Wednesday, 27 September 2017

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National Poetry Day Resources From the BBC

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Great STEM Resources

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This article is about the changing nature of grammar, including the split infinitive, and the words, so and like, starting sentences. Apparently, it might not be the end of the world though I have some doubts...

Teachers who need to boldly go



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This site has some excellent videos, images and thought-provoking What If lessons (that are great for starters) for primary teachers. Sign up for free with your email address. You will need to enter your school address manually, as the site initially rejects the numbers contained in a Brazilian CEP. Be sure to check your spam subsequently, which is where I found the confirmation email that I had joined Explorify successfully. 

Explorify - Resources for Teaching Primary Science and Thinking Skills


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Why we should be teaching Oracy


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This is a really easy tool for young students to portray and write about characters from stories they have read. Students can print their work to stick into their books or to display in the classroom. 

Scholastic Scrapbook


Wednesday, 20 September 2017

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Success Criteria in Mathematics

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Isabella Wallace on giving students Focused Feedback

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What is the difference between dyslexia and dyspraxia?

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Adrian Jarratt recommends Quizziz rather than Kahoot! for younger students. It has greater flexibility as to how to present quizzes to students. They can work independently at their own pace, and questions are delivered to their device rather than to the whole class. 

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Formative Assessment Tools


Slapping it online doesn't make it better. What does improve learning?

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How can we design our digital activities to take advantage of what tech can do to improve the activity?


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'Parents’ social media habits are teaching children the wrong lessons'


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Sharenting: In Whose Interest?