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How to use scaffolding in your lessons

Becoming an independent learner is an important development for students. They begin to take responsibility for their own learning and become

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8 Hacks to Improve Your Focus

A recent study found that students’ minds were most likely to wander in class on Mondays and Fridays. Presumably, thoughts about the previous or

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The effects of metacognition in schools

We’ve been hearing a lot about metacognition in the education world in the last few years; does it actually work, or is it just a fad?

With an

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How to encourage good behaviour in your classroom

Losing valuable teaching time to disruptive students? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

This is a common occurrence in many secondary schools, where

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15 Ways to Maximise Memory

Memory is the diary we all carry about with us”, said Oscar Wilde.

But are some people’s diaries more accurate than others? What happens if you

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How to teach students to label their emotions

Emotions and learning go hand in hand. So what strategies exist to help students better manage their emotions?

Students can experience a range of

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Why a little bit of stress is good

Is there such a thing as good stress? Research says yes. Too much stress is bad, but so is too little. So where is the sweet spot? Answering this

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4 tips for better PowerPoints in the classroom

Big changes have occurred in the classroom over the past twenty years. None arguably more so than the shift away from traditional chalkboards (or

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