8 Top Tips for First Year Science Teachers!

Welcome to your first year of teaching science!! It is a fantastic job, full of so much excitement and ‘Eureka!’ moments (for you and your students!). But, let’s face it, teaching science is quite daunting. You have all the similar issues of assessment/subject knowledge/exam prep as all the other subjects, but you are doing itContinue reading “8 Top Tips for First Year Science Teachers!”

Exploring the Gender Pay Gap in Education

This guest piece is from Sam Smethers, Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society – June 2020 Pay inequality thrives because of a lack of transparency. We don’t like talking about pay, and women don’t currently have the right to know what their male colleagues earn even if they suspect pay discrimination. 28 more words ExploringContinue reading “Exploring the Gender Pay Gap in Education”

How can we use social media to encourage girls that a career in STEM is possible?

I’ve collaborated with STA Travel Education, a school trip provider, as part of their #GirlsInSTEM campaign. We’ll cover the rising popularity of STEM across social media, and how it can be utilised to encourage girls to stay in the subject. Check out what they had to say. The power of social media We’ve long knownContinue reading “How can we use social media to encourage girls that a career in STEM is possible?”

Back to School!

So this week was the first back at school with the students. We had a few teacher only days last week, which I was VERY grateful for. I managed to spend some time prepping my classroom in between planning meetings, which means I am finally (almost) happy with the way my classroom is looking! SomeContinue reading “Back to School!”

Teacher Wellbeing – How to avoid burnout.

Avoiding burnout is crucial to keep teachers in the classroom teaching. I am sure we have all been there… Stressed and tired, hyper and fuzzy brained after one (or 4!) too many coffees… Just trying to make it through the day. Teaching is hard, it is AMAZING but hard. I’ve worked all sorts of crazyContinue reading “Teacher Wellbeing – How to avoid burnout.”

What I know now – Memories of a first year teacher.

I recently hopped back on to Twitter and have been delving into the #edutwitter, #edchat areas looking for like minded folk to follow and get their perspectives on the world of education (partly for ideas/inspiration, mostly because I am nosy). One thing I have noticed is the number of beginning teachers on there getting fantasticContinue reading “What I know now – Memories of a first year teacher.”

End of Year reflections…

So it is the end of the teaching year here in New Zealand. At my school we officially wrapped up last Friday for Christmas and the summer holidays! I thought it was a good time to reflect on the last teaching year and make some goals for 2020. This was my first year teaching inContinue reading “End of Year reflections…”

Where to find my resources?

Good afternoon! Hope your day has been fantastic 😀 I will be sharing resources on my blog, but I will also be sharing them on Pinterest, Teachers pay Teachers and TES.com. Feel free to check them out below! Miss Osmosis on Pinterest Miss Osmosis TES Shop Miss Osmosis TpT Link Feel free to subscribe toContinue reading “Where to find my resources?”

Free Biology Resource!

As a welcome and a thank you for visiting my brand new blog, I am giving out a free resource to all new subscribers! There is a choice of 2 worksheets up for grabs: Lung Structure Research Task: This worksheet is designed to be a research task, I work in a BYOD school so IContinue reading “Free Biology Resource!”