The life and times of a physics teacher (Warning: May contain sarcasm)

Author Archives: teachingtoinfinity

My ASE conference top ten resources/ideas (with links)

I don’t know about you but I’m not a big fan of conferences. I don’t like the sales pitches, the press of people, the expectation that you need to talk … Continue reading

06/01/2013 · Leave a comment

ASE Conference Presentation and Lesson Resources

Happy New Year and thanks to everyone who attended the ASE session ‘Making Progress’! I hope you found my presentation useful as that is the first time I’ve done anything … Continue reading

05/01/2013 · Leave a comment

The answer lies with the question…

The year is 2008. We’re in a class room. There is a fresh-faced teacher with dubious taste in clothing at the front of the room attempting to explain how a … Continue reading

23/10/2012 · Leave a comment

The Legend of the Mug That Wasn’t Mine

The following conversation is real. Names of people, place names and pets have been changed. But it actually happened in the 6th form centre at school when I walked in … Continue reading

21/10/2012 · Leave a comment

The hard times of Lottie Bell, student teacher…

Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. Despite being ridiculously awkward to grammatise that little nugget of wisdom is accepted knowledge. Not only that but here in the UK … Continue reading

20/10/2012 · Leave a comment