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The Diary of a Not So Ordinary Boy

It’s not the enthusiastic people pleasers you ever have to worry about as a teacher.  Those ones will do as you ask pretty much all of the time, because that’s who they are.  They are interested, curious, they like school and the things we do in there.  No, the ones we have those endless, circular discussions about in the staffroom (or wherever) are the ones who are the exact opposite.  For whatever reason, they are the ones who don’t want to write things down.  They don’t want to stop talking when I am talking.  They don’t want to sit still in their chairs.  They just don’t want to.

I’ve always been quite good at these ones.  I’ve never found it particularly difficult to turn them around, to get them ready to learn.  I think this is why I have spent so much time teaching in the middle years of primary…

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