To Smile Or Not To Smile?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you smile enough?

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Learning Visits: How Teachers Can Support Each Other

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can we support each other to become better teachers?

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Inclusive Teaching Checklist

Reading Time: 2 minutes How can you tell if you’ve maximised inclusion in the classroom?

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What Happens When Teachers Get More Feedback?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Does increased feedback have a positive impact on teachers’ classroom practice?

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Can You Identify A Good Teacher? No Chance!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you think you could identify a successful teacher when you see one?

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10 Risks A Senior Teacher Could Take This Academic Year

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are (or know) a senior teacher, what ‘risks’ could a school leader take this academic year?

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Nail That Job!

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can teachers ‘nail that new-job‘ at interview?

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A culture of lesson observations by @adam_snell

Reading Time: 4 minutes Almost three months have now passed since Ofsted announced the ground-breaking news, that inspectors would no longer be grading individual

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Progress over time #POTteaching: by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 5 minutes These are notes have been shared with our (G2O) Good to Outstanding group. We have asked ourselves at leadership; as

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#Peepshows and #Rubbernecks by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 5 minutes Now that I have your attention; this post is all about marking; feedback; re-drafting and book scrutiny.

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Why I’m placing #LearningWalks in Room 101 by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 9 minutes This academic year, we have shelved #LearningWalks. This is nothing to do with fashion or fad. It is purely a

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Thwart the Grim-Reaper: #Ofsted reworks (Sep ’13)

Reading Time: 7 minutes Here are some key Ofsted (September 2013) updates relevant to teaching and learning in the classroom. I have provided a

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#RapidProgress in my classroom: How it is made and how do I know it? #BlogSync

Reading Time: 3 minutes Disclosure: I proclaim nothing new here – so my cards are on the table from the outset. Contain your disappointment!…

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12 Days of Christmas, My Headteacher Gave To Me

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some light-hearted fun for the Christmas season …

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Outstanding teaching using the new #Ofsted framework

Reading Time: 5 minutes Firstly, this is not a model, just an experience… Ofsted background: …Throughout my teaching career, I’ve been part of 5

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