Email from a school leader about the New Right 2.0 article

Hi Steven, Please can I congratulate you on your article. I am sure you are going to be deluged by negativity from the “trads” you mention. As a partisan senior leader just trying to do the best for my pupils, I have to tell you how reassuring your article has been for me. I haveContinue reading “Email from a school leader about the New Right 2.0 article”

Trolling, abuse and harassment on Twitter: the context of education (eduTwitter)

I will begin with a little context, for those of you who are not involved in education and social media in the UK. The issues of trolling, abuse, harassment, free speech on social media are general, so it is probably worth you tolerating an explanation of context to begin. Following this are my own views about how to deal withContinue reading “Trolling, abuse and harassment on Twitter: the context of education (eduTwitter)”

It’s good to talk

This I wrote earlier this year in response to furious ‘debates’ on twitter about pedagogy. I decided to post it on my blog in response to this tweet. This is not the only piece of research that establishes that evidence alone does not change people’s views. This study has many implications for education research: "WhyContinue reading “It’s good to talk”