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The Academy Package

The Academy Package

The Academy Package is 5 self study courses all rolled into one. You get 4 five hour courses and 1 one hour course for the price of $20. That's about $1 per hour. All courses include podcasts and video presentations.
jameshburns55
Can You Handle The Truth?

Can You Handle The Truth?

Society seems to want to withhold the truth and make everyone believe that they are smarter than what they are and that their behavior is based upon circumstance, their environment, or lack of therapy or medication. Facing the truth about their abilities and work ethic can put a student back on track, and help them choose a good vocation, and understand and how they need to improve academically and behaviorally. This one hour presentation will give teachers the tools to confront students without condemning them and help them help students to evaluate their efforts and work to realistically look at their performance.
jameshburns55
NPQSL Final Assessment Log (2016) with appendices

NPQSL Final Assessment Log (2016) with appendices

After completing my NPQML, I decided to embark on the SL course and what a journey it has been. I have poured my blood, sweat and tears into this document and received some outstanding feedback in regards to both the project and the completed log. A superb course for anyone interested in senior leadership within the education sector. Included in this package comes all 22 pages of the log with all appendices attached. Within the appendices are my 'Project Action Plan', 360 Diagnostic report and SLT and Governors report. All references are also highlighted in the log. Pseudonyms are used for school and individual identities. All I can say is that I wished I had the opportunity to see an example such as this when I was writing as the IOE provide very little in terms of examples. If you do download, please leave feedback :)
thomas_holt
You Rock Recognition

You Rock Recognition

Use this FREE resource with the Lesson Tuning Protocol and MAP to grow your professional learning community or SURVEY-PLAY-ENGAGE to bring gamification to polling. These rock-notes are harvested from the Atlantic Ocean and their smooth surface and palm size are easy to reproduce. They allow individuals to carry around your kind words in their pocket to serve as reminders of their hard work. The rocks are prepped with white and black spray paint. The edges where the white and black meet are lined with a paint pen you can pick up at your local art supply store. Minutes later the surfaces are dry, and you can scribe the note. Use this message or design your own. Soon your building will be rocking too!
k_stephens1
A Corky Idea: team building scavenger hunt for educators

A Corky Idea: team building scavenger hunt for educators

A team building activity may be just what your building needs. This scavenger hunt promises your teacher teams will have fun with laser focus on educational topics. Are your teachers suffering from project fatigue? Is the uncertainty of current educational trends increasing anxiety levels? Make your teams more productive and efficient at work with the power of relationships and time to collaborate. Use this tool with your leadership team over the summer or to launch a big initiative. Contact me to share and exchange ideas.
k_stephens1
5 Minute SMSC, Lesson and Whole School

5 Minute SMSC, Lesson and Whole School

A quick and easy checklist to evidence and judge your lesson / school's SMSC provision - taking no more than 5 minutes to complete! The first part is a lesson evidence checklist so any observer knows exactly how every part of your lesson covers SMSC and British Values. Includes: What SMSC should cover in your lesson A full lesson example Blank copies both .pub and .pdf in colour and black and white for easy editing and printing The second part is an excellent resource for new or ongoing SMSC leaders and a first point of contact to improve SMSC provision throughout the school. Easy evidence for your folder, a meeting, management or Ofsted. Know exactly what you need to improve and gather evidence for in just 5 minutes, allowing you to prove the provision of SMSC quickly and easily to Ofsted, Parents, SLT etc. In our last Ofsted, SMSC was mentioned five times, every time positively. Let your school also become a beacon of SMSC with these resources.
harle
Teaching and Learning CPD Bundle!

Teaching and Learning CPD Bundle!

These teaching and learning CPD sessions offer engaging and original approaches to introducing or revisiting a range of effective pedagogical strategies. Grounded in educational research, these sessions are interactive, well-structured, and have been successfully tried and tested. The aim of each teaching and learning CPD session is to develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed in order to utilise in practice in each key area, and as an aid in achieving these aims, the trainer is supported with: -Colourful, engaging, and comprehensive PowerPoint presentations; -Videos for analysis of key techniques; -A wide range of interactive resources for CPD activities; -Instructions and plans to assist delivery. All images and videos are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of each PowerPoint.
TandLGuru
Written Communication with Parents - CPD Session!

Written Communication with Parents - CPD Session!

I delivered this CPD session to all members of our staff team who maintain regular contact with parents and other stakeholders, in a bid to improve the quality, accuracy, and clarity of our written communications. I'd recommend that the session takes about 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes to deliver. We had received some negative feedback comments, regarding our communications, varying from examples of poor grammatical accuracy, to instances in which the tone of emails, letters, and other forms of correspondence were perceived as rude. It is surprising how common this is across schools, and how little training is provided on these forms of interaction. Following this training, we are receiving far fewer complaints, and many staff members now keep the help-sheets pinned up by the desks to refer to when communicating with parents. Participants learn through: - Participating in a fun pub-style quiz to eradicate common spelling, punctuation, and grammar misconceptions and errors; - Considering the role of parents, their needs and interests, and what they expect from their child's school, as a means to understand why schools sometimes receive difficult communications; - Reading and analysing examples of poor written correspondence, considering how both the tone and the accuracy can be improved; - Exploring different language strategies to create a personal, polite tone within emails, by considering the connotations of different words; - Taking away help sheets that can be referred to whenever written communications are being drafted. The resource pack includes: - Colourful and engaging whole-session PowerPoint presentation ; - Examples of written communications for participants to analyse; - Quiz answer sheet; - Accurate Written Communication help-sheet; - Polite Written Communication help-sheet. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide. (Please note that the only section of the PowerPoint that you may wish to modify is with regards to the distinct features of parents at your own school - Aside from this, the resources are good to go!)
TandLGuru
Supply teacher daily checklist, class feedback form and some useful websites

Supply teacher daily checklist, class feedback form and some useful websites

This is a three page document drawn up from my own needs. I've tried to price it fairly - it should be something you can adapt. It should save you some time and maybe even some stress. The first page is a simple but thorough checklist to ensure I have all the information I need for a successful day (I've left off the lesson content, which I tackle anyway). I've not currently added any icons but that's the way I wanted it, really straightforward. It's a standard checklist. The second page has some useful websites and last minute ideas for activities (mainly primary but could easily be adapted). The the third page is a feedback form to leave for the class teacher. You might find you want to move the sizing around or change some of the categories. Maybe you want to reduce it onto A5 instead of A4? There 's also a checklist for use when leaving the house at the beginning of the day and the classroom at the end, so you don't end up losing your favourite hat/water bottle/etc... I have this laminated on the back of my DBS folder, and on the back of my phone, which you might want to consider too - you can always reduce the typeface? They are in .docx format so can be manipulated and amended to help you. Good luck and happy supplying. Hope they help! Please email with feedback or leave me some lovely stars...
alcatch