Tom was covering a rather difficult lesson. It was a very small group, about 18 in a bottom set. As usual for these sets, it was a mixed bag of students who ‘couldn’t’ but wished they could and students who ‘could’ but couldn’t be bothered to! There was a judicious seating plan in place, and … More Let Down (?) by the Hard Worker
Tom had bombed out in his mock. His teacher Sarah was perplexed. He was an enthusiastic member of the class, and she had expected at least a B. But he had missed the right answers sometimes by a wide margin, and often he had not got the ‘easy’ marks. “Tom, I’d really like to go … More Stressed out over Exams
It was incredibly difficult to pin Mark down to doing any written work. He was a nice lad but was very chatty and amazingly effective at wasting time. It was particularly frustrating because there were times he showed great insight in class discussion. His teacher Sarah thought he was probably in a lower set than … More The Reluctant Perfectionist
It had been a rough week … More Unspoken Words
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