A great holiday activity for your class (a free, adaptable template included)

I recently created a really good activity which will motivate your pupils to read over the holiday. It's called 'Holiday Reading Bingo'. Basically, add 16 books into the boxes, and ask your students to read as many as they can over the break.  Their parents must sign each box when complete.  On the first day …

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An All-in-one Tool to Assist Student Learning from Every Angle

When searching for tools to enhance learner productivity, I stumbled upon Creativity 365. I wanted to find an all-in-one set of tools that suited every student and would enable them to develop their own strengths and interests.   What is Creativity 365? Creativity 365 aims to streamline teamwork and boost efficiency by offering a range of …

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A simple but powerful website, perfect for geography lessons

Recently, there has been a lot of talk online about the world map as we know it; not being entirely accurate.  Read more about this by clicking here.   How can we explain this to our pupils? I looked online and stumbled upon this fantastic website.  It is called Thetruesize.com and it allows you to directly …

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Deepen mathematical understanding with ‘Think Boards’

I went to an education conference recently, and in one session a maths expert shared 'Think Boards'.  They are a simple but excellent idea, and fit in very well with maths mastery. They basically encourage students to explore numbers or problems in a deeper way. Have a look at some of the templates I have …

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Bringing World Class Presentations Into The Classroom With Slidebot

  For over 30 years, Microsoft PowerPoint has been the dominant tool of choice for lecturers and teachers wishing to engage their students and impart their knowledge. In recent years, however, this dynamic has started to change. The booming field of educational technology has opened up new possibilities for teachers to narrow the current disconnect between …

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