I don't for a minute think that I am the first person facing this problem, and it is a situation I created myself by wanting to complete a masters degree while teaching full time. I know I will get through it by the end of October, but I also know that juggling two things that I want to do my absolute best in will be stressful and time consuming.
However, as I work through this blog post and the presentation I will give to my inquiry group on Monday (below) I realise how this research has opened up some new ways of teaching to me and given me the time to explore areas that I am passionate about. It has been very refreshing to spend concentrated time on one small area of the curriculum, but also to see how this links with many other areas.
I believe that a focus on vocabulary throughout the day, week and year, will make a significant impact on our young learners.
Here is my post-intervention reflection: