This post contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. Shared reading experiences are a powerful way to build community. When we share stories we share journeys, emotions and more. As we look to build community in our classrooms, here's our run down of some great read … Continue reading Top 5 Read Alouds to Build Community
As it becomes clear that school won't 'return to normal' for a while yet and many of us will be remote or hybrid the pressure on the curriculum continues to mount. Whilst student and staff safety and well-being must come first, some estimates place effective curriculum delivery at anywhere from 30-60%. Certainly for our school, … Continue reading Remote Learning and Reading
I'm back in the UK at the moment for our summer break before we head over to our new school and home in Malaysia in August. You might think that means I'd have more time to write, but I'll be honest here I'm spending it all with my little boy and our families - today … Continue reading Encouraging Reluctant Readers
New books!!! Sorry, that's really not how a blog post should start but I'm just so excited! Ahead of my move I decided to make the most of what is secretly one of my favourite things about India (sorry monuments, culture, history, food and people!) - books here are often really, really cheap! My son … Continue reading Summer Book Haul!
My school year here in India has come to an end and I'm off to pastures new over the summer. Before we head into the break here's a quick look into a few of the things I'll be reading this summer: The Learning Powered School - Guy Claxton This was recommended to us by our … Continue reading My Summer Reads 2015