Curriculum and subject knowledge “Knowledge begets knowledge”
Knowing things helps us to know more things. Knowing things helps us to connect with previous knowledge and to make connections. Knowing things makes us feel clever. To short cut knowledge into the acquisition of skills is like expecting a cook to make a meal with only one ingredient. It needs a range of materials or ingredients to produce something worthwhile.
On Caring a Little Less
So, when I return in September, my door will remain open and I will remain compassionate to the daily stresses and strains of teaching in the UK in 2018, as well as to the numerous challenges which simply bringing human brings to my colleagues.