How important is handwriting?

So, just how important is handwriting? My own handwriting is pretty poor and in fact, I got a stark reminder of this a couple of years ago when I bumped into a teacher who taught me in the first year of infant school and reminded…

Converting from Secondary to Primary

I’ve been asked to lead a session for Secondary teachers who are moving into Primary teaching. They have started the new term (Jan 2015) with their own primary classes, having only taught in Secondary schools in the past. I’d love to hear your thoughts on…

Education Jargon

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