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What is Retrieval Practice and Why is it so Powerful?

What is Retrieval Practice, and Why is it Effective? So, what is retrieval practice, and why is it...

The Complete Guide to Educational Literacy

Educational literacy is hugely important and is the driving factor in how well students make progress, but why? Why is it that...

EZCheck.me – Attendance Tracking for the Remote Teaching Era

EZCheck.me - Comprehensive Attendance Tracking for the Remote Teaching Era EZCheck.me is an interesting...

7 Creative School Project Ideas to Stimulate Cognitive Development.

Written by Allen Michael (sawshub.com). Edited by Paul Stevens-Fulbrook 7 Creative School Project Ideas to Stimulate Cognitive Development.

The New Teacher Mega Guide. Everything you need in 10 Videos

The New Teacher Mega Guide. By Ben Cooper. Edited by Paul Stevens-Fulbrook Starting your first teacher...

5 Cool Maths Games and Strategies to Increase Engagement.

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

GUIDE: The 11 BEST Types of Questions in the Classroom.

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

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...

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.

How to Survive Your 1st Teaching Year. The Best Tips For New Teachers.

In all honesty, this could have been titled, how to survive ANY year in teaching! We all know, no...

5 Things Students Need From Us: Advice for Teachers From Students.

What do Students Want From Their Teachers? With exam season here over for another year, we now...

Autism in the Classroom (A Helpful Guide).

Autism in the Classroom. Introduction. Quite rightly there has been a lot of focus recently on Autism awareness especially from the perspective of Autism in the...

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...

A Helpful Guide to the 13 BEST Education YouTube Channels.

I know we get professional development at school but you know as well as I do, sometimes it's a bit thin on...

What Inspired YOU to be a Teacher?

I’ve been a teacher for 7 years now, I qualified when I was 37, so I was quite late to...

How to Study for a Test with 7 SIMPLE Strategies

How to Study for a Test. {"@context":"https://schema.org","@type":"FAQPage","mainEntity":} 1. Review the...

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...

7 AMAZING Strategies to Make Writing Lesson Plans Easier

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

Safeguarding Children. Advice From a Social Worker.

In Loco Parentis. Safeguarding is a big deal. As teachers, we are responsible for the welfare of the children we teach. The Latin term "in...

7 EPIC Teacher Training Survival Tips.

I think all teachers will agree that teacher training is hard. I know my training was the hardest...

Why Positive Communication with Parents is Essential.

Building Positive Communication with Parents. It seems obvious, but the simple answer is to speak to them more. If you invested just 5 minutes a...

Restore YOUR Passion for Teaching!

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

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...

Teaching strategies. 3 Common Mistakes New Teachers Make.

Teaching strategies. 3 Common Mistakes New Teachers Make. Introduction. In this series of posts I talk through several teaching strategies. In this post I discus the...

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...