The Imitation Game: Making better writers

Much like modelling metacognition, I have found encouraging students to imitate professionals and academics an interesting and helpful method in improving their own writing. It is easy for teachers in certain subjects to forget that many of our creative subjects use the art of imitation in their lessons every day. Imitation is, apparently, a form… Read More The Imitation Game: Making better writers

There are far far better things ahead…

Self indulgent and not particularly useful- maybe. Necessary for all to do – probably. I went on a rather wintery walk today; I took a photo of a beautiful reflection of a tree in the Itchen’s chilly waters highlighted only briefly by the burnt orange of the setting sun. The sunlight lingered long enough for me to take the photograph and as the reflection began to dissipate in… Read More There are far far better things ahead…