The Top 21 Blogs Teachers Have Read

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Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit in 2010, and today, he is one of the 'most followed educators'on social media in the world. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the '500 Most Influential People in Britain' by The Sunday Times as a result of...
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What are teachers reading on this website?

With over 17 million views, these are the top blog posts read during 2021/22 by you…

This website has grown beyond what started as a teacher’s diary. Blending between topics I want to write and what other teachers need in their ‘toolkit’, here are some of the most popular blog posts (not resources) across this site.

Over 1.9 million people have read this website this academic year …

Most popular by month

Here are the most popular blogs month by month since September 2021:

  1. September 2021: Working with the best head teachers
  2. October 2021: 5 Formative Assessment Strategies to Motivate Students
  3. November 2021: 5 Ways Working Memory Changed My Teaching
  4. December 2021: Embedding Explicit Study Techniques
  5. January 2022: 4 Things Teachers Should Try in 2022
  6. February 2022: Tattoos, Teacher Identity + Experience
  7. March 2022: Marking by Frequency Needs To Stop
  8. April 2022: The Teacher Toolkit Guide to Memory
  9. May 2022: 9 Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load
  10. June 2022: A Quick Guide to Scaffolding and Differentiation
  11. July 2022: How to Hack Leaving Speeches

Most popular blogs this year

Here are the most popular blogs published from September 2021:

  1. 100 Ways To Improve Your Teaching Without Really Trying
  2. 10 Things To Do Before the End of Term
  3. Unpicking 7 Feedback Policies
  4. Taking School Feedback Policies into 2030s
  5. The Biggest Education Problems, Right Now! 

Most popular blogs overall

Here are the most popular blogs on this site since 2007:

  1. 10 Pieces of Equipment for Every Classroom
  2. How to Teach Online
  3. 25 Years of Education Fads
  4. 10 ‘Teach to the Top’ Differentiation Ideas
  5. Teacher Resignations: What to do?

Some suggest that teacher blogs have had their time. Personally, if you don’t share ideas with the wider profession, how will you become a better teacher and support others? We may as well do what Ofsted tells us to do…

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