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I’m Paul Stevens-Fulbrook, I set up TeacherOfSci because, as a teacher, I know how hard being a teacher is and how help isn’t always there when you need it.

The articles and resources you find here aim to support you in the areas you find most difficult, from classroom and behaviour management, Technology in the Classroom, Learning Theories, Teacher News, Teacher Wellbeing and Money and Educational Product and Book Reviews.

They are perfect for a trainee teacher, new teacher or veteran teacher.

Classroom management encompasses a huge array of different pedagogical skills. In the posts and articles featured in this section, we cover everything from student engagement, behaviour management, lesson and curriculum planning and teacher training advice.

Basically, everything to make your classroom a great learning environment. Whether you are a trainee teacher, a new teacher or seasoned pro or a school leader, I’m sure you will find answers and advice for all your classroom management conundrums here.

How YOU can Handle the Most Common Misbehaviors in the Classroom (FREE PDF).

We all have to deal with bad behaviour right? You know that whilst most kids are great, you...

How Can You Support Children in Care/Looked After Children (LAC)?

Who are Looked After Children (LAC)/Children in Foster Care? They are children who are placed away...

How to Study for a Test with 7 SIMPLE Strategies

How to Study for a Test. Whether you believe in the effectiveness of making students take tests...

Restore YOUR Passion for Teaching!

Restore YOUR Passion for Teaching! Have you lost or are you struggling to find a passion...

5 Great Tips to Make Maths Fun, Easy and Interesting For Your Kids.

Article contributed by Alison Rogers and Edited by Paul Stevens-Fulbrook. How to Make Maths Fun and Interesting.

7 AMAZING Strategies to Make Writing Lesson Plans Easier

How to write a lesson plan. The thing most new teachers struggle with the most.

There are lots of learning theories and learning theorists and here we explain the differences between them.

It can be difficult to know which education theories to incorporate into your classroom management so in this section you will find explanations of the most important educational theories and new pedagogical theories with examples of how to use them.

The Definitive Guide to Bloom’s Taxonomy. FREE PDF.

I think you'll agree with me when I say: Finding a learning theory that most teachers agree on is...

Dual Coding Theory; Why is it Brilliant in the Classroom?

1. Allan Paivio and his Dual Coding Theory. Back in 1971, Canadian researcher, Allan Paivio, formulated his...

15 Learning Theories in Education (A Complete Summary)

What are Learning Theories? Swimming through treacle! That's what it feels like when you are...

It is getting increasingly more stressful to be a teacher. In the past, I have had to take time off work due to work-related stress. With these articles, I hope to help other teachers around the world look after their physical and mental health.

You will find articles on stress, mental health, physical fitness. Everything to keep you in top condition, inside and out, so you can continue to lead a happy, healthy life both in and out of the classroom.

There will also be articles on how you can manage your own finances, sadly, a topic I know many teachers struggle with due mainly to a salary that doesn’t reflect how hard we work.

17 Teacher Side Jobs that YOU can already do!

How Can Teachers do Side Jobs to Earn Extra Money? Teaching sadly doesn't pay as much as...

What are the Benefits of Running? (Updated for 2020)

Why Should YOU Run? What are the benefits of running? Why do I Run?...

How to Outplay a Narcissist Boss in 4 SIMPLE Steps.

How to outplay a narcissist boss in education (or any workplace). I'm not talking about the 80's TV...

To the Bottom and Back; A Teacher’s Tale of Mental Health Recovery

Mental Health Recovery. TeacherTruths from Twinkl. This post was created as part of Twinkl‘s worldwide...

Essential Work-Life Balance Tips and Advice for Teachers.

A good work-life balance seems mythical right? No! As teachers, it is easy to let our...

Money Management Skills for Teachers. How to Budget YOUR Money.

A teacher plants the seeds of knowledge, sprinkles them with love, and patiently nurtures their growth to produce tomorrow’s dreams.

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TeacherOfSci.com is a great stop for today's educator. The site is packed with relevant ideas and strategies to help teachers thrive in their professional practice. There are also lots of great resources related to health, wellness and financial management. Wherever you are on your educational journey, Paul is here to help.

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The Complete Guide to Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction

Want to know what learning theory has transformed my teaching? Do you also want to know how it can...

17 Teacher Side Jobs that YOU can already do!

How Can Teachers do Side Jobs to Earn Extra Money? Teaching sadly doesn't pay as much as...

The Definitive Google Classroom Review. 2020 Update.

Imagine you could reduce your workload and stop dragging bags of books around with you! Sounds good, doesn't it?

What are the Benefits of Running? (Updated for 2020)

Why Should YOU Run? What are the benefits of running? Why do I Run?...

5 Cool Maths Games and Strategies to Increase Engagement.

Maths can be a tricky subject, right? Americans as a...

How to Outplay a Narcissist Boss in 4 SIMPLE Steps.

How to outplay a narcissist boss in education (or any workplace). I'm not talking about the 80's TV...

The Definitive Guide to Bloom’s Taxonomy. FREE PDF.

I think you'll agree with me when I say: Finding a learning theory that most teachers agree on is...

GUIDE: The BEST Types of Questions YOU can use in the Classroom.

Types of Questions in the Classroom. Questions are a teacher’s most powerful tool, they can keep a lesson...

To the Bottom and Back; A Teacher’s Tale of Mental Health Recovery

Mental Health Recovery. TeacherTruths from Twinkl. This post was created as part of Twinkl‘s worldwide...

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Ongoing learning is important for teachers to hone their skills and learn new pedagogical strategies.

The books you find here cover everything from classroom management, pedagogy, behaviour management, teacher training and much more.

REVIEW: The researchEd Guide to Explicit and Direct Instruction.

The researchEd Guide to Explicit and Direct Instruction. Edited by Adam Boxer and Tom Bennett.

REVIEW: The researchED Guide to Education Myths.

The researchED Guide to Education Myths. Edited by Craig Barton and Tom Bennett. John Catt...

REVIEW: Teaching for Mastery by Mark McCourt.

Teaching for Mastery by Mark McCourt. John Catt Educational Ltd. 2019 First Published: 8 Jul...

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