Category: Classroom

Great Maths Display Ideas

Whilst searching for some inspiration to revamp my maths working wall, I came across these amazing ideas that I thought I’d share with you… #1 Place value and partitioning. I think this is genius! #Fractions. Pizza always comes to mind when doing fractions in class! Such a cute board! #Place value. This display is so versatile! I think it’s a…

Magnetism Display Idea

Displays play an important part in the classroom as they aid learning and provide visual stimulus for the children. Research published by the University of Salford showed that well-designed classrooms can improve learning progress in primary school pupils by up to 16%. Below is a display idea for science and magnetism. I find that magnetism is such a hands on…

Classroom Reveal 2019-20: Cactus Theme

It’s the beginning of a new school year and time for my classroom reveal for 2019-2020! 🥁🌵🌵🌵🥁 This year, I chose a really cute and trendy theme, cacti! Or is it cactuses? Well, actually both are correct so I’ll stick to cacti because it sounds so much better, in my opinion, and quite posh! I wanted to give my classroom…

10 Amazing Classroom Themes

If you are like me, you may be considering changing your classroom theme next academic year. I love a fresh new start for the year and as much as my children and I enjoyed our classroom theme last year, I feel that it has come to its end. I’ve been thinking about some classroom ideas and a new theme for…

Poetry Display: Draw back the curtains

Poetry should be a curriculum priority in English classes, as it can help students become more versed in writing and literature. Many teachers shy away from poetry because they find it hard to teach or they don’t see a place in the curriculum for it. I have not regretted a single poetry lesson I have taught so far, and I…

Classroom Reveal 2018-19: Dragon Theme

We have been back in school for a month now and my classroom reveal is long overdue! The truth is, it’s still not quite how I want it, but I’m not sure when it will be though and…. I’m just dying to show it to you all, so no more waiting! 🥁 For those of you who don’t know, this…

Why I want a Pinterest-Worthy Classroom

Don’t get me wrong, your classroom does not have to be Pinterest worthy. A colour coordinated scheme, does not make you a great teacher, and if that’s not really your cup of tea, that’s ok! I on the other hand, want to be both a great teacher and have a great classroom, one that both my pupils and I love…

How to make a dragon scale background

Follow me to school to see how I change a plain background into one with dragon scales for my dragon themed classroom. What is your classroom theme? Have you got one? Let me know in the comments below! Till next time…

Flexible seating

The foundation of current pedagogies in education – child-centered, personalised learning from the bottom up – flexible seating! Not sure what that means? Read on to find out more… Also known as alternative seating, flexible seating actively brings students into decision-making and taking responsibility for their learning. It lets them identify the kind of furniture they find most comfortable, and gets…

Introduction to Anchor Charts

Anchor charts are a must in your classroom. You have seen them everyone on the internet, but you may still have a few queries about what they actually are, how to create them and how to use them effectively in your classroom. If you have wondered about anchor charts, then this post is for you. I’m sure that once you…