Tag: students

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…

Lines of Symmetry Game

Find a link to a fun symmetry game for your kids, here! The “Line of Symmetry” is the imaginary line where you could fold the image and have both halves match exactly. If you can reflect (or flip) a figure over a line and the figure appears unchanged, then the figure has reflection symmetry or line symmetry. The line that you reflect…

The Twits

Written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake, The Twits was first published in 1980. A gruesomely, disgusting tale of a vindictive, spiteful couple known as the Twits, who live together in a brick house without windows. One of my personal favourites, that I still find funny to this day.  The Twits are continuously horrible to one another. They keep…

A tweet from your teacher – Freebie!

Effective, consistent and proactive communication is a must in today’s schools. As a teacher, it is up to you to find the appropriate means  to communicate effectively with both your pupils and their parents. Technology is the fastest way of communicating today, however I still like a good old-fashioned handwritten note, now and again. So why not choose these notes…

How to be prepared for school every day

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Dearest Pupils, Have you ever wondered how some of your classmates seem on top of it and are readily prepared for school every day?? How do they do it..? Why can’t you..? These may be thoughts that  cross your mind as you are frantically searching for a text book you were sure you had in…

Inspirational Quotes for teachers ~ Freebie!

There’s nothing like going back to school and feeling inspired about the new school year! Inspirational quotes are found everywhere and I’m sure you have all come across them now and again and have felt a little inspiration. However, with our busy, hectic lives as teachers, they are so easy to forget! Having some famous quotes about teaching and learning…