International Women’s Day 2018- Lesson Ideas

March 8th marks International Women's Day. A Day to Celebrate females all around the world as well as raise awareness for inequalities that women face. What is it? International Womens DAy (IWD) started when in 1908, 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter working hours, better pay and the right to vote. It … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2018- Lesson Ideas

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Inspirational Characters and People

Our S2 Pupils are currently completing Inspiring Purpose and looking at inspiring people and characters. They need to chose a character that inspires them and a inspirational person. To help them along here are a few lists of inspiring people. Who would you add to the list? 34 Empowering Female Characters Guaranteed To Inspire You … Continue reading Inspirational Characters and People

Character Education – Inspiring Purpose – What is Character?

I love this time of year! Starting the Inspiring Purpose project with S2s. Formerly Inspire Aspire, this is a project that looks at developing pupils character, their inspirations and ambition. It is a project run all across the Commonwealth, if you haven't heard of it you can read more about it here!  I will document … Continue reading Character Education – Inspiring Purpose – What is Character?

Changing the World… One Lesson at a Time

As a teacher now two days are the same. Some days are good, pupils seem to all complete tasks well but you don't think you were particularly engaging, some days you feel so grumpy for no apparent reason and you seem to take it out on your class and other days you have days that … Continue reading Changing the World… One Lesson at a Time