Classroom Curiosities XXVI

We’ve been in full Halloween mode this week at school and my classroom has been full of witches, ghouls and superheroes! It’s been a while since my last one of these as I’ve been busy with other projects (see here). Semantics While my class were planning a personal recount, I reminded them that they must…

Learning from my students

Curiosity. I lost it temporarily. The pursuit of it caused me to quit my job and move halfway across the world. Now as a teacher, my students often ask me about things I’ve never really considered, such as why a toothbrush is not called a teethbrush, or why carpet isn’t a pet for your car….