Student Ownership and Leadership

After carrying out student surveys for all my classes before Christmas( beginner’s guide to GoogleDrive here) I provided feedback to each class using a ‘you said, we did’ approach. I wanted to show them that not only was their feedback valued, but it had a direct and positive impact upon classroom life.¬†Feedback included mixed feelings […]

Acceptable Enthusiasm

It appears that people are strangely suspicious of happiness. ¬† I am being inecrdibly upbeat about January. Maybe it is the ridiclous amount of fruit that I am consuming in order to keep myself on the sugar-free wagon, the fact that I am actually bothering to exercise, or the exciting but terrifying prospect of owning […]