Claire Bracher

Claire Bracher

AHT & English Lead. Love writing- love history- love teaching :)

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Don't we need to make it safe for 'different'? by Claire Bracher

Don't we need to make it safe for 'different'?

I read the post by @nasik1988‍ today where he said he felt unqualified to write about unconscious...

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#bameed
It's a 'walk the walk' thing... by Claire Bracher
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It's a 'walk the walk' thing...

It’s been a year of learning and challenge for me. The biggest lesson I take away is the importance...

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#digimeet
It's like the sandcastle challenge.. by Claire Bracher
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It's like the sandcastle challenge..

Insets are funny things- a little like a day at the beach before the tide comes in. The building is quiet...

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#lovetoteach
Consciously unaware... by Claire Bracher
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Consciously unaware...

I stare into eyes that don't seem to register who I am, as though the life left long ago and the twinkle...

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#formynan
Primary really does ROCK! by Claire Bracher
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Primary really does ROCK!

I'm beginning to see all the blogs pop up about yesterday's hugely successful Primary Rocks - and I hesitate...

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#primaryrocks
You can get a lot done in 5! by Claire Bracher
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You can get a lot done in 5!

I've read some great posts on the last 5 mins of lessons this evening - haven't yet made any comments...

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#last5mins
Just call me Indie ;-) by Claire Bracher
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Just call me Indie ;-)

I've been reading the posts this evening and they've made me smile. I know if I wasn't a teacher it would...

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#alterego
I found the goosebumps... by Claire Bracher
#29day

I found the goosebumps...

@davidrogers wrote tonight about finding inspiration in the mundane; the goose bump moments we experience... They...

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#inspiration
Tomorrow is an extra day.. by Claire Bracher
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Tomorrow is an extra day..

Tomorrow is special. There's an extra day. We are being given extra time which is unusual really because...

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#leapyear
Super-Teach by Claire Bracher
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Super-Teach

Who is your all-time teaching hero?Karen Jones. Karen taught me so so much. She trained me; mentored...

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#teachingheroes
Teacher Room 101 by Claire Bracher
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Teacher Room 101

So it's post number 101 (eh-hem t-shirt @pepsmccrea ). Which post to write? I've got my favourite films...

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#101
Bridging the Gap by Claire Bracher

Bridging the Gap

I've been on a course today. It was useful. It particularly sparked discussion over the new curriculum:...

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#newcurriculum
When ideas meet experience... by Claire Bracher
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When ideas meet experience...

I am a very firm believer in sharing. Sharing ideas; sharing practice; sharing reflections and sharing...

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#sharing
Progress Progress Progress by Claire Bracher
#29day

Progress Progress Progress

I smiled to myself today. We, like all schools, measure the progress of our pupils. Ah moan - I hear...

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#progress
I'm learning Geography by Claire Bracher
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I'm learning Geography

I had a conversation today about the importance of subject knowledge. On two separate occasions, I saw...

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#knowursubject
Ready? by Claire Bracher
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Ready?

Wet suits on?Flippers at the ready?This picture made me smile. A triathlon ahead of learning, adventure...

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#divein
Proud to be part of The Pride by Claire Bracher
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Proud to be part of The Pride

It's been a relaxing but busy day. I've spent my time with teachers who I've come to love and respect...

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#proud
Boundaries by Claire Bracher
#29day

Boundaries

Boundaries are important, no, boundaries are essential. Behaviour is an interesting thing. At the heart...

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#behaviour
I've been on a driving 'thinkle'... by Claire Bracher
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I've been on a driving 'thinkle'...

I've been on a thinkle. Well, a drive. A long drive. The effect was the same. I do a lot of thinking...

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#thinkle
I just want to make a difference... by Claire Bracher
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I just want to make a difference...

@leahmoo love this one... Here goes... 1. What did you want to be when you were wee?A vet; a teacher;...

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#myambitions
Join the Party by Claire Bracher
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Join the Party

I posted this eve in collaboration with @markanderson and had the chance to rave about my favourite...

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#2hdsrbetterthan1
You'll always see mine in my smile.. :) by Claire Bracher
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You'll always see mine in my smile.. :)

Somewhere over the rainbow... One of my all time favourite songs.. It makes me smile :)I've had one of...

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#strength
Already?! by Claire Bracher

Already?!

Half time reflection - or as @mrbenward  would have me say - the 'nearly' half time reflection ;-) Why...

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#halfway
#unusualwordsbuddy 4kids by Claire Bracher
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#unusualwordsbuddy 4kids

I have had the pleasure of being involved in the #unusualwordsbuddy project started by Nina Jackson @musicmind...

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#words
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