Support thread for educators of any type, academics, teachers, early years etc.

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11 Aug
5:42pm, 11 Aug 2022
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swittle
For HappyG(rrr) and anyone involved in helping students learn maths. BBC Radio 4: released on 6 Aug. 2022.

'The Infinite Monkey Cage' "How To Teach Maths". Panel includes Sara Pascoe and Prof. Sir David Spiegelhalter.

bbc.co.uk
11 Aug
8:53pm, 11 Aug 2022
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HappyG(rrr)
Brill. Thanks so much switts. Love infinite monkey cage too. :-) G
25 Sep
1:37pm, 25 Sep 2022
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Longwayround [LWR]
Tomorrow, I begin my last week in teaching. After 25 years I’m hanging up my tweed jacket with elbow patches, throwing my last board duster and glaring at my last child with unmet needs. A week on Monday, I become a Police Control Room Operator. I’ll miss the highs of teaching. I suspect it will be rather pleasant to spend more time with people who actually want to be helped.
25 Sep
3:07pm, 25 Sep 2022
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LindsD
Congratulations. Hope the move is smooth
25 Sep
7:47pm, 25 Sep 2022
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Grast_girl
Good luck with the career change LWR. Quite a change in direction, but it sounds like it will be fulfilling.

ION, we're starting our new MSc tomorrow, so chaos is likely to ensue.
25 Sep
9:36pm, 25 Sep 2022
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LindsD
Good luck

I'm enjoying not being involved in Arrivals madness
26 Sep
9:11am, 26 Sep 2022
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DrPhleecingD
Make sure you throw that duster hard, LWR! Good luck with the new job.
Face to face teaching starting next week for me. Just a few days to finish going through my teaching stuff and working out how the stats package works, eek!

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There are enough educators on here that I thought it might be nice to have somewhere supportive to rant and problem solve.

Everyone is welcome.

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