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Jane Wood-Chambers

Jane Wood-Chambers
With over 27 years of educational experiences in a number of settings, Jane is the Advisory Board Lead at Opogo, overseeing all content produced by our community experts. Jane specialises in helping educators develop a clear vision and ethos for child inclusion as well as a clear understanding of how to support, engage and nurture the individual. Jane has an unparalleled ability to train all staff through effective and reflective continual professional development in behavioural management techniques that begin, establish and maintain change in all.
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Jane Wood-Chambers

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Top 10 books for primary practitioners

Classroom success

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Sunday, 9 June 2019

Managing your work space at school

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

How to make marking mangeable

Teaching assistants

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Friday, 26 April 2019

What is a teaching assistant and how do I do it?

Teaching assistants

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Maximising the impact of your teaching assistant

Classroom success

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 18 March 2019

Challenging gender stereotypes in the classroom

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 11 March 2019

Your complete guide to assembly ideas

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 25 February 2019

Giving your teaching team a boost

Leadership

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Top 5 habits of effective leaders

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Saturday, 9 February 2019

Why every teacher needs a mentor

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Thursday, 31 January 2019

How online learning can change your perspective and improve your teaching

Student behaviour

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Top tips for curbing classroom chatter

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Thursday, 17 January 2019

10 ways to nail your teacher interviews

Teacher development

Piecing together

Jane Wood-Chambers

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

How to support learning and wellbeing in mainstream and STEM settings

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Friday, 4 January 2019

5 Teaching Ideas for 2019

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Sunday, 16 December 2018

Top 5 Christmas books for the primary classroom

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Friday, 14 December 2018

How to identify behaviours in the classroom

Teacher

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Interesting places to visit with your pupils

Teacher

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Sunday, 9 December 2018

Top gifts for your students!

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Making yourself approachable for students to talk

Education

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Show and tell and class assemblies - daunting or enjoyable?

Education

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Saturday, 20 October 2018

What to do when...

#inspirationmonday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 15 October 2018

Teaching arts, crafts and designers in class!

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Friday, 12 October 2018

Playground duties and having an effective presence

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Which artists will you study?

Education

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Taking your Students on a Lesson Journey

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Setting up for an art, craft or design lesson!

wellnesswednesday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Teaching PE at KS1; planning for a lesson!

#teachfit

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Teaching PE at KS1: Getting ready!

#developmenttuesday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Saturday, 8 September 2018

Developing trust and respect with your new class!

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Friday, 7 September 2018

Crafting the 'wow' factor in your classroom

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Engaging your new class of students!

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Supporting your new class of 30 students!

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Managing homework: The pupil, teacher and parents

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Primary practitioner? Make your day a little more stress free!

#inspirationmonday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 20 August 2018

Parent | teacher engagement - getting it right!

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Friday, 17 August 2018

Supporting Parent-Teacher engagements

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Parental engagement: How to get the relationship right

#developmenttuesday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Handwriting: Why it's still important!

#inspirationmonday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 30 July 2018

What the Summer Holidays are for!

Wellbeing

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Friday, 13 July 2018

Better days are coming; we promise!

#developmenttuesday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

NQT Teachers: Your first day in the classroom

Teacher development

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 18 June 2018

Teaching through positive classroom relationships

#developmenttuesday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Cutting out the classroom chaos

#inspirationmonday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 28 May 2018

New term, new learnings and new opportunities

#inspirationmonday

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Jane Wood-Chambers

Monday, 21 May 2018

Create your classroom: Top tips to get organised

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