Teach Meet #3

I have just attended my third Teach Meet. Although I am retired and do not have a class of eager youngsters to educate, I love these gatherings of like minded people. They provide the opportunity for sharing tried and tested ideas and suggestions. They are presented by teachers for teachers. I usually come away really buzzing and wishing that I […]

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Resource Centre – Week #14

Last week really reminded me why I love the Spring – so many wonderful ideas to share the season with the children. Thank you all for your links. We had some wonderful lanterns from Melissa at the Chocolate Muffin Tree, some  felt egg cosies from Maggy at Red Ted Art and Charlene over at Adventures in MommyLand showed us some great […]

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Resource Centre – Week #12

The re-launch of the Resource Centre last week was amazing for links to some great ideas for arts and crafts in classrooms! We had all sorts of things among them paint sprayers from Sun Hats & Wellies, paper kites from Fabmums and a great way to use colour cards from Sweet and Simple Things. One of the ideas linked ‘We’re […]

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Time Management

Visiting blogs is a great way to extend your knowledge and interest in many things. Obviously, I enjoy reading blogs by educationalists, teachers and parents. One such blog belongs to Edna Sackson who works in an International Baccalaureate School in Australia. She writes about her experiences as ateacher as well as her philospohy of education and I really recommend you become a […]

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Resource Centre – Week #11

Welcome to the NEW BIGGER Resource Centre! Over the past weeks we have had some excellent links posted to support teachers in their classrooms. We are now looking to extend this to welcome parents who do lots of activities with their children. You will not only inspire teachers that have a classroom full of children, but by simplifying crafts, you are […]

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Homework!

This must be one of the most contentious subjects between schools, parents & children. I can remember when I was approaching the end of my own primary education that one of the things that made secondary school so different was that you would get homework EVERY NIGHT and not only in preparation for the Eleven Plus! As a teacher, I […]

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