Daily Prompt: Pretend

via Daily Prompt: Pretend 'Pretend' immediately brings out the educator in me. My brain, without hesitation, adds the word 'play' onto the end. Pretend play, or imaginative play is something I think is underrated by the people who write our curriculum, but in my experience, when you watch children on the playground who are comfortable … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Pretend

The Academy Problem

Flicking through twitter, I came across this article: Secret Teacher: becoming an academy destroyed my school and it is... sad. By sad, I don't mean the article is sad and I don't mean sad in the colloquial sense. I mean, the experiences that this teacher has had are, for want of a more effective word, sad. The … Continue reading The Academy Problem