As oldandrew reports: "A few years back I discovered that my year 11s could quote a colleague's personal ad off by heart. 'My name's Dave and I like science, but don't let that put you off.' It probably didn't help that it was a gay dating site. Within a few days the story had been altered enough that lower years were telling me what Dave liked - and it wasn't science any longer."
Is online dating a good idea for teachers? The debate is raging in the TES online staffroom. Does the benefit to love-life outweigh the possibility of causing unseemly mirth in class? It depends on luck and thickness of skin, really. But there are some cautionary tales.
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