Category Archives: myths
We have scotch’d the snake, not kill’d it: She’ll close and be herself, whilst our poor malice Remains in danger of her former tooth. Shakespeare, Macbeth Just when you think you’ve found
“You don’t have to believe in learning styles theories to appreciate differences among kids, to hold an egalitarian attitude in the midst of such differences, and to try to foster such attitudes
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. (One of my favourite fake Einstein quotes.) What is it about creativity that makes so many otherwise sensible people say such silly things?
Knowledge comes by eyes always open and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power. Ralph Waldo Emerson When I first saw physicist, Sugata Mitra speak about his Hole
Disruptors is a series of articles and opinion pieces commission by Virgin all loosely connected under the theme “Is education keeping up with the 21st century?” I like to think I can
Of all the observations I made about Michaela School, one which proved particularly controversial was their decision not put display children’s work. The rationale given for this was twofold. It takes teachers
I’m frequently sent unsolicited emails from chancers and PR companies asking me to guest post this or publicise that. Some people even go to the trouble and addressing their requests to me rather