Liam M

Liam M

Junior School Assistant Head. KS2 Teacher. ADE & SLE.

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And, it's Goodnight from Me by Liam M

And, it's Goodnight from Me

I began Tweeting, I then started to blog over at PrimaryIdeas. @mrlockyer‍ then invited me to join...

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#closingstaffrm
Say Yes by Liam M

Say Yes

This morning, while stuck in traffic, I was listening to BBC Radio 2 and Lauren Child was being interviewed.She...

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#yes
My Term Time Holidays by Liam M

My Term Time Holidays

I'm a teacher and I've started taking term time holidays! Like most teachers, I find myself in a cycle...

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#wellbeing
Taking Work Home? by Liam M

Taking Work Home?

Ideally, I'd not take work home. However, that's not really a possibility! A few years ago, while living...

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#workathome
Perceptions by Liam M

Perceptions

Sometimes we can all be a little impulsive, jump to conclusions, not check the facts and so on...A child...

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#perceptions
The Gifts by Liam M

The Gifts

At this time of year, primary school teachers up and down the land are being provided with gifts as a...

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#thankyouteacher
The On Demand Generation by Liam M

The On Demand Generation

When I was a primary school pupil, there were 4 TV channels. They were not even 24 hours! There was VHS....

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#ondemand
Summer Term Kite Flying by Liam M

Summer Term Kite Flying

As a teacher, the summer term is fantastic! Hot weather - yes, but not that. 'Winding down' - I wish!...

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#letsgofyakite
Everyone Should Do a Job Share by Liam M

Everyone Should Do a Job Share

A year ago I was about to embark on an assistant headship role. That was rather daunting, although exciting....

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#jobshare
Resource Websites - They're Alright, Right? by Liam M

Resource Websites - They're Alright, Right?

Every now and again on social media, there are grumblings about resource sites. From the 'there's a mistake...

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#resourcesites
46 of 44 by Liam M
#44weeks

46 of 44

Just had a quick count up and I make this my 46th 44 Weeks post. Oops. I guess I'm done then! Thought...

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#44weeks
Enjoying Learning by Liam M
#44weeks

Enjoying Learning

On Friday, I arranged for my class to talk to my sister on Skype. She lives in Sydney & we were in a...

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#memories
Sharing Timings and Deadlines by Liam M
#44weeks

Sharing Timings and Deadlines

Thinking back to when I was at secondary school, I can remember a handful of teachers who often reminded...

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#timeleft
Slowing Down a Little by Liam M
#44weeks

Slowing Down a Little

Earlier, I went to a football match. As the train approached my destination, I jumped up and started...

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#slowdown
Teaching Some Unlearning by Liam M
#44weeks

Teaching Some Unlearning

At the end of November 2011 Roman Catholic church services in English changed slightly as a new translation...

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#unlearning
Let Me in The Door by Liam M
#44weeks

Let Me in The Door

While I was at university, I worked part-time in a supermarket. One morning, something had happened and...

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#arriving
It's a Different Generation by Liam M
#44weeks

It's a Different Generation

The children I teach are primary age: 9, 10, 11 year olds. I'm not too old myself (mid 30s), but there...

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#generations
A Lot Can Happen in Eight Years by Liam M
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A Lot Can Happen in Eight Years

Last week's inauguration of the 45th President of the United States made me think back to the historic...

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#eightyears
It's OK To Not Know by Liam M
#44weeks

It's OK To Not Know

The picture shown here is the best thing I've seen all week. I try so hard to explain to children that...

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#dontknowsir
When to Work? by Liam M
#44weeks

When to Work?

I get 13 weeks holiday a year and the children are in my classroom for five hours in a day. As a result,...

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#choices
New Year Keepers by Liam M
#44weeks

New Year Keepers

There's been a lot of talk over the past seven days of New Year Resolutions. Changing something for the...

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#keeping
Don't Read This by Liam M
#44weeks

Don't Read This

You read the title, right?You're still reading?And on...Stop it! Go hug your children, spend time with...

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#wellbeing
December Twinkles by Liam M
#44weeks

December Twinkles

We often get accused of focusing too much on reading, writing and maths. That 'we're only interested...

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#widercurriulum
Does Your Union Choice Matter? by Liam M
#44weeks

Does Your Union Choice Matter?

In theory, probably not.As a PGCE student, I joined a union. I was told I should and, as a student, it...

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#unions
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