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!
Morning guys! Today is an exciting guest post on the blog today. You know I love giving time and space on my blog to authors to talk about their books and when I'm given the opportunity I will jump at it! Today, the amazing Angie Lake is popping onto my blog to talk about Mina's … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Angie Lake
The Worry (less) Book: a gorgeous look at anxiety and worries - perfect for the classroom! "Start worrying less and enjoying life with this book for people who worry or struggle with anxiety (so yeah -- everyone)! We all have a mixture of fun and not-so fun feelings. And everyone feels worried sometimes. But too … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Rachel Brian
Hello! Today, I'm sharing July's version of the writing calendar. I know that this has been a popular resource and I've been asked to make a July one, so here it is! It's been wonderful hearing about how people are using this resource for children of all ages - it doesn't have to be a … Continue reading FREE DAY: Writing for pleasure July resource
Hello! Last month, I started to post some calendar/a prompt a day type resources and people seemed to like them, so I thought I'd create some for June! This is a writing one which could be used for children of all ages - it could be used as a writing or oracy based thing! However … Continue reading FREE DAY WRITING: A word a day for June!
Hello! Yesterday, I posted some 'calendar maths' resources and while I was in the groove, I got on with a writing one which is similar, but I think this one is one you could use across the age ranges! I've tried to keep all of the prompts as varied and fun as possible - for … Continue reading FREE-DAY: Writing!
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!
Hello fellow teachers all over the world! Hi, I'm Steph. You might never have visited my blog before, but rest assured you are most welcome here. There's a lot going on in the world at the minute, isn't there? It's all a bit crazy and a bit sad and a bit scary. On both a … Continue reading Letters to… teachers up and down the land
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…