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Half-Term Assessment Advice

With the end of the half-term approaching, many teachers will be looking onward to a form of summative assessment before the October break. In a new school or new role,…

Getting them ‘doing’

Faced with a misbehaving class and feeling like you are losing control, it is very common to simply ‘react’ and attempt to shut down unwanted behaviours in the classroom right away…

CPD REVIEW – Practical Classroom Management Skills

Last Saturday, 7th September, Prospero HQ in London was host to the first session in our 19-20 CPD series: Practical Classroom Management Skills.  The session started with attendees experiencing a…

Classroom clinic – First Lesson Focus?

“Dear classroom clinic, I’m back from my holidays and aware that my first lessons are next week. What advice do you have for these first lessons back?”  Firstly, well done…

Starting off September Right

Starting off on the right foot with students in September is the key to the rest of the school year. Now is the time to establish your expectations, routines and…

New Academic Year To-Do List

Here are some suggested items that you might want to have on your To-Do list for the next couple of weeks into September: Owning Organisation Planner / diary Student files…

INTERVIEW GUIDE: Secondary observed lesson

When entering a new school environment and planning a lesson for students that you do not know, it can sometimes be best to go back-to-basics. We have put together this…

Teaching is such a Treat

  Rather than using sweets as a behaviour management tool (a controversial strategy) why not use the sweet treats to teach! Here we’ve compiled a pick ‘n’ mix of some…

Classroom Clinic – Policy Problems

“Dear classroom clinic, My school has lots of rules that I disagree with, a typical example being writing down Learning Objectives in every lesson. What do you think about this?” …

What a load of rubbish!

With World Environment Day and World Oceans Day just passed, but with International Picnic day approaching, this week’s focus is on teaching creatively about humans affect the environment but also…

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