Claire Gadsby is an innovator, educator and motivator. A teaching and learning consultant and trainer with over 20 years' classroom experience, she collaborates with a wide variety of schools every year to raise their levels of achievement. Much of her work involves working alongside teachers in classrooms, and her areas of expertise include assessment for learning (AfL), whole-school literacy and demonstrating pupil progress.
If you’re lucky enough to live long enough, you get to an age when you realise you are going to die. When you’re younger, you think you know that, of course you do, but you don’t, not really. With this realisation, living long enough, you get to understand that the great prize is being […]
Another chill, dull, not-going-anywhere Sunday. Stuck and boring, nothing being achieved, nothing worth achieving. And then, by mid-afternoon, snow. Silent, drifting, changing the landscape utterly, its brightness lifting the spirits. A miracle of snow. I didn’t make it come. It just came. I watched it though, and it made me smile. Sometimes, the present […]