A beginner’s guide to: Professor Barak Rosenshine

Best known for: Rosenshine's research has contributed significantly to understanding the effectiveness of various instructional methods, which culminated in his identification of 10 principles of effective instruction. Quick facts: Born: 1930, Chicago, Illinois Deceased: May 2017, Urbana, Illinois Nationality: American Where did he w...
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A beginner's guide to Professor John Hattie

Don't miss Professor @john_hattie of #VisibleLearning fame during a webinar entitled 'Collective Efficacy or Individual Ineffectiveness - part of the #sparkingconversations series with #BTSSparkUS and #BTSSparkCARegistration will allow access to the recording if you're in the UK and it's past your bedtime ☺  https://btsspark.info/johnhattie&nb...
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6 scientifically proven work-life balance tips for teachers

Teaching naturally attracts conscientious people. That's not to say that teachers are saints, but they often have a tendency to put others' needs before their own. And when you are caught up in the daily bustle of school and home life, it is easy to get overwhelmed. The enormous workload of the job is also a factor. The latest government survey [pd...
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Guest — Aniyah Berger
Love this! Thank you for sharing!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 21:09
Guest — Nathalie Argueles
Is this a blog series? If not, it should be. I would love to read the next installment on this subject.
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 03:45
John Socha
I saw the title, then eagerly read through the list. These weren't just tips but 'scientifically proven', so what's not to like. ... Read More
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 17:59
Guest — K
I like some of these ideas. However, putting off any tasks only allows them to pile up on top of those of the next or subsequent d... Read More
Saturday, 20 May 2017 10:36
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10 top tips to help teachers survive report-writing season

Your son is a saint – unfortunately the saint I refer to is the patron saint of fools Anon ​You've marked your last assessment, planned your final lessons and you can nearly feel the drink in your hand and the sun on your back. The only thing standing between you and your summer holiday? A mountain of reports to write. Here, we ask teachers to...
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First of all, you need to know what midpoint is. In geometry, the midpoint of a line segment can be defined as a point on a line s... Read More
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A beginner’s guide to: Katharine Birbalsingh

Best known for: Appointed Chair of the Social Mobility Commission in October 2021, Katharine Birbalsingh first shot to fame following a speech she delivered at the 2010 Conservative Party Conference. Her heated rhetoric drew a lot of abuse on social media, and the nature of her sentiment apparently led the governors of the school she was ...
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Time for an update. Michaela just got nothing less than spectacular GCSE results. They would be spectacular for a normal public sc... Read More
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