Category Archives: NQTs

Advice for NQTs

Do not do the things I did Try not to shout at a class of kids Smile if you want on the very first day Don’t send kids out early to play. Explain what you need, children want to know … Continue reading

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Guess How Much I Love You

“Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” Albert Einstein If you can measure something, then you can quantify it. If you can quantify it, then you can test how much of it … Continue reading

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It is Completely Normal

It is completely normal to feel sick with fear before facing your first class. It is completely normal to feel like you are bluffing at being a teacher, and that eventually someone will find you out. It is completely normal … Continue reading

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