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Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee

For those that know me, I do like my coffee – especially on a lazy weekend catching up with friends and family. I recently got contacted by Costa Coffee regarding their Costa for Schools resources. I am a big fan of their coffee but had never looked or knew about their school resources. Costa for […]

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#TMDorset Blandford

#TMDorset Blandford

TeachMeet Dorset is being hosted at Downlands School, Blandford on Thursday 10th October by Headteacher Alan Frame. This is a must for any teacher in Dorset to attend if they fancy being inspired, want to share good practice or just to network with fellow teachers. It is open to all Key Stages and everyone is […]

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Teaching is Cool!

Teaching is Cool!

‘It isn’t what you say that defines you but what you do’ These are the wise words of Batman that every aspirational teacher should know. Teaching is a popular profession for many graduates. Last year over 16, 000 people completed a secondary PGCE. The number of graduates completing PGCE’s has steadily risen over the last […]

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New KS3 NC

New KS3 NC

Before Michael Gove made his ‘big’ announcement regarding the National Curriculum changes we had been looking at how we were going to improve geography at Gillingham School at Key Stage 3. For the last year our primary target for improvement has revolved around teaching & learning within Geography. We have spent the last year looking […]

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Movie Magic

Movie Magic

Back in January 2010 I wrote about hoe films can enhance a teachers lesson on my blog and for Sec-Ed in April 2009. I have always been using documentaries and footage from DVDs and videos in my lessons. It got my mind racing on different aspects of films that could be shown to pupils within […]

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#TMDorset

Back in November, Ollie Bray, one time fellow geographer at Plymouth University, sent out a tweet to me about a TeachMeet taking place down on the Isle of Portland in Dorset, TeachMeet Dorset. I had heard of TeachMeet but have never had the pleasure or nerves (!) to attend. Well, after a few minutes of […]

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School's Out!

School’s Out!

It’s 14.00 on Wednesday 24th July and school is officially out! At this moment in time I shall be making my way to the car, wheel spinning out of the school car park, to catch a flight to Amsterdam for a few days to celebrate the start of the holidays. Not a bad way to […]

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geogonthespot

geogonthespot

Former colleague and NQT Amber Moore has recently started her own blog on the adventures of being a Geography NQT. The new blog is entitled geogonthespot! Amber recently returned to Gillingham School, after completing her PGCE at Plymouth University, to observe some KS5 lessons and help out on our Stourhead Orienteering Year 7 fieldtrip. Amber […]

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Mini Motivators

Mini Motivators

Back in November 2012, Ollie Bray tweeted me a link and planted a seed (!) to go and present at TeachMeet Dorset down on the Isle of Portland. The TeachMeet was being organised by Gary Spracklen of IPACA. I duly made the long journey down on a cold wet evening taking my good friend Nick […]

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Back to Blog

Back to Blog

> ‘Hey! Long-time no see…’ Yes, it’s been a while since I have blogged anything of any substance. Like for all you all, it’s been a crazy year of educational changes, long hours and hard-work…and I let the blogging slip! Whoops… Well, like Dr Who, it was time for change on the look of miketidd.com […]

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