Teaching Blog

Welcome to our Teaching Blog. This is where we we write some interesting articles and comment upon various aspects of the teaching profession, in the hope that we can provide some information and knowledge to other teachers around the country. We will start our series with an article on that old favourite: how to teach a good lesson.

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Coca cola and mentos- A great way to bring Primary Science to life
30 January 2018
Science for me is all about bringing it to life. Often a poor relation of English and Maths, Science should be fun, innovative, inspiring and above all else - a way of understanding the world around us.
Posted by Chris Gilfillan on 30 January 2018 at 10:07.
Ten Ways to Use Heart Rate Watches in GCSE/A/AS Level Lessons
10 November 2015
This article explores the many possibilities of investing in pulse/ heart rate monitors to increase the interactivity of lessons. I have suggested 10 ways that you could include heart rate watches into your GCSE or AS/A Level lessons.
Posted by Help Me Teach on 10 November 2015 at 08:08.
100 Useful Tips for Teachers
26 February 2014
For all teachers from this fantastic site I would like to share with you 100 tips on different teaching aspects to help you reflect upon your practice. I hope you find them useful to make your classes more challenging, motivating and effective.
Posted by Hernan Giannini on 26 February 2014 at 02:27.
Is it a disadvantage being a summer baby?
23 August 2013
The royal baby might have been born into a life of many advantages, but in terms of educational success there is one factor that could work against him.
Posted by Help Me Teach on 23 August 2013 at 04:48.
Practicalities of Using iPads in the Classroom
03 September 2012
The potential for using iPads in the classroom is becoming clear. Schools in America have embraced them quicker than in the UK but British school are catching up. What are the practical considerations for using this technology in the classroom?
Posted by Help Me Teach on 03 September 2012 at 01:44.
Using the Olympics in the Classroom
30 July 2012
It is obviously very exciting that the Olympics are underway in London but I am sure many teaching practitioners will be wondering, "How can I incorporate what has happened into my lessons". Find out here!
Posted by Help Me Teach on 30 July 2012 at 04:54.
Creativity vs Control In The Classroom
14 March 2012
How do you get the best out of your students? By controlling the classroom activities or by allowing them to freely express themselves?
Posted by Help Me Teach on 14 March 2012 at 02:38.
Dealing With Problematic Students
11 January 2012
It could be argued that the single most important aspect of teaching is classroom management. As a teacher you can't successfully teach your students if you are not in control. So, how should you deal with students intent on causing trouble?
Posted by Help Me Teach on 11 January 2012 at 21:43.
Do I Need iPads In My Classroom?
09 December 2011
Technology is becoming ever more useful in the modern classroom, but how far should you go and what are the best tools to implement? Should students be using iPads to aid their learning?
Posted by Help Me Teach on 09 December 2011 at 03:19.
What Makes a Good Lesson?
29 November 2011
Lessons are the method by which teachers can connect with their students, helping them to learn about new topics and improve their understanding. With our tips, all teachers can create compelling and successful lessons for their classes.
Posted by Help Me Teach on 29 November 2011 at 16:34.
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