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Teaching Children with Autism - Classroom Tips
Teaching Children with Autism - Classroom Tips
Having over 20 years of teaching experience and coming from a family of teachers, Emma filled this blog with practical suggestions for teachers who are struggling with delivering curriculum to autistic students. When I first started teaching more than twenty years ago, autism was hardly recognised, and specialist teachers were trained to support children that were identified with having autistic
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18/04/18
5 Tips for Tackling Cyber Bullying
5 Tips for Tackling Cyber Bullying
Our blogger Ray thinks that teachers should keep up-to-date with the newest technology and how it could be used to intimidate, manipulate and coerce others. Therefore, he offers some background information to social media and tips on tackling the biggest issues. Teachers should be aware of different social media platforms and how they are used. These are the most popular ones: Facebook: A
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10/04/18
What Is ASD and How Can I Help ASD Students in my Classroom?
What Is ASD and How Can I Help ASD Students in my Classroom?
Ray has classroom and personal experience with autistic children. During this year's World Autism Awareness Week Ray decided to share his brief explanation of ASD and some important classroom techniques. ‘If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism’ - Professor Stephen Shore ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, has many common characteristics but ca
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27/03/18
Teacher's Travel Blog - Schools in Nepal
Teacher's Travel Blog - Schools in Nepal
You might have read a travel blog from our drama teacher Paul, who decided to quit his responsibilities for 6 months and go on an exciting journey to Asia. Here is his interesting entry from a school visits in Nepal. Is good schooling in Nepal ‘the preserve of the rich, or at least in the capital; Kathmandu’ ? So says our guide Dawa. ‘Most state schools are poorly run and priva
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21/03/18
Engage Children with These 5 English Tasks
Engage Children with These 5 English Tasks
Last week our primary teacher Jo presented 5 Emergency Maths Tasks. This week she shares 5 English Tasks to try in your class."Remember, find some whiteboards and pens, or scrap paper and felt tips. You will need something to write on that the children can see. Children love sharing their work, so particularly with 3,4 and 5, take breaks by asking volunteers to read out what they have done so fa
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15/03/18
5 Emergency Tasks - Maths
5 Emergency Tasks - Maths
Jo Teage kindly put together a list of maths tasks which you can use in case of emergency!'You turn up in good time for your day’s assignment. Great – the teacher you’re covering has left everything you need on the computer, and after fifteen minutes, you find someone who knows the password! You’re all set. You are trying to access the lessons when the news arrive. The n
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08/03/18
Improve Your Mental Health in 3 Steps
Improve Your Mental Health in 3 Steps
Having had a first-hand experience of work related stress; Mrs Williams understands the challenges that teachers face. According to a recent article in the Independent, studies have shown that over half of the teachers in the UK have experienced a mental health issue which has been directly linked to excessive workloads. Teachers' work and private life often merge into one and by the time the ho
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01/03/18
Daily Supply: A Blessing or a Curse?
Daily Supply: A Blessing or a Curse?
After many years teaching in FE colleges in London, Mrs Williams was convinced that she was ready to take the plunge and jump ship. However, before making any drastic career changes she gave supply teaching a try.In reality, I was not ready to turn my back on teaching for good, since the passion for being in the classroom still ran through my veins. So with QTLS under my belt off I went into the
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21/02/18
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