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Favourite stories

It’s book time and you are presented with a book to read…one glance and you realise it’s the same choice at last night…and the night before that…and perhaps even the one before that…or last week… 557 more words


Engaging young writers with Matt Glover

Matt Glover, who is the author of several books, including Engaging Young Writers (Preschool – Grade 1), recently visited the ELC as part of our continued work in the area of literacy. 126 more words

Elementary School

About Monopoly (the game)

Monopoly, is actually a great learning tool. Yesteday, DD1 and I played it, but we did the hard version. Starting with no money and only collecting our “salary” once we passed go. 300 more words

Family School Work Stuff

A pragmatic approach to SOLO

I first came across SOLO taxonomy at a TeachMeet run at the Teaching Leaders National Conference in the summer term.  The session that really caught my attention was by @Mr_D_Cheng who outlined how he had used SOLO taxonomy in his lessons and across his department. 981 more words


Grade 4-7 Resources You May Want to Explore

If you are looking for some great resources for your Grades 4-7 children, we would like to highlight a few of them for you. 259 more words


Shapes!--A 4K Lesson

This week, 4K is learning about shapes, so I’ve planned a complementary lesson. We’re going to start by watching the Tumblebooks animated video of Roseanne Thong’s classic children’s book, … 131 more words