Tag: Classroom

Long Division Board Display

Classroom boards are very important when it comes to displaying useful information for children to use. Not only do they brighten up the classroom, they show visitors what the children are learning as well provide the children themselves with a helpful learning resource to use. Below I’m sharing my Maths Working Wall on long division and an amazing anchor chart…

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…

Yoga in the Classroom

As yoga is becoming more mainstream for adults in recent years, the benefits are indubitable; more and more schools are starting to embrace the power of yoga and mindfulness to improve the wellbeing of their students. Being a yoga newbie myself and a full time primary school teacher, I have been wondering about ways of bringing yoga into the classroom.…

Collaborative, Group and Co-operative Learning

Teaching has moved away from a strictly traditional teacher orientated class, where the teacher talks and the pupils are expected to only work individually and independently. Pupils are required to develop skills that help them work well in a team. Setting groups and giving children the opportunity to work together for a common goal helps strengthen their relationships and develop…

6 Elements for Creating a Positive Classroom Environment

There is nothing more important than for children to feel safe in a school environment, so that they can be open to learning. Creating a positive classroom environment, is the first step in ensuring that everyone brings out their best. If you’d like to learn how you can do this, then read on! Here are some tips to help you…

Greeting Students at the Door

This year, after reading the book “When the adults change everything changes” and with the completion of an informative INSET day from Pivotal Education I realised the importance of greeting students, before they enter the classroom. To back this claim, I also found numerous studies online, validating that greeting students at the door sets a positive tone and can help…

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…