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Clear Instructions – PRINT

Many of the behavioural issues and much of the lack of engagement our Training and Development Team encounter in schools are often due to unclear instructions. When activity instructions and…

Beastly Behaviour

As the long nights draw in, it’s not only werewolves affected by the full moon but students getting restless as well. With the first half-term complete, Halloween is here. So now…

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,…

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…

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?” …

CPD REVIEW – SUPPLY TEACHING STRATEGIES

On Wednesday 12th June, Prospero HQ in London was host to the last Supply Teaching Strategies session in our 18-19 CPD series. We began the session with a discussion of…

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…

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+…

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