Thursday, July 25, 2024

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...

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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NQTs: have reasonable expectations of yourselves

A lot of teachers I know are perfectionists; it’s not entirely surprising. We have high expectations of ourselves. We have an idea in mind...
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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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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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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...

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,...