As teachers we all understand the value of community building at the beginning of the year, and how important it is to establish connections, relationships and expectations. However, mid-year breaks can sometimes throw things off a little. Taking time to reconnect with each member of your class (and your colleagues!) can help smooth the transition … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reconnect with Your Students After a Break
Great Games Part One: Bought/re-purposed games
Thanks for dropping by again! This week I'm kicking off my mini-series on some of my favourite English and Math games to play with primary school students, you can find the introduction to this mini-series here. In this first post I'm looking at games that I've either brought and used as they are, or re-purposed. … Continue reading Great Games Part One: Bought/re-purposed games
Wow, is it really June already?
I can't quite believe it's June already. My son turns one tomorrow - how on earth has that happened so quick! Things here have been rather busy (and sadly I've neglected to blog as a result!) and June has just snuck up on me. Part of the reason for that is that, as is the … Continue reading Wow, is it really June already?