Whole school teaching resources: Learning support and paraprofessionals

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Teaching & Learning Newsletter Template by @TeacherToolkit

Teaching & Learning Newsletter Template by @TeacherToolkit

Here are a collection of Teaching and Learning newsletter templates - published to the whole-staff only - once a fortnight. Ideas are sourced from current school practice, staff-voice and online forums. Feel free to use them as a template to create your own. Contact me @TeacherToolkit

By rmcgill

Assemblies - Mixed themes 2 (3 pack)

Assemblies - Mixed themes 2 (3 pack)

3 engaging assemblies aimed at a range of different age groups. Themes covered: - The power of knowledge - Have you ever wondered? British Explorers - A story of courage, self-belief and tenacity. Our changing language - Where did that saying come from?

By chrdol72

Interactive random spinners decision makers

Interactive random spinners decision makers

This is an essential resource for all teachers of all levels. Simply pick one of the ten spinners and away you go. Use the spinners to challenge learners with maths, Q&A, tasks and blooms taxonomy. All slides can be edited so that numbers or learners names and initials can be changed to suit you. You can add the slide to any PowerPoint presentation or simply open up the original. Learners of all ages love this innovative and fun resource reminiscent of 'Wheel of Fortune.' Please check out my other resources.

By Ga3hill

How to observe a child training

How to observe a child training

Powerpoint presentation on how to Observe children in the Early Years. Designed mainly for classroom assistants, but could be tweaked to present to parents and other staff at school. Additional word document case study. Suggest staff go through the training, then look at any observations they have already completed, as well as complete a joint/paired observation, and then discuss what is exactly required.

By choralsongster

Able, Gifted and Talented Policy - Whole School

Able, Gifted and Talented Policy - Whole School

Able, Gifted and Talented Policy.This Able, Gifted and Talented Policy is five pages long and can be modified for any school. Copy and paste the required information into a suitable document and tailor it to your school’s specific needs.For more learning resources, please visit:www.poetryessay.co.ukFREE English videos:www.youtube.com/poetryessaycouk

By poetryessay

EYFS  Leadership and Management whole school / class resource package

EYFS Leadership and Management whole school / class resource package

These excellent and outstanding editable resources provide everything you need to effectively lead and manage your EYFS provision at an Outstanding Level. The resources can be adapted to your own setting and provides all the requirements as suggested in the New Ofsted Framework that will give you all the necessary documents to enhance the quality of your provision. You will not find another resource well equipped and at a lower price. This resource will guarantee to save you time, money and give you the leadership tools at a practical level to enhance the quality of the EYFS provision.

By rcooke1

10 REFERENCE TOOLS FOR A DIGITAL TEACHER

10 REFERENCE TOOLS FOR A DIGITAL TEACHER

A presentation on 10 reference digital tools which show promise to support word learning, review, and play with language. 1. Lingro2. Lexipedia3. Shahi4. Snappy Words5. Visual Dictionary Online6. Word Hippo7. Wordnik8. Your Dictionary9. Math Words10. Math Dictionary

By john421969

Top tips for Engaging Struggling Students

Top tips for Engaging Struggling Students

A sheet crammed with tips for engaging students who struggle, either due to SpLD or purely find listening and following difficult. This can be used as a checklist for your teaching, regardless of the subject.

By Sazo123

Exam Technique - A Gibbon's Guide

Exam Technique - A Gibbon's Guide

A Gibbon's Guide To Exam Technique is a PowerPoint presentation showing your students how to get the very best out of their time sitting an exam. It covers what to do in the lead up, the night before, the morning of and during the exam itself.Target Audience: Teachers or Lecturers with Exam Groups - especially those who have never tackled a "big" exam before.

By Thunarr

PSHE Resilience Unit

PSHE Resilience Unit

5 hours worth of fully resourced lessons: resilience, self-esteem, aspiration, positivity, to promote and foster positive attitudes for KS3/4 students.Each well-differentiated lesson includes accompanying worksheets, clips, powerpoints, clear LOs to three challenge levels, activities, plenaries - everything you'd want if Ofsted walked in.Includes -1. Why do we need self esteem and how can we improve it?2. What is aspiration and how can we be aspirational?3. How can we be resilient students and succeed?4. How can we promote our positive achievements? (2 hour project lesson)5. Cool meme-style praise postcards to send home with students when they've finished the unit.I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free.Many more cheap and free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

By emjcot

Special Education Collaboration Form

Special Education Collaboration Form

This form is meant to increase communication between General Education teachers and Special Education case managers. It is a game-changer for increasing the coordination and care of students with an IEP. Three fully customizable forms print per page. Easy for teachers to fill out and slip into co-worker's box, or copy and paste into an email.

By briancorbett-bs-36

'Mistake of the Week' Lettering

'Mistake of the Week' Lettering

This display lettering is to encourage a more positive approach to learning from mistakes and a growth mindset approach to recognising our areas of weakness and focusing on improving them.A description of how I use this resource is contained within the pack and the approach taken to maximise the engagement of students.

By conortrg1

Tray Labels

Tray Labels

Having matching style tray labels is always a great way to improve the appearance of your classroom. I have chosen a green border and red text style for these labels but this is easy to adjust to suit your preference by double clicking either the text or the label. I have also included a blank sheet of tray labels in green, red and blue so you can either add your own make your own with a different border.Tray labels include:• Whole punches• Scissors• Scrap paper• Rulers• Pencil sharpeners• Colouring pencils• Plain paper• Squared paper• Line guides• Lined paper• Scrap paper• Whiteboards• Whiteboard pens• Book labels• Stickers• Homework• Reading records• Glue sticks• House point chart• Achievers award• Wet play games x4• Highlighters• PPA• Monday• Tuesday• Wednesday• Thursday• Friday• Whiteboard cleaners• Treasury tags• Felt tips• Book labels

By mrichmond

NQT Support Bundle (created in my NQT year and as a mentor) Bundle

NQT Support Bundle (created in my NQT year and as a mentor) Bundle

The bundle includes a 5 minute lesson pro forma, starter and plenary generator, an AfL toolkit, Exam strategies and an Ofsted rated Outstanding lesson to change to suit the topic. The bundle is geared towards NQTs as it provides templates for mentor meeting minutes, NQT report examples and end of year Targets.

By GJDavis27

Staff CPD Supporting students with social communication

Staff CPD Supporting students with social communication

Many children and young people have difficulties with social communication for various reasons.This is a staff CPD session which includes a presentation and corresponding activities. Looks at what we mean by social communication, which pupils have needs in these areas, how to identify needs and what can be done in the classroom. Final part of the powerpoint discusses interventions in this area and things to take into consideration. Links to further resources.Suitable for EY, Primary, Secondary and FE. Mainstream staff - teachers, teaching assistants and leaders.The author is a senior advisory teacher for speech, language and communication needs.

By Mortimer007

SENCO Survival Kit - audits, checklists and booklets for staff (whole school approach to SEN)

SENCO Survival Kit - audits, checklists and booklets for staff (whole school approach to SEN)

This is a SENCO survival kit to help to implement a whole school approach to SEN.Included is:A staff SEND audit (along with descriptions) for you to audit your staff training needs and confidence in working with students with SEND.A quality first teaching SEND for you to use on learning walks / observations to identify good practice and areas for development.Two booklets for staff - one on supporting students with dyslexia / literacy difficulties, and one on supporting students with speech, language and communication needs. Focus is on quality first teaching in the mainstream classroom.Suitable for primary, secondary and FE.The author is a senior advisory teacher, trainer and writer in the field of SLCN.

By Mortimer007

Staff CPD SEN - Bumper pack - SLCN, Dyslexia, SEMH, Social Communication

Staff CPD SEN - Bumper pack - SLCN, Dyslexia, SEMH, Social Communication

Enough SEN CPD to last all year!A presentation on supporting dyslexic students in the mainstream classroom - with a booklet for staff containing the same information.A presentation on supporting students with speech, language and communication needs - again with booklet for staff containing the information.A presentation on supporting students with social, emotional and mental health needs.A presentation on social communication skills - along with two activities.Suitable for primary, secondary and FE. Teachers, school leaders and teaching assistants.The author is a senior advisory teacher, writer and trainer in the field of SEN.

By Mortimer007

Staff CPD Session - SEN - social, emotional and mental wellbeing

Staff CPD Session - SEN - social, emotional and mental wellbeing

This is a detailed powerpoint presentation for a staff CPD session - suitable for primary, secondary and FE. Audience: teachers, teaching assistants, support staff, leaders.Discusses what is meant by social, emotional and mental health, explores risk and resilience factors. Activity on how to identify pupils with difficulties. Links with SEN and particular difficulties for this group. Facts and figures included on why this is a current issue. Discusses what schools can do to support this group and improve wellbeing. Video links included. Links to useful organisations and websites.The author is a senior advisory teacher and author of 'The Sky's The Limit: A mental wellbeing workbook for young people with SEN' (Speechmark, 2016, available from Speechmark and Amazon).

By Mortimer007

National Award of SEN Masters Degree Level Academic Research Essay Assignments.

National Award of SEN Masters Degree Level Academic Research Essay Assignments.

These editable word essay assignments were moderated, assessed and passed by the University for the Masters Level Award of Post graduated Certificate in Special Educational Needs Coordination. The National Award for SENCOs. They provide a critical analysis of inclusive education, an individual child level case study analysis and an analysis of SEN policies . All essays / assignments are written at a high academic standard and clearly referenced with supporting evidence. These will provide excellent opportunity for anyone studying an aspect of SEN at level 6 or 7 of the qualification framework. All assignments passed at masters level and will support people who are interested in learning about the role of the SENCO or students who are completing research learning in the field of special educational needs. 

By rcooke1

Behaviour priorities and interventions documents

Behaviour priorities and interventions documents

This document highlight 3 behaviours. being high, medium and low and puts in place reactive and proactive tools/ interactions that can help to address these behaviours. All behaviours can't be addressed at once and some are more of a risk/ issue than others this helps to work towards steps for intervention/ skills for success.

By mrpeace2010

Passport For Learning/ Learning/ Behaviours/ Pupil View

Passport For Learning/ Learning/ Behaviours/ Pupil View

This document helps, teachers, support staff, supply staff, Ofsted/ inspectors or other professionals get to know new learners. This document is also handy for use on a yearly basis for moving class. This document was used in a PRU. New learners would complete on entry.

By mrpeace2010

Massive English Starter Bundle

Massive English Starter Bundle

Massive English Starter Bundle This is a huge collection of English starters, suitable for various audiences and occasions, including literacy starters, general English starters, word starters, fun starters and much more. Suitable for KS2-KS4. Something for everyone! Download this pack and never worry about starters for the rest of the year! Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Praise Postcards

Praise Postcards

6 x different fun, easy to use praise postcards.Just fold them over to create a double-sided card to send home with student.More cheap and free resources available at my shop: Emjcot's ShopLeave me a review and choose any other resource for free :)

By emjcot

The Ultimate Starters and Quiz Bundle

The Ultimate Starters and Quiz Bundle

The Ultimate Starters and Quiz BundleSerious time saving download!This is a huge collection of English starters and quizzes, suitable for various audiences and occasions, including literacy starters, general English starters, word starters, fun starters and much more.Suitable for KS2-KS4. Something for everyone!Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish