SHARING GOOD PRACTICE

Five Prophecies about the Future of Schooling

  One of the greatest challenges for Education in the Twenty-first Century is that there is an ever-increasing divide between the demand for learning and...

What Makes a Good Guided Reading Text for Early Readers?

Reading experiences in the first few years of schooling are key to future successes.  Guided reading is one possible whole-school strategy to ensure positive...

7 Literacy strategies to abandon now

Ensuring our students read every day can be a stretch, and making sure that their reading is meaningful and relevant to the curriculum can...

Who is teaching the ‘technosphere cleaners’ and ‘cloud pilots’?

My last article explored a few ideas about changing the education status quo. I suggested that most school improvement approaches, based on self-evaluation (looking...

5 Myths About Teaching Learners With Special Educational Needs

Do you have learners with special educational needs (SENs) in your class? Have you had any training for teaching these learners? Probably not.Global governments...

Why Every Teacher Should Start A Classroom Blog

It seems like every time we turn around lately, there is another piece of useful educational technology pushing its way into the classroom. A...

Key ways to develop empathy in your students

Superficial associations via social media are gradually replacing deep personalised connections between human beings. As a result, we see children growing up rich in...

How happy is your school?

What can we do to make our schools happier places? is having a happy school really important? Much has been written recently about the overload...

Help gifted and talented students with technology

Extending students in lessons requires thought; ensuring they apply and transfer their learning in a variety of ways can often require more. Students who...

10 Things you shouldn’t do when your school is being inspected

It’s hard to forget what we were doing when we received notification of our school’s inspection, isn’t it? That’s probably because, no matter how...