These might not be free resources for download, but these are my simple strategies for how I lesson plan effectively. I hope they help! … More Simple strategies for effective lesson planning
Here’s how I applied, interviewed, and coped with rejection from the number one University in the world. … More Coping with rejection from University of Oxford
Let’s fast forward to early 2021, and I’ve already exceeded last year’s total, well on the way to exceeding this year’s goal. What’s my secret for making so much reading progress this year? … More The Joy of Speed Listening | Productivity Hacks
Turning on your webcam, staring at your screen and inviting parents into your home can be daunting, even if it is done.
But, you know what? None of that is true. Here’s how I delivered not one, but TWO parent’s evenings from the comfort of home – and why it went way smoother than I ever expected. … More How I delivered parent’s evening…from home?
Here are the key messages from Bruce’s text that stood out to me, which you could bring into the classroom this term if we ever hope to close the word gap. … More Lindsay Bruce’s activities for closing the word gap | Book Club
What an unusual first term we had before Christmas! I don’t know about you, but I felt knackered. I’ve been told that the autumn term is always the hardest, and I don’t doubt it. Lots of experienced teachers echoed that it was likely the hardest September-December they’d ever faced so, whether you’re training, a veteran … More Placement #2: Hitting the Ground Running | PGCE: Day in the Life
How are you going to celebrate doing so well to make it this far in the academic year? And what’s the best way to celebrate Christmas as a teacher? This is what I’ll be doing over the next fortnight: … More Christmas as a teacher: Step-by-step | Day in the life
[4-minute read] I turn 24-years-old in two days…I’ve decided to reflect on my whole life up to this point, narrowing the scope down a highlight, a change, and something to be excited for. … More Reflecting on 24 birthdays | Deep Dive
[3-minute read] “My first few days on placement were just as busy as they were at Uni, but just as fun. Here’s a run-down of how they went.” … More First days on placement | PGCE: Day in the life
[4-minute read] “Here’s what to expect from the first four weeks of a (normal) PGCE training year.” … More What to expect from the first four weeks | PGCE: Day in the Life