Maths Topic – Area

Myself and a number of my colleagues have been taking part in a lesson study with the PDST over the last few weeks. This involved a number of meetings with an advisor from the PDST and the members of the lesson study group (Myself and 4 colleagues). We decided on the topic of Area to […]

Guest Blogpost: Teaching Phonics (Miss Mustard Teaching)

Hi everyone! My name is Kirstin from missmustardteaching and this is my third year teaching. This post is all about phonics and how to teach it. View this post on Instagram Some of our phonics activities from this week recapping the ou digraph. The children particularly enjoyed pyramid writing! #scottishteacher #teachersfollowteachers #teaching #teachersofinstagram #teacher #phonics […]

Educating Children Through Experience (Chill Insurance)

Educating Children Through Experiences It’s so important for children to have experiences and make memories as well as attend school to learn. Learning comes in all kinds of forms, and there are plenty of trips that can be educational too.  Here’s some ideas on where you can take the children in their summer holidays to […]

Equivalent Fractions

Another area that my class need to revise is equivalent fractions. So I’ve made this equivalent fractions matching activity. There is a set for each fraction from halves up to twelfths. In each set there is; Word and image (See middle image below) Numerator up to 12 4 challenge cards (so the children will need […]

Guest Blogpost: Restorative Practice (Michelle Stowe)

Restorative Practice; Building Relationships through Positive Communication   My personal definition of success as a teacher is that my students feel good about who they are, and what they do when they are in my room (and the hope is, by extension, in our world).  I left my happy classroom four years ago after doing a lot […]

Guest Blogpost: Living and Teaching Down Under (Teacha_Efa)

G’day guys, My name is Aoife Condron, best known in the Instagram-Teacher-World as ‘Teacha_Efa’. I completed my B.Ed at St. Pat’s, back in the day when it was a three year degree course. Since graduating I worked in the same school in Ireland for five years. I was fortunate enough to be made permanent in […]

Area and Perimeter

I’ve created two resources – one on area and the second on perimeter with 4-5 activities per resource which would work well for independent stations for these topics. Area         Perimeter The questions on perimeter use the same numbers and types of questions as the area resource.         The […]

Place Value Matching Cards 1

Place Value is a really important concept for all children to understand. This resource is a handy way for children to recognise numbers in different forms – the number, number in words, number broken into each place value and number in expanded notation. There are a number of different ways to use this resource such […]

Guest Blogpost: Music for Classroom Management (Little Ms. Fox)

Hey there! I’m Aoife. Also known as @littlemsfox on the gram, where I document my journey (sometimes sailing, sometimes battling) through the highs and lows of my first year of ‘real teaching’. A big part of the first year I think is finding your own niche as a teacher and learning what works for your […]