and Professional Development
Websites for finding schemes of work, lesson plans and teaching ideas; and for learning and growing as a teacher
Finding lesson plans
BBC Teachers Page
"The world’s largest provider of international education
qualifications for 5–19 year olds."
International education curriculums. See here for overviews of their units.
Fiona Hogg Education Services have a large number of excellent illustrated articles on how to raise teaching standards, including:
Lesson design for lower attainers
Starters and Plenaries
Active Engagement Techniques
Assessment for Learning
Self and Peer Assessment
Using ICT to enhance Learning
Leading in learning
Developing effective learners
Improving the climate for learning
The Perfect Ofsted Lesson - a comprehensive and useful article by Jackie Beere.
The Plenary Producer is a very good ideas resource!
Ideas for Teaching
The English National Curriculum
(Mandatory September 2014)
Click here for the New English National Curriculum!
(Primary and Secondary pages)
mandatory from 2014. You may also find a comprehensive collection of articles on the new curriculum from TES to be useful
A very helpful powerpoint outlining the changes in the New National Curriculum - what's out, and what's in.
Using Bloom's Taxonomy