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Three ways to inspire excellent essay writing
Sure, templates and PEE paragraphs can offer structure – but genuinely brilliant pieces of work come from somewhere else entirely, says Kenny Pieper
Help your learners get to grips with planning
Thinking ahead isn’t something that comes naturally to young people – and when we understand that, we’re a step closer to helping them succeed, says Alex Quigley
An effective way to support English language and literacy revision
When Mark McDowell decided to introduce a ‘lecture-style’ intervention programme, he had no idea how well it would be received
The essential ingredients of great English teaching
Of course you’ll give the final recipe your own, unique twist, says Andy Tharby – but get these elements right, and both progress and satisfaction should be guaranteed
Five ways to narrow the word gap for your students
Alex Quigley shares simple strategies to help you help learners get to grips with language across the curriculum
How to ace comparative essay writing
When it comes to poetry analysis, Phil Beadle knows what examiners want to see – and he’s here to make sure you can help every student deliver it
How to use performance poetry to develop confident communicators
Starting secondary school can be especially tough for students who struggle with literacy, says Imran Hafeez – here are some creative ideas to give them a way to speak out
Five Get Ready for GCSE Island!
Be like Enid Blyton’s young heroes, says Alex Quigley, and face the big adventure of English exams with careful planning and lashings of team spirit
- Reading skills – Why focus is the key to effective literacy interventions
- KS3 literacy – Are your students reading books through to the end?
- Poetic form – The perfect way to add freedom and fun to your study of poetry
- Reading for pleasure – Let students have agency and see that you enjoy books too
- Teacher qualifications – Why do you need a maths GCSE to teach humanities?
Make sure your assessment is effective with these expert insights
Professor Mike Askew provides advice around three areas of primary mathematics to help you become a better teacher
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