Jarlath Regan: How can I lecture my kids on school behaviour when I was a half-assed smart-alec?

My style of educational application won’t cut it in today’s system of continual assessment, monitoring and always-on WhatsApp groups

‘Here I am spouting off to a boy who reads for fun, a boy who gets excited at the idea of knowing every possible answer to every possible question that might come up on his midterm’