Wet playtimes and lunchtimes are always a bit of a challenge – so does it help if you have a box of games and comics that the children can use?
Creating an NQT portfolio for interview – just what should you include, what do you leave out and “is there really any need for one anyway?”
It shouldn’t be a problem but it often is….so just where should we be storing all these piles of exercise books – here’s some pros and cons.
It’s always a conundrum 1/2 term…can we really relax and get a break or is it just extra catch up and preparation?
How do we build this vital personal trait in our classrooms?
At some point or other in our career we will all have to deal with aggressive and upset parents. For the purposes of this article let’s consider how you, as a class teacher can best handle things.
Whatever we have been teaching and no matter which day it is, we can often find that we have a spare few minutes to fill – here’s a few thoughts on how you may wish to use them.
Amidst all the demands of an overloaded curriculum do we really have time to actually listen to our children?
It is just 4 short words, but this brief question strikes right to the heart of all that you do – so why should it be so hard to answer?
Is teaching really a job that we can enjoy or should we be able to enjoy? Many would say yes but growing numbers are now saying no….so if you find yourself increasingly in the latter category, just what can you do about it?