08/12/2019

Retrieval Practice

Retrieval Practice is one of the latest buzzwords. But Ms Jones says she has been dong retrieval practice for years. We used to call it “Practice […]
06/12/2019

Part-Time SLT

Part-time SLT teachers Jodie and Jacinda love their stress-free 50:50 job share. They always leave the other to make every decision. Staff say they can be […]
29/11/2019

Ice Sculpture Wins

The Cat Prime Minister would not debate, so Channel 4 News replaced the PM with an ice sculpture. After an hour of debate by the other […]
27/11/2019

Alethiometer Spinner

The Alethiometer, nicknamed the symbol-reader, was a compass-like device that was used to communicate with Dust and find truthful answers to one’s questions. Only six Alethiometers were ever made.
20/11/2019

FCCT

FCCT = Forgotten Craft of the Classroom Teacher Loving your subject Explaining clearly Maintaining discipline NOT: Evidence based cognitive load research baloney, as proposed by Chartered […]
20/11/2019

Teachers’ Manifesto

Alison is FCCT. Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching. Not your average teacher! The Chartered College’s new Teachers’ Manifesto makes interesting reading. Time off every […]
12/11/2019

Twitter Parents

Now that parents have found Ms Jones on Twitter, she has to deal with queries that the whole world can read. Parent grumbles about every sodding […]
05/11/2019

Character Education

Headteacher Jennifer was so pleased to receive the new DfE Character Education Guidance. DfE say it is just guidance, and not compulsory! No problem then. #catteachers
03/11/2019

Voting Age

Miss James has heard that 16 year olds could be given the vote. “Would this help them to give homework in on time?” #catteachers
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