I recently saw a great idea on Pinterest: black-out poetry. When I tried it with my class recently, it worked … More
Content for Scholastic: 50 Story Starters
I recently wrote some content for Scholastic. It was a number of story starter sentences to inspire children to write … More
Writing for Scholastic: ‘You’re The Teacher Now’
I recently did some writing for Scholastic. It was a resource filled with mistakes which students must correct – hence … More
Here’s How A Student In My Class Uses Tech To Build Her Vocabulary.
Recently, I was amazed to see a huge improvement in a one of my student’s vocabulary when writing a setting … More
Want to add some excitement to handwriting lessons? Make some GIFs!
I was racking my brains for ways to make handwriting lessons more fun. One of my students came up with … More
Reluctant writers in your class? Engage them with Pokemon character reports.
I recently came across this amazing art on BoredPanda. It is an artist’s vision of the anatomy of different Pokemon … More
A great website to use when teaching dialogue.
Today I taught an English lesson which focused on dialogue between characters. I wanted to motivate the students and found … More
An English Unit Of Work, Full Of EdTech, Based On The Book ‘Tuesday’ By David Wiesner
David Wiesner is a wonderful author and most of his stories are told solely through pictures. This makes them absolutely perfect … More
How Makin Misteaks Can B A Pwrfl Teeching Statergy;
We all make mistakes. I certainly have made them whilst teaching. And do you know what? Pupils love it when … More
What Is The Effect Of Using Minecraft As A Descriptive Writing Prompt?
Descriptive writing of settings is one of my favourite areas to teach. I enjoy enthusing my students; trying to find … More