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Creativity- Get the spark back!

Creativity- Get the spark back!

Article by writer, teacher and early years consultant (KSEY Consultancy) on how to move away from templates and colouring in. Practical ways to improve creativity in your classroom.
kseyconsultancy
Wellbeing in Teaching

Wellbeing in Teaching

Read my free guide to making sure you achieve a good work life balance this school year. Offering top tips on what you can do when things get a little bit too much.
kseyconsultancy
The Differentiation Focussed Lesson Plan Template

The Differentiation Focussed Lesson Plan Template

Place differentiation at the heart of your lesson planning with this easy to use template. This word document enables you to quickly plan your lesson on one side of A4, whilst encouraging you to differentiate activities, outcomes and support. This is ideal for all subjects and student ability levels, and especially for those teachers struggling to come to terms with differentiation in their lessons. It also helps structure the lesson into the starter, main activity, assessment for learning, and the plenary. 1 x lesson plan template in word format 1 x instruction sheet in word format
mediamnemonics
Early Years Nutrition: CPD Resources

Early Years Nutrition: CPD Resources

These Continuous Professional Development resources support The Foodtalk Game, which you can find here: www.foodtalkgame.co.uk The Foodtalk Game is an educational board game designed to help early years practitioners improve their knowledge of nutrition and health in under 5s. The game is aligned with Eat Better, Start Better guidelines, and supports the OFSTED common inspection framework for nutrition and health. The Foodtalk Game covers a number of nutrition topics relevant to under 5s, and the game should be used as a training resource for staff. It is suitable for new staff, existing staff and also to play with parents/families to help them improve their nutrition knowledge to support their child's health. There are 2 sets of resources in this download - 3 files for using the game for staff training, and 4 files to support using the game with families. Staff Training Resources 1. CPD Form: staff should complete for their CPD files 2. Action plan: after playing the game, the group should think about how they can improve nutrition in their nursery using what they've learned from the game. 3. OFSTED training report template Playing With Families Resources 4. Guide to using the game with families: contains tips and ideas 5. Pre/post game questionnaire: complete with the family before and after learning using the game, to see how nutrition and eating have improved 6. Evaluation form for parents/family to evaluate the game experience 7. Goal setting sheet: set goals that families wish to achieve by improving their nutrition knowledge
focusgames
App Smashing with Google Apps - CPD

App Smashing with Google Apps - CPD

This pack is meant to be shared in a CPD session, giving staff a hands-on task to immerse them in different uses of Google Apps. Included: Docs, Forms, Maps with different integration ideas and extensions for staff who need a challenge.
erinbrasington
CPD about differentiation in the classroom for all teaching staff

CPD about differentiation in the classroom for all teaching staff

This is a PPT presentation that started the staff journey into thinking more about differentiation in their classrooms. After the PPT i asked them to get into the subject departments and choose 3 different ways and trial them in the first half term and report back at the next staff meeting.
asadler79
Teaching and Learning CPD Bundle!

Teaching and Learning CPD Bundle!

These teaching and learning CPD sessions offer engaging and original approaches to introducing or revisiting a range of effective pedagogical strategies. Grounded in educational research, these sessions are interactive, well-structured, and have been successfully tried and tested. The aim of each teaching and learning CPD session is to develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed in order to utilise in practice in each key area, and as an aid in achieving these aims, the trainer is supported with: -Colourful, engaging, and comprehensive PowerPoint presentations; -Videos for analysis of key techniques; -A wide range of interactive resources for CPD activities; -Instructions and plans to assist delivery. All images and videos are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of each PowerPoint.
TandLGuru