Teaching Tips

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.

work-life balance
How to Find a Work-Life Balance in Teaching. Finding a work-life balance is really hard in a career that can totally take over every waking (and some sleeping) moment of your life. It's not unusual for me to be marking/grading papers or planning schemes of work well into the night. I'm not the exception, this is normal for most of...
what to do in the summer
What to do in the Summer. The Teacher Balancing Act. Development and Planning Vs. Recharge. So your summer vacation/holiday is started or if you are in the UK it's 2 weeks away! But now teachers are wondering what to do in the summer.  Should you just relax and recharge? Should you catch up on development and plan for September? Or can...
teacherofsci
How to Use Amazon Echo in the Classroom. EdTech Brings Makes an Interactive Classroom. I love new ideas and I love new methods of getting student engagement, so when I saw one of my Instagram followers (link at the bottom of the page) put a post up about how to use Amazon Echo in the classroom I had to jump on...
questions from teachers
Questions from Teachers, You will benefit from these answers. Part 1. In my quest to help other teachers I decided to ask my Instagram followers if they had anything that they were struggling with. Below are the answers to the questions that I felt were most useful to most people. I have tagged the people who asked these questions, go...
Student engagement tips
Have Your Say. Student Engagement Tips. I while ago I published a post featuring my top 3 student engagement tips. The post initiated quite a few emails from readers giving me their top suggestions. So I figured that I'd follow that post up with a "Have Your Say" post.The reason I started this blog was (and remains to be) to...