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High leverage teaching practices for the UAE

High leverage practices are the building blocks of teaching. They are used constantly and are critical to helping students learn important content. These practices...

Kieron Peacock promotes happiness and excellence at TES Kuwait

"Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” - Peter DruckerBeing the leader of a successful school draws upon specialised expertise...

The value of mindfulness in the Middle East classroom

Mindfulness techniques can bring students a greater sense of calm, concentration, empathy and awareness. The practice can be described as bringing one’s full attention...

The top 5 pitfalls to avoid when opening a school in...

1. Do not over-promise and under-deliver.An easy mistake to make is to get carried away with your ideas, especially when you are speaking off-the-cuff....

Using the 4Cs to improve teacher performance

21st Century learning skills and Professional Learning Communities (PLC) are current buzzwords in education. Collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and communication are the foundations of...

Make education conferences fit for purpose

Valuable learning opportunities for educators are vital to ensuring continuing development. A well prepared and inspiring conference can go a long way to meeting...

Foster cultural diversity and tolerance in your school

If there is one thing that is most striking about the environment of schools in most parts of the Middle East, it is the...

Creating global learners using enquiry in the primary classroom

What is an enquiry-based approach to teaching? At the heart of enquiry is a good questionEnquiry-based teaching is a student-led approach that encourages learners to...

Richard Henwood reimagines mathematics to excite students

There is an undeniable push for educators in the UAE and globally to think outside the box in implementing, innovative and engaging activities inside...

Meet our writer Dr Jan L. Jones

I was extremely lucky to have a mom who encouraged me to stay in college and to take courses that I was passionate about....