It’s coming round to that time of year for New Years Resolutions which valiantly struggle on till late January only to be submerged under a pile of marking and admin. But if we’re looking at how to make a permanent shift in 2012, I couldn’t help but wonder if it wasn’t as important to make […]
Arguably, teachers present for a living, but take them out of the confines of the classroom, some find it a difficult – even harrowing – experience. So if you’ve got to lead CPD at your next staff meeting or make a presentation to parents that you’re dreading – here are some useful tips to help […]
Make maths fun with these online maths games – parents and teachers will find these a great way to increase kids enthusiasm about maths learning.
We all have a personal learning network or PLN. Even if we’ve not reached the dizzy heights of Twitter and the like our PLN is all around us every day. It’s the people that we work with and exchange ideas with. Traditionally our PLN wouldn’t have reached very far beyond the staffroom, but these days […]
Simple but effective ideas for ensuring you run a training session that engages your colleagues and has an impact on their working practice.
This year Easter has fallen late and although most of us are finally back at school now, many of us are looking a very short half term with as little as four weeks until Easter Half Term. It hardly feels like enough time to achieve anything much does it? But instead of resigning ourselves to […]
Ten tips on how to create the climate in which motivation can flourish
Teachers and support staff, maximise the effectiveness of your verbal communications with your colleagues in school.
The key elements of outstanding lessons are outlined so you can incorporate them into your lessons
Meetings are an unavoidable part of school life. Boring, lengthy, unproductive meetings are not.