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Teaching tips articles feature issues on classroom management, behaviour management and general education strategy. Whether you are a trainee teacher, a seasoned pro or a leader, I’m sure you will find these posts helpful.

how to write a lesson plan
How to write a lesson plan. The thing most new teachers struggle with most. With these 7 strategies you should be able to cut down on planning time and increase the effectiveness of your lessons.Who are you planning for? A good lesson plan will keep your lessons heading in the right direction and keep you feeling organised. However,...
blogs on teaching
Education and Teacher blogs and podcasts are the best way for educators around the planet to keep up with new pedagogy and seek answers to their teaching woes. I’ve been reading them for years and have benefited from the articles I’ve read hugely. They were part of the reason I started teacherofsci.com. I wanted to show a bit...
safeguarding children
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 loco parentis" describes the responsibilities of us as teachers, it roughly translates to "instead of a parent".It's the Law:In British law it applies in two circumstances: The Children Act 1989. The Children Act states that teachers have...
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 and intense than my Marine Biology degree.But don't worry, there are strategies you can easily use to make your teacher training easier and more successful.In this article, trainee teacher; Katie Ledden from Katies Corner gives you...
communication with parents
Building Positive Communication with Parents. In this video by TED (at the bottom of this article), Megan Olivia Hall talks about the benefits to the students of building positive communication with parents. She uses her own experiences as a teacher to demonstrate the power of opening a two-way communication with parents, one where the result helps the child succeed and...