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The ten second challenge goes viral

Over two decades of teaching I have practised the ten second challenge which gives pupils who commit occasional minor misdemeanours (such as forgetting a book) the opportunity to talk their way out of a punishment.  Rather than copying out lines, … Continue reading

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Children should be seen and heard

Most of us of a certain generation had one… a formidable great aunt who believed that “children should be seen and not heard”.  My great aunt Mildred was a classic of the genre; she had a kind heart but it was … Continue reading

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