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Day 9 - Online school 26 March 2020

Possible until proven impossible!Today I was in the mood for a couple of new experiments on the gorunds that I thought things would be impossible until proven impossible. I am pleased to say that I have... more

Day 8 - Online school 25 March 2020

And breathe....You might remember that Wednesdays are a half day for us and once again that was welcome. There is definitely a more relaxed atmosphere around my house. A bit of free time and a bit of... more

Day 7 - Online school 24 March 2020

Exams being cancelled all over the placeTwenty four hours after hearing that the IB were cancelling their May 2020 session, we get confirmation that Cambridge IGCSEs will not be running either. That is... more

Day 7 - Online school 24 March 2020

Exams being cancelled all over the placeTwenty four hours after hearing that the IB were cancelling their May 2020 session, we get confirmation that Cambridge IGCSEs will not be running either. That is... more

Day 6 - Online School 23 March 2020

Actually my colleagues and I did a podcast with Craig Barton on how we are thinking about our virtual school and our experiences to date. This meant that we had a good chat on Saturday afternoon and then... more

Day 5 - Online school 20 March 2020

I normally get clobbered for cover lessons this end of the week - so there is a silver lining to all this! So there it is - one week down. I started this blog series on Monday with acknowledgement of... more

Day 4 - Online School 19 March 2020

I feel like I had time to think for the first time this week. This is because my timetable is very top of the week heavy. I don't get any free periods until Thursday and Friday and so I always feel a... more

Day 3 - Online School 18 March 2020

I always get itchy feet when I talk to people in different schools around the world. So many wonderful places and things happening. When I am counting my blessings about where I am now, one of the many... more

Digital Learning 17 March 2020

Like fellow site author Jim Noble, I'm also acutely aware that many of you based in Asia have been living this situation for some time now.The social and economic impacts of this (with positive ones on... more

Day 2 - Online School 17 March 2020

A bit calmer!So I think this was a little bit calmer than yesterday. I felt like I was only managing 10 simultaneous conversations instead of 20. As a family we watched M. Macron deliver his 'Waron the... more