Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

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Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

Edcha##er

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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

TES plundered Twitter for haikus from teachers on #WorldPoetryDay. As a bonus incentive, we gave teachers the chance to win one of our stunning mugs. A mass haiku landslide followed.

Summing up the relationship between literacy and numeracy was @inFinnityPi, who wrote: "I can count to five/And I can count to seven/Maths or poetry?"

@LRGSChemistry's tweet, meanwhile, cunningly condensed their subject into 17 syllables: "Chemistry laid bare/Dmitri Mendeleev/Periodic chart."

Many tweets centred on the virtues of being a teacher. @MrAkashTrivedi, a science teacher from Leicester, tweeted: "If there is one thing/Cutting inequality/It's education. …

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