From the Sandpit…

Musings on all things education by an ex-pat teaching in Dubai, passionate about talent development, teaching English, evidence informed practice and collaboration :)


Teaching and Learning Toolkit


Found my ‘’MUST HAVE” IPad app recently “Explain Everything”, an easy-to-use design, screen casting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export your presentations to almost anywhere. Continue reading “DESC DESCRIPTIVE DELIGHTS!”

Back at the chalkface: What’s working!

Reflection Section

Nearly two weeks in to teaching at my new school, finally beginning to find my feet and learning a great deal by ‘having a go’ at trialling a variety of teaching and learning strategies from my repertoire, to find out what works best with my new junior Historians and English all-stars. Continue reading “Back at the chalkface: What’s working!”

Make it stick: Learning better and remembering longer..

High expectations-S.L.A.N.T with the boys

CPD @SRS_Dubai December 2013 January 2014

Effective Feedback Policy

Effective Marking Teacher’s Handbook 2013 2014 Continue reading “Effective Feedback Policy”

Year 10 BIG Mind map!

A Guide to education blogging

Teaching & Learning Hub meetings One and Two 16/9/13 & 11/11/13

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