Code Switching: What Teachers Need to Know

Code Switching: What Teachers Need to Know

As a black teacher who worked in a predominantly white school for the majority of my career, the art of code switching was nothing new to me. Growing up, I heard my immigrant parents put on their “posh voice” when they spoke to anyone other than family and friends on the phone. For most people of colour, code switching is an essential part of survival and social mobility in the western world. Continue reading Code Switching: What Teachers Need to Know

The Ultimate Guide to Using Beyond Teaching Resources

The Ultimate Guide for Using Beyond Teaching Resources

Whether you’re stocking up on a unit’s worth of teaching resources or looking for a single worksheet, we hope this guide to Beyond will help! Don’t forget to use the code TEACHINGBEYOND for free access to our resources. Continue reading The Ultimate Guide for Using Beyond Teaching Resources

Reading Aloud Benefits: 5 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Read Aloud in Class

Reading Aloud Benefits: 5 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Read Aloud in Class

There are numerous reading aloud benefits that give your pupils the opportunity to listen to others read, become confident public readers and build their stamina for reading and enjoying texts. You should definitely encourage reading aloud in your classroom! Continue reading Reading Aloud Benefits: 5 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Read Aloud in Class

Workload Reduction Toolkit: 5 Ways to Reduce Marking Workload For Teachers

Workload Reduction Toolkit: 5 Ways to Reduce Marking Workload For Teachers

GL Assessment’s survey of more than 800 school staff, found that “marking and data collation continues to be a major source of concern and stress for teachers in England”. Bearing that in mind, Beyond shares our workload reduction toolkit for teachers! Continue reading Workload Reduction Toolkit: 5 Ways to Reduce Marking Workload For Teachers

Teacher Skills List: 5 Amazing Skills All Teachers Have

Teacher Skills List: 5 Amazing Skills All Teachers Have

Amid the hustle and bustle of teacher life it’s rare we get the chance to appreciate the teacher skills list we’ve been able to develop. It’s no secret that young people can be pretty unappreciative so as teachers, we need to give ourselves a pat on the back from time to time. Continue reading Teacher Skills List: 5 Amazing Skills All Teachers Have

Teacher Friends: Why Fellow Teachers Are Best Friends

Teacher Friends: Why Fellow Teachers Are Best Friends

Teaching is a profession that has so many misconceptions. A lot of people who conveniently aren’t teachers believe the career is stress free and easy peasy. But those of us who are living the teaching life everyday know that’s a complete lie. There’s no way we could cope on our own that’s exactly why we need our fellow teacher friends. Continue reading Teacher Friends: Why Fellow Teachers Are Best Friends

Public Sector Pay Freeze: A Third Of Teachers Plan to Leave

Public Sector Pay Freeze: A Third Of Teachers Plan to Leave

It might seem like teachers are pretty well paid but when you really add up all the unpaid hours does it check out? 1 in 3 teachers plan to leave the profession within five years owing to the public sector pay freeze for 2021. Continue reading Public Sector Pay Freeze: A Third Of Teachers Plan to Leave