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GESAwards – Global Edtech Startup 2021

Global EdTech Startups Awards (GESAwards) is an initiative led by a group of leading education innovation organizations from across the world.

The Awards identify, showcase and recognize the world’s most promising EdTech startups and this year Emile has made the semifinals in London in November!

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Possessive Pronouns for Primary Schools Teachers

Possessive Pronouns are yet another category of word that primary schools have to learn under the UK national curriculum. Our blog gives teachers all the information they need to teach this subject.

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The RSE Curriculum and Teaching Kids about Respecting Differences

Everyone deserves respect; it’s a basic human right. A new curriculum will be introduced into UK schools this year that will aim to teach children about healthy, respectful relationships. It’s referred to as RSE, which covers Relationship Education, Relationships and Sex Education, and Health Education.

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Coronavirus – A Guide for Primary School Leaders

This Guide is meant for Primary School leaders to help make sure they, their staff and their students are prepared for potential school closures. Schools should take their lead from Public Health England and the Department for Education.


The Edtech 50 – 2020

The Edtech 50 was launched in 2018 by the effervescent Ty Goddard. It is a fantastic publication that highlights the best in Edtech (including Emile)!


Educate North Awards 2020: Emile has been Shortlisted!

On April 23rd, 2020, representatives of the North’s leading University, Higher Education, FE and Sixth Form insititutions will come together to celebrate the winners of the Educate North Awards, picked by a panel of academics, business people and experts from across the UK.

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GESS Dubai 2020

We are exhibiting at GESS Dubai 2020 this week. Come and see how Emile is impacting learning outcomes for schools!


How to Teach Prepositions and Some Class Activities

Prepositions are words governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause. But to make your pupils understand the idea, explain to them that prepositions are words which link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence.

Teaching Connectives

7 Easy Activities to Help Teach Connectives in the Classroom

Connectives represents the logical connection between two sentences, and they are crucial for understanding basic meaning of English.

Children in KS2 are expected to use them in sentences or paragraphs, and by Year 6 children will need to have good sense of them, why and how to use them, and be prepared for the KS2 Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar test.

The final goal is for the children to be able to separate connectives into conjunctions, prepositions and adverbs.

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The Importance of Unstructured Play in Your Child’s Life

You may have heard of unstructured play; it’s also commonly called free play, and it’s something that’s important for your child to experience in order to develop their cognitive and physical abilities. The rules for unstructured play are simple: there aren’t any.

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The 7 Essential Features of Every Maths Mastery Approach

Teaching new material to students that haven’t grasped the fundamentals is a recipe for disaster. Yet that was what traditional teaching methods almost always encountered. This blog describes what a maths mastery approach is and the 7 essential features of teaching using a maths mastery approach.

GESS 2020 Awards

Emile Shortlisted for a GESS 2020 Award!

We are delighted to announce that Emile has been shortlisted for a GESS 2020 Award!

It’s a fantastic recognition of the impact Emile is having on children around the world.

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Apostrophes for Primary School Teachers

The apostrophe is a punctuation mark that is often misused.
It is one of the common grammatical mistakes that irritates people on Facebook and Twitter, and that parents love to highlight if a teacher gets wrong!

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