A Range of Free, Downloadable, Writing Templates

I've made some writing frames, which are completely free to download (just right click and 'save image as', or find high quality PDFs by clicking this link).  I hope they are useful 🙂 1) Narrow lined paper template: 2) Medium lined paper template: 3) Postcard writing template: 4) Recount writing template: 5) Recipe writing template: 6) Poetry Writing Template: 7) Letter …

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Cloud QR: A classroom friendly app to create QR codes

Working with QR codes in the classroom can be both fun and powerful. There are plenty of really useful areas where QR codes can enhance the learning experience. For instance, you can display a QR code next to a hard math problem, and when scanned, the problem is explained. A QR code by a picture …

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Virtual Worlds For Higher Education: The New Real-World Classrooms

When you think of virtual reality the first thing to come to mind probably isn’t education, it's more entertainment! Well, one of the fastest growing industries in the world is trying to reach a wider audience one of which is Education, and higher Education. There are many different ways this could benefit students and we …

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10 Top Cooperative Learning Strategies (and some tech tools that could come in handy)

Dr Spencer Kagan is a renowned educator who changed the way the world viewed teaching.  He is mainly known for his work on cooperative learning strategies (often referred to as Kagan learning structures). Instead of didactic teaching, in which a teacher stands at the front and tells information to whole class, Kagan thought that there were …

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Guest post: The PYP Exhibition – A Narrative

​In PYP, just like in life, it's the journey which counts much more than the destination. Reaching the destination is but a small event, amidst the ups and downs of the process of how it was attained. And of all the journeys of learning, the PYP Exhibition is, by far, the most important experience. At …

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