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Tips and Tricks

Teacher Personalities You Meet in Every School!

10 Teacher Personalities You Meet in Every School. Here’s our humorous list of 10 Teacher Personalities you meet in every school. Do you recognise yourself or your colleagues? The Rookie

Subitizing Resources
Numeracy

Subitizing Resources

This is a copy of a blog about Subitizing by and with the kind permission of Ian Addison. More of the Ian’s blogs can be read here: http://ianaddison.net/subitizing-resources/ You may not

tottington primary school
Emile news

Emile Review by Mr Hunt – Teaching from the Front Line –

The excellent Mr Hunt from Tottington primary School trialled Emile with his class and made this video unprompted! https://emile-education.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Tottington-primary-school-spelling-app.mp4 About Mr Hunt  Mr Hunt is a primary school teacher at

Bett Finalist 2020
Awards

BETT Awards Finalist

The Bett Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education.  The awards form an integral part of Bett each year, the world’s leading showcase

Reduce Teacher Workload
Tips and Tricks

Reduce Teacher Workload by Banning Homework

“Reduce teacher workload by taking a different approach to homework.”  Charlie Liu argues here that homework can be more effective and dramatically reduce teacher workload if a few changes in

Year 1 Maths Vocab Word Cloud
Numeracy

Maths Vocab for Year 1

We’ve pulled out the below vocabulary from the maths national curriculum. We hope you find it useful! We’ll be doing this for other years in the coming weeks.    Download

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Assessment Frameworks & Levels

National Curriculum Levels were brought for primary schools in 2014. In Years 2 and 6, children take SATs exams and given a “level” in Reading, Writing and Maths. It takes

times table speed test
Numeracy

MTC Guide

Table of Contents MTC Guide Overview With the Multiplication Tables Check (MTC) coming in next June, we’ve put together a little MTC guide due to the complexity in setting the

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Tips and Tricks

Tips on Classroom Displays

What Makes a Good Classroom Display? With students and teachers spending approximately 35 hours a week in the classroom, it makes sense to make it a comfortable and encouraging place

Teaching Symmetry
Tips and Tricks

Symmetry – Activities for your Class

Understanding symmetry can sometimes be a challenge – especially for those children who are not “visual learners”-. To help, I am going to share 7 activities that you I have

Tips and Tricks

Using Lego to Teach About Fractions

There are many ways that we can use Lego. As a “must-have” resource for schools nowadays, Lego is no longer just some pieces of toys; they can be used in demonstrating complicated spacial ideas or illustrating numeral and logical connections. In a few words, Lego is now becoming a teaching tool.

Teacher imposter syndrome
Tips and Tricks

Impostor Syndrome as a Teacher

I believe Impostor Syndrome is becoming more and more prevalent in teachers today. It could be the lack of resources and support, strain in the system due to austerity or

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