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Teaching Is About More Than Just Facts

Teaching is about more than just facts

When you look at the current teaching curriculum, you could be forgiven for thinking that what goes on in schools is essentially about rote learning a whole load of facts. That teaching is about enabling children to name grammatical terms, that in my day weren’t learnt until university. And that…

Can We Really Have It All?
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Can We Really Have It All?

Before I was a mum I thought I had a clear picture of how my life would look. I was a teacher. I had always been a teacher. I had no reason to think having children would change that. After all, other people had it all – children, a family,…