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10 May 2017

Why Join Your School's PTA?

Parent Teacher Associations‭ (‬PTAs‭) ‬get a bad wrap in the media, with films depicting cliquey mums who run the‭ ‬‘club’‭ ‬of which your ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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09 May 2017

Supporting Your Child's Learning at Home 

Family involvement in children’s education has proven to have a positive impact on a student’s school life‭. ‬In ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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09 May 2017

5 Step Guide to Helping Students Stay Safe Online

It’s easy to forget that the internet is a public space and not just a place for you and your friends to chat and share pictures and videos‭. ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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08 May 2017

5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Calm During Year 6 SATs Week

It’s Year 6 SATs week which means students across the UK will sit down and put pen to paper to find out how well they’re performing across the ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

The Current State of E-Safety In Education

As technology becomes progressively more accessible to young people‭; ‬schools‭, ‬parents‭, ‬government organisations and charities nationwide ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

What to Look for in Software Support Packages

It’s fundamental that when looking at introducing a new software to your school that you take into account the level of ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Online Safety in School and a Secure Online Environment

With more students than ever gaining access to online learning platforms‭, ‬Ofsted are continually adapting their guidelines to include more ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

5 Key Student Study Habits

Good study habits are important for being a successful learner‭. ‬They help with motivation‭, ‬focus‭, ‬organisation‭, ‬time management‭ ‬and ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

The Benefits of Online Tutoring

When most people think of

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Debunking Tutoring Myths for Students

Tutoring is an easy way to get extra help when you need it‭. ‬Simple as that‭. ‬But even so‭, ‬there are a lot ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

How to Encourage Positive Parent Teacher Relationships

Building relationships with your students’‭ ‬parents lays the foundation for a successful home-school ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

A Teacher's Introduction to Social Media

To help you understand‭ ‬how you can use social media in the classroom‭, ‬we’ve written a guide‭ ‬explaining‭ ‬how you can introduce it into ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Time-Saving Guide for Marking

Marking students’‭ ‬work and providing them with feedback to relay to them how they are performing is crucial to ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Top 3‭ ‬Tips for Engaging Parents

When thinking of parental engagement in a child’s school life‭, ‬thoughts of Parents’‭ ‬Evening and phone calls ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

10 Time-Saving Teacher Hacks

Time constraints are a feature of most people’s day-to-day lives‭, ‬whether that be on a personal or ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Parents Guide to Surviving Parents' Evening 

Parents’‭ ‬evening can be a stressful event for teachers and parents alike‭. ‬According to a survey of 2,000‭ ‬school parents in the UK‭, ‬55%‭ ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

The Importance of Getting Girls into Tech

We are more connected than ever thanks to the likes of Facebook and ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

How Quality Assuring Homework Improves Education

When setting homework‭, ‬you want to make sure the tasks you are setting are of a

Author: Bethany Spencer