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December 27, 2017

Currently I'm working with a Surface Pro at work (which I enjoy a lot), but will be moving into an iPad school in the coming academic year. So when TechRadar's Best Free iPad Apps of 2018 came out I was interested in what they recommended. Recommended, good, free apps are always useful bec...

December 23, 2017

Of all the GCSE set works that my current year 11s struggle with, Beethoven's Pathetique is at the top of the list. So upon reflection, I decided to be intensely intentional in how I taught it to my current year 10s. Here's a brief summary of what I've done...

1.  Flipped Learning

A central...

November 20, 2017

Hearing professional-level-Western-classical-music in the Middle East can sometimes be challenging! So there was a lot of excitement in the department when we found out that the London Symphony Orchestra were playing two concerts here. One of my colleagues had previously studied with some...

October 14, 2017

Back in 2014, I briefly blogged about the iPad app iDoceo and how amazingly functional it was as an electronic planner and grade book. Even though we (unfortunately) do not use iPads at my current school, I still keep up to date with the development of iDoceo and it really seems to be goin...