Six more brilliant, though-provoking or insightful blogs, for Academies Week.

Mugshot blog

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

Washington Post

It’s worth overlooking the Buzzfeed-style headline and reading this Washington Post article. Readers may differ over this veteran teacher’s interpretation and suggestions based on two days as a student; I hope they’ll recognise her humility and willingness to learn from the experience.

Letters to a new history teacher, no 8

Schools History Project

Wise words from Esther Arnott, starting her “second NQT year”…

Continued in Top Blogs of the Week, Week Commencing 24 November 2014