The Power of Positive Feedback In The Classroom

Positive Feedback In The Classroom

We all know the importance of feedback. It can make or break a situation and is no different in the classroom. Positive feedback is essential to create a productive and positive learning environment for students. But what exactly is positive feedback? And how can you use it effectively in your classroom? Keep reading to find … Read more

What Is Project-Based Learning?

Project-Based Learning

In recent years, project-based learning (PBL) has steadily gained traction in the educational arena. It provides teachers with an opportunity to break free from a tedious cycle of standardized testing prep and allows them to offer their students engaging, hands-on experiences. But what is PBL all about? Here’s an overview for those looking for more … Read more

How To Improve Diversity In Our Teaching

Improve Diversity In Our Teaching

As teachers, we are tasked with guiding the minds of our future generations, providing every student with an equal educational experience. Unfortunately, not all educational systems provide this opportunity equally across varying racial backgrounds. To promote true diversity in education – and support learners of every background and identity – we must also work to … Read more

What is a DBS Check?

What is a DBS Check?

Are you a teacher looking to take your career to the next level? Applying for DBS checks is essential in this process, but it can leave many people feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about what to do. Fortunately, resources are available to answer your questions and ensure you understand precisely how the DBS procedure works. This … Read more

What is Quality First Teaching?

Quality First Teaching

As a teacher, you always look for ways to improve your practice and ensure your students get the best education possible. Quality First Teaching is a research-based approach that provides all students with access to high-quality instruction. This blog post will take a closer look at what Quality First Teaching is and how it can … Read more

Retrieval Practice In Primary School

Retrieval Practice In Primary School

Retrieval practice is the act of remembering information without using any external resources. It was typically referred to as ‘the testing effect’, based on studies that showed tests and quizzes enhanced learning efficiency. Nevertheless, further investigation demonstrated that asking pupils to recall prior knowledge in whatever form produced a similar beneficial result – thus leading … Read more

How Can Schools Improve Attendance?

Improve Attendance

How can schools improve attendance? This is a question that many administrators, teachers, and parents are asking. While there is no silver bullet answer, there are some things that schools can do to help improve attendance. In this blog post, we’ll explore some research on this topic and offer practical suggestions for what schools can … Read more

Teachers’ Pay Scales Explained

Teachers' Pay Scales

Are you a teacher trying to figure out your salary? Do you want to know how much your peers are making? Read on to learn about teachers’ pay scales explained. Depending on experience, education, and location, salaries can vary greatly. Learn all about it here! Each year, the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) … Read more

How To Implement A Growth Mindset In Your School

Growth Mindset

A growth mindset is an essential tool for educators. It helps students to see their ability as something that can be developed rather than fixed. In a growth mindset, students understand that mistakes are part of learning and persevere in adversity. As teachers, we can help our students to develop a growth mindset by teaching … Read more

Learning to Learn: The 4 Rs

Learning to Learn

In a fast-paced world, it’s more important than ever for students to learn how to learn. We’re excited to share the 4 Rs of learning with you! These simple strategies can help your students become better learners so they can succeed in school and life. Stay tuned for more on the 4 Rs: reflectiveness, reciprocity, … Read more