Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

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Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

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We bring you discussion, debate and issues from around the web and around the world by focusing on the most popular educational hashtags on Twitter

Although the #halfterm hashtag tends to highlight the contrasting fates of relaxed teachers and stressed-out parents, both groups seem to tweet about the twin virtues of Xbox and pizza - for the former an indulgence, for the latter a way to keep the kids occupied.

Drinking red wine and napping are also popular half-term pastimes for educators, such as @Darwin09, who tweeted the words "#teacher #teacher" alongside a photo of a bottle of 2013 Côtes Du Rhone, and @wawah32, who said: "Alarm set to 'off' and a bottle of red wine open."

For many, half term is a time to escape to the great outdoors. …

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