#LightningStrike – King | maz

As published in the Lightning Strike magazine, Sept 2017

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Kevin King has joined Lightning from Gap, who were the French champions last season. The Canadian right winger has worn a letter of responsibility several times over his career and is looking to bring a level of leadership to his role on the new team.   On signing the forward, Pete Russell said, “I’m really pleased to have signed Kevin King; I went after Kevin in March – he was one of my top targets. Kevin is a powerful player and plays hard every night. He is comfortable in the middle or on the wing and has put good numbers up…

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#LightningStrike – Griffin | maz

As published in the Lightning Strike magazine, Sept 2017

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Brit defenseman James Griffin returns for his third season in Lightning colours, having originally signed on a two-way contract with Coventry Blaze. Previously he had played five seasons with the Blaze in the Elite League, joining the team at the tender age of 17. I caught up with Griff to see how he felt about the challenge of being back in the Elite league, and how he feels he has developed as a player during his time in the EPL.

 

Why did you decide to stay with Lightning this season? Was it an easy decision to make?…

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#OnFire – Doucet | maz

Unedited – as published in OnFire, Sept 2017

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Guillaume Doucet made the unusual decision to move from the Elite League and Challenge Cup Champions, Cardiff Devils, to spend a season with one of the new teams to the league, Milton Keynes Lightning. He’s had a varied experience as a player, having played in the UK, France and Denmark since leaving McGill University.

 

Why did you want to come and play hockey in Europe? Doucet explained, “I knew I wanted to try the experience of living in a different country with different cultures, food and people, to meet new people and travel the…

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AQA Entry Level – Biology 2 | maz

Scheme of work and accompanying worksheets for AQA Entry Level unit 4 – Chemistry in our World. Designed to be taught in 3x45min lessons a week, and to take a term. Assumes you have access to expected lab equpiment

Based on Exploring Science textbooks. Not all worksheets are my own, a majority have been found on TES and remodelled slightly to suit the needs of our students.

Biology Environment evolution and inheritance

1 SAPS – Bubbling Cabomba pondweed – student sheet

1a SAPS – Bubbling Cabomba pondweed – technical notes

2 Animal adaptations

3 plant adaptations

4 creature…

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#yorktu | maz

Linda – teacher prof development

Effective cpd is a partnership between teachers and slt. Focus,  does it make it better?  How do I know?  Evidence or expertise based?  Collaboration?  Bigger picture at school? 

Lucie – educational doctorate

Need time, finances, support. 

Start with a question,  three research papers,  project,  thesis, 

Need to find a gap in the field of research.  Question everything you read. Supervisor makes a difference, as do colleagues. 

Learn to manage supervisor.  Keep a research diary.  Supervisor and course team will develop skills. 

Looking for…

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AQA Entry level – Chemistry 4 | maz

Scheme of work and accompanying worksheets for AQA Entry Level unit 4 – Chemistry in our World. Designed to be taught in 3x45min lessons a week, and to take a term. Assumes you have access to expected lab equpiment

Based on Exploring Science textbooks. Not all worksheets are my own, a majority have been found on TES and remodelled slightly to suit the needs of our students. (and I’ve just spotted two worksheet 19s. damn)

Chemistry – chemistry in our worldChemistry in our world

1 Make your own indicator

2 RAINBOW-FIZZ

3 comparing reactivity

4 Acid with metals

5 making salts

6…

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AQA Entry Level – Physics 6 | maz

Scheme of work and accompanying worksheets for AQA Entry Level unit 6 – Electricity, Magnetism and Waves. Designed to be taught in 3x45min lessons a week, and to take a term.

Based on Exploring Science textbooks. Not all worksheets are my own, a majority have been found on TES and remodelled slightly to suit the needs of our students.

Physics Electricity magnetism and waves

1 measuring current

2 measuring voltage

3 Alternating Current and Direct Current

4 how a powerstation works

5 the plug

6 How fuses work

7 calculating bills

7a bill

8 calculating cost of electricity…

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