 days, but either way, in the grand scheme of things, … Continue reading

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Are you an ‘extraordinary’ leader?

Having read a few @staffrm blogs and various Tweets today, it has reminded me of the importance of being ‘true to oneself’.  Often, we find ourselves in situations where our persona changes, or we alter our personality to fit the … Continue reading

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Where did the ‘learning’ go?

Teachers are entering a brave new world. Assessment should begin looking very different to when we lived in a ‘level’s’ world. Formative assessment should interweave every lesson, where the ‘feedback’ from pupils helps teachers to deliver focused and specific lessons … Continue reading

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Teaching pupils how to give feedback…

As part of Assessment for Learning, the use of peer and self evaluation has become a standard part of classroom practice.  However, is it being done effectively and actually helping children progress in their work? Di Pardoe gave our school a … Continue reading

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How to…achieve a work/life balance…

For the #29daysofwriting challenge, we have been asked to post a #howto blog.  So, as I’m  such an advocate of creating a balance between work and home, I aim to create a ‘How to’ list for those looking to regain … Continue reading

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Mistakes…are you learning from them?

“I’ve missed more than nine thousand shots in my career. I’ve lost almost three hundred games.  Twenty-six time I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.  I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. … Continue reading

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