Would the last person to leave the Staffrm please turn out the lights by Staffrm Team
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Would the last person to leave the Staffrm please turn out the lights

A fortnight ago I posted here about the future of Staffrm. I explained that we needed to raise funds...

Staffrm Team Staffrm Team
#closingstaffrm
Using Social Media in the Classroom by Bethany Spencer

Using Social Media in the Classroom

The impact of social media is undisputed, the simple use of a hashtag can start a movement and the simple...

Bethany Spencer Bethany Spencer
#socialmedia
Not the school system's fault by Masha  Bell

Not the school system's fault

I could not help responding to yesterday's article in the Observer -www.theguardian.com/education/...Ofsted...

Masha  Bell Masha Bell
#literacy
3 of 7 Super Easy Ideas for Tutor Time (with a link to the other 4!) by Rob Hall

3 of 7 Super Easy Ideas for Tutor Time (with a link to the other 4!)

The following post is an extract from a blog post that I wrote, that sadly is too big to fit here in...

Rob Hall Rob Hall
Increasing Parental Involvement by Bethany Spencer

Increasing Parental Involvement

Homework can create a sense of tension at home for a multitude of reasons - tasks are set inconsistently,...

Bethany Spencer Bethany Spencer
#parentengagement
What Makes an Outstanding Lesson? by Bethany Spencer

What Makes an Outstanding Lesson?

There isn’t one sure fire way to deliver the perfect lesson because there are of course extraneous...

Bethany Spencer Bethany Spencer
#le
When did teaching become so formulaic? by Richard Blaize

When did teaching become so formulaic?

This past few months I've been doing a lot of reflection and one thing that keeps coming to the forefront...

Richard Blaize Richard Blaize
#teaching
The Difference Between Banter & Bullying by Bethany Spencer

The Difference Between Banter & Bullying

We live in a world filled with banter. Restaurants have adopted the noun to resonate with the youth of...

Bethany Spencer Bethany Spencer
#antibullying
Valentinesgifts. by Jason Robert

Valentinesgifts.

Does this ring a chime? 1. You choose that this time you will search for one of a kind Valentines gifts....

Jason Robert Jason Robert
Acquire these tools to facilitate powerfulengagement in the classroom by Aimee Barker

Acquire these tools to facilitate powerfulengagement in the classroom

The digital technology has moved beyond the traditional horizons of the classroom walls in order to provide...

Aimee Barker Aimee Barker
Why teachers need to promote group-basedgoals to students in the classroom? by Doris Harris

Why teachers need to promote group-basedgoals to students in the classroom?

When we talk about self-organized classrooms, the criticalities and requirements only enhance due to...

Doris Harris Doris Harris
#education
Christmas Centerpiece by John Brovo

Christmas Centerpiece

The landing of the holidays carries with it the chance to engage. We assemble to commend the delight...

John Brovo John Brovo
In need of improvement by Masha  Bell

In need of improvement

The current English spelling system was not God-given. Devised by monks in the sixth century, it has...

Masha  Bell Masha Bell
#literacy
Safeguarding our Students Against Radicalisation & Extremism by Bethany Spencer

Safeguarding our Students Against Radicalisation & Extremism

No matter where you were at the time or affiliation to the location, regardless of age, race, gender...

Bethany Spencer Bethany Spencer
#radicalisation
Creating a Diversity Forum - our next steps by Flora RH Richards

Creating a Diversity Forum - our next steps

Image credit: www.diversitycollectivevc.org/Since I wrote this first piece back in June, staffrm.io/@cupacoco/BolJdtQuy...We...

Flora RH Richards Flora RH Richards
#diversity
Connecting with research by J Flutter
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Connecting with research

I can't believe that nine months have flown by since my last Staffroom story. What on Earth happens to...

J Flutter J Flutter
#research
How to Keep Teachers Happy & Motivated by Vivienne Grant

How to Keep Teachers Happy & Motivated

Recently, I have been reflecting on this key quote from Headteacher, Chris Dyson’s blog “This is...

Vivienne Grant Vivienne Grant
#wellbeing
And, it's Goodnight from Me by Liam M

And, it's Goodnight from Me

I began Tweeting, I then started to blog over at PrimaryIdeas. @mrlockyer‍ then invited me to join...

Liam M Liam M
#closingstaffrm
Pros & Cons of Progress 8 & Attainment 8 by Bethany Spencer

Pros & Cons of Progress 8 & Attainment 8

The academic year of 2016/2017 was the first in which Progress 8 and Attainment 8 were introduced to...

Bethany Spencer Bethany Spencer
#progress8
I don't know how she does it by Susan Bradbeer

I don't know how she does it

I am sure you have known that amazing, inspirational colleague. The teacher that seems to be on top of...

Susan Bradbeer Susan Bradbeer
#story
Videoing your lesson - realising you are a boring teacher by Richard Griffiths

Videoing your lesson - realising you are a boring teacher

After my last observation the headteacher discussed my seriousness in the classroom. I felt I was pretty...

Richard Griffiths Richard Griffiths
#videoreflection
Remember, please remember by Ritesh Patel
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Remember, please remember

Ever had that belief at the start of a new academic year feeling refreshed, feeling positive ready to...

Ritesh Patel Ritesh Patel
When does Technology Become a Hindrance in Schools? by Bethany Spencer

When does Technology Become a Hindrance in Schools?

We live in a world that’s filled with technology and the millennial youth of today are more technologically...

Bethany Spencer Bethany Spencer
#edtech
Focus on Teacher Wellbeing to Improve Retention in Schools by Bethany Spencer

Focus on Teacher Wellbeing to Improve Retention in Schools

A crisis can’t be resolved overnight. In order to come out the other end of a period of intense difficulty,...

Bethany Spencer Bethany Spencer
#wellbeing
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