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Helping Students Succeed Within Their New Normal

Helping Students succeed within their new normal When schools closed back in March, it was almost impossible to believe...

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Paul Stevens-Fulbrook — through his website, teacherofsci.com — gives busy classroom teachers just what they want. His website is full of articles that inform across a wide range of topics and all in an easy-to-read style. Well-read, skilful writer and generous of spirit, Paul is making a real contribution to making evidence-based teaching a reality in the classroom."

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Helping Students Succeed Within Their New Normal

Helping Students succeed within their new normal When schools closed back in March, it was almost impossible to believe...

Understanding the 3 I’s for Effective Curriculum Design

Understanding the 3 I's for effective curriculum design In a recent article, we looked at Curriculum – what it...

An Introduction to Curriculum Design and Planning.

What is a Curriculum in schools and why is it important? Curriculum Design and Planning. A...

How to Study Online for a New Career

How to Study Online for a New Career The COVID-19 pandemic has been changing expectations for people from all...

Are Teacher’s Holidays Paid in the UK?

Are Teacher's Holidays Paid in the UK? Teacher pay and their number of holidays seem to be a source...

Are Teachers Federal Employees?

Are Teachers Federal Employees? Considering the overlap between state and federal government classifications, responsibilities, and funding, sometimes it can...

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

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 evidence based research in education, featuring Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction, Dual Coding Theory and Cognitive Load Theory to name a few with examples of how to use them effectively in your classroom.

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

Boom’s taxonomy has long been used by teachers everywhere to help plan lessons and designing curricula but what is it and how...

Dual Coding Theory. The Complete Guide for Teachers

Dual Coding Theory has been gaining a lot of attention from teachers around the world over the last couple of years, but...

The Complete Guide to Lev Vygotsky’s Learning Theories.

The name Lev Vygotsky is well known to most teachers, his work has been the basis of modern evidence based education research....

What is Retrieval Practice and Why is it so Powerful?

So, what is retrieval practice, and why is it effective? Retrieval practice is a learning technique revolving around repeatedly recalling learned material...

Metacognition | Using Metacognitive Strategies in Education.

Understanding Metacognition is essential for teachers guiding their students to a deeper understanding of the topics taught and their own understanding of...

Cognitive Load Theory. The Definitive Guide.

Understanding Cognitive Load theory is essential if teachers are going to help students learn topics and concepts efficiently. What...

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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Classroom management strategies encompass 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.

The BEST 3 Strategies to Increase Student Engagement in YOUR Class

Great strategies to increase student engagement are an essential component to successful teaching, it's quite simple if you get the foundations right. I...

7 AMAZING Strategies to Make Writing Lesson Plans Easier

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

Effective Feedback is NOT Written Feedback! So What is?

I'm not a fan of "marked work". You can probably tell that from the title of this article. At my last place...

3 CRUCIAL Strategies for Getting Students Attention that will Help YOU!

Ben Parr, author of Captivology, identifies three types of attention in the modern world: immediate, short, and long. To...

Restore YOUR Passion for Teaching!

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

How to Study for a Test with 7 SIMPLE Strategies

How to Study for a Test. What are the best methods of studying for a test? Spoiler alert, you...

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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: Teaching for Mastery by Mark McCourt.

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

REVIEW: Dual Coding With Teachers by Oliver Caviglioli

Dual Coding With Teachers by Oliver Caviglioli John Catt Educational Ltd. 2019 First Published: 13...

REVIEW: Rosenshine’s Principles in Action by Tom Sherrington.

Rosenshine’s Principles in Action by Tom Sherrington John Catt Educational Ltd. 2019 Published: 4 Feb...

REVIEW: The researchED Guide to Education Myths.

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

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.

Are Teacher’s Holidays Paid in the UK?

Are Teacher's Holidays Paid in the UK? Teacher pay and their number of holidays seem to be a source...

Do teachers have a better Immune System than other Professionals?

Do Teachers Have a Better Immune System Than Other Professionals? Teaching is regarded as one of the germiest professions...

Is Starting a Tutoring Business a Good Idea? 7 Case Studies.

Have you ever wondered if starting a tutoring business would be a good idea for you? Many teachers around the world tutor...

18 Teacher Side Jobs that YOU can already do!

Here are 18 side jobs can teachers do? TutoringBaby sittingDog walkingStart a blogSell your teaching resourcesWrite a bookUber DriverPet...
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