Guest post: What You Can Do to Help Your Child Prepare for High School

Transitioning from primary school to high school is essential for a lot of reasons. For kids not staying in the same school, it means transitioning […]

How to use ‘Green Screen’ / ‘Chroma Key’ tech to look inside the human body!

Our new class topic is called ‘iDoctor’ – in a nutshell: human biology with a STEAM focus.  I decided to ask the children to use ‘Green […]

10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

  The EdTech industry continues to grow with new products. These edtech products are available to educators and school administrators. Each one can make a […]

How to use Padlet as a collaborative edtech tool

I love using Padlet with my class – completely free and easy to set up / use.  It is basically an online ‘wall’ which all […]

My article for a joint project between TES and the British Council

I recently wrote an article for a joint project between the Times Educational Supplement and the British Council.  It featured a wide range of teaching […]

Lesson expectations prompt card – a free download

I recently was at a meeting about what a good lesson looks like – but from solely looking at pupils’ work.  From the main points […]

The perfect website for teaching speaking and listening

If you’re looking to develop speaking and listening skills with your class, is excellent. There’s loads of resources and videos to support you in lessons! Have […]

2 Minute Tutorials :)

I’m starting a new series of videos to help busy teachers – every teacher in the world then! They’re called ‘2 minute tutorials’ and will […]

A beginners guide to 3D printing

I recently did some 3D printing with my class. It is much easier than you might first think! The children started off by using a […]

Write on the walls!

My school have painted some of the walls with ‘whiteboard paint’.  The children absolutely love it and it is fantastic for collaborative learning. Here’s my […]

Eggciting ideas!

As part of my school’s STEAM week, my class have been doing some egg investigations! We explored: The structure The make-up of the shell The […]

A Great Way To Use Tech To Help Teachers Meaningfully Engage With Families

Strong parent-teacher partnerships are key to student success in the classroom. In fact, parental engagement is very effective at predicting student achievement. When teachers and […]

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