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Misconceptions of a new teacher - Staying up until midnight makes you a better teacher

tired_teacherAs the new school year approaches and over 30,000 new teachers begin their career in the classroom, Katie Ashford gives us the first part in her three part series.

Every teacher knows that things will never be as bad as they were during the first term of the first year. Gosh, you couldn’t pay me enough...

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Misconceptions of a new teacher - Inspiring kids is easy

teach_lead_inspireAs the new school year approaches and over 30,000 new teachers begin their career in the classroom, Teach First participant Katie Ashford gives us the second part in her three part series.  

At the end of summer institute, the prospect of entering the classroom was pretty frightening. However, I tried to put this to the back of my mind and...

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Blog: Ten Tips for New Teachers

10-tipsThe frivolity of summer already seems like a distant memory as teachers and pupils across the land begin packing their bags and readying their nerves for another year in the classroom. Every year, around 13000 new teachers enter the profession and begin learning how to do the best job in the world. But it can seem more than a little overwhelming at first.  Here is Katie Ashford's 10 tips for new teachers...

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