Staying in touch with the reasons you became a teacher is one of the best ways to ensure you don’t get jaded and lose your enthusiasm in the rigmarole and beauracracy of teaching life...
Lots of people talk about effective teachers as having a mysterious 'x-factor' which gives them special powers when presenting in a classroom. That's a bit sad, though, because it kind of means that you either have it or you don't,... Continue Reading →
Creating a positive feeling between you and your students is a very basic building block for successful teaching. With a good rapport, even the most difficult students will bend to your will. Without it, even good kids will act out and play up. So how does one go about creating rapport with students?
How to ensure you create a strong favourable first impression on that all-important first day in class? Here are some tips:
ICT isn’t going to go away, and if we’re not going to be ridiculously behind, we have to do some digital learning… here are some sites where you can find information, download resources, and be inspired:
Every teacher wants an engaging and effective classroom, but becoming a star teacher is easier said than done, especially in the early years when you feel like you're only just keeping your head above water. I hope that you find the advice... Continue Reading →