Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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Job Sharing: The Long Distance Relationship that Has to Work

Job sharing is a funny relationship with constant text messages, emails and phone calls flying back and forth. You share so many things, a...

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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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...
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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 I’ve Learnt Being a Supply Teacher

This time last year I found myself in between jobs for a term. This was an unexpected and new experience for me, as I...
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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...