Key tips for teaching in the clinical setting

What Are The Best Collaborative Learning Tips And Strategies For Teachers? Consider collaboration in recent history: Watson and Crick or Page and Brin (Founders of Google). But did you know it was a collaborative Computer Club about basic programming at a middle school that brought together two minds that would change the future of computing? Groups tend to learn through “discussion, clarification of ideas, and evaluation of other’s ideas.” Perhaps

Book writing tips

Getting feedback early and often helps break up the overwhelm. Start a website on WordPress or Tumblr and use it to write your book a chapter or scene at a time. Then eventually publish all the posts in a hardcopy book. This is a little different than traditional blogging, but the same concepts apply. Ten rules for writing fiction 1 Never open a book with weather. If it’s only to

How to write an ebook for a B2B audience

A diligent client will be measuring the value of the ebook by the number of people who follow this call to action, which means you need to make it as persuasive as possible. So don’t leave the CTA to the last minute, when you’re exhausted and can’t wait to type the final full stop. You don’t have to worry about your Kindle book being too big. For starters, let’s clear

How to manage and reduce stress

Research has shown that stress can sometimes be positive. It can make you more alert and help you perform better in certain situations. 2 However, stress has only been found to be beneficial if it is short-lived. What happens to my body when I experience stress? Hormones called adrenaline and noradrenaline raise your blood pressure, increase your heart rate and increase the rate at which you perspire. This prepares your

How to Write a Paper About Teaching

  Once you are in college as a student, you will come across various types of essays that depend on your creativity and imagination. Here, it would be best if you always targeted what the teacher intends to find in your essay. Setting your mind straight is one of the best approach methods. This way, it will be easy for you to understand the topic and come up with relevant

Language Support Training – 13th October 2011

Approximately fifty teachers and teaching assistants attended the October JLN Language Support Training Twilight at Woolston CP School, Warrington. The focus of the meeting was to consider ways to develop essay writing activities which are for children in  Key Stage One and Two based upon “My home, your home” and linked to the story of “The Town and the Country Mouse”. Janet Lloyd and the two native target language assistants, Emilie

Mar – Apr 2015

мSo it’s nearly Easter, two thirds of the way through the school year and our network is going strong and hopefully you are developing or further enhancing the language learning that takes place in school! Just take a look at some of your amazing ideas on Network News JLN Facebook Page for ideas and resources linked to SOW The Associate teachers and language assistants are now working in 37 schools of our

Jan – Feb 2015

This half term seems to have flown by! Almost the February holidays and so time for network news blog just to keep you all up to date on additional resources etc that we have been busy creating for your local network Beginning with language learning If you have just joined us and are starting off as a school teaching primary foreign languages please take a look at the latest Beginning


Well it’s been a busy term for us all. A new curriculum in Maths and English to implement and for those of us who are leading on or teaching primary  languages we have been busy ensuring that the French, Spanish, German and in our network also some Mandarin is being taught in line with the new DfE POS. This means that primary languages are on the timetable for all KS2


So we are in to our second month of language teaching of this academic year. The challenge we all face this year is to make sure that primary languages are established and enhanced as an important and integral part of the primary learning curriculum. Hopefully our network coordinators twilights will help us to share us that we are achieving this and to discuss challenges that we are facing. Watch out