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Ideas for reducing screen-time

24 May 2017

Following her focus last time on the concerns about the impact of high amounts of screen-time on young people, Karen Sullivan looks at some solutions

Exam season and wellbeing support

17 May 2017

As exam season is now under way, Laura Ralph looks at how schools can support pupils who are feeling the pressure around their assessments

Ideas for effective differentiation

10 May 2017

How do you teach a mixed-ability class effectively? Helen Webb offers some practical advice and ideas to help achieve effective differentiation in your classroom

Is there creativity in your classroom?

3 May 2017

Creativity is not just for art, music or after-school clubs. Teacher Martin Matthews explains how we must all try to bring creativity into our classrooms – no matter what the subject (or the ...

Schools that succeed with disadvantaged pupils

26 April 2017

On his retirement, former head of Harrow Barnaby Lenon went on a tour of schools in England that achieve outstanding results, in many cases with disadvantaged pupils. He has written a book about the ...

Teaching practice: Sixth form & post-16

19 April 2017

Do children and adults learn differently? Matt Bromley finishes his teaching practice series with a look at pedagogy in the post-16 classroom

Developing a mentoring programme

29 March 2017

Mentoring is a popular intervention in schools. Stephanie George looks at mentoring as an intervention and asks what we mean by effective mentoring practice

Teaching practice: Revision

29 March 2017

Our teaching practice series now turns its attention to exam preparation and how we can help to make revision more effective for students. Matt Bromley explains

What’s so bad about the new exams?

29 March 2017

Paul Gammans has a secret. He likes exams. He argues here for a positive approach to the new terminal examination system and offers some tips on how to structure your curriculum and support students’ ...

Teaching practice: Lower-performing students

22 March 2017

All teachers will have lower-performing students in their classroom. Matt Bromley looks at some effective teaching strategies – and some approaches we should perhaps avoid

Case study: Driving progress in MFL

15 March 2017

Lead practitioner Anna Pethybridge discusses her school’s work to drive up progress in MFL, including a focus on teaching and learning and effective staff deployment

Teaching practice: Disaffected students

15 March 2017

Just how should you approach the teaching of disaffected students? Matt Bromley continues his teaching practice series with advice on reaching and motivating the disengaged

Teaching practice: Small group work

8 March 2017

The next article in our teaching practice series focuses on small group teaching and how we can motivate students to learn. Matt Bromley advises

Teaching practice: The lecture

1 March 2017

Learning at large? It may be unloved and even considered by some unethical, but the lecture still has a role to play. Matt Bromley continues his teaching practice series with a look at how to make a ...

Teaching practice: Socratic seminars

8 February 2017

Our teaching practice series continues, as does our focus on dialogic questioning. Expert Matt Bromley discusses the teacher’s role in using the six Socratic questions and looks at Socratic seminars ...

Teaching practice: Dialogic questioning

1 February 2017

Our series on teaching practice turns its attention to dialogic teaching and dialogic questions, which are at the heart of education and learning. Matt Bromley explains

Teaching practice: Hinge questions

25 January 2017

Oil the hinge! Continuing his series on teaching practice, Matt Bromley now looks at how to make multiple-choice, hinge questions work in your classroom and your teaching

Teaching practice: Explanations and modelling

18 January 2017

In the first of a new series of articles, due to run over the next two terms, Matt Bromley will be dissecting, explaining and offering advice and tips on key aspects of teaching practice. He begins ...

Pupil Premium: Extra tuition interventions

11 January 2017

Using extra tuition is an effective way of supporting Pupil Premium and other students at risk of falling behind. David Rowan-Robinson explains how his school has implemented this approach

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