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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
What Does it Take to Pack Your Bags and Travel?
What Does it Take to Pack Your Bags and Travel?
Paul is our adventurous teacher, who decided to quit his responsibilities for 6 months and go on an exciting journey with his girlfriend Helen.Today, Tuesday 30th January 2018, me and my girlfriend life team mate partner Helen fly to Kathmandu, Nepal. This marks the start of a six month journey taking in ten countries, fifteen flights, some boats, trains, rickshaws, tuk-tuks, and more; and plenty
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14/02/18
YouTube Resources for Primary Teachers
YouTube Resources for Primary Teachers
"YouTube can be a fantastic educational tool! YouTube videos can help support a topic, by providing interesting background music, or be a springboard for a one-off lesson when you unexpectedly need to fill in a gap. Other videos might be useful for a novelty warm-up, or ‘brain break’. This list should save you countless hours and give you the opportunity to provide something fun and
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07/02/18
Story Writing Skills: Lesson Plan
Story Writing Skills: Lesson Plan
"Do stories! Go bananas!" Emma created this lesson plan to encourage everyone to explore story writing with their students. SUBJECTEnglish YEAR GROUPKey Stage 1/2 TOPIC/THEMEStory writing skills PRIOR LEARNINGHandle this lesson as the first of a sequence lessons based on the story or a stand-alone session AIMSTo identify the key elements of what makes a story – in simple terms relat
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01/02/18
The Supply Teacher's Essential Toolkit
The Supply Teacher's Essential Toolkit
Emma's first kit bag consisted of just about everything short of the kitchen sink and Brian Cox. This was, of course, impractical. What she offers you now is an Essential Supply Teacher's Toolkit, which is based on her experience. 1. TRANSPORTIf you teach in rural areas, getting to work requires a car of your own or one you can have access to with only a few minutes’ notice. Make sure you
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25/01/18
How to Write a Perfect Lesson Plan
How to Write a Perfect Lesson Plan
Emma has a lot of experience in writing lesson plans and she is excited to share her tips on how to write a perfect one! Writing a lesson plan is one of the most essential and basic skills a teacher needs to have in order to be effective in the classroom. But many of us find a struggle, especially in the early days of our careers. But there are some simple steps that you can take to make your le
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18/01/18
School Trip to Oxford University
School Trip to Oxford University
Protocol helped with sponsoring an exciting trip to Oxford for children from Edinburgh Primary School and Rajia, our London Sales Team Manager, decided to join them on this adventure.I have been working with Edinburgh Primary School in Waltham Forest for the past 4 years and as part of our ongoing partnership I have also volunteered as a Teaching Assistant in their classrooms. On the 9
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19/10/17
How to... The Payroll Process
How to... The Payroll Process
If you have ever found yourself confused or bemused by timesheets or payroll processes then this is the post for you! We are pleased to announce the launch of three "How To..." guide videos which will help you get paid faster with less fuss than ever before. How to... The Payroll Process How to...  Submit Paper Timesheets How to... Submit Online Timesheets All of these videos are part o
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26/06/17
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