The Impact of the Learning Environment on Children’s Learning, Stress and Behaviour

Join researcher Gemma Goldenberg in this webinar, which explores the impact of the environment on children’s learning. Valuable to all school staff, Gemma outlines the research evidence on the impact of noise and visual clutter on children’s learning as well as the apparent positive effects of exposure to nature. The webinar ends with some top tips for classroom practice. These are easy to apply and might have significant benefits for some children.

Chromebooks: Tips for Teachers

Phil Spoors, assistant head teacher at Cramlington Learning Village, shares tips for teachers about using Chromebooks and discusses how chromebooks are used in his setting. Useful for any school staff already using Chromebooks, and for any schools exploring the possibility.

Reasons for Exiting a Lesson (Reflective Activity for Older Pupils)

When a pupil leaves a lesson unexpectedly, it’s important to understand why. This short activity, designed with older teens in mind, can encourage them to consider what made them leave and help staff and pupils work together to establish some strategies that could help in the future.

Reasons for Exiting a Lesson (Reflective Activity for Younger Pupils)

When a pupil leaves a lesson unexpectedly, it’s important to understand why. This short activity, designed with younger pupils in mind, can encourage them to consider what made them leave and help staff and pupils work together to establish some strategies that could help in the future.

Dr Weston Talks with Barry Cooper: Developing Positive Parent Partnerships

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks with experienced teacher and educational consultant, Barry Cooper, about the greatest untapped resource of all schools; parents. Get some top tips about the best ways to engage parents, build sincere and lasting partnerships and improve outcomes for all of your pupils.

30 Things You Might Say to Teachers at Parents’ Evening

We don’t often get a chance to chat to our children’s teachers about their progress, attitude and work, so we need to make the most of parents’ evenings. Preparing some questions in advance can help you to focus on the things you really want to know, in the limited time available. This list of questions should give you plenty of ideas to consider.