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How to Support EAL Pupils

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Implementing the right support for EAL pupils can seem tricky but it can actually be easier than you think. I fondly remember the experience of teaching for the first time […]

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4 Easy Ways to Get Learners to Think

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Capable pupils can quickly get bored. Teachers need a repertoire of strategies to engage all learners and to ensure that learners’ ‘higher order’ thinking skills are developed.  Here’s four easy […]

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Ideas for Teaching Music at KS2

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Teaching music at any key stage is challenging. Specialists may find their school’s resources outdated. Non-specialists may flounder as they lack the subject knowledge and related pedagogy to teach music […]

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Easy Ways to Use Teaching Assistants More Effectively

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Getting the most Out of your teaching assistant Teaching Assistants (TAs) are amongst the most valuable resources school have within their armouries. As a former teaching assistant turned teacher, I […]

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Becoming a Private Tutor

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Let’s face it. Teaching is not a job that pays high salaries unless you get to the top of the education game. Many classroom teachers, frustrated by the absence of […]

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Podcast – Ep 1 – Story Time

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Hello! Welcome to episode 1 of the Songs for Teaching podcast. In this episode, I share with you a delightful oral story that children in KS1 love to hear. I […]

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