Tag Archives: Learning

Do We Live In An Age Of Information Overload?

We live in a world where knowledge is at our fingertips.If you have a question – ask Google. Apparently Google logs 2┬ábillion searches every day! What did we do before Google? For me, as a child in the 1950’s and … Continue reading

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A Manifestation Of Educational Fleas

Even though I’ve been retired from Headship for more than two years, comments from Ofsted can still get me going. This BBC headline – ‘Local trouble shooters should be appointed to identify failing schools and sack incompetent heads, England’s new … Continue reading

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Finger Painting

As a child did you ever do any finger painting. I used to love it. The end results were never much good (though my mum thought that they were brilliant!) but the mess I was allowed to make was great. … Continue reading

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Where’s My Dictionary?

In my last post I wrote about the fact that I seem to be blessed with lots of ideas at the moment for writing different stories. Many of my ideas come from seeds taken from other stories or ideas that … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha

The conference had a very interesting start when a number of head teachers joined in a ‘Pecha Kucha’ session. This is an interesting and unique way of giving a presentation. The rules are simple but strict – each power point … Continue reading

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We Are The People We Have Been Waiting For

Why is it that some people are so afraid of technology and change? This morning I listened to Michael Gove, our Education Minister, and was totally disheartened by what he was saying. It would appear that he is an advocate … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Typical – I don’t post for a week and then I go and put two up in one day! This one is going to match the title of my blog and just be two random thoughts. If you can see … Continue reading

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