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teachers, Homework, Blog

The Hard Hitting Result of the 2019 Teaching Crisis
By Naimish Gohil on February 28, 2019

It’s long been known that teachers are overworked and the burden of admin and excessive workload is impactful to their lives, both mentally and physically. Today’s Metro headline...

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Homework, Blog

In Favour of Homework
By Bethany Spencer on September 26, 2018

It wouldn’t be a new academic year without a rowdy Twitter homework debate would it? This time it was a former professional footballer and TV presenter villain discussing whether or not...

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Homework, Blog, Differentiated Homework

Differentiated Homework: What it is, Benefits and How to Apply
By Bethany Spencer on April 17, 2018

Differentiated instruction in education has been a practice which schools and educators have been embracing since the 1960s. The concept of differentiated instruction was born from the...

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Homework, Blog

What is the Wider Purpose of Homework? 
By Bethany Spencer on March 7, 2018

Homework has more of an impact on students than just helping improve their academic achievement. Studies have shown that regular homework can improve a multitude of life skills, from...

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Homework, Blog

The 5 Metrics You Need to Know for Tracking Effective Homework
By Bethany Spencer on March 5, 2018

As a teacher, setting effective homework is only half the battle, getting your students to actually complete it is the other. Ensuring the work you set is effective will heighten your...

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Homework, Blog

What Makes a Good Piece of Homework?
By Bethany Spencer on March 5, 2018

The completion of homework has long been linked to higher academic achievement in secondary school students. However, in order to see the real value of homework, the work set must be...

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Homework is a Global Issue
By Naimish Gohil on January 15, 2018

Homework is a universal concept that transcends countries and languages - regardless of nationality, race or religion, it is something that affects everyone and that everyone can relate...

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Homework, homework policy, Parental Involvement

Increase Parental Involvement in Homework with Your Homework Policy
By Bethany Spencer on November 29, 2017

Homework can create a sense of tension at home for a number of reasons - tasks are set inconsistently, completing homework is always left to the last minute and children seemingly never...

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Benefits of Homework, Homework, Blog, homework debate

Research into the Importance of Homework
By Bethany Spencer on May 15, 2017

Homework as a concept has been around for hundreds of years, and today is considered the norm for modern schools. At secondary level, schools set regular homework via a whole-school...

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Homework, Blog, guide, Parental Engagement, Parental Involvement, Student & Parent Resources

Supporting Your Child's Learning at Home 
By Bethany Spencer on May 9, 2017

Family involvement in children’s education has proven to have a positive impact on a student’s school life‭. ‬In Britain‭, ‬studies have identified that students who are regularly...

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SLT, Homework, Blog, guide, Tracking & Monitoring, Quality Assurance, SLT Resources

How Quality Assuring Homework Improves Education
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

When setting homework‭, ‬you want to make sure the tasks you are setting are of a high quality‭. ‬You want it to be engaging‭, ‬thought provoking‭, ‬and you want both your students to...

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Homework, Blog, homework debate

Why Homework is Worthwhile
By Naimish Gohil on November 14, 2016

Yet again, we find ourselves in another heated homework debate. It’s almost impossible to scroll through social media without stumbling across an angry article that points the finger of...

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Autonomous learning, teachers, parents, Homework, Students, Blog

How Homework Can Contribute Towards Autonomous Learning
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on September 7, 2015

Homework is a form of independent learning that allows students to take hold of the reins of their education.

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Technology, parents, Homework, Education, Guest Blog, Parental Engagement

Parenting Pressures & Technology's Role in Education
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on June 30, 2015

Caroline Gallagher looks at the pressures of parenting and the role of technology in education.

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Tips for Teaching Schools to Effectively Share Best Practice
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on May 22, 2015

Teaching Schools can be role models for neighbouring schools to share their knowledge on sharing best practice for teaching and learning. Teaching Schools are schools with the Ofsted...

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Tips & Tricks, parents, Homework, Blog, Parental Involvement

6 Tips to Help Your Child with Their Homework
By Bethany Spencer on May 7, 2015

It's crucial for parents to be involved and engaged in their child's school life, particularly the homework process. School can generate a lot of stress and anxiety in students and this...

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Homework, Blog, online, e learning

How to Adapt Learning Materials for Online Use
By Louise Raw on November 6, 2014

As an infinite universe of information, the internet is a pretty good place to find educational resources. However, with so much content to sift through, it can be extremely time...

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parents, Homework, Blog, Parental Engagement

How to Engage Challenging Parents with Homework
By Louise Raw on October 2, 2014

Parents lead busy lives and can be hard to reach in the best of times, let alone when it comes to homework. We've shared some top tips on how you can engage the harder to reach parents...

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