With a generation growing up with iPhone's, iMac's, Androids, tablets, I could go on but the list feels like it could be endless so I'm going to stop there. However, just think about it. Technology and the rapid expansion of it leads to what seems like simple and yet not so logical questions being asked.… Continue reading There’s Always Time for Times Tables
Writing activities can be fun, interactive and creative. These writing activity packs have been written, designed and had young creative students in mind from the beginning. What makes these writing activities different from any other? Well, in a nutshell not that much and then again plenty. They are fun! That is the bottom line. Students… Continue reading Writing Activities
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 !!!