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Stress: Self-Belief Survey

Stress: Self-Belief Survey

Teaching is a challenging profession. It needs high levels of emotional and sometimes physical input. This is part of the explanation why it can be therefore so rewarding. However, prolonged exposure to this atmosphere can escort people to the condition we call stress– fundamentally a negative state that can be defined as ‘an assault on self’. Stress is a negative feeling state which has both psychological and physical components. The scale on the self-belief survey is an sign of the amount to which individuals feel they can accomplish a range of professional goals. Research has shown that those people with a higher than justified self-belief tend to cope better than those with realistic or low levels of self-effectiveness. High scores on questions 1-3, 5 and 7-10 and low scores on 4, 6, 11 indicate upbeat self-beliefs (and vice versa). Look through the responses you have received from your department and allow for additional responses specific to the feedback received, and to your particular school or department. Based on this feedback, the following causes of stress are most likely to be identified; • Lack of ownership of key decisions. • Limited control over professional development. • Not being valued by students or leaders. • Poor health. • Personal circumstances.
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Stress: Lifestyle Survey

Stress: Lifestyle Survey

It is worth recognising the importance that our lifestyle has on our ability to cope with pressure, particularly if we have made recent changes to it. Frequently, those parts of our life which provide a balance to work activities become eroded because of perceived additional demands from our chosen occupation equally, we can find ourselves over-doing or under-doing an activity which has a direct relationship to health or physical image. Drinking, smoking, exercise and diet are obvious factors here. You and/or staff in your department should fill in the form and monitor any changes over time to support staff. This survey considers some key aspects of lifestyle.
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CPD Workshop Activity: Team Review

CPD Workshop Activity: Team Review

Team Review Workshop is an activity ready-made for any team meeting. You can run in virtually any situation. It helps you build a shared understanding within a team about what’s working well, areas in need of improvement and areas of opportunity. It’s a great way to get a team ready to do some positive action planning. There’s very little facilitation involved as it’s easy for people to grasp what they have to do and why they’re doing it. It’s transparent, democratic and a great stimulator of conversation within the group. Dotmocracy, the method used for prioritization of the resulting themes, is a popular technique for voting within groups using dot stickers. It’s also known as “dot-voting”, “multi-voting” or “voting with dots”.
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– Yes, Teachers Can be Great Entrepreneurs

– Yes, Teachers Can be Great Entrepreneurs

Being a Business Leader – Yes, Teachers Can be Great Entrepreneurs If you’re a teacher, this title might have taken you by surprise. Teachers and entrepreneurs? What kind of business can teachers do? Sell their lessons? Well, in fact, yes, and much much more. Actually, you can be a successful businessperson and very easily. As you have taught students, you have gained several skills that will help you open your own startup. For more information, please go to www.TheBusyEducator.com
MarjanG
Lesson AFL Kit

Lesson AFL Kit

The ULTIMATE Lesson afl kit for your class. If you review this resource we will give you another resource of the same value for FREE.<br /> <br /> We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TeachElite”>TeachElite’s Shop</a> click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. <br /> <br /> You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE<br /> and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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Quality Improvement Plan

Quality Improvement Plan

A simple template to use for you to be able to track and record the evidence of the impact of your strategies.
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Five Whys CPD- A tool for quickly getting to the ‘root causes’

Five Whys CPD- A tool for quickly getting to the ‘root causes’

A CPD tool for quickly getting to the‘root causes’ of an issue before developing solutions. A great team-builder because it gets the group’s buy-in as part of the process Objectives To help the team understand all the causal factors that have a bearing on an issue / problem (i.e. fix the real problem rather than treating the symptoms
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Classroom Tools Mega Bundle

Classroom Tools Mega Bundle

All the classroom tools you need to manage your classes! From amendable AFL and Dirt Time materials to target setting, behaviour management and rewards, seating plans and laying down your classroom rules. All these classroom tools can be used in any subject and many are particularly useful for Tutor Time too. Loads more classroom tools and whole school materials at my shop: EC RESOURCES
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Learning Walk Template

Learning Walk Template

A simple book look / learning walk template which can be used for any subject. Contains word and PDF version. The focus for this is on assessment of students’ work in books rather than classroom atmosphere/lesson observation. Check out loads more free or inexpensive resources for a range of subjects here.
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Simple Lesson Plan

Simple Lesson Plan

A simple lesson planning template which can be used for any subject. Contains word and PDF version. Check out loads more free or inexpensive resources for a range of subjects here.
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Differentiation for Active Learning CPD - Wonder Based

Differentiation for Active Learning CPD - Wonder Based

A 1/2 day CPD workshop based on the text Wonder to build classroom activities for a range of levels and subjects. Big Question: How can I apply this to my classes Objectives: Apply differentiation to a range of activities Identify effect questioning strategies for each learner Adapt a range of activities for their own subject Encourage reflective practice in their learners
DannyMcc
Stop Asking and Start Telling: How To Get Kids To Do What They Are Told To Do With a Good Attitude

Stop Asking and Start Telling: How To Get Kids To Do What They Are Told To Do With a Good Attitude

STOP asking and Start Telling. If you want students to comply you have to stop giving choices and tell students exactly what you want them to do. Choices are something we all want and should be offered at times, but when there is a specific behavior you that you want your students to exhibit allowing choice only promotes confusion on the part of the students and frustration for the teacher. Compliance before choice is something that all students should understand. Students can’t say and do what they want when they want to do it. This 13 page guide provides instructions on how to do it with illustrations from the authors life and provides the language that will empower the teacher and create a positive school climate.
JamesHBurns
TOP Teacher TEMPLATES for SECONDARY CLASSroom MANAGEMENT *Bundled $avings!

TOP Teacher TEMPLATES for SECONDARY CLASSroom MANAGEMENT *Bundled $avings!

Stay on task with these Classroom Management Templates! AWESOME Teacher HELPERS Packed with Purpose! *Teacher-Student Targeted Templates NO Prep Printables Tasks for Student Organization Core Time Saving Templates EDITABLE Word Docs, PPTs & PDFs Made Especially for Teachers BY a Teacher! Check Out the Individual Products Included Below: ** Open House with 3 Customizable Templates in Word ** Daily Opening Class Planner -Editable + Generic for all Subjects
PattyAnnsPetProject
TeacherS iDeA PaRtY > Guided Innovative Ideas for Co-Creating Curricula!

TeacherS iDeA PaRtY > Guided Innovative Ideas for Co-Creating Curricula!

Host a TeacherS iDeA PaRtY for your peers! Use this fun format to get new ideas, feedback or advice. Perfect for new teachers. Learn from others experiences and access their wisdom. Whether it’s to guide your teaching career, or gain expert advice, let this book help direct your aspirations. This proven brainstorming method is easy and quick to implement. Do it on your lunch break or during teacher in-service days! ~ Get new ideas for student activities ~ Improve your lessons and curricula ~ Get input on handling classroom behaviors ~ The possibilities for this party format are endless!
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Still Looking For A Teaching Job? Follow This Checklist

Still Looking For A Teaching Job? Follow This Checklist

Teaching is the dream profession of many young graduates. It gives them a chance to be heard and share their knowledge with others. It’s a great profession for those who have leadership skills and want to be social. If you have applied to a number of teaching positions and still haven’t become successful, here’s a checklist for you: Consider moving Instead of limiting your job search to your neighboring schools and colleges, send the applications to big schools even if they are far away. If you get selected, you can always move to another city. After all, a job at a premiere college or school will be a great move for your career. Get your paperwork ready Make sure you have your resume, cover letter, and other documents ready. Proofread your resume several times to make sure it does not have any mistakes. Be available on social networks Your presence on social media networks like LinkedIn can help you build connections. If you are connected to administrators from colleges and schools, there are chances that they will prefer you over others when it’s time to hire. Attend job fairs Attend the job fairs held at your alma mater along with those at the neighboring colleges and universities. You have better chances of being selected at your alma mater than the others. Prepare for the interview There are some questions that are asked frequently. For example, “what can you bring to this school” and “how do you plan to influence the students”. Come up with witty and professional answers for these questions. Share vignettes Be open during the interview and share some positive vignettes about your previous experiences. These could include student achievements, classroom management, and unique teaching methodologies that you follow. Follow-up Sometimes the college or school might take extra time in hiring. If you follow up using emails, there are higher chances of you being hired. When you email them, state again that you would love to work with them. Stay positive It’s a tough economy but teaching positions keep opening every now and then in various schools and colleges. Don’t give up hope and you’ll soon bag a great teaching job. That’s it for now Busy Educator. Until next time, Talk to each other, support each other, take care of each other.’ Marjan
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Communication Skills: Fun Care Cards = Affirmations! Daily Cards 2 Boost Morale!

Communication Skills: Fun Care Cards = Affirmations! Daily Cards 2 Boost Morale!

Very Fun - So Easy - Over 75 Morale Boosting Care Cards for: Personnel & Supervisors ~ one a day reminders for your crew. Schools & Workplaces ~ for moral pick me ups. Parents, Mentors & Guardians ~ to share & lead by example. Employers ~ seasonal ideas & to inspire workplace fun. Groups ~ use and share as great empathy reminders. ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ * ~ Communicate That YOU CARE Includes 4 Care Card Sections: Around School & in the Work Place Around the Community Inexpensive Seasonal Ideas & Just 4 Fun Templates to Write Your Own Daily Affirmations Use your imagination! Anytime & Anywhere the Occasion Fits! EVERYONE NEEDS A PICK-ME-UP EVERY DAY !!!
PattyAnnsPetProject
Syllabus + Grading Policy + Open House = 5 Templates! **Back to School Set**

Syllabus + Grading Policy + Open House = 5 Templates! **Back to School Set**

BUNDLED UP 2 SAVE! 5 EASY NO FUSS WORD DOC TEMPLATES 4 those first few harried days of back to school. No prep school starter templates. Included are: A Grading Policy Outline - Customize It! A Syllabus Outline - Make Additions! 3 Open House Templates that includes: -Parent Sign In Sheets -Comment/Suggestion Sheet -Requests & Questions Form All templates are in WORD docs for easy substitutions for your own information. Add more school information to it.
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Open House Sign In Sheets >3 EDITABLE Word Doc Templates~Simple Easy Time Saver!

Open House Sign In Sheets >3 EDITABLE Word Doc Templates~Simple Easy Time Saver!

These 3 Open House templates save time! Presented in a Word Doc ALL three templates can be customized for your school open houses. Just replace the red text with your name and information, print out, and you are ready to go! Templates Include: Parent Sign In Sheets Suggestion & Comments Form Requests & Questions Template All 3 forms can be used for ANY OCCASION as well! Just edit to suit your purpose!
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AFL Template for Lessons

AFL Template for Lessons

AFL Template for Lessons AFL Pie Chart: An AFL activity sheet using a numeracy activity for use in all subject areas. Customisable to any topic. Based on a hierarchy activity. There are three differentiated sheets Higher, Mid and Lower. Check out our ‘How to drawer Graphs’ PPT for the instruction sheet on how to create Pie Charts as an instruction tool for pupils to go with this activity. Fact File Template: A template for pupils to use based on an organisation they are studying. Marking Codes Doodles: Here are 15 marking codes that will prove invaluable for you when marking your pupils’ digital work. Included in this bundle are the red, green and off white/grey codes. Simply drag the doodle into the document you are marking, right click the item and select the wrap text option, ensure that it is placed ‘In front of text’. You will be able to place this anywhere in the document with ease! Included in this resource is a PowerPoint with the explanation of the marking codes. Gone are the days when you have to print out pupils work and make short comments by hand! Reward Bingo: This resource is meant to be printed out onto A3 paper and displays in the classroom. This can be used as a reward for excellent work. We usually allow pupils to choose their own number and write their name in the space provided. Once the two sheets are full numbers are chosen at random and rewards are issued to the lucky winners. Teacher Feedback Sheet: For use when marking books as a summative feedback for pupils and parents. Think, Pair, Share: Template for pupils to work as individuals, pairs and groups on a task of your choosing. Random Name Generator: This is a fun way to ensure pupil participation in lessons. The PowerPoint is completely editable. It has space to up to 35 pupil names. Pupils names can be added to each slide and once in presentation mode, click anywhere on slide two and a name will be generated. N.B. the same pupil can be selected more than once on this presentation. Please visit and like our page: TeachElite Visit our TeachElite shop!
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Your Dream Teaching Job Is Not Too Far Away

Your Dream Teaching Job Is Not Too Far Away

Your Dream Teaching Job is Not Too Far Away Whether you’re a seasoned teacher looking for new challenges or a fresh graduate searching for a new teaching job, you need special magic to be chosen from all the candidates. We all know that top school districts get thousands of applications for teaching positions and yet only a few get chosen. If you have all the right credentials, all you need is a little extra. Let us introduce you to some special tips that will help you land that dream teaching job.
MarjanG
Adding Supporting Documents To Your Resume While Applying Here's How

Adding Supporting Documents To Your Resume While Applying Here's How

Adding Supporting Documents to Your Resume While Applying – Here’s How When you apply for a job, your employer might be looking for something extra apart from the standard resume and cover letter. The extra documents are known as supporting documentation and can include a number of things such as scanned copies of certificates and letters of recommendation. While many employers leave the documentation part for the interview process, some of them may specify in the job description that they want to see them with the application.
MarjanG
Don't let them junk your resume avoid these mistakes

Don't let them junk your resume avoid these mistakes

Don’t Let Them Junk Your Resume – Avoid These Mistakes There are many people who have all the right qualifications and skills, but somehow never get called for an interview. Are you one of them? Maybe you’re not showcasing your skills the right way. Your resume is something that creates your first impression. If it’s not perfect, it might get thrown in the trash or recycle bin. Yes, as distressing it may sound, if the HR team finds blaring mistakes in your resume, they will just delete it from their list. Here is a list of common mistakes that many prospective teachers make and miss excellent opportunities to work in their preferred schools or colleges.
MarjanG
Plenary iPAD (Assessment for Learning AFL)

Plenary iPAD (Assessment for Learning AFL)

Use this resource to test skills, knowledge and understanding of your pupils in a dynamic and high engaging way. This resource contains 17 highly engaging and active tasks to demonstrate progress in your lessons. Suitable for all key stages!
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School Improvement & Development Tools -Teaching & Learning  - OFSTED Preparation Pack

School Improvement & Development Tools -Teaching & Learning - OFSTED Preparation Pack

This Bundle is a complete package of whole school policies, tools & resources to improve the quality of teaching & learning. included LEARNING WALK POLICY & FEEDBACK PROFORMA BOOK SCRUTINY TEMPLATE OFSTED INSPECTION QUESTIONS STUDENT CASE STUDY TEMPLATE & WRITING GUIDE ££ SAVE 30% by buying this TEACHING & LEARNING BUNDLE ££ I designed these resources to overhaul, co-ordinate & improve the quality of teaching & learning of an establishment to the OFSTED RATING of GOOD All resources can be adapted & branded to suit any school/teaching establishments. Great tools to embed a consistent routine to evaluate & develop teaching & learning on a whole school/departmental scale When inspected by OFSTED in FEB 2018, Teaching & Learning was judged GOOD and this MONITORING system was praised by Inspectors as being “FLEXIBLE & CREATIVE”
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Outstanding Lesson Plan - Template Bundle

Outstanding Lesson Plan - Template Bundle

Bundle includes: Microsoft Word Version Microsoft Publisher Version Microsoft Powerpoint Version PDF Version This Lesson Plan template is designed with all the categories necessary for an outstanding lesson. This template can be applied to all subjects. Areas within template include; Teacher name - Subject / Group - Focus - Lesson Duration Learning Objectives - Planning with Bloom and The Big 4 Different sections for your starter/main/closing activities Tips/cues for teaching strategies Tick lists Group Profiles Seating Chart - with student information and sections prompting differentiation I created and use this lesson plan template in all my lessons. I find it incredibly helpful and useful to keep on track of my lesson and learners. There are sections devoted to each point in your lesson and areas to highlight which students need support. There is also a handy ‘Quick Glance’ section to help you refresh your memory during your lesson. It is recommended that you give detailed information in the various sections to help ensure your lesson runs smoothly. This lesson plan is two pages, so it is recommended you print off this plan ‘back to back’.
SeanHolsgrove
Bullying Behaviors And Facts That Are Impacting Schools

Bullying Behaviors And Facts That Are Impacting Schools

What are the facts? The facts are clear bullying and violence are impacting our schools, classrooms, students, and teachers world wide. The behaviors are cruel, disrespectful, unkind and have no place in any environment. I outline for you here 56 behaviors and 18 facts. The behaviors may be things that you see everyday and could easily ignore. make no mistake it’s bullying. The statistics are frightening. I include here a link to the podcast. “If You See It Or If You Hear It You Own It.” This small packet should be shared at all faculty meetings.
JamesHBurns
Effective Transition in EYFS and beyond

Effective Transition in EYFS and beyond

This bundle includes a presentation on effective transition which can be shared with staff or parents. As part of our transition programme we question the children on their interests and concerns about moving settings. I have included this in the bundle. There is also a whole setting transition planner to remind all parties about their role in supporting children in their transitions.
henri17780
EYFS observations - Examples of evidence

EYFS observations - Examples of evidence

A simple grid covering all areas of learning within the EYFS, to support practitioners to capture quality observations. Designed in line with the EYFS exemplification materials; also covers the Characteristics of Effective Learning.
kryan500
Stretch and Challenge Graph - Getting the level of challenge right!

Stretch and Challenge Graph - Getting the level of challenge right!

Hand out a graph per student as they enter the room (I keep anonymous unless they want to write their name on the back) Inform them what challenge is - a little out of their comfort zone get students to plot the points of their learning journey throughout the lesson This is a great way to reflect on your teaching - was their enough challenge. The results may surprise you.
TRJ
An Overview of Dyspraxia

An Overview of Dyspraxia

CPD relevant information about Dyspraxia from a tutor’s perspective and based on her book by Alison Patrick, a specific learning difficulties tutor Elevate Training and Development presents this CPD pack which Includes 30 minute webinar recording Webinar transcript pdf Presentation of notes Areas covered Definition Causes Diagnosis Input Strategies for Success Please note that these products are copyrighted and should not be used incorrectly
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TA Activity Planner (Editable)

TA Activity Planner (Editable)

I created this resource when I was completing my teacher training as I wanted to evidence that I had explicitly planned for a teaching assistant. I found it worked really well, especially as the TA was fairly new to the role. I would recommend this resource to NQTs and teachers with new teaching assistants. I have left an example plan that can be edited. The second sheet also allows the TA to give some written feedback about how the activity went.
juliannebritton
Flash cards: video explanation

Flash cards: video explanation

This video explains how to use Flashcards to help students with revision. The process of using both paper and electronic flashcards is explained, along with the benefits and learning outcomes.
OllyFurnival
Mind Map: video explanation

Mind Map: video explanation

This video explains how to use Mind Maps to help students revise for exams. Mind Maps were created by Tony Buzan. Click on the following link for his website
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