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What I miss most about the classroom.

It has been over 8 years since I last led a classroom unless you count the lesson I delivered on our trip to India in 2016. Having worked in many different environments with the majority being in an open office, there are a number of experiences that I miss, that only a teacher would know…

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Winter in London

It is clear now that winter is definitely creeping in, it is dark in the morning and dark in the evening and the layers are being piled on. If you like me are from the southern hemisphere, then a winter Christmas always seems odd but not to worry there are plenty of things to get…

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10 Tips for Newly Qualified Teachers

Take these bits of advice from someone who learns each and every lesson the hard way. Make the kids do it! Wall displays, IT set up, handing out and collecting resources… you’ll feel tempted to do it all yourself. Don’t! You’ll be pleasantly surprised that students will genuinely want to demonstrate their responsibility so let…

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Finding your teacher-life balance

It’s not uncommon for a teacher to be in high stress mode at the beginning of the academic year. The first week is a shock to the system after a long break, and then soon enough you forget that you even had a break  at all. You may be weeding your way through the chaos of…

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