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  • Teaching in lockdown

Teaching in Lockdown – 10 Things You Never Expected to Hear, Say or Do as a Teacher!

2021-07-16T14:13:01+00:00Behaviour Management, Coronavirus, Supply Teachers, Teacher Stress, Teachers, Teaching, Teaching Assistants, Wellbeing|

Georgina Bromilow, a former classroom and supply teacher who now helps schools and teachers connect at Teacher Booker, explores the often humorous twists and turns of remote learning. We really don’t know how you’ve done it, but here you are, “finally at the finish line” as one of our teachers put it. Remote learning, [...]

  • Fun with Food

The Fun with Food Programme – how to establish a fun food ladder that is student led

2021-06-15T12:22:09+00:00CPD, Educational Research, Schools, Special Educational Needs, Teachers, Teaching, Teaching Assistants, Wellbeing|

In the fourth part of our seven part series we explore the fun with food food programme and look at how to establish a fun food ladder that is student led. Take a look at our other blogs on PECs – The six steps and how to make it fun, SCERTS approach made easy! and Attention [...]

  • attention-autism-selection-of-toys

Attention Autism – Are we offering an irresistible invitation to learn?

2021-07-16T13:07:21+00:00CPD, Educational Research, Schools, Special Educational Needs, Teachers, Teaching, Teaching Assistants, Wellbeing|

In the third part of our seven part series we take a look at Attention Autism and explore some motivating, Gina Davis inspired little group activities that can be tailored for all age groups. Take a look at our other blogs on PECs – The six steps and how to make it fun and [...]

PECs – The six steps and how to make it fun

2021-07-14T10:27:00+00:00Educational Research, Schools, Special Educational Needs, Teachers, Teaching, Teaching Assistants, Wellbeing|

In this seven part series around Special Educational Needs (SEN) teaching we will explore some tried and tested methods with a fun twist, from experience gained in my 15 years working in an amazing special needs school. There will be easy step-by-step guides, from PECs (Picture Exchange Communication System) to Sensory stories, everything you [...]

  • Parent and child homeschooling

Homeschooling: how to ensure maximum engagement for your child

2021-07-14T10:29:39+00:00Behaviour Management, Coronavirus, Homeschooling, Safeguarding, Teachers, Teaching, Teaching and Education Jobs, Wellbeing|

We know how challenging homeschooling can be. That's why we are providing parents with access to our community of qualified teachers for homeschooling support, ensuring children continue to be motivated by, and engaged with, their studies. After speaking with hundreds of parents over the last few weeks we realise even more now how [...]

  • School leaders must find their strategic direction amidst uncertainty

How to lead your school through uncertainty this school year

2021-07-14T10:29:47+00:00Coronavirus, Education Recruitment, Flexible Working, Local Authority Supply Pools, School Jobs, School Vacancies, Senior Leadership, Strategy, Teacher Recruitment, Teachers, Wellbeing|

The coming school year is shaping up to be one of the most unusual in living memory. As yet there is little guarantee that the usual form and structure of the school year will be in place -- prudent school leaders will now be preparing for the unexpected, and ensuring plans are in place [...]