Save the dates for Literacy

Have you ever searched the Internet looking for important dates to add to your calendar for Literacy? If the answer is yes, then you are in the right place! Having done just that for you, I have compiled many dates that I feel schools and Literacy Leads can use to promote literacy. This is a free resource for anyone to…

What teachers need to do in the summer

All teachers count down to their summer holidays! But, once their holidays start, some teachers may forget about taking time off and unwinding. Watch this video to find out about the 3Rs you need to try to get into your summers! If you are not near the beach, don’t worry, you can still do them anywhere and anyhow by doing…

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…

You are only as good as your data

The role of data within schools is emphasised by many government regimes within education. There is a clear shift from intuitive decision-making to data-based informed decisions within any school setting. Most schools collect a variety of data, yet few educators are trained in analysing the results. Data on its own, without the correct analysis or interpretation is meaningless. Knowing how…

How to Make the Easiest Paper Boat

Here is the easiest way to make a paper boat! Make big ones, small ones and try them out in the water? Send photos of your paper boats floating away! Would love to see them! βš“οΈ Till next time…

Book Review: When the Adults Change Everything Changes

‘When the Adults Change Everything Changes – Seismic Shifts in School Behaviour’, written by Paul Dix and published by Independent Thinking Press (2017) is a real page-turner and recommended read, for anyone interested in shifting children’s behaviour within a school. Easy to read and full of sound advice that really makes sense when you read it and makes youΒ  wonder…

Teachers looking after their own well-being

In a previous post about teacher well-being, we looked at how schools can look after their teachers. Teacher well-being has become an increasingly hot topic that needs to be addressed by all, and when I say by all I mean just that. Even the teachers themselves. In this article we look at how teachers can look after their own well-being…

Make a cute gift envelope for a special someone

This easy to make craft is great to make both in and out of class. Watch this video and make your own! Share photos of your gift envelopes with us! Like, share and subscribe for more videos! πŸ’Œ Till next time…