What a Load of Rubbish – S.A. ‘Leading The Way’

In South Australia, the culture of recycling dates back as far as the 1800’s with bottles being voluntarily returned to the drink manufacturers in order for the bottles to be re-used. In 1977, the container deposit legislation was put in place and in 2009 plastic bags were been banned from supermarket checkouts. This has put […]

Kraamzorg’s Save the Day

This is not a science fiction post. This is not a post about teaching in the classroom. This post is about child development. While many of the children growing up in the UK are some of the most unhappy in the world, children from the Netherlands are some of the happiest (BBC, 2017). When I […]

Showing Restraint

As a teacher of young men I am constantly trying to engage students in activities that encourage restraint, whether it be meditation at the start of class, or developing a specific glossary of terms that must be included in a particular paragraph. I find that this gives students the ability to recognise what is important […]

Watch “5 Killer Training Sessions | GCN’s Cycling Tips”

When I enter holidays two things come to mind. Spend more time with my family and focusing more on training methods. Now that I’ve made the jump to racing, I like to be a little more deliberate in my approach to each session. Smashing myself for 1 to 2 hours just isn’t going to cut […]

App Review – 3D Brain

I came across the 3D Brain App via twitter and I’ve found it to be very informative and simple to use. An older post of mine goes into a little more detail on how I value neuroscience in learning but this app has allowed me to quickly share the anatomy of the brain with my students. […]