Tag Archives: education

An Invitation from Charles French

Reblogged from Charles French: I am again asking for those who would like to join the U.L.S.,the Underground Library Society, to join and write a guest post. In an earlier First Year Class at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, The … Continue reading

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Awiti’s Tutoring ~ AHFA #writephoto

Photo by Sue Vincent Awiti stood at the gate, her slender fingers gripped the iron as she peered through at the impressive building of the school she wished she could go to.  She watched the white Afrikaan girls talking and … Continue reading

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A Call For Guest Posts for the ULS, The Underground Library Society ~ Charles French

Reblogged from Charles French: Hello to everyone! I recently had an excellent guest post from Josh Gross, a wonderful blogger. I am sending out a request to anyone who would like to join the ULS, the Underground Library Society, and … Continue reading

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Flying High by Neel Anil Panicker #writephoto

“Oh my little baby, do you know how lucky you are! Mrs Sinha proclaimed, unabashed delight overriding an otherwise phlegmatic demeanor. ‘Yes Aishu, your mother’s right. We’re most fortunate the proposal has come from the Guptas.’ Aishwarya looked across the … Continue reading

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Under pressure

Simon at A Certain Measure of Perfection posted this link to the UK National Year 2 Grammar Test. Click through and take the test we are asking our seven year olds to be able to complete. Expecting it to be a … Continue reading

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The iPad Generation

Originally posted on But I Smile Anyway…:
Yes, I’m back on my educational soapbox! You know I’m back to work when issues regarding school children start inspiring my posts! Today, my gripe is grip. Yup, I’m talking about pencil grip.…

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… and things that go bump…

Review: Long Leggety Beasties by Alienora Taylor. When I first picked up Long Leggety Beasties I didn’t really know what to expect… school memoirs, I thought, are not really my cup of tea. But I knew Alienora, know her sense … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Alienora Browning

FROM HELLISH BREAKDOWN TO HILARIOUS BREAKTHROUGH: THE BIRTH OF ‘LONG-LEGGETY BEASTIES’  by Alienora Taylor In November 2003, I had a breakdown – and was off work for six months as a result. I realised then that both teaching and key … Continue reading

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