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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 and Brilliant Teaching Ideas

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50 Quick and Brilliant Teaching Ideas

It’s not always easy to be creative. Especially when we have so many demands on our time – marking, planning, assessments, teaching lessons and the dreaded admin. I was thinking about this, along with the fact that teachers in general do want to be creative and innovative in their work, and it ...

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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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Independent Learning in the Classroom

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Independent Learning in the Classroom

All teachers want to develop their students into independent learners. In so doing, they hope that the pupils in their charge can take control of their own learning – both inside the classroom and beyond. However, there can often be something of a gap between our stated intentions and what we ...

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Classroom Questioning: How to ask good questions

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Classroom Questioning: How to ask good questions

Classroom questioning is perhaps the most overlooked part of any modern teacher’s pedagogical toolkit. This is despite the fact that questions make up a large chunk of what we do on a day-to-day basis to facilitate learning. One of the reasons why questions are overlooked is because it can ...

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Mike Gershon