Category: General

The Healthy Teacher Project 7 – Interview with Peppi Orfanogianni

Originally posted on Luke Richardson:
What is The Healthy Teacher Project? Peppi is a primary school teacher in Athens, Greece. She’s from Greece but trained to teach in the UK before returning. A teacher for 20 years she still talks about the job with passion and excitement. It’s great to get a view on teachers’ health issues from someone outside…

3 Year Blogiversary!

Happy birthday, dear blog! We’re blowing out 3 candles today! Wow! It’s been three years, already! I can’t believe how quickly time goes by. Three years ago I was just getting my head around the WordPress platform. I had so many doubts racing through my head before I bit the bullet and hit that publish button. Did I have what…

Dora’s Animation: William Shakespeare Biography

Schools can limit creativity, however, when the rigidness of the school system is softened and children are allowed to create freely, they can truly take you by surprise. By giving pupils simple guidelines, then letting them go about things in their own way, individuals will be able to experiment with their creativity and show what they are capable of. Carnival theme this year…

Mathematics practice for all levels: Ada Project

Are you tired of searching the internet to find exercises to practise your mathematics? Well search no more! ADA Project  is a free, open-source, online mathematics textbook for students and teachers, that aims to provide questions and answers for any topic and level! As a teacher, I often get asked by parents how they can best help their children revise for…

How to be the best student teacher EVER!

After talking to many different teachers about what makes a great student teacher, I’ve comprised a list of the top 5 most noted character traits that make student teachers outstanding. Be sure to take on board these habits to become the best student teacher EVER! Read on… Be flexible Welcome to teacher life! Flexibility is key to surviving in this…

My Two Year Blogiversary!

Well, who would have thought that this little blog is TWO, TODAY!! HaPPy BloGiverSAry!! I can’t believe it, two whole years of blogging. WOW! Looking back on the last two years, I can say that the blog is gradually becoming richer as my blogging skills develop and mature. There may have been some dry spells this year due to life…

Free Academic Calendar 2016-2017

Do you want to take a look at your upcoming year in a glance? Plan the year ahead with this free downloadable pdf. It has a cute flower theme to match the soon to come Teacher Planner! Keep watching this space for more! I hope you like this yearly academic calendar, from August 2016 – June 2017, and that it…

My One Year Blogiversary! Thank you!

One year ago today, ‘Saved you a spot’ was created . It started off as a summer project and I really had no idea what to expect as I set off on my new blogging adventure. I thought that if some colleagues were inspired, some pupils were intrigued and some parents were guided, it would be the best thing ever!…

How to stay positive no matter what!

Do you find that some people are constantly creating drama for no apparent reason? Are you so stressed out at work that you are finding it hard to see the good in things? An increasing overload and trying to juggle between your professional career and your personal life, can be challenging, to say the least! It’s so easy to get…

Which type of bilingual are you?

Do you remember how you acquired your second language? Was it during your childhood or in your adult years? Did you know that the way you acquire your second language can determine which bilingual category you belong to? In general, bilinguals can be seperated into three categories. If you would like to find out which category you belong to, read…