IN THE CLASSROOM

Develop shared writing skills in young learners

As a literacy enthusiast, supporting young learners to become young writers is an immensely important and rewarding part of my role. Here are a few...

5 tips to help you keep your new school year resolutions

We do it every year. By the month of June before the current school year even ends, we begin to tell ourselves how we will...

Igniting students’ interest in Science

As science educators, we often aim to prepare “perfect science lessons”. However, this noble aim often eludes us. A lot of the times our...

Staying fit when it’s hot

Staying fit is a challenge for many persons especially when it is extremely hot. Whether you are living in the United Arab Emirates where the...

A Productive Classroom Is Possible

Trying to create the perfect classroom? One where students are engaged, prepared and collaborating on clearly defined tasks, but still differentiated according to ability...

Supporting your students during the Ramadan

Most people are already familiar with the word Ramadan. Being the 9th month of the Islamic calendar, it is the most special and revered month...

10 Ways to win over your students’ parents

When teaches are asked about their biggest communication challenges, parent communication often heads the list. Having positive, productive relationships with your students' parents can...

Why do teachers leave?

The United Arab Emirates’ educational system is becoming increasingly attractive to many educators who are interested in working abroad. The UAE offers many benefits...

Let your students surprise you

Teachers are generally known for two things: organisation and control. The fact is that, the more organised we are in the classroom the less...

A million ways to thank a teacher

As administrators, we become so caught up with the daily running of the school that we sometimes forget to show our appreciation to the people...