10 Resources for National Storytelling Week

10 Resources for National Storytelling Week

It’s National Storytelling Week this week (26th January to 2nd February), so here are 10 great resources that can be used if you’re planning to mark the event in your classrooms! 1) Teaching Videos has a large collection of videos showing people (including authors and celebrities) telling stories, as well […]
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Tweet Tweet! What Have You Learned Today?

Tweet Tweet! What Have You Learned Today?

At the start of this academic year, I decided that I wanted to use Twitter with my class to share their learning. I use it to learn and I use it to share my own learning, so why can’t children use it too? Bearing in mind that children are increasingly […]
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Challenge Capsules

Challenge Capsules

A couple of days ago I came across this fantastic idea via good old Pinterest and shared it via our evergrowing Facebook page. The questions and comments came in thick and fast so I thought I would use this opportunity to share a bit more about them. Fast Finishers We’ve […]
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Thinking Outside the Box...Literally!

Thinking Outside the Box…Literally!

REAL LIFE LEARNING Whenever we think of getting a fantastic piece of writing from our children, we work backwards and always ask ourselves how can we get the best? I think it is really important to give, wherever possible, a real life context to any learning, whether it is learning […]
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10 Resources for Australia Day

10 Resources for Australia Day

Australia Day, the official national day of Australia, takes place on 26th January. Although the day is on a Saturday this year, here are 10 great resources that you could use in the classroom before or after the event. 1) The Australia Day site has lots of background information about […]
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