This year’s Summer reading Challenge from The Reading Agency is called Wild World Heroes! You can find out more about it here. There are resources to support it available for schools, libraries and for use in the home so everyone … Continue reading →
When you begin reading for your modules and assignments you will need to collect the details to construct Harvard references for each source that you use. Here are three tips to help you as you start out.
The FDLT Y2 Leicester group used their creative skills and Book Creator to make a collaborative book about some unexpected happenings in the classroom. Here’s the whole book on Google BookCreator: Classroom Adventures Here’s a version on YouTube: When making … Continue reading →
This week the FDLT Year 2 UN group explored the tools available in BookCreator in a session about supporting learning in English through using digital technology. You can read more about BookCreator and see some great examples here. They explored … Continue reading →
As a student of education there are many sources that you use to gather information to support your studies. As you begin your course you will be introduced to university resources to help you access academic books and journal articles … Continue reading →
Some of us who teach on FDLT, BALT and other education courses along with students and local teachers are part of an Erasmus+ project called Digital learning Across Boundaries – DLAB for short. We are working with educators in Belgium, … Continue reading →
I recently came across an interesting link on Dylan Wiliam’s Twitter feed. He was recently interviewed by a maths teacher, Craig Barton, and this interview is available for you to listen to as a podcast on his blog: MrBartonMaths. “On … Continue reading →
Many teaching assistants are involved in supporting pupils in learning to read and maintaining a positive attitude to reading. The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) website is a great resource for reading and reading ideas. “The CLPE is … Continue reading →
As schools break up for the summer thought will be given to encouraging children to keep learning over the holidays. Local libraries run the Summer Reading Challenge each year and this year it is part of the year long celebration … Continue reading →
BBC Radio 2 launched the annual ‘500 words’ writing competition for children this week. You access the website here. It is for children aged between 5 and 15 in two groups – 5 to 9 and 10 to 13. There … Continue reading →
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