Coding comprises half of the National Curriculum strands for computing, and 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Coding is packed with resources that will give every teacher confidence when delivering it. The easy-to-follow and practical activities in this book will be invaluable for all teachers, whether new to coding and getting to grips with the basics, or experienced and wanting to expand their repertoire. All the ideas have been carefully selected and written to be appropriate for the widest range of pupils ages and abilities, and to be used with most coding platforms and devices making them compatible with any existing scheme. Readers can also access and download additional free resources and templates online 100 ideas is just the start!
After a childhood speech impediment left him struggling to read, Jordan learned strategies from world leading speed readers to dramatically enhance his reading ability. Jordan now helps others unleash their potential to learn anything faster. Because he knew that spending hours reading books and watching seminars was not as effective as it could be. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Tell people firmly and politely that you won’t have time or be able to do something at work. This could be your head of department, or it could even be your class. Both of them will respect you for telling the truth. Headteachers are not impressed by someone who just says “yes” all the time, they are just grateful that someone is willing to do extra work. Saying no to something can be hard but if you know you are going to have to say no then practise what you will say beforehand and stick to your guns. The first time you do it will be the hardest and you can always offer to help out on another occasion.
Steer clear of staff room politics and gossip. It wastes time and is often negative and unproductive. Be your own judge of character
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These motivating and inspirational talks focus on how being conscious of our food choices and making simple healthy changes can have profound, positive effects on every one of us and every aspect of our lives, almost immediately. It moves listeners to want to improve their diet as they walk out of the door. Our teen years can be a stressful time, students learn how to manage their stress, sleep, energy levels, immunity and recognise their own deficiency symptoms during these effective workshops.
Are your students really engaged in your teaching? Teachers everywhere are looking for quick and easy ways to liven up their lessons, try something new and exciting, or just tweak a strategy or practice that they have been doing for years. This is a recipe style books that you can dip in and out of when you are looking for inspiration. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Engaging Learners contains techniques and activities to apply to every area of classroom teaching, from livening up displays to using technology effectively, and even includes advice on greeting students and providing motivational feedback. Put these ideas into practice to get your class engaged and ready to learn.
Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational “death valley” we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.
Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of the human brain.
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