PowerPointless: How Not To Do A Training Session

Reading Time: 4 minutes Is it time we banned the PowerPoint presentation?

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Are You Sabotaging Your Own Wellbeing?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Does talking shop mess with our mental health?

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Do You Have A Saber-Toothed Curriculum?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Is your curriculum long in the tooth?

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Newly Qualified Teachers And Impostor Syndrome

Reading Time: 5 minutes Do you know what you are doing?

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How To Improve Our Children’s Mental Health

Reading Time: 3 minutes How do we positively engage children in talking about their mental health?

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Are Teachers Too Fragile To Teach?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Why has resilience and wellbeing been dumped onto teachers?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Data Drops

Reading Time: 1 minute Is collecting data the biggest waste of teacher time?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Work Scrutinies

Reading Time: 1 minute Are book-looks dangerous and unreliable?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Appraisal

Reading Time: 1 minute When was your last performance appraisal?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Progressive Versus Traditional

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why does the progressive-traditional debate still rage on?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Graded Lesson Observations

Reading Time: 1 minute Is your school still grading lesson observations?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Marking By Frequency And Colour

Reading Time: 1 minute Do you mark by frequency and colour?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Ofsted Gradings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you still grade lessons Ofsted-style?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Mocksteds

Reading Time: 3 minutes Has your school ever had a ‘mocksted’?

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Ofsted Banners

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you have an Ofsted banner outside your school?

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Educational Fad: Collaborative Learning

Reading Time: 2 minutes How effective is collaborative learning?

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