Sunday, 14 April 2013 | 3 Comments
After writing Current State, I read these three articles that all resonated.
Bianca has been working hard using project-based learning in her English classroom. Maybe too hard?
We’re not supported. We shouldn’t have to sacrifice our lives to our jobs. Why I don’t want to be a hero teacher, and maybe you shouldn’t either.
Catching up in the end of term 1 holidays, I saw Kate’s post where see described the process of writing lessons in her gig at Mathalicious. (On wearing my Mathalicious shirt recently I was commended for wearing such a nerdy shirt) The quote below is about writing a lesson for many teachers to use, but it still gives an idea of the reality of writing a good math lesson for yourself.
It took nearly three hours. For four people. To write five questions. Let that sink in. On Writing Lessons for Others
Whilst written from a US perspective, some of the experiences in this post ring true:
Classroom teachers, ..., are more stressed and less valued than at any previous time in our history. A Warning to Young People: Don’t Become a Teacher
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Simon Job — eleventh year of teaching maths in a public high school in Western Sydney, Australia.
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