primary school
Updates: Term 1 Week 1 Around the Classroom
19 February 2014 - 5 min Read
Here are a couple of the 'my first day at school' drawing and name samples from my students. They range from some kids doing random letters and symbols to 3 (Yes 3!!) that could write their name. The drawings were also an eye opener and show their lack of fine motor.....
The School Year So Far: 100 Days of School…
24 June 2018 - 5 min Read
100 days of school - what a milestone! Funny how it seems to happen so quickly yet the beginning of the year is a far, far distant memory! With all of the states starting and ending each term at different times (what is with that) we thought we'd share some of our.....
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.....
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.....
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.....