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Dusk – The Movie

I was daydreaming during class the other day whilst my students were busy and I had an idea for a movie that was so coffee-percolatingly brilliant that I immediately came to the conclusion that I was wasting my time as … Continue reading

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What school kids say and what they mean

It’s been a few months since I last posted but I finally got around to making ┬ánote of my latest idea. Here it is: What School kids say and what they mean Today a student of mine used one of … Continue reading

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Invigilation

When you’re a kid at school or a student at university, your least favourite part of the year is exam time. Most of us dread it, others fear it and some actually don’t mind it (if you fall into the … Continue reading

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Guru Luke Of Geeky-Yet-Unbullyable Offspring

Both my wife and I work as high school teachers and recently we had some friends over, one of whom is also a teacher, and, inevitably, the conversation turned to kids. Specifically what irritates us about kids that we teach … Continue reading

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Being a Teacher Accelerates Loss of Coolness

I have some rather distressing news for you. You are not going to get cooler as you get older. Quite the opposite in fact. You are going to get less cool. In the field of coolology (a field in which … Continue reading

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Ninja Teaching

I work as a French teacher in an all-boys High School, which means I have to capture the attention of a room full of hormonal, pubescent boys long enough for them to learn something. This is not difficult if you … Continue reading

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