Monday, 10 December 2018

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Every teacher is a language teacher, and so here are some useful ideas about how to help second language learners succeed, regardless of the subject being taught.

Whole Class Strategies to Support English Language Learners

Common False Cognates Between Portuguese and English

This video demonstrates the impact of project-based learning to develop students' team work, problem-solving and independence as well as how to promote the skills that they will need to in order to be successful in the 21st Century workplace. 

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Project Based Learning

Image result for EEFResearch from the Education Endowment Foundation found that the most important factor affecting secondary students’ science scores is their literacy levels. Weak literacy skills can affect how well a student is able to understand scientific vocabulary and to prepare scientific reports. Therefore, strategies that develop students’ reading comprehension could have a significant impact on their achievement in science.

Improving Secondary Science

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Internet Archive is an amazing non-profit online library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. You can borrow up to five books for fourteen days. Just sign up for free and begin searching. 

Internet Archive

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This excellent website contains thousands of historical film clips. 

Pathe News Archive for Free

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Tales Toolkit for Early Years teachers

Monday, 12 November 2018

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"It’s not the car you drive, or the job that you have, or the place you went to school. It’s relationships. And yet nothing in our education systems addresses that."


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As the UK government promotes the new English Baccalaureate, a leading surgeon sounds a warning note: 

The Crisis in Arts Education Damages Sciences too

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Planning for Continuous Provision in Reception and Infant One
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Lesson plans for teachers, certificates, posters and games for upper primary students to learn and play with an e-Safety theme.

Be Internet Legends

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Using Technology for Blended Learning

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The Dos and Don'ts of Classroom Decorations

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Five Must Watch Ted Talks for Teachers

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, ADHD is a problem for approximately nine percent of American children from ages of thirteen to eighteen, with boys being four times more at risk than girls. Here are 18 recommended strategies to help focus students who have ADHD.

Strategies to Help Students with ADHD