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Grammar

Comparatives and Superlatives for Primary School Teachers

Comparatives and superlatives are a great place to introduce more advanced grammatical terms (after nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs & adjectives). It is a discrete area of grammar and one that once the logic has been understood, has no exceptions.

Concrete Pictorial Abstract
Numeracy

Concrete Pictorial Abstract (CPA)- A Guide for Primary School Teachers

A Concrete Pictorial Abstract (CPA) approach attempts to help improve the understanding of abstract topics. In particular, it explains concepts by (1) using concrete resources such as counters to explain simple addition, (2) using pictorial representations such as drawings of counters, and (3) using abstract representations such as numbers.

GESAWARDS
Awards

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!

possessive pronoun
Grammar

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.

Rse Curriculum & Respecting differences children
Wellbeing

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.

corona virus school guide
Emile news

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.

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Awards

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

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.

Gess Dubai
Emile news

GESS Dubai 2020

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

Prepositions
Grammar

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
Grammar

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.

unstructured play
Tips and Tricks

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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