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25 educational projects to try during the shutdown

In these unprecedented times, our students and our own children will be spending more time than ever…

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How to timetable home learning while schools are shut

We’ve all seen the posts on social media: suddenly, millions of parents are finding themselves in charge of their children’s daily education and…

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Your Step-by-Step Behaviour Management Guide for Dealing with a Student who Just Won’t Follow Instructions

“No, I won’t.” It’s the stuff of teachers’ anxiety nightmares. You’ve arrived in the classroom, nothing is planned, the books have gone…

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How to Become a Reading Role Model in Primary School

Do the children see you as a reader, a teacher or both? Do they know anything about your habits, interests, likes and dislikes as a reader? Although…

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6 Ways to Teach with Smarties Across the Primary Curriculum

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably made use of Smarties in your maths lessons over the years. There seems to be lots of sweetie-related…

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3 15-Minute STEM Activities to Inspire Young Learners

1 | Paper plane bullseye Fold a sheet of paper to create a plane. Place a short-range target 5m away and a long-range one 10m away. Begin testing your…

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Natasha Devon – “Let’s focus on what we’re able to control”

Back in the relatively blissful days of 2019, burgeoning mental and emotional health issues amongst 10- to 25-year-olds caused bafflement in certain…

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