Tag Archives: @LeadingLearner

30 simple questions by @TeacherToolkit⤴

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Are you the kind of teacher, you would want your own children to have? I am in a reflective mood, after being involved in a coaching and mentoring training session this week. I promise to blog about this shortly… In the interim, below is a question (apologies for no credit) I recently read on Twitter, … Continue reading

#5MinResearchPlan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner⤴

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The nature of Continuing Professional Development is changing in schools; from the one day course chosen from a booklet or website, to teachers engaging in their own action-research. This research may be undertaken as part of the National Professional Qualification for Senior/Middle Leader, or as part of an extended leadership programme – for example, the … Continue reading

@OfstedNews updates for all teachers: #GrimReaper⤴

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This article includes the Ofsted updates – January 2014 – for all classroom teachers and those that lead on whole-school teaching and learning. Bah-humbug! Just as we were all settling down by the fire on Christmas Eve, Ofsted published their termly update in the School Inspection Handbook and Subsidiary Guidance for January 2014! As sad as … Continue reading »

The #5MinWellBeingPlan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner⤴

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Having had to take 2 days off this week for a family emergency, this 5MinPlan template is the perfect anecdote to the very popular post I wrote on The #GuiltyTeacher syndrome in schools. I received countless examples and messages from teachers who have succumbed to school pressure, despite their ailments. The #GuiltyTeacher: You may think it … Continue reading »

#Vamoose! I’m off… to a meeting with TES Resources⤴

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Well, last night you will all be aware that I raised some very important issues for teachers who share their own resources on the @TESResources website. As a result, I can post the following updates… Today, thanks to this blog, this blog and this blog, (all well worth a serious look – do it now) … Continue reading »

The #5MinResultsAnalysis by @LeadingLearner and @TeacherToolkit⤴

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The beginning of many school years often starts with an analysis of the previous year’s results.  This can be a complex and time-consuming business which can send a number of more “statistically challenged” teachers heading for a darkened room to lie down in.  There is a balance to strike between having enough data to analyse … Continue reading »

The #5MinBehaviourPlan by @LeadingLearner and @TeacherToolkit⤴

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The #5MinBehaviourPlan has been developed to help address the frustration that many teachers and staff, who work in schools, have with low-level disruption.  The background thinking and some more details to help you implement the #5MinBehaviourPlan can be found in the blog post, “Getting Behaviour Right: Research Plus Experience” by @LeadingLearner. The plan focuses on rules, … Continue reading »