Are spelling and grammar important when writing? It is a question I ask myself daily, during teaching. I work with some of the most reluctant students. Many have been excluded from school for behaviour reasons. Students exhibit behaviour for a variety of reasons. One of the most common is that they struggle at school. It is … Continue reading How Important is Grammar and Spelling in Writing?
How to structure your writing and reference correctly. Whether you are writing an academic essay or an article for your blog here is a simple structure that you can use. Using this will help clarify your posts and excel in all your writing. Post / Essay Title Every essay title should contain an explicit or implicit … Continue reading The Perfect Structure for the Perfect Essay
So anyone who has read my post on redundancy will know that I am searching for a full-time work now. Whilst I find a position I can settle in, I have signed onto a teaching agency. Before working on an agency I always saw it as an easy life. Since working on the agency I have … Continue reading Supply Teaching — The Good, The Bad
In my previous blog, I provided 8 suggestions on how teachers can manage and improve challenging behaviour in the classroom. One other way to improve behaviour and manage issues at school is to reward positive behaviour, rather than focusing on the negative actions of some students. Cognitive behaviour therapy states that you ignore all bad … Continue reading Token Economies to Reward Positive Behaviour
Ever struggled with your children’s math homework? Need to help your children learn math concepts with ease? Every week I am met by parents who suffer with Math especially multiplication. This is the easy guide to long multiplication.
I recently saw a post that made my blood boil; the post stated that bad behaviour in the class is never the fault of the teacher. Some children have problems but, there is always something that the teacher can do. Teachers as educators should be educating students on how to deal with their behaviour. In … Continue reading 8 Techniques to Encourage Positive Behaviour in the Classroom
Improving young peoples prospects for the future. Often in the classroom, I meet young people who cannot or will not read. This reluctance stretches as far as their GCSE textbooks. My students are eager to watch the film but, refuse the book. Any bookworm will know that this is a different experience completely. How can you … Continue reading How to Get Young People Reading