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why standardized tests are bad
This is a picture of my daughter Josie I snapped the other day, experimenting with how to sit on a chair! It made me wonder ..
13 Simple Solutions for Teachers Struggling with Workload
Are you a teacher struggling with work life balance in your job?You are not alone. Sadly in many schools this is only getting worse - and there is one BIG reason why.In this post I want to explain the culprit, and share 13 strategies teachers can use to serve their...
65 Tools and Resources to Promote Independent Skills in your Classroom
The biggest problem facing many teachers working in ‘challenging’ schools isn’t lower levels of student literacy.  It isn’t planning for a wide range of mixed ability in most classes. And it isn’t even the poor behaviour and attitude of some students. The biggest barrier that teachers face trying to raise...