Teaching with Pam

Wise words from an experienced teacher…

Class Teaching

pam penguinIf Penguin are looking to publish a classic about teaching, they should consider the one above.  Pam McCulloch is a science teacher who has worked at Durrington High School since 1978.  Last year, Pam retired from full time teaching, but still works with us doing some one to one support work.  When you look back at how Pam’s classes achieved over the years, the results are simply stunning.  Year after year, her classes consistently achieved way above what was expected of them.  Very few teachers come close to this level of excellence over a few years – and certainly not over decades.  So with this in mind, I wanted to sit down with Pam and ask her how she did it – what was the secret of her success?  The following article is a summary of the main points Pam made during our discussion.

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  • It’s very important to remember that children…

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