Welcome to ‘Saved you a Spot’ YouTube Channel

✨Don’t miss out! ✨ Stay tuned every Friday (OMG! Did I say EVERY FRIDAY?!)  for new videos on anything to do with education, as well as arts and crafts for children! Please subscribe to be the first to get the new videos! Like, like, like and share, share, share! Oh, and don’t forget to comment! Let me know what you’d…

How to make a ‘Light Fury’ bookmark for kids – Easy

Are you looking for an art activity to promote reading? Well, this little activity is linked to “How to Train you Dragon 3” and is super easy to make!. It’s perfect for promoting reading, both inside the classroom and at home. Check out my easy to follow video on YouTube and make your own! Leave a comment below if you…

End of Year Gift Idea with Free Printable

It is that time of year when you are in search of some simple, but great end of year gifts for students. Have you been searching the internet to get some brilliant, but not too expensive ideas? Well, look no further! This is my take on an idea that it swarming over the net, it is wonderful for those who are…

Teacher Well-Being

Teacher well-being is the hottest new topic in education. It’s strange to think how and even why this has only just recently become such an important matter. I mean, shouldn’t teachers’ well-being go without saying? Shouldn’t teachers’ well-being be number one on the priority list, as they are the ones who are educating future generations? It only takes the slightest…

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…

Classroom Screen – A Great Tool for Educators Worldwide

Have you ever wished for a screen that has everything a teacher needs to help pupils stay on task and focus on the lessons more? If so, stop wishing and carry on reading as this post is for YOU! Laurens Koppers, a teacher in the Netherlands, kept wishing and searching for the same thing. Like us all, no such tool…

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…