Monday, December 4, 2023
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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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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...

How to Manage Behaviour

Now this is by no means a be-all-and-end-all list and I would hugely recommend purchasing Sue Cowley's Getting the Buggers to Behave but I do hope...
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The Power of Words: Why I Love World Book Day

World Book Day started in 1998 in the UK and I remember it as if it was yesterday. In reality, I was just being...
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How Schools Can Write Effective Job Descriptions and Attract the Right Staff

We are all aware of the current difficulties in teacher recruitment. We’re in the midst of a teacher shortage with less new trainee teachers...
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3 Go-Home-Happy Strategies When You’ve Had a Bad Day

Bad days happen. I wish I could promise you that you won’t have a bad day, but I can’t. There will be those days...
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How to Ace Your Teaching Assistant Interview

So you’ve been invited to an interview for a job as a teaching assistant- congratulations! Working as a teaching assistant can be very rewarding...
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Why I Love Teaching

Teaching. It's a bit of a funny job really. You get berated publicly for both working too much and working too little (I never...