Some Andronicus updates, and what’s coming soon…!
What’s coming up on the site over the next few months, you ask??? Here’s a quick update on what you can look forward to!
The chain begins! How Priestley’s 1946 cast bridge the past and present… (#LivesIntertwined pt. 3)
Did you know that the late, great Alec Guinness played Eric in the first British production of An Inspector Calls? Here’s why it’s so important (and why the rest of the original cast are pretty amazing as well)!
3 Minute Reads // “Does that make sense?” How schoolteaching made me a better academic
When I completed my doctorate, I was still quite new to this teaching malarkey. It wasn’t until I re-read my old PhD thesis after several years in the profession that I realised just how much my writing style had changed – and, I believe, improved – as a result of what I’d learnt in the…
Quick and Effective Lesson Ideas #6 – Two fun ways to demonstrate student progress!
Over September and October I will be publishing articles on effective teaching strategies for trainee teachers and NQTs, offering brief (and, I hope, useful and practical!) examples of lessons, ideas, and resources that saved my bacon on more than one occasion! Previous article in this series: * In this final “Quick and Effective” article, I’d…
Quick and Effective Lesson Ideas #4 – Take a student-focused approach to improve your marking efficiency
Two years into teaching, I was in the staffroom scribbling furiously over yet another essay in department-mandated green pen when a colleague asked me a simple question that completely changed my approach to marking. Even better, it ultimately led to my marking becoming faster, more effective, and more efficient!