Is Effective ‘Traditional’ Teaching Possible in Low-Decile NZ Schools?

A major theme in my thinking about my teaching this term has been confronting the realities of the context in which I am teaching, and deciding which compromises I should and should not be willing to make in the face of those realities. I’ve read and thought about a wide range of teaching approaches, fromContinue reading “Is Effective ‘Traditional’ Teaching Possible in Low-Decile NZ Schools?”

Reflections on my first novel studies

This post contains affiliate links, meaning that I may make a small commission if you purchase something through those links. This doesn’t cost you any extra, and I only link to products that I’m truly enthusiastic about. In this case, the links are all to texts that I’ve taught! My year elevens finished reading TheContinue reading “Reflections on my first novel studies”