Markham T&L Blog

April 17, 2017

In writing this, I’ve been thinking about two sets of teachers. Firstly, I’ve been thinking about various very strong teachers I’ve known, including those who taught me, to consider what ‘essentials’ they might have in common.  (Something I’ve done many times before e.g. in this early post: What mak...

March 16, 2017

One does not simply walk into Mordor, and one does not simply pop into IKEA for a packet of napkins and an Ottoman. The Scandinavian elves play a voodoo on your flimsy aspirations of frugality, and by the time you're supping on a hot dog in the car park of Valhalla you're dragging a caravan of Billy...

September 19, 2016

Teachers are always being offered lists of principles, axioms, tenets, precepts – the magic beans of teaching. We’re desperate to make sense of it all – to make something very complicated, simple and easy to grasp. Whether it’s  the #5minplan series from @TeacherToolkit or something like my own Less...

June 17, 2012

To read Tom Sherrington's (Headteacher and Highbury Grove School in Islington and regular blogger and tweeter @headguruteacher) post on effective marking, follow the link here to his blog:

Please reload

Please reload