Tes issue 4 October 2019

Tes - 04 October 2019

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How attachment issues can effect behaviour

How attachment issues can affect student behaviour

After attending a year-long course on supporting vulnerable students, Chris Jackson began to suspect that much of the low-level disruption at his school might be linked to adverse childhood...

8 min read 4 Oct 2019
Keep the conversation going

Keep the conversation going, please

It’s important to prioritise language learning interactions not just in Reception but throughout the primary years, says Megan Dixon

3 min read 4 Oct 2019
Tackling animal cruelty
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Tackling animal cruelty among children

Teachers often keep quiet if they become aware of a student hurting a pet for fear that reporting it will result in that young person being labelled as violent. But the reasons for this behaviour are...

15 min read 4 Oct 2019
Tes focus on... oracy
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Tes focus on... Oracy

Research shows that teaching children how to talk effectively can have a profound effect on learning outcomes, yet many schools aren’t giving oracy skills the attention they deserve, finds Dan Worth

9 min read 4 Oct 2019
The science behind meetings
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The art to a good meeting? It’s science

It’s easy to get bogged down in endless staff gatherings that serve little purpose, but there are proven ways to make them more efficient and worthwhile – and teachers already have all the skills to...

6 min read 4 Oct 2019
The case for homeschooling

The case for homeschooling

Parents who decide to educate their children at home often face a barrage of criticism but, for Gill Kilner, school simply wasn’t meeting her sons’ needs

9 min read 4 Oct 2019
Textbooks still have a place in the classroom

Why textbooks still have a place in the classroom

In these days of digital plenty, textbooks are regarded as antiquated and expensive. But research suggests pupils’ comprehension may be better with the written word, and modern tomes have a great deal...

8 min read 4 Oct 2019
Tackling animal cruelty
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Tackling animal cruelty among children

Teachers often keep quiet if they become aware of a student hurting a pet for fear that reporting it will result in that young person being labelled as violent. But the reasons for this behaviour are...

15 min read 4 Oct 2019
Tes focus on... oracy
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Tes focus on... Oracy

Research shows that teaching children how to talk effectively can have a profound effect on learning outcomes, yet many schools aren’t giving oracy skills the attention they deserve, finds Dan Worth

9 min read 4 Oct 2019
The science behind meetings
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The art to a good meeting? It’s science

It’s easy to get bogged down in endless staff gatherings that serve little purpose, but there are proven ways to make them more efficient and worthwhile – and teachers already have all the skills to...

6 min read 4 Oct 2019