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  • Parents, Are We Preparing Our Kids for College Properly?

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    It is a nerve-wracking experience. One of the most stressful times any parent will face. Your child is soon graduating high school and will be attending college in the very near future. Ensuring that your kid is ready is sort of like cramming for a test at the last moment. You want to cover the...

  • Why Those in Education Must Invest in Chromebooks

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    When schools started originally eyeing steps to move towards the one to one (1:1) computer initiative about a decade or so ago, they were interested in having technology available for everyone. It was the goal of having one computer device available for every student that was in the school. This...

  • How to Engage Reluctant Learners

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    Whether you teach in elementary, middle or a high school, you will always find some reluctant learners that are difficult to reach. No matter the subject or how you present it, there are students that just do not want to be fully engaged in the classroom. However, don’t give up hope just yet....

  • What Does Teaching Mean to You?

    By Alan Peters, 24 Jan 2020

    What teaching means to most practitioners is a chance to make a difference, a love of working with young people and a job which offers infinite variety.  A career can potentially last for more than forty years (scary); in all likelihood no two days in that time are completely the same. ...

  • What do pupils want from teachers?

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    If you were to ask pupils up and down the country what they want from their teachers, or even - What do you think makes a good teacher? – you would get some pretty similar responses. This would be regardless of class, creed or location. Why? Because, deep down, pupils want very similar...

  • How to tackle low level disruption

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    The term ‘low level disruption’ is something of a misnomer. It suggests that it’s not particularly significant, or merely something of low importance. Of course, it is far from that. In fact, low level disruption can be extremely destructive. It doesn’t mean chairs flying through the air in a...

  • How to be an outstanding NQT

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    Indeed, you can become an outstanding NQT if you bear a few things in mind. These days there are many routes into teaching, but let’s look at one of the most popular – the PGCE. Now, this may not be what you want to hear, but if you thought the PGCE year was difficult, wait until you get to the...

  • Is failure the secret to success for pupils?

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    Convincing pupils that failure is the secret to success can be a tough ask… It’s not a ground-breaking statement or anything new at all to suggest that people need to fail to succeed. It’s the stuff of motivational quotes and speeches - a staple ingredient, in fact. The notion that to be...

  • How to use project based learning?

    By Alan Peters, 24 Jan 2020

    Project based learning.  How can we use project based learning, and indeed, should we? What is Project Based Learning? The Buck Institute for Learning is an American Teacher Support organisation.  It describes Project based learning as something which: ‘… prepares...

  • What Makes a Good School?

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    When parents are looking for a change and considering moving, they always try to find an area that has a good school for their kids. But what constitutes a “good school”? Parents don’t often have a guideline in mind when determining which school is better than the other. However, they should look...