Booklets: Some Practical Advice

When it comes to booklets, I started out as a sceptic. Seeing so many other schools touting their shift to booklets on social media, I wanted to think carefully about the pros and cons. I saw two major pitfalls: the workload involved in producing booklets and a concern that they would become too restrictive forContinue reading “Booklets: Some Practical Advice”

On learning (or getting the horse to drink)

In this third and final series of posts looking at how tackling ignorance should be a principal aim of schooling, I reflect on the actual process of learning. You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink. This proverb has been a perennial plague for teachers and schools. Exacerbated by anContinue reading “On learning (or getting the horse to drink)”