Free Writing for All

Free Writing for All

On more than one occasion I have had to justify bringing Free Writing into an English classroom. I have so much belief in, experience and evidence of the innumerable benefits of Free Writing in the classroom, that I have bent rules, wangled lesson plans and...
As Subjects We Stand Together

As Subjects We Stand Together

“Elevating some disciplines over others only reinforces outmoded assumptions of industrialism and offends the principle of diversity.”[1] In addition, dividing subjects rigidly in education is impractical and unrealistic. In our day-to-day lives we do not function in...
Insult of the week

Insult of the week

Photo by Allie Smith on Unsplash “Miss, can you please f*ck off? I’m trying to learn.” In the last year or so I have been sharing some of the more comical insults I receive on twitter. They’re always my most popular tweets. Student: Miss, ur a MILF*...

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