Improving Fluency in Maths in a Post Lockdown Primary Classroom

Improving Fluency in Maths in a Post Lockdown Primary Classroom
Lockdown has impacted all of us, but as teachers we have seen that lockdown had a greater impact on some children. We all know that good, rapid mental recall provides the foundations to all areas of the maths curriculum. Here are 4 useful maths games and tools to support children with learning and internalising their maths facts. Read More...

4 Tips to Hold an Awesome Virtual Christmas Party

4 Tips to Hold an Awesome Virtual Christmas Party
I think we can all agree Christmas sadly won’t be the same this year, but you can still have some festive fun with your work colleagues by holding a virtual Christmas party. Here are our tips to make your Christmas party or family get together just as fabulous. Read More...

How to Reduce Conflicts to Live a Happier, Healthier and a More Fulfilling Life

How to Reduce Conflicts to Live a Happier, Healthier and a More Fulfilling Life
Unique experiences and unexpected events which haven’t been encountered before are perfect recipes for conflicts and drama which can take their toll on your mental, physical and psychological wellbeing. Here is how to reduce conflict in the workplace to help you live a happier and healthier life. Read More...

A Very Merry Virtual Christmas – Christmas Lights in Kent 2020

A Very Merry Virtual Christmas – Christmas Lights in Kent 2020
It appears Christmas has started early this year, last week we saw a rise in families hastily decorating their Christmas trees and tucking into their first box of mince pies! Coronavirus and lockdown have given us a pretty good excuse to start the Christmas cheer early this year. In the true spirit of Christmas, many towns are continuing to display their lights whilst some will be streaming the virtual event. Here is the list of virtual Christmas lights happening in Kent. Read More...

Wellbeing Lessons for Lockdown 2.0

Wellbeing Lessons for Lockdown 2.0
Usually at this time of year we would look forward to school fairs and Christmas plays but this time we’re on hold and in limbo. As we near the end of the year, it’s tempting to wish 2020 away, but what can we do NOW to ensure our wellbeing in the coming months? Read More...

How to Use Snip and Sketch in Lesson Planning

How to Use Snip and Sketch in Lesson Planning
Welcome to our new series of “How to Guides” with technical tips and IT support for teachers. Our guides will help you make the most of the technology available to you and help make your lesson planning easier. Our first guide explores how to use Snip and Sketch. Read More...

5 Steps: Leadership for Mental Health in Schools

5 Steps: Leadership for Mental Health in Schools
The 5 Steps framework, just launched by the Anna Freud Centre, calls for change in the way schools and colleges support the mental health of their pupils and staff. This change requires leadership, and ‘Leading Change’ is the first of the five steps of the framework. Read More...

The Effects of Stress: What Causes Burnout in the Workplace?

The Effects of Stress: What Causes Burnout in the Workplace?
Today marks the start of International Stress Awareness Week, a week to highlight the negative impacts of stress on the body. To investigate the levels of stress amongst the education community, we surveyed Kent-Teach website users about their stress levels. The results are concerning, here is what we discovered and what you can do to reduce your stressors and live a happier life. Read More...

Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Finding Peace in a Frantic World
In this blog the Kent Mindfulness Coach shares more words of wisdom with us on the impermanence of feelings, good and bad, and how this can help you to "ride out" those stressful moments. Read More...
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