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25 Best Practices for Remote Teaching and Learning

Edited by Paul-Stevens Fulbrook What are the elements of best practice for remote teaching and learning? The need for teachers and school leaders to be fully...

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 is and the research behind it....

An Introduction to Curriculum Design and Planning.

What is a Curriculum in schools and why is it important? Curriculum Design and Planning. A curriculum is a programme of study undertaken by students in...

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 without seeing...

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 literacy is...

EZCheck.me – Attendance Tracking for the Remote Teaching Era

EZCheck.me - Comprehensive Attendance Tracking for the Remote Teaching Era EZCheck.me is an interesting new service I recently ran into. It’s an attendance tracking solution...

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. Why should we include creative projects in our...

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 training placement or teaching job can be daunting. We have...

5 Cool Maths Games and Strategies to Increase Engagement.

Maths can be a tricky subject, right? Americans as a whole are struggling. The average 8th-grade standardised maths test score has been at an under...

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 flowing, highlight misconceptions or open up a...

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 from home under an emergency protection order, where...

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. It is common knowledge that many people are not...

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 teaching year is easy. So how do...

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 find ourselves reflecting on our performance as teachers...

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 capture someone's attention, you have 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 the ground,...

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 the game. In many...

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 should use multiple, these are: 1. Review...

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 of teaching...

7 AMAZING Strategies to Make Writing Lesson Plans Easier

How to write a lesson plan. The thing most new teachers struggle with the most. With these 7 strategies, you should be able to...

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 thing I've ever undertaken; more demanding...

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 for teaching, that fire you used to have? In...

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

We all have to deal with bad behaviour in our classroom but what are the best strategies to use? The 7 best behaviour management...

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...