Tag Archives: Teacher Authority

Why won’t they disagree with me?!

Shakespeare - ChandosGenerally, I am finding that there is less willingness these days amongst students to explore multiple interpretations of literary texts than 20 years ago. Perhaps the rise of high-stakes testing has had the result of ‘playing it safe’ – students are cannier these days about where to play the game.





21st Century Skills (technology-mediated for the most part)

I’m in the process of collecting sites that define/ outline/ prescribe as some sort of framework the range of skills that are thought to constitute 21st C literacy. Suggestions for additions welcome.