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Stretch & Challenge Notebook/Worksheets

Stretch & Challenge Notebook/Worksheets

This Stretch & Challenge notebook is designed for those early finishers who are given extra work to complete during the lesson. The notebook consists of 38 Worksheet pages that can be printed on A3 paper in magazine form to make an A4 booklet. It includes lines for written work. The left hand pages include sections to input key words and key points. The right hand pages contains a reflection section. Whereby pupils need to colour the relevant sections red, amber or green (RAG). A self/peer or teacher feedback section and an opportunity for pupils to respond to the feedback. We hope that you enjoy this resource! If you review this resource we will give you another resource of the same value for FREE. 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 />
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Goal Achieving Action Plan

Goal Achieving Action Plan

A simple, easy to use to support focus on goals and developing focus and productivity. Can be used from middle-primary through to teachers and executives.
lmtteacher
Hinduism & Christianity - Relationships & Families (17 Lessons)

Hinduism & Christianity - Relationships & Families (17 Lessons)

This collection of 17 lessons is for GCSE Religious Studies teachers who are teaching Christianity & Hinduism. It is for Theme A of the AQA Religious Studies specification: Relationships & Families. It includes 10 lessons about Christian beliefs and 7 lessons about Hindu beliefs. It also includes three bonus resources that I hope will be useful to you. Lesson 1-10 (Christianity) Introduction Central Debates Christian views about Sex, Premarital Sex & Contraception Christian Views about Homosexuality Christian Views about Marriage & Families Christianity, Divorce & Remarriage ICT Suite Lesson Christianity, Gender Roles & Sexism Assessment Lesson Unit Overview (Video-Learning Worksheet Lesson) . Lesson 11-17 (Hinduism) 11) Sexual Ethics 12) Premarital Sex 13) Contraception (1) 14) Contraception (2) 15) Homosexuality 16) Unit Overview (Hinduism) 17) Unit Overview (Hinduism) It includes three bonus resources: -A Personal Learning Checklist for this unit -Learning Mats -Debate Generator (Hinduism) Each lesson is fully resourced and includes a lesson plan, homework, AfL tasks. Most lessons are based around professionally designed A3 worksheets. This download is designed to be everything you need in order to teach this theme and cover Christian & Hindu perspectives. Whilst designed around the AQA specification, it is certainly relevant to all GCSE Religious Studies teachers covering Christianity & Hinduism. Positive reviews are warmly welcome! The contents of this page, the download, and all included materials are copyrighted by Adam Godwin (2017) System Requirements: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint & Word) Printing (for the worksheet) 512MB Ram 1.5GHZ Processor Check-out some of my most popular resources: GCSE Religious Studies Buddhism (20 Lesson Unit) Buddhism (Thematic Studies Units) Christianity (Thematic Studies Units) Hinduism (20 Lesson Unit) Islam (Thematic Studies Units) .    GCSE Sociology Resources Complete Units (Whole Course) .  AS/A2 Revision Sessions OCR Religious Studies AQA Philosophy AQA Sociology .  Philosophy for Children (P4C) The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack The Debating Society Toolkit Philosophy Boxes . Other Tools A3 DIRT Worksheet (15+ 5-star ratings!) KS3 RE Units
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GCSE Hinduism - Relationships & Families (7 Lessons)

GCSE Hinduism - Relationships & Families (7 Lessons)

This seven lesson unit is for teachers covering Hinduism as a comparative religion at GCSE level. It covers Theme A: ‘Relationships & Families’ and focuses on Hindu views, beliefs and teachings. It was designed around the GCSE AQA specification, Theme A, and, consequently, covers the three topics listed: • Contraception. • Sexual relationships before marriage. • Homosexual relationships. Each lesson is fully resourced and includes a lesson plan, homework, AfL tasks. Most lessons are based around professionally designed A3 worksheets. Whilst designed for the AQA specification, it is relevant to any GCSE Religious Studies teacher covering Hinduism. You can buy this 7 lesson unit alongside a 10-lesson Christianity Thematic Study Unit in one bundle to save money. The lessons included are outlined as follows: Lesson 1 - Sexual Ethics Lesson 2 - Premarital Sex Lesson 3 - Contraception (1) Lesson 4 - Contraception (2) Lesson 5 - Homosexuality Lesson 6 - Unit Overview Lesson 7 - Unit Overview It also contains three bonus resources: -GCSE Hinduism - Ethical Debate Generator -Learning MATS -A PLC (Personal, Learning Checklist) for this unit [AQA spec] Positive reviews are warmly welcome! The contents of this page, the download, and all included materials are copyrighted by Adam Godwin (2017) Contents may differ slightly from those depicted on the cover photo, which are meant to be a fair illustration of the quality and activities contained in the download. System Requirements: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint & Word) Printing (for the worksheet) 512MB Ram 1.5GHZ Processor Check-out some of my most popular resources: GCSE Religious Studies Buddhism (20 Lesson Unit) Buddhism (Thematic Studies Units) Christianity (Thematic Studies Units) Hinduism (20 Lesson Unit) Islam (Thematic Studies Units) .    GCSE Sociology Resources Complete Units (Whole Course) .  AS/A2 Revision Sessions OCR Religious Studies AQA Philosophy AQA Sociology .  Philosophy for Children (P4C) The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack The Debating Society Toolkit Philosophy Boxes . Other Tools A3 DIRT Worksheet (15+ 5-star ratings!) KS3 RE Units
godwin86
End of Project/Topic - Student Self Evaluation

End of Project/Topic - Student Self Evaluation

An easy to use template to use for students to record their own evaluations at the end of project, unit or topic. Students can log their reflections of their own progress and comment of their views of assessment.
gstrong
Teachers Feedback/Marking Self-Reflection Activity

Teachers Feedback/Marking Self-Reflection Activity

This is a great activity to reflect on the effectiveness your marking and feedback. This activity can also be used to reflect on the practices of a subject area or phase. It includes questions around effective practices and the impact on teacher workload.
gstrong
Peer Review Slips

Peer Review Slips

Freebie! Use the sentence starters on these peer review slips to scaffold children’s feedback to their partners. Great for writing assessment!
MissDavidsonTD
Growth Mindset Table Tents

Growth Mindset Table Tents

Reward your students when they are working those brain muscles and showing off their growth mindset skills for all the class to see with these table tents. 8 different designs double sided tents.
MissDavidsonTD
Measuring Lengths - Key stage 1. 57 page Powerpoint lesson

Measuring Lengths - Key stage 1. 57 page Powerpoint lesson

This is a Powerpoint lesson with instant feedback. In this lesson, learners are able to: compare, describe and solve practical problems for lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]. measure and begin to record lengths and heights. Lesson can be used as whole class teaching by teachers and at home by learners. Lots of independent activities with instant learner feedback. Lesson can be adapted by teachers according to learners’ need.
rashidat
Earth Charter Centre for Education for Sustainable Development

Earth Charter Centre for Education for Sustainable Development

According to the 2016 Global Education Monitoring Report, “Teachers need to be trained to teach sustainable development and global citizenship”. The Earth Charter Education Center offers a variety of programmes that highlight the importance of incorporating sustainability values and principles into the processes of learning and decision-making. It provides an opportunity for participants to expand their understanding of sustainability, and see the possibilities for putting it into practice. The Center forges new paths in education for sustainable development, global citizenship education, and emerging leadership paradigm. It is a unique place that helps professionals build the capacity to integrate the knowledge, values and skills needed for a sustainable way of life into education, life-long learning and planning. The Center’s work is implemented under the framework of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Development with the Earth Charter. www.earthcharter.org
irmaverhoeven
Peer Assessment Criteria Sheet

Peer Assessment Criteria Sheet

Peer assessment is a process where students can give valuable feedback based on a teacher’s benchmarks. This method of assessment can be employed to improve students’ understanding of content as well as their metacognitive skills. During presentations, students share their new understandings to their peers and receive personalised feedback based on criteria. This peer-assessment criteria sheet can be used to assess presentations on any topic. Print the template, or provide students with digital access, and they can complete the assessments and then return them to you.
TheTeachersFriend
How To Prepare For Your Teacher Interview

How To Prepare For Your Teacher Interview

How to Prepare For Your Teacher Interview If you’re in Teacher’s College, just graduated or already teaching, it’s a great idea to get a trusted mentor and a group of 3-5 fellow classmates. Next, brainstorm the best teaching interview questions you can think of. Then, brainstorm again for the single best answer to the interview questions. For more information, visit www.TheBusyEducator.com
MarjanG
Perseverance + Procrastination

Perseverance + Procrastination

1 hour, fully resourced PSHE / Life Skills lesson which focuses on perseverance, procrastination, what these are, why we do them and how we can apply advice to improve our focus in study and the wider world . The lesson is most suitable for KS4 or KS5 (but has been left editable) and is filled with engaging, well differentiated and fun activities. It is useful for PSHE, Life Skills or Tutor Time. The pack includes a 1 hour / 90 min long PowerPoint, differentiated challenge activities, worksheets, clips and literacy focus tasks. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: MORE PSHE RESOURCES
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David Didau 'Slow Writing' + a grade 8/9  challenge lesson BUNDLE

David Didau 'Slow Writing' + a grade 8/9 challenge lesson BUNDLE

This bundle is perfect for any mid ability to top ability group and has something for everyone. As a passionate writer myself, this resource works time and time again to progress the quality of students writing and is brilliant for reluctant writers as you can set it up as a lesson that requires only a little ‘carefully crafted’ writing. Stretch and challenge lesson resource is included for £1.
joannammarsh
R066 Task 1 Part 1 AND Part 2 fully resourced. Cambridge National Enterpise & Marketing (J819)

R066 Task 1 Part 1 AND Part 2 fully resourced. Cambridge National Enterpise & Marketing (J819)

This set of resources is EVERYTHING you will need to teach and deliver R066 Task 1 Part 1 and 2. Included is: A Teacher PowerPoint for Task 1 Part 1 with theory notes, starter and research tasks A Teacher PowerPoint for Task 1 Part 2 with theory notes, starter and research tasks An 8 page student booklet for notes, research and task completion (before assessment). An easier version of the booklet to show some differentiation within your lessons. Student checklists for R066 Task 1 Part 1 and Part 2 within the booklet This set of lessons and resources is for those delivering the newly accredited Cambridge National in Enterprise and Marketing (J819). The lesson directly refers to R066, though the notes and theory students complete also addresses the R064 exam unit. All top quality stuff and follows the same format as my R065 lessons, so students will be familiar with this if you’ve bought and made use of those too. All images used are Copyright free. Brand names are the property of their respective owners, NO logos have been used within this resource and all text is my own. Enjoy. **Important … these lessons are for teaching the theory and then task setting for R066. When set, task outlines come DIRECTLY from the OCR assignment, without adaptation. It is not permitted for teachers to give too much guidance to students. These lessons DO NOT include writing frames, additional guidance or additional support. This is expressly stipulated in the specification and followed to the letter by these resources. They are, however, IMMENSELY useful for the delivery of both units and require you to PLAN NOTHING!!
brad-ashley
Free Year 1 comparing numbers activity cards

Free Year 1 comparing numbers activity cards

This is a collection of 48 colorful activity cards to use as a starter activity or plenary. These starter activity cards can be used for your class team games, a quick activity to kick off your lessons,  to end your lessons, or to provide a nice distraction in the middle. The cards will help your pupils to identify one more and one less, given a number. They can be printed, laminated and reuse with your class as many time as you want. Can also be used as worksheet for home and class use.
rashidat
Keyword Link Map

Keyword Link Map

Adapted from the key word hexagon worksheet, a different worksheet to get your students to make links between key words in your subjects.
Rtattersall
World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018 Quiz and World Cup 2018 Reward Sticker Bank. Contains: World Cup 2018 Quiz. Some students LOVE the World Cup. Some couldn’t care less! Here’s a quiz to suit both. The rounds alternate (50/50) between World Cup Russia 2018 and questions about current affairs, maths, pop music, grammar, history, food, technology, the Kardashians, cricket… basically anything else! The quiz is interactive, multiple choice and has hidden humorous youtube clips throughout the questions for extra clues or a commiseration giggle when the class get an answer wrong. There are two ways of playing - either as a whole class, or, you can put the quiz on slide view, skip the answers and read them out at the end (if your class would rather compete in groups). A score sheet and all answers are included. The quiz is completely editable too. World Cup Rewards Sticker Bank. Pages of reward stickers, each with a different World Cup 2018 slogan on which can be used to congratulate students on their effort, resilience, skill, improvement and hard work during the World Cup season. Just print on sticky paper and you’re ready to go. Also included - template used to design them so you can also make your own if you wish too If you like this, you can check out more of our whole school resources here: WHOLE SCHOOL RESOURCES You can also find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ecteachresources/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ec_publishing and our website: psheresources.com
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If She Only Knew Me

If She Only Knew Me

If She Only Knew Me was written from an at-risk child’s perspective. The book has sold more than one hundred thousand copies. I hope you will take the time to read it too!
Kidsfirstpublishing
World Cup 2018 Reward Stickers

World Cup 2018 Reward Stickers

Pages of reward stickers, each with a different World Cup 2018 slogan on which can be used to congratulate students on their effort, resilience, skill, improvement and hard work during the World Cup season. Just print on sticky paper and you’re ready to go. Also included - template used to design them so you can also make your own if you wish too. Loads more fun whole school resources available here.
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Gender + Sexism PSHE

Gender + Sexism PSHE

3x fully resourced lessons, with differentiated worksheets and clips - suitable for KS3/4, all focusing on the gender, prejudice and trans issues. Could be used all together as part of a Drop Down Day, part of an RSE / PSHE Unit of work or over a week in Tutor Time. Pack includes: An introduction into the fluidity of gender, the difference between sex and gender, as well as the prejudice faced by some of those in the LGBT+ community. Sexism. Why does gender seem to matter so much to some in the workplace and at school? What issues do women in particular face, why is this and how can society overcome them? What does it mean to be transgender? Who are the transgender role models and what can these people teach us about tolerance and gender fluidity? Our PSHE / Citizenship resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All our resources are editable (so easy to adapt for your classes) and are designed to last one hour each. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources HERE
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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.
gstrong
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.
gstrong
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”.
gstrong
The TA's Pocket Guide Pack

The TA's Pocket Guide Pack

This bundle includes the first five books in my Teaching Assistants Pocket Guide Series: The TA’s Pocket Guide to Growth Mindsets The TA’s Pocket Guide to Questioning The TA’s Pocket Guide to Feedback The TA’s Pocket Guide to Differentiation The TA’s Pocket Guide to AFL Each book is around 100 pages, covers ten chapters and includes dozens of strategies and techniques you can use to support the learners you work with inside and outside the classroom. The bundle comes with a 20% discount! It’s like getting five books for the price of four.
mikegershon
– 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
End of Term Tutor Time / PSHCE

End of Term Tutor Time / PSHCE

A fun and creative Citizenship / Tutor Time project lesson for students in the last week of term. Could be used for activities week in Humanities or just as a reward lesson the last time you see your class for the summer. Very easy to set up - you will just need a few balloons, string, sellotape, old clothes, felt tips and a any other boxes/construction materials you can find (just things that would usually be thrown in the recycling). The students work in small groups to research and recreate a famous political icon (info sheets and clip tasks included - all instructions on Powerpoint). The lesson can last as long as you want it to, and I gave prizes of sweets at the end for the best one - but that’s optional! My students really enjoyed it and we took pictures at the end for the school website. Hopefully yours will love it too. I’m going to be adding lots more free PSHCE lessons over the coming months. Follow me to see when they’re uploaded! :)
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The TA's Pocket Guide to AFL

The TA's Pocket Guide to AFL

The Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Assessment for Learning is the fifth book in my Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide Series. What exactly is assessment for learning and how does it work? Why should assessment for learning be an integral part of any teaching assistant’s practice? And what can you do to make sure assessment for learning has a positive impact on all your learners? In the Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Assessment for Learning join Mike Gershon, bestselling author and expert educator, as he takes you on a practical, down-to-earth tour of AFL. Inside you’ll find the answers to all your questions about Assessment for Learning – as well as a host of practical strategies and techniques you can use to support learners and develop yourself professionally. This easy-to-use, expertly written guide is perfect for the busy teaching assistant who wants to help their pupils and improve their practice. Chapters Include: What is assessment for learning and how does it work? Eliciting Information Opening Up Success Criteria Self-Assessment Peer-Assessment Series Introduction: The ‘Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide’ series developed out of Mike’s desire to give teaching assistants across the country a set of practical, useful books they could call on to help them in their work. Having worked with teaching assistants throughout his teaching career and knowing full well the hugely positive impact they can have on learners in a whole variety of different classrooms, he thought it was high time there was a series of books dedicated to supporting them in their working lives. Each volume in the series focuses on a different aspect of teaching and learning. Each one aims to give teaching assistants a quick, easy way into the topic, along with a wide range of practical strategies and techniques they can use to support, guide and develop the learners with whom they work. All of the books are designed to help teaching assistants. Each one goes out of its way to make their lives easier, and to help them develop professionally. But, crucially, the ultimate aim of each book is to give teaching assistants the tools they need to better support the learners they spend their time working with. The whole series is written with the classroom in mind. This is a collection practical of books for what is a practical job.
mikegershon
The TA's Pocket Guide to Differentiation

The TA's Pocket Guide to Differentiation

The Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Differentiation is the fourth book in my Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide Series. What is differentiation and how can teaching assistants personalise what they do in the classroom? How does differentiation affect learners? And what different things should teaching assistants do to ensure their differentiation has the best impact possible? In the Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Differentiation join Mike Gershon, bestselling author and expert educator, as he takes you on a practical, down-to-earth tour of the subject. Inside you’ll find the answers to all your questions about differentiation – as well as a host of practical strategies and techniques you can use to support learners and develop yourself professionally. This easy-to-use, expertly written guide is perfect for the busy teaching assistant who wants to help their pupils and improve their practice. Chapters Include: What is differentiation? Essential Techniques for Personalising Learning Scaffolding Strategies Differentiating Your Questions Increasing the Level of Challenge Series Introduction: The ‘Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide’ series developed out of Mike’s desire to give teaching assistants across the country a set of practical, useful books they could call on to help them in their work. Having worked with teaching assistants throughout his teaching career and knowing full well the hugely positive impact they can have on learners in a whole variety of different classrooms, he thought it was high time there was a series of books dedicated to supporting them in their working lives. Each volume in the series focuses on a different aspect of teaching and learning. Each one aims to give teaching assistants a quick, easy way into the topic, along with a wide range of practical strategies and techniques they can use to support, guide and develop the learners with whom they work. All of the books are designed to help teaching assistants. Each one goes out of its way to make their lives easier, and to help them develop professionally. But, crucially, the ultimate aim of each book is to give teaching assistants the tools they need to better support the learners they spend their time working with. The whole series is written with the classroom in mind. This is a collection practical of books for what is a practical job.
mikegershon
The TA's Pocket Guide to Feedback

The TA's Pocket Guide to Feedback

The Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Feedback is the third book in my Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide series. Why does feedback matter? How can you make sure the feedback you give learners has the biggest impact possible? And what can you do to help your learners understand the value and power of feedback? In the Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Feedback join Mike Gershon, bestselling author and expert educator, as he takes you on a practical, down-to-earth tour of the subject. Inside you’ll find the answers to all your questions about feedback – as well as a host of practical strategies and techniques you can use to support learners and develop yourself professionally. This easy-to-use, expertly written guide is perfect for the busy teaching assistant who wants to help their pupils and improve their practice. Chapters Include: Why does feedback matter? What makes good feedback? Verbal Feedback Techniques Giving Written Feedback Feedback Troubleshooting Series Introduction: The ‘Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide’ series developed out of Mike’s desire to give teaching assistants across the country a set of practical, useful books they could call on to help them in their work. Having worked with teaching assistants throughout his teaching career and knowing full well the hugely positive impact they can have on learners in a whole variety of different classrooms, he thought it was high time there was a series of books dedicated to supporting them in their working lives. Each volume in the series focuses on a different aspect of teaching and learning. Each one aims to give teaching assistants a quick, easy way into the topic, along with a wide range of practical strategies and techniques they can use to support, guide and develop the learners with whom they work. All of the books are designed to help teaching assistants. Each one goes out of its way to make their lives easier, and to help them develop professionally. But, crucially, the ultimate aim of each book is to give teaching assistants the tools they need to better support the learners they spend their time working with. The whole series is written with the classroom in mind. This is a collection practical of books for what is a practical job.
mikegershon
The TA's Pocket Guide to Questioning

The TA's Pocket Guide to Questioning

The Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Questioning is the second book in my Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide Series. What makes a good question? What can we do to raise the quality of the questions we ask in the classroom? And how can we ensure our questioning helps learners to learn as much as possible, and to think in creative and critical ways? In the Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Questioning join Mike Gershon, bestselling author and expert educator, as he takes you on a practical, down-to-earth tour of the subject. Inside you’ll find the answers to all your questions about questioning – as well as a host of practical strategies and techniques you can use to support learners and develop yourself professionally. This easy-to-use, expertly written guide is perfect for the busy teaching assistant who wants to help their pupils and improve their practice. Chapters Include: What’s in a question? Opening Up Learner Thinking Getting Past ‘I Don’t Know’ How to Get Better Responses Creative Questioning Techniques Series Introduction: The ‘Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide’ series developed out of Mike’s desire to give teaching assistants across the country a set of practical, useful books they could call on to help them in their work. Having worked with teaching assistants throughout his teaching career and knowing full well the hugely positive impact they can have on learners in a whole variety of different classrooms, he thought it was high time there was a series of books dedicated to supporting them in their working lives. Each volume in the series focuses on a different aspect of teaching and learning. Each one aims to give teaching assistants a quick, easy way into the topic, along with a wide range of practical strategies and techniques they can use to support, guide and develop the learners with whom they work. All of the books are designed to help teaching assistants. Each one goes out of its way to make their lives easier, and to help them develop professionally. But, crucially, the ultimate aim of each book is to give teaching assistants the tools they need to better support the learners they spend their time working with. The whole series is written with the classroom in mind. This is a collection practical of books for what is a practical job.
mikegershon
The TA's Pocket Guide to Growth Mindsets

The TA's Pocket Guide to Growth Mindsets

The Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Growth Mindsets is the first book in my Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide series. What’s the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset? How do growth and fixed mindsets influence pupils’ attitudes to learning? And what can you do to help pupils move from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset? In the Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide to Growth Mindsets join Mike Gershon, bestselling author and expert educator, as he takes you on a practical, down-to-earth tour of growth mindsets. Inside you’ll find the answers to all your questions about growth mindsets – as well as a host of practical strategies and techniques you can use to support learners and develop yourself professionally. This easy-to-use, expertly written guide is perfect for the busy teaching assistant who wants to help their pupils and improve their practice. Chapters Include: What is a growth mindset? How can you help learners build a growth mindset? What sort of language is good for promoting growth mindsets? How can you help learners to keep going when learning gets tough? What can you do to help learners see mistakes as a useful part of learning? Series Introduction: The ‘Teaching Assistant’s Pocket Guide’ series developed out of Mike’s desire to give teaching assistants across the country a set of practical, useful books they could call on to help them in their work. Having worked with teaching assistants throughout his teaching career and knowing full well the hugely positive impact they can have on learners in a whole variety of different classrooms, he thought it was high time there was a series of books dedicated to supporting them in their working lives. Each volume in the series focuses on a different aspect of teaching and learning. Each one aims to give teaching assistants a quick, easy way into the topic, along with a wide range of practical strategies and techniques they can use to support, guide and develop the learners with whom they work. All of the books are designed to help teaching assistants. Each one goes out of its way to make their lives easier, and to help them develop professionally. But, crucially, the ultimate aim of each book is to give teaching assistants the tools they need to better support the learners they spend their time working with. The whole series is written with the classroom in mind. This is a collection practical of books for what is a practical job.
mikegershon
AFL Kit

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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Parent View and Parent Voice Support

Parent View and Parent Voice Support

Parent View Questions in Excel, Word and a Word analysis template to do your own version internally. You would also be able to review any changes over time with secure evidence to judge changes in school culture.
gstrong
TICK LIST for planning lessons  that 'STAND OUT'

TICK LIST for planning lessons that 'STAND OUT'

This is a simple tick list to aid planning and preparation of brilliant or outstanding lessons. This is great as a refresher or for those new to teaching. It was designed as a starting point to be developed by yourself and eventually you will not need it. Before the lesson Start of the lesson Throughout the lesson Ending of lesson Hopefully, the assessment and review that happens at the end of the lesson should inform your future planning. Resources: Outstanding Lessons Tick List.doc
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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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