Goal-Directed Learning: helping students find their own pathways to success

Most of us, if we are reading this, are in positions of trust. We have been through interviews, often rigorous, to select us as being the most suitable for our role, and as a result have a degree of authority delegated to us to enable us to fulfil our duties. We have KPIs, whether they … Continue reading Goal-Directed Learning: helping students find their own pathways to success

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To hand write or not to hand write?

There is a lot of talk at the moment about Indiana State's decision to move from teaching cursive writing to focusing on word processing skills. Some believe that it is inevitable, others are less enamoured of the idea. As someone who has taught English for more than ten years, I can genuinely say that unless … Continue reading To hand write or not to hand write?