Know Thy Student

‘Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.’ Rita Pierson A number of weeks back, my son’s teachers asked if I would like to come on the Year 6 Camp.  Normally, I would politely decline the invitation but for some reason, I said yes.  They must have caught me at a weak moment.  So reluctantly,…

Making The Most of Your Time

I have two competing views about educational research:  that we spend far too much time and money researching aspects of the educative pursuit that have little or no impact or meaning.  No more studies about homework please – the truth is already known.  that when we find relevant and confronting truths within our research, that…