Steering Culture And Values Post-Covid
In this opinion piece David Hughes argues that, whilst the pandemic has taken a terrible toll on the learning of pupils and the morale of staff, it is also a time to take stock and build a new understanding and approach to professional development.
How To Support The Emotional Needs Of Students Through Lockdown
Lucy Little gives examples and practical guidance on how to support students with SEN with high levels of anxiety through on-line learning and support.
How To … Live And Work With Hearing Loss In School
Helen Simpson shares her personal experience of hearing loss from childhood to becoming a teacher and provides guidance on working with pupils with hearing loss.
Grasping The Challenge Of Online Professional Development
The Covid Pandemic has put the spotlight on the virtual on-line learning of children. But what is the impact of online learning on the professional development of teachers. Stuart Allen examines the implications.
Cognitive Load Theory: How Much Is Too Much?
Are we swamping learners with information in ways they are unable to process? Simon Richter considers what Cognitive Load Theory has to offer and what this means for classroom practice and the professional development of teachers.
‘Come To The Edge’: For Those Daring To Get Serious About Research-in-Practice
Lesley Saunders speaks directly to readers who are contemplating embarking upon research as a principal part of their professional development and practice.
New Vistas For Teacher Development Are Opening Up After Lockdown
Jane Jones shows how professional learning within on-line environments has begun to flourish into new diverse, personalised and collaborative opportunities. Drawing on rich teacher testimonies she portrays an optimistic picture of professional development in the most challenging of times.
Professional Development in Pandemic Times
Graham Handscomb suggests that the pandemic crisis has highlighted the need for more professional development rather than less, particularly for those working with the most disadvantaged students
How to … Use Cognitive Load Theory To Improve Virtual Learning
Simon Richter says that lockdown learning online has presented fundamental challenges for how we teach. He gives practical guidance on how Cognitive Load Theory can make teaching and learning more effective
How to … Support Autistic Students In Virtual Learning And Transition Back Into School
Alison Ekins and Hannah Campbell reveal the impact - both positive and challenging - of lockdown and on-line learning on autistic students. They provide a range of guidance and resource for addressing the diverse needs of these students