Category: Resources

Writers Workshop – Class flowchart

Writers Workshop – Class flowchart

Recently I began using Writers Workshop in the class to co-exist within the Daily 5 programme that I run. One of the first things I do whenever embarking on a new strategy for teaching...

Listen to Reading

Listen to Reading

One thing I have always been an advocate for is reading to the students. Most days I will set aside 10-15 minutes for this, if not more. With this ‘Listening Post’ so to speak,...

Class Stories – Great read aloud books to read to your class

Class Stories – Great read aloud books to read to your class

Over the many years of teaching in the middle primary school, I have been a huge advocate for reading to the class. I was read to as a student by my teachers and those...

The Success (and failure) of Social Media in Education

The Success (and failure) of Social Media in Education

Let’s face it. With the advent of Facebook, the world got smaller. We made connections with anyone and everyone. This was then increased with Twitter, where 95% of the people I now follow I...