17 October 2016
“Science is about not believing what your teachers tell you”
Science is about not believing what your teachers tell you. While it might seem like a counter-intuitive stance, it’s all part of today’s lesson from Italian theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli in this Telegraph article. #getintoteaching
14 October 2016
English teacher explains why Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Read more @ TES
13 October 2016
Children inherit their intelligence from their mother not their father, say scientists
@charlottengland discusses the genetics of inheriting intelligence in The Independent. Read more…
11 October 2016
The Prevent Duty and the wider safeguarding agenda
This Kent County Council website gives education professionals information and guidance
10 October 2016
More men needed in teaching…
England's classrooms need more male teachers, an education charity says, as government figures show a continued gender gap in the profession. Read more…
9 October 2016
Teaching children to understand how they are feeling is key
How emotion coaching brings out the best in children
7 October 2016
Teenagers’ brain connections ‘make them learn differently’
The BBC reports on a study that set out to test whether adolescents' typical reward-seeking behaviour could also make them better at learning from good or bad outcomes.
6 October 2016
Who are the best loved teachers from books, film and television?
"Inspirational teachers change lives and develop minds by opening their pupils’ eyes up to the world. It matters more than ever that our young people have the knowledge, skills and outlook they’ll need in the increasingly international world of work – and great teachers are an essential part of that. However I’m sure that plenty of teachers sometimes wish they had Dumbledore’s magical powers."
6 October 2016
Getting to know your pupils
There are a number of ways to develop a working relationship with your pupils with SEND, writes the TES SEND specialist – but why not try the simplest: teach them!
5 October 2016
It’s World Teachers Day!
This year's theme is "Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status".
One teacher has penned a letter to his class about their love of reading - and it’s gone viral
7 February 2017
Children at an East Midlands primary school are being encouraged to wear slippers in class.
3 February 2017