Saturday, May 30, 2020
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Students as Teachers: Empowering, Encouraging, Enlightening

As a result of my teaching timetable last year, I started to involve my students more at the front of the class. I had...
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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....

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...
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Teaching as a Career Choice: Is Teaching Right for Me?

Teaching is an enormously diverse field that attracts people from all walks of life, whether you’re a fresh, young graduate or a career-changer becoming...
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Best Books for Teachers

School’s out for summer and there’s no better way to relax than put your feet up and get stuck in to a great book....

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...

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...
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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...

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,...