• John Dabell – Teacher, reviewer, writer and former school inspector

    What is Close Reading?

    20 September 2019

    What is close reading? Why is it important? How do we tackle it? John Dabell deep dives into close reading in his latest blog.

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      20 Back To School Tips For Parents

      29 August 2019

      John Dabell our resident teacher blogger gives his top 20 tips for helping parents prepare their children for back to school!

      • John Dabell – Teacher, reviewer, writer and former school inspector

        Why do teachers teach?

        22 August 2019

        Teaching is a great job with lots of magical moments, but it can also be stressful with a pile of challenges and long hours. So why do teachers teach?

      • John Dabell – Teacher, reviewer, writer and former school inspector

        Top Tips for Engaging with Parents

        24 July 2019

        Parental engagement has a huge impact on children’s learning, but it can be a tough nut to crack. John Dabell shares his top tips for engaging with parents and creating a healthy learning community.