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Recommended for 10 September 2010

5 mins Getting Organised for the New Year
Part of the series Boost Your Teaching
The essential guide to a smooth start to the new school year
15 mins Transitions: Building on Learning
Part of the series EYFS Today
Creating smooth EYFS transitions from nursery to reception and on
 

Recommended for 19 July 2010

2 mins Body Language for Engaging and Motivating
Part of the series Boost Your Teaching
Using body language to engage pupils in a lesson
15 mins Managing Sound Levels
Part of the series Bayley's Behaviour for TAs
John Bayley helps a TA with her behaviour management skills
30 mins Transforming the Classroom
Part of the series All Change
A Year 4 class gets a makeover to make life easy for TAs
 

Recommended for 7 July 2010

15 mins The Mouse Doesn't Bite
Part of the series Primary TAs
We help a teaching assistant overcome her technophobia
15 mins Training for Secondary TAs
TAs talk about their CPD at school
15 mins KS2 Support Staff
Part of the series Literacy: The Whole Story
A focus on reading at Leighton Primary School
 

Recommended for 11 June 2010

2 mins Body Language for Reinforcing Learning
Part of the series Boost Your Teaching
Using body language to help understanding of difficult topics
15 mins Secondary MFL - Teaching Arabic
A teacher delivers and Arabic lesson to EAL students
15 mins HLTAs - One-to-One Coaching
Two HLTAs use one-to-one coaching with their pupils
 

Recommended for 14 May 2010

15 mins Primary Extended Services - Museum Club
A HLTA runs a weekly after school museum club
15 mins TA Award Winner
Learn from TA Lyn Owen's unusual approach
15 mins Can Do Kids
Part of the series Inspirations
Six pupils aim to improve road safety in their local community
 

Recommended for 30 April 2010

14 mins Springboard Maths
Part of the series Primary TAs
A scheme designed to support KS2 children with numeracy problems
15 mins TAs - In Special Schools
HLTAs and LSAs provide EBD students with vital support
15 mins Secondary Support Staff - Raising Attainment
A range of initiatives that have improved GCSE grades
 

Recommended for 5 April 2010

15 mins Train to Gain
A teaching assistant in Leeds develops her skills and career path
15 mins Teaching Assistants - Becoming an HLTA
Follow TA Michele Ferrara on the path to HLTA status
5 mins Lucinda Long
Part of the series TAs Talk
A secondary HLTA talks about covering lessons
 

Recommended for 8 March 2010

15 mins Anger Management
Part of the series Primary TAs
Techniques for teaching assistants to manage pupils' anger
15 mins Country Roads
Part of the series Primary Road Safety
A country school looks towards ways of improving road safety
5 mins Columbia Grange School
Part of the series TAs Talk
TAs who work with pupils with learning difficulties and autism
 

Recommended for 22 Feb 2010

15 mins It's all in the Lesson Planning
Part of the series Bayley's Behaviour for TAs
John Bayley helps a TA with a Year 8 tutor group's behaviour
15 mins Primary Special Needs - Communicating With Parents
Advice on communicating with parents of SEN children
30 mins Beating Bullying
Part of the series School Matters
Strategy-makers, victims and former bullies discuss anti-bullying
 

Recommended for 8 January 2010

15 mins Working as a Team
TAs implement a range of learning support schemes
15 mins The Mouse Doesn't Bite
Part of the series Primary TAs
We help a teaching assistant overcome her technophobia
15 mins Literacy Support
Part of the series Primary TAs
Implementing a further literacy support programme
 

Recommended for 7 December 2009

15 mins Primary Behaviour - ADHD in the Mainstream
A Year 5 teacher shares her ideas for teaching ADHD students
 

Recommended for 9 November 2009

30 mins Girls Bullying
Part of the series School Matters
How to identify bullying and implement anti-bullying strategies
15 mins Primary Support Staff - Four Learning Mentors
Primary learning mentors highlight the work they do
15 mins Working One to One
Following four TAs at work in the classroom
 

Recommended for 19 October 2009

15 mins KS3 Reading - Seven Great Ideas
Werneth Secondary School demonstrates how they encourage reading
15 mins Fun with Maths
Part of the series Primary TAs
Make maths fun with activities and games
15 mins Taking Risks with the Teacher
Part of the series Bayley's Behaviour for TAs
Bayley works with a teacher and her TAs to improve their teamwork
 

Recommended for 5 October 2009

15 mins Early Years Foundation Stage Support Staff
Part of the series Literacy: The Whole Story
TAs at Erdington Hall School plan literacy learning
15 mins Planning Work
The candid views of TAs as they plan and carry out their work
15 mins Doing It For Themselves
Part of the series Teaching with Bayley
Bayley advises a reception teacher on improving structured play
 

Recommended for 1 September 2009

15 mins Working One to One
Following four TAs at work in the classroom
15 mins Teaming Up with the Teacher
Part of the series Bayley's Behaviour for TAs
Bayley helps an HLTA and an NQT support each other in class
15 mins TAs - Whole School Impact - Primary
A look at the demanding and responsible roles taken on by TAs
 

Recommended for 15 May 2009

15 mins Managing Inclusion - Primary - Real Role Models
Sessions to help pupils who are struggling to connect socially
15 mins From Support Staff to SENCO
Following one student support manager at work
 

Recommended for 8 May 2009

15 mins Fun with Maths
Part of the series Primary TAs
Make maths fun with activities and games
15 mins Specialist HLTA
A learning mentor trains to become a specialist HLTA
15 mins KS1 Support Staff
Part of the series Literacy: The Whole Story
Teaching assistants use intervention programmes in KS1 literacy
 

Recommended for 1 May 2009

15 mins TAs - Whole School Impact - Secondary
A look at the important role of a secondary TA
15 mins Working with Teachers - Practical Tips
Part of the series Primary TAs
Tips and advice to improve the TA/teacher relationship
15 mins I Don't Want to Work Through Breaks
Part of the series Ease the Load
Gladeana McMahon provides tips for effective time management
 

Recommended for 24 April 2009

15 mins Dyslexia Support
Part of the series Primary TAs
Exploring ways to get dyslexic students excited about reading
15 mins Secondary TAs - EAL
Strategies used by TAs to meet the needs of their EAL pupils
15 mins Primary Special Needs - Working with a Special School
How a special and mainstream school work together creatively
 

Recommended for 4 April 2009

15 mins TA for a Day
A valuable insight into the world of the TA
15 mins Primary Support Staff - Career Paths - In the Classroom
Career development advice for primary support staff
15 mins Workforce Remodelling
Part of the series CareerWise
Get up to date on remodelling
 

Recommended for 23 March 2009

15 mins Group Teaching
HLTAs Sarah and Angela observe each other's teaching practice
15 mins Working One to One
Following four TAs at work in the classroom
15 mins Early Years Foundation Stage Support Staff
Part of the series Literacy: The Whole Story
TAs at Erdington Hall School plan literacy learning