That Boy Can Teach
An education blog
Friday, 19 June 2020
Back to School: Recovery or Catch Up?
Recovery. We’ve been hearing a lot of talk about recovery with regards to the curriculum we teach when schools can eventually reopen to ...
Monday, 8 June 2020
Decolonising and Diversifying the Primary History Curriculum: A Journey (Part 1)
Before you read this, please consume the following: Jeffrey Boakye's 'The long, insidious, shadows of colonialism': https:/...
Wednesday, 3 June 2020
#BlackLivesMatter - A Pledge
I had a rough night last night - couldn't sleep properly. Dreams were haunted. And I knew it would be so. I went to bed with thoughts ...
Monday, 1 June 2020
Empathy Day: Guest Post by Planet Omar Author Zanib Mian
Empathy is a vital human force. One that creates happier children, stronger communities and a better world. It’s come into sharp focus dur...
Tuesday, 26 May 2020
Book Review: 'The Dog Runner' by Bren MacDibble
The fact that I read this review copy just over a year of it being published is testatment to the fact that I loved Bren MacDibble's l...
Friday, 22 May 2020
What will we do to best support the mental and emotional wellbeing of children on the reopening of schools?
My colleague Yasemin Cevik asked me to join this Teachmeet but unfortunately I had to decline her offer. Instead I wrote a quick answer t...
Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Book Review: Mohinder's War by Bali Rai
I love a historical novel set in World War Two so when I saw that Bali Rai had written another ( read my review of his excellent Now Or Ne...
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