Many of my posts concern my work in secondary education in The Netherlands where I teach art related classes, in English, classes of Dutch children you have chosen to follow a bilingual form of education.
To make finding these general education posts I’ve list a number of them on this page. You can of course also use the ‘tag cloud’ on the right and see where that brings you.
Collaboration, social flow and a search for a school vision
Faces, names and memories
My first post-Covid and post-Brexit international school trip
Vacancies, vacancies and still more vacancies
World CLIL Conference, The Hague
A small (post) Covid mile stone last week
Cooperative and collaborative learning – lessons from the artroom
International educational opportunities in the time of Covid
“Do you think everyone will actually go for a walk?” – getting the landscape into the classroom
Sitting quietly at the back of the digital report card meeting
Hybrid lessons….three weeks in
H3P going where few classes dare to go
A mention for classes h3p and h3q
Art and language project – Merletcollege
Three weeks open again
Some things would just never work in an online lesson
First day back
Reflections on the 2020-21 school year
Back to school…how have things changed?
….is this the moment?
A month or perhaps two without proper school and let the panic begin
Five weeks into distant learning, the pros and the cons
Well it’s a daily rhythm of sorts
Finding humour in distant learning
The Image conference Brussels – has a conference ever fitted me better?
An app as a serious story-telling device
Word of the day….”lethargic”
Differentiation in the art room – are there things for other departments to learn?
Climbing at altitude with thirteen year olds and a teacher with altitude sickness….well sort of
Winning an award….well, nearly
The things they didn’t mention during teacher training – No.2, sugar and its effect (or not) on children
Love and Mercy – choosing the right film in class
Surrealism, a sandwich and the start of the school year
Swept along on a wave of enthusiasm
A week is a long time in politics…what are the opportunists up to seven days later?
Brexit – an educational view from Europe
Classes with split personalities
Cooking as an educational metaphor
A motivation and reward discussion in class
Immigration as a subject in education
The Jean Paul Gaultier dress
The art teacher, Dirk and a very old computer game
Tonal drawing and a favourite non-Internet resource
“Design, design, did someone say design?” – what the art department did
Once in a while something special comes along…..