Tag Archive: Outstanding Teaching


50 Quick and Easy Ways to Outstanding Group Work

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50 Quick and Easy Ways to Outstanding Group Work

Group work is a fundamental part of outstanding teaching. It gives students a chance to work together and, in so doing, learn more than might otherwise be possible. But it isn’t easy to get right. We’ve all had moments when group work has gone wrong:  confused students; off-task behaviour; ...

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50 Quick and Easy Ways to Prepare for Ofsted

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50 Quick and Easy Ways to Prepare for Ofsted

For lots of teachers, inspections can be a burden. They lead to increased workload, apprehension and a sense of uncertainty. I wanted to find a way in which I could help alleviate these problems and make colleagues across the country feel better prepared for any inspection they might face. So I ...

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50 Quick and Easy Ways Leaders can Prepare for Ofsted

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50 Quick and Easy Ways Leaders can Prepare for Ofsted

Inspections are an inevitable feature of school life. Whether we like it or not, they are here to stay. But it is actually fairly easy to dispel much of the negative experience around inspections. The first step to doing this is outstanding preparation. With this in mind, I put together 50 ...

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50 Quick Ways to Help Your Students Think, Learn and Use Their Brains Brilliantly

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50 Quick Ways to Help Your Students Think, Learn and Use Their Brains Brilliantly

It’s so important for students to use their brains effectively in school. If they don’t, they run the risk of not realising their potential. What is more, they simply won’t learn as much! This is a problem educators all over the world face. I was sitting thinking about it one day and then an ...

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50 Quick Ways to Help Your Students Secure A and B Grades at GCSE

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50 Quick Ways to Help Your Students Secure A and B Grades at GCSE

All of us who teach GCSE want our pupils to achieve the very best grades possible. But this isn’t easy. And there’s nothing out there which tells you how to make it happen. Or, at least, there wasn’t until now. Thinking about the problem of ensuring GCSE students secure high grades led me to ...

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50 Quick Ways to Outstanding Teaching

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50 Quick Ways to Outstanding Teaching

50 Quick Ways to Outstanding Teaching is the first book in my new Quick 50 Teaching Series. The book is all about those things you need to do to teach outstanding lessons time after time. We all know how difficult this can be, and we all know how much we want to make sure our […]

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Raising Achievement: The Quick 50 Teaching Series

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Raising Achievement: The Quick 50 Teaching Series

Well here they are! My brand new series of books, the Quick 50 Teaching Series, are published; available to read and enjoy through Amazon. You can view them all here. I’ve spent the last couple of months working on these, hence the lack of new blog posts. The series came about as a result of ...

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Mike Gershon