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Try a Rewards System That Works

Imagine that you are in the “teaching groove”, and finally, all of your students are loving coming to your classes. You find that you have very little classroom discipline problems, and this is because you have worked really hard to keep all of your students engaged in your lessons and learning. There are sometimes, a… Read More Try a Rewards System That Works

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Classroom Management Made Easy

Please raise your hand if you’ve ever felt totally exhausted after a lesson. You flop into your chair (or onto the floor) and you try to make sense of what just happened. You know the type of lesson I’m talking about – the kids just don’t, or won’t listen, they continually disrupt you when you… Read More Classroom Management Made Easy

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Help your students perform better with CHIRRP

This post is all about celebrating success. This is my 100th post, and I have recently gained 600 followers on Teachers Pay Teachers! I know that these are not big numbers for some people out there, but I am truly happy with the progress that I have made on this little journey into the world… Read More Help your students perform better with CHIRRP

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6 Ways to Make Learning Fun

March is Music in Our School Month, and it is almost half way over. To celebrate all things music, I have another FREEBIE for you to download today. But, before we get to the FREEBIE, I am going to share with you how I use it in my own classroom. These Music Term Cards, are… Read More 6 Ways to Make Learning Fun

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The Best Reasons to use Data In Your Classroom

A few years ago, as a new Head Teacher of a faculty, I was given access to the all important “data” for the Higher School Certificate or HSC for short. This was like getting my hands on the pot of gold at the end of the education rainbow!!!! I was eager to get into the… Read More The Best Reasons to use Data In Your Classroom