This week I’ve begun introducing de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats into my teaching. It’s something I’ve not attempted before. I’ve been quite wary about them since my initial teacher training in which they were introduced as a means of grouping…
At no point in my life did I ever think I’d be a fire marshal. I’d never even considered there were different types of extinguisher for different types of fire. The things you learn in teaching…
Gary Hollingsbee Work: UK secondary assistant headteacher + English teacher. Interests: digital tech & impact on learning. Lifestyle: minimal, vegan. Enjoy: comics (DC + Marvel); music (constant punk revival + Eno + Autolux + Erik Satie) + good books.
Websites: livid_hedgehog (personal blog) + Unstable Molecules (an occasional podcast about early Marvel comics).
The Learning Spy
David Didau’s blog – focusing on educational research & cognitive psychology is incredibly thought-provoking and persuasive.