Friday, February 23, 2024
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Simple solutions: starting lessons smoothly

Starting lessons smoothly can be challenging. Missing equipment. Latecomers. Excuses for why homework isn’t complete. There are a lot of ways to address this....

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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How To Streamline Your Marking and Be a More Productive Teacher

  Martine Ellis hosts a popular education podcast called The Teaching Space. She is also a teacher educator and Google Certified Trainer based in Guernsey. This...

Making the Move- UK to International Teaching

TES job alerts.…it can be your best friend, it can be your enemy. Signing up to the daily job alerts was one of the...
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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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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...
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5 Supply Teacher Wellbeing Tips

Supply teaching can be pretty tough. You spend your week working across different schools, running from classroom to classroom providing cover for classes of...
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10 Amazing English Lesson Ideas to Inspire Your Class

Looking for some inspiration for your English classes or need some new ways to engage uninterested students? English is a wonderfully varied subject to...
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Making Books Accessible With a Moving Library

Having completed my second year of Primary Teaching in May – I finished the year exhausted but enlightened in equal measure. Though I welcomed...