Ahead of September 2020, Natalie Cole shares some tips around teacher wellbeing and self care.
Teacher and blogger, Chris Bravery, shares some helpful hints, tips and encouragement for NQTs.
Here at Barrington Stoke, our mission is to help children and young people unlock a love of reading, and we were thrilled this year when one of our titles for teen readers, Lark by Anthony McGowan, won the Carnegie Medal, the oldest and most prestigious prize in children’s publishing. We were founded over twenty years … Continue reading Engaging reluctant and struggling readers
Recently I was working in a school trying to help improve the quality of their teaching of writing. The children were working on setting descriptions. On the board they had an image from their class book, depicting a typical scene of a marketplace in Ancient Egypt, each stall labelled with useful vocabulary for their wares. … Continue reading Write what you know
Book Lovers Day might be a US national holiday celebrated on 9 August, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate and celebrate reading and literature in the UK too! Over the years, we’ve had some great blog posts about literacy and the importance of reading for pleasure. Recently, Egmont UK found that children’s reading for … Continue reading Book Lovers Day 2020: Blogs that promote reading for pleasure
How our students have fun in the Exmouth Community College library whilst learning to read for pleasure. Until the spring of this year it was, in hindsight so easy to keep the Library and all its activities buzzing and prominent throughout the school. Promoting reading for pleasure has to be one of the best tasks … Continue reading Lively libraries