An amazing, online, writing tool (and it’s free)!

I recently stumbled upon StoryBird - a website in which digital picture books can be created. I tried it out in school, and the results were amazing.  The children were really proud of the writing they had done. Have a look at my video walk-through of the site: Have a go! Let me know how …

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7 Websites – Fantastic For Writing Prompts

I really enjoy teaching children to write, but finding new ways to inspire them to think creatively is always a challenge. Luckily, there are many online resources which can be a real support.  Have a look at my video walk-through to see my favourite 7: Here are the links which will take you directly to …

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6 Ways to Add Video to Your Classroom with Animoto

Students relate to video -- it’s a growing part of how they share and how they absorb information. And if you’re looking for a good way to tap into that natural enthusiasm and understanding, it helps if you can communicate with video, too. That’s where Animoto comes in handy. What is Animoto? Animoto is a …

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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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