Category Archives: learning
Plenary is an interesting word. It originally meant absolute, without reservation or qualification. The pope used to offer plenary indulgences to crusaders absolving them in advance of any sin they committed in
A few mornings ago, Rufus William got in touch with an interesting request: @LearningSpy fancy doing a quick maths activity? You just need something to write with some paper — Rufus (@RufusWilliam)
As per, here’s this month’s Teach Secondary column for you delight and edification. These days it is rare indeed for children to be taught much by rote, or, to use a less pejorative
“No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.” George Bernard Shaw UPDATED 7th February 6.30pm This morning in answer to a question about whether children
“For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.” Cervantes Learning (n) 1.
“It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.” Disraeli What could be wrong with wanting students to master difficult content? Nothing. For the most