The issue with class in the classroom is the lens through which we view those we serve, and what is the right route in to the profession. Teaching needs to drop the "them that know best" speaking for "them that know no better" approaches to setting the world to rights.

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After 19 years of teaching, Mark Enser is stepping away from the classroom. This is me paying my respects in a way that I hope Mark will appreciate, and mumble something like "Get the beers in you soft git...".

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With the incoming of the 2019 cohort of Teach Firsters, we thought it would be perfect timing to outline what our first lesson looks like (or at least provide some general pointers). We all present slightly different ideas, and as with all teaching and natural variation between teachers, there is no steadfast rule to ‘how to do your first lesson’. In this blog post, I presents my ideas for my first lessons with new classes.

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