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Fantastico: In Praise of Longfella and Project-Based Learning

Poetry, as I explained to the class, was never a real thing for me, as a schoolkid. For us, poets didn’t exist. They lived only in dusty books on that shelf of the library that nobody could reach. So, to … Continue reading

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Perhaps giants exist

Being a teacher can be grim at times, what with Gove on your shoulder like a Medieval gargoyle, demanding a return to Victorian teaching, pressure mounting to get kids through GCSE (whilst Ofqual move the goalposts, making it increasingly tough … Continue reading

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