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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

Bloom's questioning wheels

Bloom's questioning wheels

A creative and engaging way to deliver a lesson which is rich in high level questions from bloom's taxonomy.I have created the template for the questioning wheels in bright colours, which once assembled can be spun round so students randomly pick a question. I have included the full power point presentation on how to deliver the lesson.

By StudentFriendly

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

Administration and Finance Documentation and Policies

Administration and Finance Documentation and Policies

These excellent practical resources provides the opportunity for school senior leaders, governors and school business managers to effectively manage statutory regulation linked to school administration and finance. The word documents can be edited and can be used to show how systems in your school are effectively managed debt management, freedom of information, data protection, terms of reference and the legal administration of meeting the Ofsted standards for good to outstanding practice.

By rcooke1

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

Primary School Special Educational Needs

Primary School Special Educational Needs

This resource is in a powerpoint format. The purpose of this powerpoint is to showcase best practice of Special educational needs within a primary school.This powerpoint is a scaffold for teachers to use -there are gaps in the powerpoint to add your own pictures , the name of the school and emblem of the school. This can be used to show external profesionals and share with school to showcase SEN in the school.30 + slides includedThe key sections are the changes in SEN and the Code of Practice, different stages of SEN, daily support for SEN pupils, interventions and provisions in place and support for statemented children.

By sparkle1978

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13 display banners

13 display banners

pack includes banners with the following titles:mastery mathsgrammarpunctuationSPAGreasoningfluencyproblem solvingscienceliteracymultiplicationdivisionsubtractionaddition

By erylands

Outstanding starter and plenary activities

Outstanding starter and plenary activities

40 adaptable and amendable PowerPoint slides to attach as starters and plenaries to any lesson. Some can be printed as worksheets. Using these starters and plenaries I have received many observations graded as outstanding, including an English lesson graded as outstanding by OFSTED. Activities include:Two Truths and a lieMatching definitions Describe the pictureBrain dumpBack to BackA to ZFreeze frame.......and many more.

By jillyjones1987

PSHE: Form Tutor Bundle

PSHE: Form Tutor Bundle

Fully-resourced, detailed and engaging mix of SMSC lessons for form time. No work needed on your part, easy to follow, all well differentiated and suitable for KS3/4. I've also included a set of cool animal-meme style Praise Postcards which my form really like. Many more cheap and free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)

By EC_Resources

Classroom Posters - Motivational Messages

Classroom Posters - Motivational Messages

Why not display these visually stunning posters in your classroom? Each one encourages students to really engage with their learning and maintain an open, growth mind-set. All messages are positive in nature and will really help develop a positive atmosphere in your learning space. All 40 images are provided as jpeg images so that they can be printed at a range of sizes or even inserted into slideshows or your own documents. This is a zip file for speed of download.

By starteducationusa

Mandala - memory & concerntration game (Be group or individual game)

Mandala - memory & concerntration game (Be group or individual game)

Objective:- The Mandala activity also trains the imaging ability of the right brain & concentration because the idea is to take a snapshot of the pattern and draw it out again based on the “photo” of the image you have in your head. What you would get:1. 20 colored mandala template and its blank template.2. A pdf fileHow to play:A.) By groups - Select 1 colored mandala, and print out the respective blank mandala for each group. - Show the colored mandala to children in 20 seconds (time can be longer or shorter, to make it more challenging) - Then ask the children to color according to the mandala shown. - The fastest & correct color win the game.B.) Individual - Same as in group. Just no competition.The Mandala activity helps to train observation skills and to develop the right brain’s photographic memory.tart with simple patterns using only two or three colors and gradually increase the number of colors and difficulty. Give your child a set of color pencils and a black and white outline of the Mandala. Ask your child to mark in the colors – just a line showing where each color should be will suffice. Your child can color in the Mandala later as a coloring activity. Check the colors off against the original Mandala to see if they are marked correctlyThe second part to this exercise is intended for older children. Give your child a blank sheet of paper and the color pencils again. Flash the Mandala pattern three times for 10 seconds each time, then cover it. Ask your child to draw out the pattern and add the colors. Reveal the original Mandala pattern and see if the Mandala your child has drawn is the same.PS: Children may use: color pencil or puzzle way to complete the task.

By 123chirpchirp

Intervention tracking grid RAG rated

Intervention tracking grid RAG rated

This resource is designed to support TAs/Teachers to track small group interventions through a RAG rating. It encourages discussions between TAs and teachers so that the interventions taking place have a positive impact upon the child's work in class. Research has shown that interventions which are not communicated back to the class teacher have little to no impact on the child.

By LJWard

PSHE: Resilience

PSHE: Resilience

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 EC_Resources

Primary School Multiplication and Division Bundle

Primary School Multiplication and Division Bundle

Are you looking for different multiplication and division quizzes, mental maths tests and teaching resources? This has materials for both KS1 and KS2 children. These would be excellent teaching resources for anyone wanting to boost their multiplication and division skills.

By peterfogarty

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by Nature

The Great Outdoors Collection - Lessons Inspired by NatureA collection of creative and descriptive writing lessons, inspired by nature. Amazing value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/mountain-peak-mountain-range-1462655/)

By EngageinEnglish

The Young Writers' Collection 5

The Young Writers' Collection 5

The Young Writers' Collection 5A collection of fun and engaging writing resources and lessons to engage budding young writers.See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/coffee-write-table-notebook-1246511/

By EngageinEnglish

Midday Supervisor Handbook

Midday Supervisor Handbook

A draft handbook for midday meal supervisor outline responsibilities,advice on maintaining behaviour, first aid and safeguarding responsibilities.

By singinglaura

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REVISION Timetable GCSE and A level

REVISION Timetable GCSE and A level

REVISION PLANNING TIMETABLE. This resource provides students with an explanation of how to plan their revision along with a revision timetable template and example template. Suitable for GCSE and A level revision.

By StartEducation

Bloom's Taxonomy- Think Higher Level

Bloom's Taxonomy- Think Higher Level

Three activities to introduce your students to higher order thinking. This product includes: *Note to teacher with detailed directions, discussion questions and how to include them throughout the year.*Question strips for students to sort, organize and discuss as they manipulate and different levels. Teacher key included.*Two page Bloom's Taxonomy Chart with common verbs and question stems.If you enjoy my lesson please follow my store, to receive updates when I post new products. And if you would be so kind, please leave me a comment. Please check me out at: Thank you, Ms. Furnas

By msfurnas

Peer mentor recruitment campaign, cognitive behaviour peer mentoring pack and evaluation

Peer mentor recruitment campaign, cognitive behaviour peer mentoring pack and evaluation

Aims - to raise self esteem and positive thinkingContents:A marketing presentation for assemblies / tutors to recruit peer mentorsA training presentation with tips for prospective mentors /staffAn evaluation (2 formats:) Peer mentors reflect on experience + mentees reflect on quality of support received / own participationNew Leaf cognitive behaviour booklet for 6 week reflective and motivational programme with mentor(designed to cover one page per week as a basis for discussion and targets for self-improvement)New Leaf 3 week report card - challenge to collect 15 full days' positive comments from lessons over 3 weeks, to be student-led and managedNew leaf daily report card - challenge to collect 3 positive comments per day. Students compete to complete the most daily cards over a 6 week period, to be student-led and managedNew Leaf certificate - adaptable for successful personal change / successful peer mentorshipPilot scheme: The Cycle of ChangeI identified 40 students in years 7 and 8 who needed support with negative attitude / behaviour / attendance / punctuality. I recruited and trained 10 mentors from years 9 and 10 to encourage their peers to engage in a more positive outlook. The mentors asked their groups of 3-4 mentees to target one aspect of their learning / behaviour they wanted to change and tracked their progress over 6 weeks of weekly 20 minute workshops, using the booklet as a base for discussion, reflection and target-setting. Parents were kept informed and rewards issues where behaviour logs reduced / attendance improved / progress increased by the end of the 6 week period.36 students attended more than 4 sessions of mentoring each. After 6 weeks 100% of these students showed marked improvement in attendance, behaviour or progress. All evaluations completed reported the process made them feel more positive about school, and they would hope to become a mentor themselves.

By chocolatemakesmehappy

Supporting SEN around school

Supporting SEN around school

These resources are a small selection that I have used and adapted across the many SEN settings, in which, I have worked. There are two social stories and a listening visual aid (instruction card) - created originally as part of a social communication programme. They were used with KS1 and KS2 students for the most part but they can also be adapted to suit KS3 autism/SEBD.

By catadams

Revision Timetable

Revision Timetable

Smash that revision! This resource provides students with an explanation of how to plan their revision along with a revision timetable template and example template. Suitable for Middle and High school students.

By starteducationusa

Editable Desk Plates

Editable Desk Plates

Editable desk plates (for placing/sticking at childrens' desks). Can be used to support children in spelling of their name and visual support (left and right hand sign, alphabet, 100 square). Can also add in images to support reminding children of their groups. Really useful if children change seats a lot due to talk partner approach.

By mariaconway

Task Card/board examples - lesson structure support

Task Card/board examples - lesson structure support

As an SEN English teacher who trained in an autism base, I know how challenging it can be to differentiate for the needier pupils in your group. As a result of this, I frequently use the concept of task card/board in order to help structure pupil understanding. It is a simple yet effective way to scaffold their lesson and deescalate any anxieties in relation to expectations. They can be used discretely with individuals as a handout and differentiated accordingly, used for students on differentiated timetables or even as a whole class structured PowerPoint, for lower ability groups. I have collaborated 4 of my most successful examples that can be adapted to suit the needs of any pupils you may teach. NQTs and experienced teachers alike would benefit from using similar structures in their classrooms.

By catadams

Enrichment and Remediation Student Action Plan Template Form

Enrichment and Remediation Student Action Plan Template Form

Check out this awesome template that is to be used to create an action plan for struggling students. The form includes components such as subject, student, area of struggle, with multiple suggestions for interventions. There are frequency components where needed. If there are alternative interventions being carried out, then there is an other section.This offers great documentation for interventions of students who require remediation and/or enrichment! Hashtag Teached Resources by is licensed under a .

By Hashtag_Teached