With the beginning of the school year comes a daunting task for every teacher – getting to know a new set of classes. Continue reading 21 Start-of-the-Year Questions to Ask Your Students
With Halloween only a few weeks away, now is the perfect time to start planning some fun Halloween-themed science activities! Continue reading Halloween Science Fun
Planning an effective student-lead revision lesson can be a challenge. We sometimes feel that the best way to make sure they understand everything is to re-explain it all, or that we need to leave them to their own devices to revise in the ‘way that suits them best’. Continue reading Revision Lesson For All Ability Levels
Teachers are strapped for time. You know that already.
It seems like every term some new task is added to our plates. We are constantly being asked to do more administration, more data entry, more reporting, more justification of our practice.
If you are anything like me, you find yourself with less and less time to plan for your lessons. You know, the thing we are actually employed to do. The thing we actually got into this profession for. Teaching. Continue reading Sharing Resources
‘There is no point reinventing the wheel’ is a saying that relates incredibly well to teaching.
Of course you will probably tweak things a little to suit your class and individual students, but we don’t all need to create brilliant new resources when they may already exist. Continue reading Science Teaching Resources