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Quit the Classroom- Life beyond teaching

Thinking of leaving teaching? Has teaching completely changed from the career you went into? Do not worry, there are plenty of opportunities out there for someone with your vast array of skills. If you want to stay in the ‘education/child’ field: You could: 1.    Become a Private Tutor Becoming a tutor is probably the most …

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How do we encourage cooperation in the classroom?

As teachers we always want our children to form sustainable, healthy relationships with their peers. We teach many of these skills everyday throughout the year, as well as within lessons such as PSHE and the encouragement of teamwork within PE lessons. Some schools have also subscribed to programs that help to encourage such skills. According …

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Top 10 Email Marketing Services (for Beginners)

Email marketing and automation platforms have many jobs including: to drive sales to qualify leads to increase conversions Adding automation to your email marketing campaigns allows you to: Send thank you emails after a purchase is made See which emails contacts open Send offers and/or discounts Send follow ups and reminders Lead scoring is the …

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7 of the Best Home schooling Reads

Another lockdown and parents are once again supporting their children’s learning. These books on home schooling, offering support and ideas are perfect additions to your makeshift classroom. I have tried to include more books relating to the UK education system, but as I’m sure you can appreciate, many of the books on homeschooling are American. …

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How to stop worrying about what the other mums at the school gates think.

 How many times have you stood at the school gates worrying about what the other mums think of you. Admit it–you care a lot about what other people think.  Don’t worry, it’s natural. We’re hardwired to seek acceptance and social approval–it’s in our DNA, after all.  That’s why disapproval and rejection hurt so much. It’s …

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