Tom Boulter

Infectious Explanations

I have stolen this catchy title from the eminently likeable Mike Cladingbowl, OFSTED’s Director of Schools. You heard me right – top inspector praised for his sage words about teaching and learning. Here they are for your delectation: “What about teachers’ subject knowledge, the children’s sense of routine, the ability to turn direction mid-sentence, a …

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Passion and Teaching – A Reply

This blog is a short reply to the brilliant English teacher Tim Boulter and his excellent blog post on passion in teaching to be found here: http://thinkingonlearning.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/the-problem-of-passion.html. Unfortunately, Blogspot websites appear to disagree vehemently with my iPad! So is my reply to Tom’s thought-provoking post: Hello Tom, I agree that the word ‘passion’ is typically …

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