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Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit in 2010, a Twitter account which soon evolved into www.TeacherToolkit.co.uk and rapidly became the 'most followed teacher on Twitter in the UK'. He is an award winning teacher and experienced school leader who curates one of the 'most influential blogs on education in the UK'; Onalytica ranks McGill's blog as one of the 'Top-50 Ed-Tech Brands on Education' across the world! In 2015, he was nominated for '500 Most Influential People in the Britain' by The Sunday Times and one of the most influential in the field of education. He is a former Teaching Award nominee for 'Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School in London' and has also written 3 books on teaching.
@TeacherToolkit has written 465 posts for @TeacherToolkit

The Inconsistency of @TESResources by @TeacherToolkit

How can we ensure paid-for-resources, designed by teachers, does not become a headache for all involved?

THREE MILLION Classrooms Reached on @TeacherToolkit

What impact can social media have for teachers worldwide?

ICT Equipment for Every Classroom by @TeacherToolkit

If money was no option, what 10 ICT tools would you use in your classroom?

DeCamped by @TeacherToolkit

Do you understand what is involved when an entire school community moves location?

Why Some People Can’t Help Believing in Conspiracies by @TeacherToolkit

What conspiracy do you believe currently exists within education?

Memoirs of a Teacher: Part 7 by @TeacherToolkit

These are the memoirs from my trainee-teacher placement. You can read the context in the footer and other parts of the series here. This is part 7.

Stay in MINT Condition in Your Classroom by @TeacherToolkit

How do you impart direct instruction in the classroom?

#10Highlights as a Deputy Headteacher by @TeacherToolkit

What are your top highlights from this academic year?

Twitter for the Classroom by @TeacherToolkit

So, you’ve been using Twitter personally and professionally, but you’re not quite sure how to get started in the classroom. Here are a few tips to get started and a few questions to ask yourself before you get started.

32,500 Teachers by @TeacherToolkit

Are all your staffing vacancies full for the new academic year?

A Quick Guide to Well Being by @TeacherToolkit

How do you switch off before the end term?

Memoirs of a Teacher: Part 6 by @TeacherToolkit

These are the memoirs from my trainee-teacher placement. You can read the context in the footer and other parts of the series here. This is part 6.

9 Barriers that Deter Teachers Engaging With Research by @TeacherToolkit

For over 3 years, I’ve been a little sceptical about the distance between academic research and classroom practice.

How To Unlock Senior Leadership Potential at Interview? by @TeacherToolkit

If you were to appoint a number of teachers to join the (extended) senior leadership team, what questions would you ask them at interview?

Revisiting Teacher Training by @TeacherToolkit

Have you ever returned to the university where you first trained as a teacher?

How To Unlock Teaching and Learning at Interview? by @TeacherToolkit

If you were to appoint a number of teachers to join a teaching and learning team, to build a new culture of teaching and learning in your school, what questions would you ask them at interview?

12 Ways to Embrace Marking and Feedback by @TeacherToolkit

There are a few days left before the end of term and this is one last marking and feedback blog before the summer holidays begin.

Building the Bridge Between Research and Classroom Practice

How do you think we can build the bridge between academic research and classroom practice? And is it possible for theory to enter the lives of busy classroom teachers in a practical sense?

Training Teachers to be Resilient by @TeacherToolkit

This is a blog about a forthcoming Teachers and Advisers Conference held at Goldsmiths College, University of London on Friday 10th July 2015.

Education Panorama (July ’15) by @TeacherToolkit

This is my 15th edition of Education Panorama. In total, my newsletters have shared more than 750 educational blogposts from across the world! Here is a summary of what’s been going on in the education sector during the past month … Continue reading

The Life of a Deputy Headteacher: Part 3 by @TeacherToolkit

What work do you need to tie up before the end of term?

Why I Need to Work Smarter by @TeacherToolkit

Have you ever had a ‘work’ epiphany?

20 Social Media Tips for Teachers by @TeacherToolkit

What motivates teachers to tweet and blog? And how to go about it successfully?

#Vamoose: @TESResources Strike Back!

With teachers now allowed to profit from their own resources, the issue of copyright and teachers sharing freely is even-more complicated. Are we moving towards the dark-side?

I’m a Storyteller by @TeacherToolkit

How do you capture students attention when the weather outside the classroom is unbearable?

The Digital Education Show UK 2015

I will be speaking at The Digital Education Show, at Olympia in London on 1 July 2015.

The CPD Achilles Heel by @TeacherToolkit

What would you say is the number one factor in stopping teachers improve their professional development?

‘Go With The Learning’ by @TeacherToolkit

Does your school encourage teachers to take risks? Are you allowed to ‘go with the flow?’

Mark-Plan-Teach by @TeacherToolkit

If you could steer your own vision for teaching and learning, how would you define this on one page?

Grow Your Own School Leaders by @TeacherToolkit

How can you spot those who are NOT YET leaders? What leadership do you do behind the scenes that is important yet unrecognised?

What Works? by @TeacherToolkit

If you could share what works in your classroom/school, what would you say?

Learning Policy: Teaching (Part 3 of 3) by @TeacherToolkit

If you were a school leader of teaching and learning, what would you do with one-hundred teachers in a school to raise standards?

Learning Policy: Planning (Part 2 of 3) by @TeacherToolkit

If you were a school leader of teaching and learning, what would you do with one-hundred teachers in a school to raise standards?

Art Exhibition by @QKynaston #SupportTheArts

Do you remember the time you studied Art at school? Did you ever exhibit any work?

#FathersDay: On Being A Dad by @TeacherToolkit

What do you remember about your father?

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Deputy Headteacher who writes the Most Influential Blog on Education in the UK; nominated for The Sunday Times #Debretts500 Most Influential People in the UK 2015.

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