“Ten years of practice without reflection, is just one year of practice repeated ten times.” Today marks the second birthday of Drowning in the Shallow. Drowning in the Shallow is essentially a metaphor for how I was feeling when I first started blogging. Drowning, because I was increasingly becoming aware that it was impossible to… Read More Still drowning, only better.
#peblogs I wrote my first blog last August, but before that I had been a ‘lurker’. Through twitter I found blogs on my subject area and beyond, read them but never engaged. The more I read the more it became my own personal PD. I had been at my current school for a number of… Read More #peblogs
At the end of the last academic year I was standing on a precipice. I was overweight, was suffering from insomnia and was developing anxiety when going to work. I was one step away from ending my teaching career and handing in my resignation. Work had become an unhealthy obsession where every waking moment and even… Read More The Health and Wellbeing of a (PE) Teacher