I have often said that Twitter has a reputation problem and recent events have brought that to mind. I have been a defender of this wonderful social media tool for a long while and still believe that it is a profoundly powerful tool for professionals such as teachers. I have countless stories to tell of […]
It is often hard to find simple resources on this topic that are targetted to 9- 12 year olds. These videos by Google are pretty good – simple and get the key messages addressed quite well.
This week marks a personal milestone, I move from the comfort zone of a school working environment which has become familiar and has provided wonderful opportunities and move on to an exciting new adventure. Time for reflection, Time for appreciation, time for nerves and above all time for thanks. In a few short years the […]
The familiar unit of ‘weather’ in our Junior school provided a great opportunity to break down the classroom walls and connect to real world data. The process for our young students went like this: 1. Write some questions about the weather – things we want to know about the weather in other places (literacy) 2. […]