Thursday, May 23, 2024
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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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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 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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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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Teacher Retention: The Facts You Need to Know

The UK is struggling with teacher retention during growing numbers of pupil intake and cuts to the education sector. The Government has missed recruitment...
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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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In the School Garden: The Benefits of Outdoor Learning

A change of scenery can make a big impact on wellbeing, and that goes for schools too. Regularly getting out of the classroom and...

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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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....
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Let’s Fight Library Funding Cuts: Support Our School Libraries

No one can deny the importance of reading from a young age. Countless studies have shown that children who read frequently enjoy numerous benefits,...