5 Viking Recipes To Try At School

5 Viking Recipes To Try At School

Mandel Eplekake 200g apple slices 50g sugar 3 eggs 600g ground almonds 100ml cream Boil apple slices in water with sugar.  Drain and then spread apple slices evenly on lined baking tin.  Whisk eggs and sugar until fluffy, then add almonds.  Pour egg mixture over the...
How’s the Weather in Your Head?

How’s the Weather in Your Head?

During the Summer break, teachers across the country are going to be watching the news and worrying about the structure of future teaching. In September, will they be teaching thirty children at a time or ten children at a time? Will schools even be open in September?...
Scissors or Lawnmower?

Scissors or Lawnmower?

*Strange analogy alert* Okay, I would like you to imagine that you are the world’s leading grass cutter. You have done ten years of training in the field (excuse the pun), you have the best scissors that money can buy, you take great care and effort in every blade of...
What BLM has Taught us about Teaching

What BLM has Taught us about Teaching

History education has (quite rightly) been under serious scrutiny this past week. It’s something I have been studying over this past few months since evaluating the education system in the USA and their approach to the story of thanksgiving, which is deeply...
White-washing History.

White-washing History.

I am currently in the process of producing episode four of the ‘Table Top History’ series. My intention with this project was to engage children, parents and teachers in areas of history they may have never heard before or may need a slight refresher....
Effective Fact-Learning Techniques

Effective Fact-Learning Techniques

I’ve always found images to be a lot more memorable than words. The amount of detail that can be crammed into a single image can be so much greater and emotive than language alone. Combining images (particularly using this overhead camera rig) with voiceover was a bit...