This week I have been meeting some new classes and part of this for myself is the ability to explain my teaching style to new pupils. Something I find really useful at self assessing what I think of my views. It often involves me stopping mid-sentence to rethink what I am saying.
So we are back into the world of teaching and we are bleary eyed half humans trying to remember those 6 weeks of long summer days...that was, like, a year ago...right!? So the next step is to introduce those bright eyed (who am I kidding, they are feeling it just like us!) to our teaching… Continue reading Stop smiling!…at least for 105 days,13 hours and 34 mins (give or take)
So the summer holidays started as it always did...with a list. A list that had been in my head since about June and was the list to be done to know I had had an amazing summer. Without the list how would I know I had fun, loved my family, worked enough in that luxurious… Continue reading We all wasted the summer holiday! – Did you feel the teacher guilt!?
Recently the BBC published an article (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39327149) with the quote - A study by the Department for Education (DfE) has found prices are 8% higher near the best-performing primary schools and 6.8% higher near the best secondary schools. So what does this actually mean and what is the real problem here?! The article states -… Continue reading Moving to the beat – Could you have to start paying £18,000 for state schooling?!
So it is finally here! I have been trying to sort it all holiday and I have to say…that hardest part was starting to work out what I wanted to achieve! Once I had the idea and had worked out how it was all going to fit it came together pretty well! I am sure… Continue reading Free Resource 2 – Second Escape Room Task!
So it is finally here! I have been trying to sort it all holiday and I have to say...that hardest part was starting to work out what I wanted to achieve! Once I had the idea and had worked out how it was all going to fit it came together pretty well! I am sure… Continue reading Free Resource: Escape Room Task!
So seems everyone is using the Tolsby frame in the classrooms at the moment so I wanted to join in! They can be used in loads of different ways (as seen below) and this is not my original idea BUT I have collected a template from TES (free) and added in my own. Hopefully this… Continue reading Ikea’s Tolsby…hacks for class displays.