In this week's episode of the Tes magazine debrief podcast, we discuss:
- Why we need to understand the mind and the brain together
- If a headteacher really needs an office
- The worrying issue of revenge porn and how to tackle it
- A school in Japan with a deliberately bumpy playground
Find Tes magazine debrief podcasts from previous issues below...
- Are reading ages useful for teachers – and children?
- Pupils going shoeless in the classroom.
- Why we blush and why it's not something to overlook in school
- And we discuss some of our best teachers ahead of the launch of an exciting new podcast from Tes...
1 January issue
- Is it ever OK to swear in school?
- Would you want a robot AI reader helping pupils in your class?
- Can a dictator leadership style deliver results?
18 December issue
- The Tes Person of the Year 2020 – and some of those who made the shortlist, too
- This issue of Tes is free to access online as well so you can read the full top 10
11 December issue
- How teaching changed forever in 2020
- The social perils of secret Santa
- How to make your primary classroom gender-neutral
- And our favourite childhood toys
4 December issue
- How schools can work with other agencies to support all pupils
- Why the state of your school loos matters
- Can we ever solve the motivation conundrum?
27 November issue
- Is learning an innate skill inherited from prehistoric times?
- How to spot if there are SLT 'gangs' at your school
Teachers' most overused words
How fancy – or not – should your classroom greetings be?
20 November issue
- What happens if you teach university-level content to Year 7s?
- Why every school needs a "behaviour beast"
- Should sex education continue in post-16 education?
- Why a new mug could be the perfect gift for teachers
13 November issue
- The complex causes of distraction in classrooms – and how to stop it
- Why doughnut leadership is a must
- How to cast your nativity play more fairly
- A new Christmas initiative connecting classrooms to care homes
6 November issue
- The self-diagnosis crisis hitting schools
- Why smiling – even fake smiling – is so important in teaching, and what face masks do to disrupt that
- How Covid-19 restrictions are hitting the social fabric of colleges
30 October issue
- A huge forgotten research project from the 1970s proved the value of Direct Instruction – or did it?
- How we can use our fists to teach pupils to regulate their anger
- The funny walk we all do as we approach a stage
- Teachers' scariest school moments ahead of Hallowe'en
23/10: Prejudiced pedagogy, display boards and behaviour
16/10: Children, chairs and cake
9/10: Comfort feedback, pointing and pens
2/10: EYFS, plants and lying
25/9: Slant, nonsense and rude words
18/9: Trust, popularity and make-up