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what would make your life easier as a primary school teacher?

Discussion in 'Primary' started by ssti1404, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. ssti1404

    ssti1404 New commenter

    Hello there,

    I was hoping to get your thoughts on the following question.

    What one thing would directly impact on your teaching to make it both easier and more productive?

    This could be resources, knowledge, skills, something that will free up time, make things easier to teach….

    Have been thinking about this a lot since Xmas and getting a good work life balance.

    Sam
     
  2. lardylegs

    lardylegs Occasional commenter

    I have a template for an action plan for this.
     
  3. ssti1404

    ssti1404 New commenter

    What's your template you use? Would really help.

    Thank you
     
  4. Senco84

    Senco84 New commenter

    Time to digest and plan adequately for changes!
     
    mrsminniemouse likes this.
  5. teslagirls1

    teslagirls1 New commenter

    No children or SMT
     
    FrabjousDay likes this.
  6. abacus1982

    abacus1982 Established commenter

    Marking in one colour not two.
     
    teacup71 likes this.
  7. MillyAlice

    MillyAlice New commenter

    A TA! I keep getting feedback that my Y3/4 classroom isn't updated enough, and I'd love some help managing my ability groups (P scales- Y5).
     
  8. migratingbird

    migratingbird Occasional commenter

    Trust. Trust that I am covering the curriculum without having to produce reams of evidence. Trust that I am personalising the curriculum without annotating a pile of paperwork. Trust that I am aware of, and am meeting the needs of the children in my class without having to fill out a pile of unnecessary forms.
     
  9. Martial_Artiste

    Martial_Artiste New commenter

    Somewhere just for PPA - somewhere quiet.
     
  10. whitestag

    whitestag Senior commenter

    To have a period of at least five years where the government doesn't change something. That sort of stability would be marvellous.
     
    mrsminniemouse likes this.
  11. Sillow

    Sillow Lead commenter

    Not to have to produce a planning folder full of stuff I never look at once I've written it, because I'm experienced enough to know my medium term plans inside out and see what they children need teaching from day to day.
     
    JessicaRabbit1 likes this.
  12. tandemtinker

    tandemtinker New commenter

    A return to a differentiated Maths' text book scheme! ( e.g. Peak Maths)
     

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