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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
Free Year 1 comparing numbers activity cards

Free Year 1 comparing numbers activity cards

This is a collection of 48 colorful activity cards with answers 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.
rashidat
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.
EC_Resources
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
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
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/
TeachElite
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.
gstrong
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
gstrong
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
gstrong
Grammar HOT sale!!!

Grammar HOT sale!!!

There are many worksheets collected here that will help you easily learn grammar and make lessons interesting!!!
Olynj
Primary School Drama Policy

Primary School Drama Policy

A complete drama policy for your primary school, with guidelines on strategies, implementation, differentiation and evaluation. This policy includes everything you’ll need to create and maintain a drama syllabus in your primary school. Also includes suggested resources, websites and other sources for support and additional information. If you like this resource and found it useful, please take a minute to leave a positive review. Thanks everso!
AliJC
Play As Radical Practice Toolkit

Play As Radical Practice Toolkit

Artist Albert Potrony worked with children aged three and four years-old to investigate the value and possibilities of free play in the school system and challenge what it means to be school ready. Reflective discussions with children, parents, teachers and play workers centred on questions of chaos and control, the effects of standardisation, the significance of relationships and the importance of space for play. Albert translated images and conversations from the project into the Play as Radical Practice Toolkit, designed to support early educators to form solidarities with the children they work with and advocate for free play in the state school system. This resource is for printed distribution only. The printed toolkits are available free of charge, please email jemmae@serpentinegalleries.org with your postal address for your copy.
SerpentineGalleries
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
EC_Resources
PGCE / SCITT Resources - Essays, Lesson Plans, SOW's and Additional 177 Resources

PGCE / SCITT Resources - Essays, Lesson Plans, SOW's and Additional 177 Resources

177 Resources These came in handy when completing my PGCE (SCITT) year. I have put together a bunch of resources to help save you a lot of time in researching. The extra resources are a selection of PDFs and word docs that make the difference as a resource for creating your own work and writing your assignments. *I have additional, personal essays that were submitted and graded at Outstanding for sale in my shop. *
kellylouise_mckaig
NPQSL COMBINED TASK AND SUPPORTING EVIDENCE

NPQSL COMBINED TASK AND SUPPORTING EVIDENCE

I completed my NPQSL in Nov 2017 and received some great feedback. I found it extremely hard to get started after the course face to face days and searched to find a sample to give me a few pointers. I hope to be able to do the same for others!
aligorry
Colouring

Colouring

Many children and adults suffer from stress and anxiety at times. An over busy brain makes it difficult to concentrate on tasks and the feelings associated with anxiety can cause distress and further anxiety. Recent research suggests that activities which focus the mind without being overly taxing can help break the cycle of worry and anxiety and can help calm the busy mind. One such activity is colouring. This resource provides 40 original hand drawn kaleidoscopic images. The repetitive nature of the patterns is intentional, encouraging the individual to settle into a calming routine. Drawings range in complexity, making it a suitable resource for all age groups, including adults. I hope that enjoyment and a sense of calm can be found by using this resource.
StartEducation
E-COURSE: How to make digital teaching resources (with video tutorials and PPTs)

E-COURSE: How to make digital teaching resources (with video tutorials and PPTs)

This is a comprehensive e-course containing over 19 videos as well as a FREE set of exclusive clip art worth £10 that can be used on your own digital resources! You will learn: ✔ How to create teaching resources suitable for a digital classroom including using Google Slides and Google Classroom ✔ How you can make your resources stand out from the crowd ✔ How to make your resources cloud compatible with Google Drive, One Drive and DropBox ✔ Tricks for how to make PowerPoint resources more interactive, ideal for gaming or flip books ✔ How to use animations and triggers in PowerPoint to create task cards, quizzes and other interactive games ✔ How to create QR codes for kinaesthetic and interactive learning ✔ Practical steps on how to share and sell your digital resources ✔ How to secure clip art to enable it to be used interactively ✔ Downloadable templates of PowerPoint games that you can play with and learn from ✔ …and more! Plus, I’m always at the end of an email if you ever have any questions about any of the lessons or want further 1:1 support. It’s easy to access - simply follow the instructions in the download and then I’ll add you to the course personally as fast as humanly possible! If you get stuck at any point, please email me at teachersresourceforce@yahoo.com and I’ll be there for you! I hope you find this e-course helpful in your journey to creating unique, secure and engaging digital resources!
TeachersResourceForce
Compound nouns

Compound nouns

Compound nouns practice. First the students join the halves of compound nouns together and then they have to match them to the correct pictures. Hope it is useful!
Olynj
Peer Assessment Template

Peer Assessment Template

A simple lesson peer assessment template for students, which can be used in any literacy-based subject. Contains word version (fully editable) and PDF version. Check out loads more free or inexpensive resources for a range of subjects here.
EC_Resources
Moderation Template

Moderation Template

A very simple and editable moderation template which can be used for moderating students’ work in any subject. Contains word and PDF version. Check out loads more free or inexpensive resources for a range of subjects here.
EC_Resources
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.
EC_Resources
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.
EC_Resources
Technology Literacy Frames (Differentiation)

Technology Literacy Frames (Differentiation)

A5 Technology cards that can be printed and inserted into IKEA Tolby frames. 4 x Designs including; Colour Theory, Technology Keywords, DT Equipment & Adjectives -Excellent resource for weaker students to grab and use when needed. -Editable/Adaptable file using PowerPoint -Can be printed larger for posters etc.
ShaniceWelsh