Have you started thinking about settling your class back into school? The routines and expectations of school can seem like the toughest challenge to try to settle back into for children.
Niamh Cullen is principal of Harcourt Terrace Educate Together National School since it opened in 2018 and has worked in Educate Together since 2005.
Niamh has also worked with newly qualified teachers for many years. She trained as a mentor with the National Induction Programme for Teachers in 2007 and has mentored teachers in all school settings and classes. Niamh is an Associate with NIPT and facilitates induction workshops, Cluster Meetings and PST Training.
We are passionate about professional development for teachers and have worked with over 5,000 teachers since 2017. As a teacher, you are the most important person in the classroom – you make the greatest impact on the students in front of you.
Here we are, one month into the New Year and …what did you say your resolutions were again? How many of us have set good intentions for those all-important goals and have already given up on them three weeks into the year!
So how do we make those goals stick?
It is important that in setting your timetable that you write it out every morning and timetable in everything, be that your breaks, a walk, reading time.
A timetable of your week’s activities is a good idea too, for both you and the pupils. On a Monday, I give an overview of the lessons we will be doing every day or activities with resources needed beside each one. If there is a specific requirement, especially for art, even if it is just to have toilet rolls collected, giving notice for this is a good idea. This also helps pupils get their own week timetabled and planned out and parents can work around this too.
This year has been a unique year and while it can be a time of joy, rest & relaxation, the holidays can bring a lot of demands such as financial, social and family commitments. While, you can’t choose when Christmas comes, you can choose to help yourself get through it.
NQT Fest is a specially designed online event for NQT’s in January 2021.
2020 was a tough year to start your teaching profession – let’s get 2021 off to a great start!
We are delighted to share this unique offering with you!
NQT Fest is a specially designed online event for NQT’s.
This event aspires to inspire, motivate and share valuable insights to our newest teachers.
We explore topics such as:
Nurturing empathy and using restorative practice in the classroom
Embedding formative assessment in your practice.
There is nothing more exciting than seeing the Christmas decorations go up, and especially this year, I think we all need them!
With that said, there are plenty of ways to make your classroom festive on a budget!
Here are my top 5 ways of doing just that.
I am so excited to be able to share this series with you, where I share my knowledge, hindsight and tips as you embark on your teaching journey. We really have no time to waste, so let’s get started! A …
We know that there are many issues teachers have to contend with daily. An issue that comes up time and time again for teachers is effective classroom management. It is probably the biggest concern for teachers when they are starting out in their careers.