This is a game that I created. The aim of the game is very simple. Get from Start to Finish. The person/student that gets to the finish line first Wins! Picking a Player The easiest and what I have found to be the fairest way is by getting your students to roll the dice. The… Continue reading How to guide – Santa vs Elf Game
Open house and orientations or better still an ice cream social are a great way for students to show their parents/guardians their daily life in school. Meet the teachers and ask questions. It is also a social event. However, there are teachers which especially if it's their first even can be extremely nerve wrecking. A… Continue reading Open house and Orientation Ideas
We live in a fast paced world. In a world where a text message can be sent from across the globe in less than a second and still they are trying to find a way to make them faster. I'm not writing this blog to get into the Nitty Gritty of 'screen time' (That is… Continue reading Children + Tech = Change
Its a phrase we are consistently hearing 'Use your words' but what does that actually mean? As influential people in children's life, we often use phrases in which we the adult have actually fallen short on. What do I mean? Well, we openly encourage and praise children for using their words to describe how they… Continue reading Building Emotional Vocabulary
With Halloween fast approaching I've noticed a lot of posts on twitter around the day. But do you actually know how Halloween began? or where it actually stemmed from? Here's a brief history around this spooky day... Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain and… Continue reading It’s Nearly Halloween !!!
Challenge September? What is that I can hear you say? Well, it's exactly what the title implies. I have been given a challenge which must be met by the end of September. Well, providing your not looking to make millions of $$$ by the end of September or something else along those ludicrous lines then… Continue reading Challenge September!!!
You look forward to the start of the academic year, new students, new class and perhaps new teaching assistant staff or other work colleagues. You've heard about some of the students who you'll be attempting to teach next year ( yes, I said the word 'attempting') and just like that the headache kicks in. Every… Continue reading When is too much just too much???