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7 Personal Growth Questions All Teachers Should Be Asking Themselves
4 November 2019 - 5 min Read
Do you ever have those moments when you look back at the person you were a few years ago and cringe a little bit It can’t be just us… It’s amazing how much we grow without even realising or necessarily trying. Personal development and professional development go.....
Survival Tips for the Upcoming Report Season
25 October 2019 - 5 min Read
Can you feel Christmas just around the corner We LOVE term 4 now that winter is long gone and summer family time is on the horizon. If you’re anything like us, you’re already planning the class Christmas party. Of course, if you’re anything like Bridget then.....
Wellness Tips For Overwhelmed Teachers
18 October 2019 - 5 min Read
Everyone’s jumping on the 'wellbeing bandwagon', including us! We’re a little worried about how many overwhelmed teachers are out there not getting the support they need. Selfcare is non-negotiable if you want to be an effective teacher. Taking time every day to.....
Teaching Standard and Non-Standard Measurement in Early Primary
10 October 2019 - 5 min Read
We all know how important measurement skills are in early education—and we can all use some fresh ideas and tools to keep the lessons interesting and fun! Measurement skills and tools are essential to successful learning in almost every teaching subject, from maths.....
Improve their Skills: Fine Motor Fun
19 February 2019 - 5 min Read
We truly think that the development of fine motor skills is oh-so important, especially in the early years of school. But fitting it into an already crowed curriculum can be tricky! That is why we originally  created our morning fine motor program. Of course you can.....
Kindness Matters, It can turn a child’s whole day around!
30 January 2019 - 5 min Read
Kindness Matters, It can turn a child's whole day around!   Teaching kindness is just as important as teaching Maths and Literacy. Creating a culture of kindness in your room means not only do your students feel safe and happy, but they are also more productive......
How Can A Visual Schedule Help Your Students?
9 January 2019 - 5 min Read
Many students constantly ask ‘what are we doing next’, 'when are we doing __'  Having a visual schedule ensures children will know what things are happening and when throughout the day. There are many benefits to having a visual timetable but here are our Top.....
Chasing Work-Life Balance as a Teacher
31 August 2018 - 5 min Read
The hashtags #SelfcareSunday and #WorkLifeBalance are seriously trending over on the gram at the moment, it seems everyone is keen to turn the spotlight on mental health, and we for one couldn’t.agree.more. Teaching is (as you all know) full on! Rewarding and.....
Our Guided Reading Go Tos
28 July 2018 - 5 min Read
Guided Reading was one of my favourite lessons when in the classroom. I just loved seeing my students learn to read and also their joy at getting one on one teacher time! I however graduated from Uni where I was (shock horror) taught Round Robin reading and also.....
Classroom Spelling Activities: SPELL It Out!
3 July 2018 - 5 min Read
Spelling can often be seen as one of those boring subjects that is done through rote learning and repetitive activities. It doesn’t have to be a tedious lesson, you can make it fun and engaging for your students. We have just added some new spelling resources to the.....