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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…

Classroom Clinic – Mass Marking

“Dear classroom clinic, By the end of this week, I am going to have hundreds of End of Year assessments to mark. Do you have any quick wins for marking…

Celebrating Pride Month

2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which took place in New York City in late June of 1969, and are seen by many as the beginning of the LGBTQ+…

Getting Technical

Educational technology is arguably the hottest topic in the education sphere at the moment. The springboard came from the challenge issued to the tech industry from the Education Secretary Damian Hinds…

Topical Teaching – World Oceans Day

  This year, World Oceans Day falls on a Saturday, so many schools around the world are recognising the event Friday 7th June. With an increasing public awareness of the wellbeing…

Life After SATs

The battlefield is eerily quiet. The surviving men, women and children glance anxiously at one another amongst the rubble and the wreckage. Who will lead them now? What happens next?…

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