A bit about who I am.

I am in my 12th year of teaching, and after spending the first 6 teaching the older students at primary level in the UK, I am now teaching new entrants in a small school in New Zealand. I am very interested in and have spent recent years researching how the brain learns. I find it fascinating and it drives what I do in my class. I am a teacher who knows through research and experience what we should be doing, and frustrated by educational policy that is politically driven as opposed to research driven. I firmly believe that children in today’s day and age should learn how to learn, as the future they are going to be adults in can’t even be imagined by us. They need the transferrable, adaptable skills to give them the best opportunities and to contribute in the best way they can to a society that is facing and will face some of humanity’s most challenging issues to date.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s