Teacher Survival Tactics

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 ..
second jobs for teachers
Teaching has such a positive impact on our planet, and yet teachers around the world are often underpaid and undervalued by society ..
Teacher Mental Health Problems
I don’t know about you, but I have struggled to balance my mental health and my teaching job over the years.At times I can manage the pressure and competing demands of management and my students - but at others, I have found it very difficult.Often when we feel like...
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...