Well Being

10 Easy Ways To Make Money Online For Beginners

Are you interested in making money online but don’t know where to begin?  Many people like the idea. They are sold on the ‘free-style’ life- being able to work when and where they wish. But how realistic is it? Below I talk about some of the most popular ways to make money online. It’s not …

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What is blended learning?

“Blended learning is an approach to education that combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online with traditional place-based classroom methods. It requires the physical presence of both teacher and student, with some elements of student control over time, place, path, or place.” (Wikipedia) A part of the learning occurs online, allowing the student …

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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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Vectors of transmission or not?

Unsurprisingly the government has yet again ignored Scientific advice. Educational establishments are being neglected as is usual. Where has the caution gone? SAGE the government’s scientific advisory group told them that a phased return not dissimilar to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland would be prudent. The government and opposition, in their infinite wisdom have again …

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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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