Running for Beginners. My Wife’s Inspirational Story.

Running for Beginners

Running for Beginners. My Wife’s Inspirational Story. This is my wife’s story (yes that’s her in the picture). I run because of her, she is my inspiration to run (I mean inspiration in the traditional sense and in that she kicks my arse if I’m being a lazy bugger). I asked her to write this … Read moreRunning for Beginners. My Wife’s Inspirational Story.

Advice For New Teachers. 5 Great Video tips!

advice for new teachers

Advice For New Teachers. 5 Great Video tips! Recently I have been asked many questions by new or trainee teachers on tips to help them succeed when they go back to school. I have also seen lots of similar questions on teacher blogs, forums and Facebook groups. After replying to many questions and posts I … Read moreAdvice For New Teachers. 5 Great Video tips!

How to Find a Work Life Balance in Teaching.

work life balance

How to Find a Work Life Balance in Teaching. Finding a work life balance is really hard in a career that can totally take over every waking (and some sleeping) moment of your life. It’s not unusual for me to be marking/grading papers or planning schemes of work well into the night. I’m not the … Read moreHow to Find a Work Life Balance in Teaching.

The Teachers Guide to Mental Health.

Mental Health

The Teachers Guide to Mental Health. Introduction by TeacherOfSci. This post was written for me by my blogger friend Danielle at mybloomingbrain.com. She tackles head on the problem of not looking after your mental health and gives some tips to help you maintain yours. I’ll catch you at the end of the post to give … Read moreThe Teachers Guide to Mental Health.

What to do in the Summer. The Teacher Balancing Act.

what to do in the summer

What to do in the Summer. The Teacher Balancing Act. Development and Planning Vs. Recharge. So your summer vacation/holiday is started or if you are in the UK it’s 2 weeks away! But now teachers are wondering what to do in the summer.  Should you just relax and recharge? Should you catch up on development … Read moreWhat to do in the Summer. The Teacher Balancing Act.