Hand made resources

The pressure of finding resources for lessons sometimes can take up time especially if you can not find what you are looking for. In...

Using films for English lessons

As a child there was nothing more exciting than finding out you were going to watch a film in lesson. This usually happened at...

Making phonics fun

I found a post that suggested using plastic cups in a phonics lesson. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/234820568044715386/ I tried this one out (see link above) and the...

Pudsey and Blush

I thought I would share with you the T-shirt I made for the Children in Need mufti day we had in school. I brought...

Use of the Interactive Whiteboard

The interactive whiteboard can be used for many different aspects of lessons. The use of technology is becoming more and more central to lessons...

There’s a caterpillar at the bottom of the garden

In my first placement I was based in a reception/ year 1 class. When I was playing outside with the Reception children we found...
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School Experience

The next posts on my blog will illustrate how I explored a number of activities involving Art, ICT and Music into my teaching practice....

Art: Clay and Printing

In this session we looked at techniques that could be used in the Art lessons we may teach. The lesson focused on clay work...
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Music

In our music lecture we explored the way we could use sounds to represent something. In this lesson we worked in groups to use...

ICT: Plugged and Unplugged

In this lecture we explored plugged and unplugged activities to do with children. A plugged activity involves the use of technology whereas an unplugged...