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10 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Teachers
By Bethany Spencer on June 21, 2017

For some celebrities it seems as though teaching was a stepping stone in their career to stardom, with many of them spending time at the front of the class before they were famous.

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teachers, Education, Blog, social media, teaching and learning

Using Social Media in the Classroom
By Naimish Gohil on May 17, 2017

The impact of social media is undisputed, the simple use of a hashtag can start a movement and the simple act of sharing a status update or picture can reach millions of people from...

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teachers, guide, tutoring, online tutoring, Students & Parents, tutors, student engagement, student independence, Teacher Resources, Student & Parent Resources

Debunking Tutoring Myths for Students
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

Tutoring is an easy way to get extra help when you need it‭. ‬Simple as that‭. ‬But even so‭, ‬there are a lot of myths and misconceptions surrounding tutoring about how it isn’t‭...

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teachers, Blog, guide, parental engagement, parent teacher relationships, Teacher Resources

How to Enforce Positive Parent Teacher Relationships
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

Building relationships with your students’‭ ‬parents lays the foundation for a successful home-school partnership‭. ‬By interacting with parents and providing feedback on their child’s...

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Time-Saving Guide for Marking
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

Marking students’‭ ‬work and providing them with feedback to relay to them how they are performing is crucial to their own personal development‭. ‬It‭ ‬also lets them know how they can...

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SLT, teachers, parental engagement, Teacher Resources, SLT Resources

Top 3‭ ‬Tips for Engaging Parents
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

When thinking of parental engagement in a child’s school life‭, ‬thoughts of Parents’‭ ‬Evening and phone calls home may spring to mind‭. ‬Sometimes we have parents coming along to trips...

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Saving Time, teachers, time management, guide, time saving, Teacher Resources

10 Time-Saving Teacher Hacks
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

Time constraints are a feature of most people’s day-to-day lives‭, ‬whether that be on a personal or professional level‭. ‬We can all benefit from more effectively managing our time‭,...

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teachers, Students, Blog, guide, STEM, tech, Girls, Network Managers, Teacher Resources, Network Manager Resources

Getting Girls into Tech
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

We are more connected than ever thanks to the likes of Facebook and Skype‭, ‬and continue to develop digital solutions to streamline our lives‭. ‬Advances in computer technologies have...

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teachers, Revision, Blog, exam, tutors

5 GCSE Revision Tips to Get you Exam Ready
By Erin Anderson on May 3, 2017

We’re in the midst of the Summer Term for schools and for many that means the dreaded GCSE exam period. It’s a time that can be filled with confidence and self-assuredness, but it’s also...

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teachers, Homework, Blog

The Hard Hitting Result of the 2017 Teaching Crisis
By Naimish Gohil on April 4, 2017

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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teachers, Students, Guest Blog, teaching, evaluation

Can Pupils Objectively Judge the Quality of Teaching?
By The Educator on November 28, 2016

This week's Guest Blog is by The Educator. The Educator Blog is a blog specifically for teachers, all our blogs are written by teachers for teachers, we also offer the latest news,...

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teachers, parents, Students, Blog, children, abuse in the classroom

Handling Teacher Abuse in the Classroom
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on March 18, 2016

Teacher abuse is something that we never quite think of or even acknowledge that it actually happens.

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School, teachers, Students, Blog, mental health, bbc

Bringing Attention to Mental Health in Schools
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on March 11, 2016

The importance of recognising mental heath in schools and how students can be supported.

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School, teachers, Bullying, parents, Blog, children, anti-bullying

What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied at School
By Bethany Spencer on November 20, 2015

Satchel looks at what measures can be taken if your child is being bullied at school.

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School, teachers, parents, Students, Blog, anti-bullying

Anti-Bullying Week #MakeANoise
By Bethany Spencer on November 16, 2015

How to overcome bullying with help, support and advice, and a focus on the hasgtag #makeanoise

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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 - students can take hold of the reins of their education.

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gcse, teachers, Students, Blog, results

Life After Your GCSE Results
By Bethany Spencer on August 20, 2015

Today’s the day - results are in, and across the country thousands upon thousands of 16 year olds are receiving the news that they feel may determine the rest of their lives (spoiler...

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teachers, Blog, teaching, time, gained time

How to Take Advantage of Your “Gained Time”
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on May 21, 2015

When students go off for study leave, teachers pick up 'gained time'. We explore the best ways to utilise this time.

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