A Pedagogical Mind: 4 Books that taught me how to teach

I’ve been thinking about books and ideas that have moulded and formed my pedagogical brain. These books haven’t given me tips and tricks on how to teach better; they have shaped my view of education, schooling, the classroom and all importantly, how teachers ought to relate to students. These books have given me a vernacular to talk about teaching with more precision.


One year of blogging…

I actually didn’t want anyone to find this blog when I first started writing it. To be honest, I just wanted a place to organise my thoughts about being a young teacher in England who was attempting to make sense of the complexity of the classroom.  It’s now humbling to see that my blog is… Continue reading One year of blogging…

Book Review: What if everything you knew about education was wrong? by David Didau

This is a review of Book 18 of my Reading Challenge; for more details and links to pretty much all the books i've read this year, see here. David Didau casts his critical eye over every nook and cranny of education in this work published in 2015. He blends research, current political opinion and his… Continue reading Book Review: What if everything you knew about education was wrong? by David Didau

Book Review: I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

This is my review of book 17 of my Reading Challenge. Find out more about what I am doing and why here and here.  After hearing lots of good things about Malala Yousafzai and her wonderful work, I thought I would try her book; I didn’t realise that I Am Malala would reinvigorate some of the… Continue reading Book Review: I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai