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An English teacher at a Secondary School in the UK. * Sharing and questioning the day job. * I teach KS3/4/5.
* Looking for inspiration and motivation, to share with others. * Looking to constantly improve and grow. * On Twitter at @MissBex_M *
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There’s no trust, No faith, no honesty in men; all are liars, All swear falsely, all nothing, all deceivers.
Shakespeare (via me-and-my-collar-bones)
Unless you’re prepared to deal with children in all their glory, don’t become a teacher.

Gerard Gordon

So good to remember. We will never get the ‘perfect’ class!

(via silentgoldenmoments)

Sometimes I feel so stupid and dull and uncreative that I am amazed when people tell me differently.
Sylvia Plath (via fidg3ty)

(via englishmajorinrepair)

There are many vital ways and times at which we need to plan intervention beyond responding to scores and levels and for far more honourable reasons than massaging examination results.
Gary Wilson, 2007
What happens all to frequently is that negative stereotyping of boys often masks their true potential. If our perceptions of them are as effective learners, then undoubtedly that is what they will become.
Gary Wilson, 2007
How is it that we must hold what we love tight to us, against our very bones, knowing we must also, when the time comes, let it go?
Sally Mann (via thecitylimit)
The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.
Peggy O’Mara (via psychotherapy)
mikebyster:

Believe in yourself.

mikebyster:

Believe in yourself.

What a relevant quote for education!? Lol.

(via everything-inspiring)

Educating isn’t only about teaching what the curriculum says, it’s about learning from your students, implementing what they need/want to learn…to personalize teachings. That’s the way curriculum is more effective.It also requires patience