Monday, June 21, 2021
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Five Ways to Avoid Teacher Burnout

Stress is a big problem for teachers, with workloads increasing and greater accountability measures, many are struggling to cope. The first thing to know...
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How to Provide Classroom Support for Students with Dyslexia

The British Dyslexia Association states that 10% of the population are dyslexic. That’s at least three students in your classroom. Dyslexia can be a...
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Six tips for more effective PowerPoint presentations

Creating an effective PowerPoint presentation for a lesson should be neither an incredibly time-consuming task nor one that you complete quickly without any thought....

Top Ten(ish) Tips for Teacher Training

As I write this post from the comfort of a secured place at an incredible school for my NQT year, it's easy to forget...
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Be a leader, even if you’re not on the leadership team

Have you ever wondered why there are so many phrases that use the word boss? Like a boss. You’re the boss. Who’s the boss?...

How to Plan a Lesson

Over my next few posts I'm going to offer some (hopefully) helpful advice on teaching. I know some of you may not have taught...
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Why Supply Teaching is Better Than Going Permanent

With the current pressures facing teachers including mounting workloads, accountability measures and reforms, many are turning to other professions or considering supply teaching. And...
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How to Establish Yourself in the Classroom

The second in my 'How To' series, this post looks at how you establish yourself in those first few lessons at school. Here are...
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Teachers: How to Use the Christmas Break Wisely

As we move in to the last weeks of winter term, teachers will be looking forward to a well-earned rest over the Christmas break....
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What’s Fake News Got to Do with Schools?

We’re all aware of the spread of fake news in the media over recent years. From internet trolls to politicians, it’s become a tool...