I don't know about you guys, but I LOVE LOVE having a neb around different classrooms. It's one of my favourite things about going to other schools. It's something I miss about not being able to go round to different schools. I thought I'd share with you some of the spaces in my classroom - … Continue reading A peek into my classroom…
Hello! How are you all? Today, I thought I would share some pictures of the books my class are reading… cause they’re all reading some absolute corkers and I'm so impressed that they're embracing the range of books that are available to them! Starting this academic year, I really wanted to get my kids excited … Continue reading What we’re reading… a look into the books of my classroom!
"I want my kids to read for pleasure but I just don't know how to get them to get there" As a teacher, you see posts like this quite often, in many different guises on Twitter/Facebook. While I'm no expert in the field, I thought I'd share some different ways over the next few weeks … Continue reading Reading for pleasure… not just an add on!
Hello everyone! A while ago, I asked if anyone would be interested in seeing how my brilliant TA (I don't think he ever reads my blog, but if he does: HELLO!) planned some lessons on printing and how we did it! I have my PPA on a Friday and my TA covers my class, so … Continue reading PRINTING: How we did it in the classroom!
What's the big fuss? WHAT'S THE BIG FUSS? WHAT'S THE BIG FUSS? I'll tell you what the big fuss is: Tomorrow, we have one of my favourite days of the year: World Book Day. World Book Day is a celebration of everything bookish. It's getting people together to celebrate books. It's a chance to read … Continue reading World Book Day: what’s the big fuss?
Why do you love books so much? Well that's a loaded question and a half. It's a question my children (despite the fact I've taught them for 2 years now) have asked me. It's a question my colleagues have asked me. I don't have ONE answer for them. I don't have one blanket answer. I … Continue reading Books and my classroom…
Hello everyone! Last week, I posted the first half of my A-Z of Back to School post and this week it's time for the end of that post! I had such a lovely reception to last week's post, so I hope you all enjoy this one just as much. (I'm well aware we are WELL … Continue reading A-Z of Back to School (part 2)
Hello there! Friends, teachers, non-teachers, educators, non-educators, readers and everyone! Today, I'm coming to you with something a bit different. Something a bit serious, a bit fun and a dive into the world of teaching. As you may know (if you're new around here, hello, come say hello to me!), I'm a teacher and as … Continue reading A-Z of Back to School (Part 1)
Hello! How are you all? Today, I thought I would share some pictures of the books my class are reading... cause they're all reading some absolute corkers. Starting this academic year, I really wanted to get my kids excited about books and about reading. I'm such an advocate for reading for pleasure that I want … Continue reading What we’re reading!
As you saw the other day, I was very very lucky to be able to share the exclusive cover of Aisha Bushby's new book A Pocketful of Stars (if you missed the announcement, check it out here!) It got me thinking about using blurbs in the classroom and how much we really learn about a … Continue reading Using blurbs in the classroom