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The Teacher/Mum Juggle – How to not only Survive but THRIVE!
5 July 2020 - 5 min Read
We are so excited to have Sandy from @mrs_batty write this blog about her return to work after becoming a mum to her gorgeous son Arlo! When Bridget and Shez from Top Teacher asked me to write a blog for their website, my first thought was excitement. My second.....
Our Top Teacher Story
28 June 2020 - 5 min Read
  The BEGINNING Let’s go all the way back to the very beginning our of Top Teacher story… back to 2008! We met in a small mining town in Western Australia while teaching Year One in classrooms next door to each other. Newman was one those towns with.....
Engaging Reluctant Readers
15 June 2020 - 5 min Read
Teaching children to read is one of the most rewarding parts of teaching. Seeing the “aha”  moment when it all clicks into place – magic! But what do we do when our students are reluctant to participate in reading activities How can we encourage a love of.....
Setting Up Dramatic Play!
31 May 2020 - 5 min Read
We absolutely love PLAY over here at Top Teacher! Let's talk about setting up Dramatic Play areas in your Classroom! So many learning opportunities happen in a dramatic play area and we wanted to help you set up these fun spaces in your classroom. When we created our.....
Kindness in the Classroom
17 May 2020 - 5 min Read
This blog has be written by one of the most kindhearted people we have connected with over on Instagram, Cath from @cathwilliams05. A cheerleader for all, her passion for supporting others is evident in her every action. So who better to ask about kindness in the.....
Teaching and Living Remote
4 May 2020 - 5 min Read
This blog has been been written for us by the amazing Lauren from @laurens_lil_learners and is all about her experience teaching and living remote. We absolutely love her Instagram page and the wonderful learning experiences she creates for her students. She.....
Classroom Chat with Jane @environmentasthe3rdteacher
19 April 2020 - 5 min Read
As her Instagram name suggests, Jane really does believe that the classroom environment is the third teacher. Scroll through her page and you will fall into a wonderland full of thoughtfully curated treasures and learning experiences. It is equal parts magic and.....
Going Digital
5 April 2020 - 5 min Read
Since the launch of the new Top Teacher website we have been adding lots of new digital resources. Now with distance learning we hope these can be more helpful than ever! Here are the six different PowerPoint sections on the website! Warm Ups These warm-up.....
Walker Learning
22 March 2020 - 5 min Read
Guest blog written by Sarah from @misstassicker   “ Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn”- Benjamin Franklin.   Anyone who’s ever watched a student play with blocks has seen play based learning in action. Building tall.....
Why I’m Frothin On Phonics!
9 March 2020 - 5 min Read
By Tam from Miss Learning Bee Phonics is hands down one of my favourite subjects to teach. There is something so magical about witnessing the ‘ah ha’ moments that kids have as they unlock the mystery of the English language. Explicit systematic synthetic.....