Sunday, June 23, 2024
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Classroom Management Strategies: How to Control Your Noisy Classroom

You’re stood at the front of the classroom, ready to begin your lesson that you spent hours preparing, making resources for and differentiating materials....
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How to Discuss Sensitive Topics at School

We live in a world that is overwhelming for many young people and this can often lead to students asking difficult questions. It is...

Three ways to strengthen your relationship with teaching assistants

Amidst the marking, the planning, and the preparation, I have been known to struggle with planning for my teaching assistant. Especially in light of...

Teacher Training and Tiredness

As a PGCE student, you are prepared for every type of teaching eventuality; from behaviour management, collecting evidence in order to meet Teaching Standards,...
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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 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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How to Set a Seating Plan That Works For You

It’s that time of year again. The school gates have opened, and teachers and students are heading back in to the classroom. And with...
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12 Teacher Residential Essentials

It’s that time of year again! The school residential trips are coming up and you’ve been asked to come along. The residential trip is...

I didn’t get everything done and the world didn’t end

With workload and poor work-life balance being two of the main reasons for teachers leaving the profession, it is especially important to find ways...

Five ways to minimise homework excuses

Some people might argue that there is no point in setting homework for bottom set classes: they aren’t likely to complete it because they’ll...