Tes issue 25 September 2020

Tes - 25 September 2020

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Slant behaviour management technique
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Behaviour management: the science behind Slant

The Slant classroom management policy – which demands that children sit up, listen, ask and answer questions, nod and track the teacher – has been widely adopted. But does forcing pupils to focus on...

8 min read 25 Sep 2020
Bansho whiteboard technique

Classroom pedagogy: get on board with Bansho

If you think that writing on a whiteboard is a simple, straightforward process, you’ve probably never heard of Bansho. Using this Japanese technique, the board becomes more than just a teaching tool –...

7 min read 25 Sep 2020
school leadership and delegation
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Delegation difficulties?: How to manage your manager

Teachers who feel like they lack autonomy are more likely to quit, so poor delegation is a big problem for schools. Grainne Hallahan asks the experts about two common delegation mistakes – how to...

7 min read 25 Sep 2020
Teacher language choice

Mind your language when you speak to students

After losing his cool with a disruptive student in class, Stephen Lane learned a valuable lesson: the way we speak to children, and about them, can have a lasting impact on them – and us

3 min read 25 Sep 2020
Primary testing averages

Primary testing: we must break the law of averages

Ranking pupils against an arbitrary ‘average’ is harmful to both children and teachers, writes Margaret Mulholland – we need to ditch the labels if we want to support progress for all

3 min read 25 Sep 2020
Using mini whiteboards in the classroom

Why I fell in love with mini whiteboards

With the focus on hygiene in schools, replacing work books with wipeable mini whiteboards might seem a sensible solution. But do they really make life easier in the classroom? Tes asks convert Emily...

6 min read 25 Sep 2020
Work placements for learners with SEND

Work placements that really work for learners with SEND

Too many young people with learning difficulties are left to believe that they will never get a job – but supported internships offer a stepping stone towards employment. Kate Parker looks at how...

10 min read 25 Sep 2020
Slant behaviour management technique
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Behaviour management: the science behind Slant

The Slant classroom management policy – which demands that children sit up, listen, ask and answer questions, nod and track the teacher – has been widely adopted. But does forcing pupils to focus on...

8 min read 25 Sep 2020
school leadership and delegation
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Delegation difficulties?: How to manage your manager

Teachers who feel like they lack autonomy are more likely to quit, so poor delegation is a big problem for schools. Grainne Hallahan asks the experts about two common delegation mistakes – how to...

7 min read 25 Sep 2020