Teacher Tips

Most of our consultants are in fact qualified teachers, many of which like you came from Canada, Australia and New-Zealand. Because they know what it’s like to be a teacher in the UK they write tips, tricks and publish useful information for any teacher.

YouTube channels for teachers

Our favorite YouTube channels for teachers   There are literally hundreds of YouTube channels for teachers at the moment with many more starting up. We thought to make your life easier, we would cull the massive list for you. Here are top 7 YouTube channels for you to explore:   Gerry Brooks Gerry Brooks is…

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Fitting in Fitness as a Teacher

Being a teacher and staying fit can be a difficult task to do and often when you start teaching your usual workout schedule gets thrown out the window to make time for new priorities, such as marking papers. So if you’re struggling to find the perfect balance between work, being social and exercising, here are…

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Mental Health and Wellbeing series – Teachers

Last week we posted the first in our Mental Health and Wellbeing series. This was primarily focussed on children in the classroom, however mental health does not discriminate and adults are just as affected. The world health organisation definition is as follows: “Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual…

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health and wellbeing are popular topics of discussion in staffrooms across the UK. There is little wonder why this is the case, with 1 in 10 children according to mentalhealth.org.uk being affected by these issues. Adults are not far behind, with the stats showing an increase year on year. Schools now need to develop…

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Become a reflective practitioner

Why becoming a reflective practitioner will change your teaching and build confidence: What does it mean to be a reflective practitioner? Before diving into the definition, let’s look at the purpose. In almost every profession, building the habits that support bringing awareness into your performance will elevate your skillset both professionally and personally Without awareness…

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10 Online Educational Tools That Teachers Love Using

The top 10 online educational tools as voted by our teachers! 1 Canvas This online tool is a learning management platform which gives schools the ability to work on and expand their digital learning environment. Canvas is able to simplify teaching and learning for both the students and the teacher making them more connected. LINK:…

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Six Simple Ways to De-Stress this Summer Holiday

The Summer holidays are almost here, but for some of us getting into the holiday mode is not that easy. Often teachers will be already stressing about the next term, their student’s grades and lesson plans instead of relaxing and enjoying being on holiday. While it is important to be prepared for the new school…

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Fitting in Fitness as a Teacher

Being a teacher and staying fit can be a difficult task to do and often when you start teaching your usual workout schedule gets thrown out the window to make time for new priorities, such as marking papers. So if you’re struggling to find the perfect balance between work, being social and exercising, here are…

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Master a Staycation this Summer

Summer is here and you haven’t had a proper vacation in months, but maybe this year you are not going to go abroad on vacation. While traveling to an exotic island seems like the perfect vacation, the truth is that this time of the year is the perfect time to stay at home and just…

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5 Tips to Make Marking Papers Easier

Marking papers is beneficial in communicating with the students what they have done right and what they need to improve on, but it is not an easy task to do. Below are 5 tips to make marking papers easier.   1 Margin Marking Writing comments on top of the student’s work can get very confusing,…

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