Environment

Expectations VS Reality: Classroom Environment.

Hours of my life have disappeared browsing beautiful classrooms on Pinterest. There is something incredibly satisfying about colour coordinated draw sets, perfectly labelled ringbinders and matching fonts as far as the eye can see. These rooms are always neat and tidy, always light and airy and always... not a child in sight! Every year, in… Continue reading Expectations VS Reality: Classroom Environment.

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Thanks for dropping by!

  Hello! I just wanted to write a quick post to say hi and thank you for the love and support you have shown my first post! I'm really pleased with the response and hope it was a useful read for all you amazing teachers out there! I also wanted to let you know that… Continue reading Thanks for dropping by!

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How I manage my work/life balance.

Ah, the elusive work/life balance. A hot topic in the teaching community at the moment. We spend a good chunk of our time moaning about how difficult it is to have a life outside of work; whilst constantly defending oursleves against those people uninvolved in the profession, who think we have it easy. If I had a pound for every time I had heard somebody comment on my short hours and long holidays...