Andy Green

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Helpful Tips to Make Geography Lessons Memorable

Shares 11<p>When I was a child, I use to love having contests with my dad to see which of us could remember the capitols of every state. Beyond …

10 Ways for Time-Strapped Teachers to Keep Up with EdTech

Teachers who love technology (like we do!) always want to learn about the next best—and most useful—thing. Whether it be a burgeoning LMS, a free …

Education Technology

Some Notable Teacher-tested Chromebook Apps to Use with Students

August 24, 2015<br>Does your classroom or school use Google Chromebooks? If so, here are some notable Chromebook apps tested and chosen by teachers like …

How the British School System Fucks You Up

A study released yesterday suggested that the internet was affecting teenage girls' mental health – but what about the pressures we face at school, like exam stress, competitive kids and fear-mongering sex education?<p>"They say your school days are the best days of your life, but the only way that …

Mental Health

All praise the pound shop: a guide to classroom decoration on a budget

Along with every other aspect of education, how to decorate your classroom is a matter of debate. Some say learning spaces should be kept bare so that students can concentrate on learning rather than the Gandhi quote dangling from the ceiling. Others go for rooms that look like the end result of a …

Teaching

The world's top 20 countries to raise a family

Austria is the best country in the world to raise a family, according to the latest survey by a networking group for expats.<p>Austria was followed by …

Child Care

Teachers slam 'disruptive' Apple after it calls on kids to 'use smartwatches in the classroom'

A British education union has attacked Apple after it reportedly urged kids to "get the jump" on their teachers by using its Watch device during …

Education secretary Nicky Morgan's advisor says ban smartphones to improve GCSE results

Children should be banned from having mobile phones in school because they cannot resist checking them, said the government adviser to Education …

Ideas, Practices & Personal Insights

The importance of teaching black experiences<p>20 October 2017<p>Be the first to comment!<p>The only time black history is celebrated is in October. This …

Six questions that need answering about the future of education

LanguageUndefinedTemplate: Mid-advancedAuthor: Jack PrestonTags: educationArticle content: With the next addition of Disruptors returning to London …

Education

Eight rules for cover lessons (from a frustrated supply teacher)

As a supply teacher, I am frequently amazed by the poor quality of the lessons I am required to deliver. They show disdain for the pupils' learning …

Teaching

Inside the schools breaking free from the national curriculum

Bedales School in Hampshire is an independent school that truly lives up to the title. Like other private institutions it isn’t bound to follow the national curriculum but, unlike others, it has used this as an opportunity to create its own qualifications. Students leave year 11 with five IGCSES …

Teaching

Teachers' careers could stall unless they become markers

Teachers could be barred from progressing up the career ladder unless they agree to mark GCSE papers to tackle a shortage of high-calibre examiners<p>Teachers could be barred from progressing up the career ladder unless they agree to mark GCSE papers to tackle a shortage of high-calibre …