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7th December 2022

Festive Quiz 2022

Here's our annual festive quiz!

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Transition to Sixth Form is a new, free online course from tutor2u designed to help students get their time in sixth form off to a flying start!

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Infographics are a fabulous way for students to engage with data and the real-world. Here are some suggestions for getting the most out of them in the classroom.

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Lots of us are making videos to support remote learning - and PowerPoint is a really simple, effective way to make them. Here's how!

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Looking for ideas on how to support and develop your students' reading skills when they are at home or sat at the back of the classroom and socially-distanced from you? Read on...

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Post-It notes, or sticky notes, are a great way to develop learning - and they can still be used in the COVID-proofed classroom and online!

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PowerPoint doesn't have to be deathly - for those presenting and watching!

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Rolestorming is a possible solution to the challenge of running debates in socially-distanced classrooms due to social distancing, sitting in rows, and hybrid learners. It is also a way to...

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Here's a simple, but fun knowledge retrieval activity that can be used effectively in both the classroom and with your students on a live online lesson!

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Many teachers have reported that their students struggle to engage in video-calls when learning remotely / online.

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Mind mapping, or concept-mapping, is a great tool for knowledge retrieval and for helping students develop some critical thinking skills. Here are some thoughts on this technique which can be used...

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Here are two more activities, drawn from the tutor2u vault, that could work for you if you are supervising sessions for mixed-year groups in your school.

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Until the "new normality" of education settles down a little, secondary schools and colleges across the country will be open and running activities for the small number of children who will still...

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This was Tom Sherrington's most popular blog entry of 2019 and it is easy to see why - a superb overview of varying forms of retrieval practice is covered here.

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Very important new research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. 7 years after graduation men and women with A* in GCSE maths earn £7,000 more than those with an A in GCSE maths.

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This new book has been receiving some strong reviews and recommendations in the EduTwittersphere so I thoughtI would post a couple of links.

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The former FT journalist Lucy Kellaway has reached the end of term and here she reflects on how she - and the remainder of her Now Teach colleagues - are faring during their training year. A great...

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Watching a movie featuring an inspiring role model made it more likely that Ugandan school students would pass their national exams and get into university. Female students saw the biggest...

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The Economist ran a feature this week on the rise of randomised controlled trials in many UK schools and college. A growing number of schools now have their own dedicated teaching and learning...

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The majority of teachers have excellent knowledge of their students, with or without the data - so argues Tom Sherrington in this article that offers sage advice on improving the quality of...

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