Transitioning from full-time work to supply has been a fantastic experience. Here is what I have learnt to make this new work enjoyable!
Writing lines is an age-old consequence for poor behaviour. Math teacher Ian Clapham was tired of using simple, non-expressive sentences, and has devised a list of alternative lines that he likes to use when students are reflecting on their poor choices. You would be hard pressed to find a teacher that has never set line-writing … Continue reading Writing Lines – 8 Alternatives to the Traditional Sentences
By Anonymous One of our regular readers asked for me to share this story anonymously. After 3 years teaching and a lot of recent soul-searching, they have decided to leave their school, and here are their reasons why. I've decided to resign. This wasn't a rushed decision, but one that I am content with. I … Continue reading A Fresh Start
By Mr Nero I write this today with every teacher in mind, but with the evidence of my own experiences and research. As a relatively new teacher I speak of my experience but also the shared viewpoints of the many staff I have spent time with. Today I would like to examine the statement "teaching … Continue reading “Teaching is Easy”
I love my job, I love my students, and despite the title of the article I even enjoy my colleagues. But sometimes we have to poke fun at ourselves, so I came up with my favourite types of colleagues that get me ranting when I get home from work. Here are 9 crappy teacher colleagues … Continue reading 9 Crappy Teacher Colleagues and How to Deal with Them