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The way you go about organising & structuring your teaching affects how well your students behave. In this article, you will find 5 critical tactics you can
As a new teacher, your 1st day with your own class is exciting, nerve-racking, and incredibly important. Here are 10 things you must know before that day.
John Hattie calls on teachers to ‘know thy impact’, but what does this mean? Discover 3 steps that will help you know the impact you have on your students.
Homework is the bane of many people’s lives. Teachers hate setting it, let alone marking it Students hate doing it Parents hate ensuring it done (and trying to work out what it is that the teacher really wants) So why do we bother? Let’s have a look. Homework or No Homework Most schools require teachers […]
Teaching fractions is critical. Yet, students often struggle to master the concept of fractions. You can help these students by using the conceptual change process. Mastery of fractions is one of the strongest predictors of success in high-school mathematics and helps in areas such as algebra. Therefore, it is vital that your students understand fractions. Common Errors Errors occur at the surface level. Common errors include: Adding (or subtracting) […]
Today, we know quite a lot about how our emotions work. Emotionally intelligent teaching involves using this insight in intelligent ways.
The conceptual change process is powerful. But what does involve? And, how and when should you use it. This article outlines the 4 step process.
You may have heard about deliberate practice and the high impact it has on student achievement. But what does it involve? And should you make use of it?
In 2009, John Hattie published his landmark book Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. He soon became known as the go-to-guru for all things education. But what does it all mean for classroom teachers and school leaders? The answer, quite a lot – but you need to be careful. […]