When I found these pictures whilst browsing Pinterest I knew instantly that I needed to use them to inspire my Year 4 class to do some drawing! Throughout the year we have been doing a variety of different portraits (we did selfies, then used Picasso as inspiration) displaying them on the window facing out for … Continue reading Drawing on interests?
I really enjoy taking you guys inside my classroom and sharing my ideas in the classroom. I love it even more when I'm taken into someone else's classroom and I see their ideas that I know that I need to magpie and try myself! Enter Mr N. He wrote a blog post titled #AskMrN in which he … Continue reading Ask Miss Elliott
Ah, here we are again... after what seems like the toughest 7 weeks of my working career (I have no idea why, this half term just felt ROUGH) we have reached half term. Half term is a funny time for me, I am so bad at switching off and I spend a lot of it … Continue reading Half term… happiness
Displays in the classroom... what's the point of them? An interesting questions... a very interesting question. It's one which is debated heavily on teaching forums and twitter and is often something of a dividing topic between teachers. I still am not sure entirely WHERE I stand on the whole "display debate" but I would like … Continue reading The great display debate…
I just recently started using this hashtag on twitter and it's been SUPER useful to me as a review tool to see all of the different lessons I teach and seeing the year groups I interact with. Here is my review of the week using #whatItaughttoday (sorry they're not in order! Silly twitter) Just looking at … Continue reading #whatItaughttoday
Was the longest week in the world. It's been a lovely week however. We started the week with my birthday on Monday. I get the joy of teaching a challenging Year 6 class on Mondays and it wasn't a great start to the week, or a great way to spen my birthday but it was … Continue reading This week…
So here we are, back to January, back to work and back to the usual week review! I am going to try a new format for the next few weeks to see how I prefer it! Let me know if you have anything to add/want to ask because I'm happy to asnwer questions and add … Continue reading Back to school!