Aaron Wilkes and guests discuss how effective teaching of case studies on the fights for Women’s Rights, Disability Rights, Black Civil Rights and LGBTQ+ Rights can enrich your Key Stage 3 curriculum.
Find out how effective teaching of migration can enrich your Key Stage 3 curriculum, with insights from the learning team at the Migration Museum.
Wellbeing is of increasing importance not only to students, but also to teachers. Read what wellbeing expert and curriculum author, Adrian Bethune says about how to find, implement and defend healthy habits in order for teachers to thrive in an ever more stressful environment.
Rebecca Foster MBE shares a few ideas to help you improve your confidence and your ability to be more disability-aware in your PE lessons.
Wellbeing experts outline some practical ways for teachers to learn new skills and strategies to improve their resilience and adaption during challenging times.
Empathy is an important life skill for children to learn, and a force for good. Miranda McKearney, the founder of EmpathyLab, explains how Empathy Day uses books to boost empathy by teaching children to see things from other people’s perspectives. This year’s Empathy Day is on 9 June. It comes at a time of deepening […]
By Rehana Akhtar It has always been a recurring thought to me over my years of teaching as to ‘Why do pupils need to be re-taught and why do they not retain key skills and concepts?’ The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a worldwide study by OECD (The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and […]
What do really exceptional teachers do, that good teachers don’t? This is a very under-researched question but we are beginning to get some answers. What makes brilliant teachers brilliant is not who they are, but what they do in the classroom, and some of the techniques they use anyone could adopt. Doug Lemov works in […]
Lesson Study in Japan is a model of teacher-led research in which a group of teachers collaborate to target a particular area for development in their students’ learning. Based on their prior teaching, the group of teachers work together to research, plan, teach and observe a series of lessons, using ongoing discussion, reflection and expert […]
The Franklin Expedition just gets better and better. The present narration, I mean, not the actual expedition in the 19th century. No, that was a wreck in the icy north, costing the lives of all the men! But it’s a splendid example for Theory of Knowledge of the way the past can be reframed by […]