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One Stop English

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A great site which has a vast amount of English language resources for both native and learners of English as a second language. Sections include business English, grammar, games and more.

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Study finds cash and coins help engage primary maths students

Study finds cash and coins help engage primary maths students | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Primary school students are more likely to understand and engage with maths if classes use real money and real-life projects, according to a Western Sydney University pilot study. The findings come…
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Why avoiding in-school politics isn’t always the best policy

Why avoiding in-school politics isn’t always the best policy | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Schools are inherently full of different characters. With a mix of personalities, students and staff can often clash with each other, using different strategies to gain the upper hand, or simply to…
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Adolescents do not ‘get the gist’ when it comes to making risky decisions online

Adolescents do not ‘get the gist’ when it comes to making risky decisions online | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Adolescents are more likely than adults to take online risks, regardless of the gamble involved, according to new research by the University of Plymouth. The study, led by Claire White from the Sch…
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‘Singapore’ approach to teaching maths can work in UK classrooms

‘Singapore’ approach to teaching maths can work in UK classrooms | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Mastery – an approach to teaching maths commonly used in East Asian countries – can significantly benefit children in UK schools, a University of Exeter academic has found. The independent research…
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Children with dyspraxia anxious and downhearted

Children with dyspraxia anxious and downhearted | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) – often referred to as dyspraxia – suffer much higher levels of emotional distress than their classmates and are frequently anxious and downh…
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Student well-being is greater in classrooms with higher emotional intelligence

Student well-being is greater in classrooms with higher emotional intelligence | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Group emotional intelligence represents the emotional intelligence shared by the students of a classroom, in other words, “the atmosphere in the group, the way the group addresses a problem, …
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UKEdMag: Journeys in SEN: The Lift Off by @Tackela

UKEdMag: Journeys in SEN: The Lift Off by @Tackela | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
The start of a new term and in walks little Johnny! It’s his first day in a SEN school. He doesn’t bite his nails though but he fidgets, fiddles and drifts off into early morning daydreams. Our que…
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Children gain confidence and social skills when schooled in local museum

Children gain confidence and social skills when schooled in local museum | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
A new report, published today by King’s College London, shows the findings of four projects that for the first time in the UK placed Nursery, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 children in their loc…
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UKEdMag: Facilitating Effective STEM Learning by @smwordlaw

UKEdMag: Facilitating Effective STEM Learning by @smwordlaw | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
English…done! Reading…done! Assembly…go, go, go! Packed primary timetables can sometimes feel like you’re racing through an army drill. It can be difficult to stop, and allow children time for deep…
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A ten-year development plan could keep teachers in job, says Sir David Carter

A ten-year development plan could keep teachers in job, says Sir David Carter | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Offering teachers a ten-year development plan, rather than the cyclical 1-year review meeting could be an integral part of keeping teachers in the profession, claimed Sir David Carter today at the …
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UKEdChat Media Partner for #BETT2017

UKEdChat Media Partner for #BETT2017 | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
UKEd.Media, the Social Enterprise Initiative supporting the UKEdChat communities is today proud to announce that it is a media partner for Bett 2017, which takes place at London’s ExCeL in January. UKEdChat supports a vibrant community of teachers and educators in supporting and developing pedagogical practice throughout the UK, with a growing community of global educators who look at the lead taken by UK teachers...
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Review: Don’t Send Him In Tomorrow by @JarlathOBrien

Review: Don’t Send Him In Tomorrow by @JarlathOBrien | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
The general population is an eclectic mix of individuals. No two people are the same, and the challenges of one person will ultimately be outweighed by the challenges of another person. For those w…
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School environment key to retaining teachers

School environment key to retaining teachers | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
A school is more likely to retain effective teachers, a new study reports, if it is led by a head-teacher who promotes professional development for teachers, is characterised by collaborative relat…
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Real Life Maths: Potions Lesson by @PrimaryLessons

Real Life Maths: Potions Lesson by @PrimaryLessons | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
This is a really good way of testing out practical measuring skills in Maths lessons. I always teach ‘measuring’ by incorporating a Harry Potter themed Potions lesson. Pupils follow pot…
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Video Idea Advent Calendar

Video Idea Advent Calendar | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Win a CPD book Record a video of less than 2 minutes with a teaching idea that you would like to share as part of UKEdChat’s Teaching Idea Advent Calendar throughout December. Simply go to UK…
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Photo Scan

Photo Scan | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Description: An iOS and Android app from Google designed to scan printed photos to make a digital version using the device’s camera, but it is very good for scanner students work too. Follow …
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Building Resilience in our Learners by @cillachinchilla

Building Resilience in our Learners by @cillachinchilla | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
As teachers, one of the biggest challenges that we face in the classroom is students who give up. ‘I can’t do it’, ‘It’s too hard’, ‘I dunno’. We spend hours planning a lesson that could stretch an…
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Improving Knowledge Retrieval by @guruteaching

Improving Knowledge Retrieval by @guruteaching | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Watching my students’ faces as I explain to them that they will be sitting a test in a fortnight is something to behold.  I often witness a whole range of emotions, from annoyance, to despair, to c…
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Boarding card and landing card by @PrimaryLessons

Boarding card and landing card by @PrimaryLessons | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
This idea has been developed from an idea in Talk-Less Teaching by Isabella Wallace and Leah Kirkman. I used it in the context of a SPAG lesson where Y6 pupils were answering test questions in prep…
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When fish come to school, kids get hooked on science

When fish come to school, kids get hooked on science | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
A programme that brings live fish into classrooms to teach the fundamentals of biology not only helps students learn, but improves their attitudes about science, a new study finds. The study of nea…
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UKEdMag: ‘I’m rubbish at Maths’ How personal experience can influence teaching by @karadubai28

UKEdMag: ‘I’m rubbish at Maths’ How personal experience can influence teaching by @karadubai28 | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
I’m rubbish at Maths’ are words that regularly come out of mouth during my adult life. This fixed mindset is deep rooted. When faced with a Maths challenge I have immediate flashbacks to those bott…
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When do speech difficulties in children matter for literacy?

When do speech difficulties in children matter for literacy? | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
A new study found that speech difficulties are linked with difficulties in learning to read when children first start school, but these effects are no longer apparent at 8 years of age. Researchers…
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Good classroom management is nothing to be proud of by @bennewmark

Good classroom management is nothing to be proud of by @bennewmark | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
In 2011 footballer Xabi Alonso gave an interview to the Guardian on his experiences as a young player moving from Spain to Liverpool.  He describes the most significant difference here. I don’t thi…
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Positive school climates can narrow achievement gaps

Positive school climates can narrow achievement gaps | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Positive school climates contribute to academic achievement and can improve outcomes for students from low socioeconomic backgrounds, according to a new study published today in Review of Education…
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School heads shape students’ values via school climate

School heads shape students’ values via school climate | ICTmagic | Scoop.it
Over time, students’ personal values become more similar to those of their school principal, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Associational for P…
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