Liam M

Liam M

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

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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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Enjoying Learning by Liam M
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Well Done Good on Ya Keep it Up by Liam M
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Well Done Good on Ya Keep it Up

It's important to tell people when they're doing something well.Recently, the Primary Ideas blog has...

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#patontheback
I Usually 'Forget' My Charger... by Liam M
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I Usually 'Forget' My Charger...

... on purpose.Earlier this year I saw a Tweet asking for ways to reduce workload and ensure positive...

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#wellbeing
Get a Teacher Blogging by Liam M
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Get a Teacher Blogging

Ever since I first heard @mrlockyer‍ and @mrwaldram‍ present about Bring a Teacher to Twitter, I've...

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#battb
Why My Work Email is Staying on My Phone by Liam M
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Why My Work Email is Staying on My Phone

I've read many posts recently about how teachers have benefited from removing their work email account...

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#workemail
The Leaving Routine by Liam M
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The Leaving Routine

How do you leave your classroom? Mine often looks like I'm moving house! The children head on out at...

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#leavingroutine
Why Blog and Social Media? by Liam M
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Why Blog and Social Media?

Next week, I'm running a session about why teachers, teaching assistants, librarians, technicians and...

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#bringateacherto
Correct (Most of) These by Liam M
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Correct (Most of) These

Last night, I added to a conversation on Twitter. The conversation had reached a point of discussing...

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#corrections
Mission Command by Liam M
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Mission Command

Earlier this year, I read a Tweet by Colin. It read, "In the military world it is called Mission Command....

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#missioncommand
Shoes Off If You Love To Learn* by Liam M
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Shoes Off If You Love To Learn*

On Monday 3rd October, I was lucky enough to visit Great Denham Primary School. A school I've see grow...

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#shoesoff
Diverse Clothing by Liam M
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Diverse Clothing

Many of my neighbours know my profession, but not all of them. I sometimes wonder what they think as...

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#teacherdress
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