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Shapes and Underpants

Question – What do shapes and underpants have in common?

Answer – A maths/art lesson with some reading for enjoyment thrown in for good measure. 99 more words

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Earlier this week, my housemates and I loaned a Bee-Bot in order to ensure we were comfortable with using one, should we have the opportunity to do so during our GPP or FPP. 360 more words


Confessions of a closet Math person

For most of my life, I haven’t thought of myself as a math person – in high school, math was my most difficult subject. I struggled through Algebra 12 and finished with a C+, which was a huge accomplishment for me. 977 more words

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Writing and Connecting

One of my favorite assignments this unit was my end of unit writing piece for TKAM. I had every student bring in two pictures which represented the most important theme they found in the book. 57 more words

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Classroom games - Dobble!

Dobble is a great card game for quick thinking and bit of new vocabulary. I trialled it during a ‘fun and games’ social club last week and it went down well. 342 more words


Planning tasks for young learners

To an experienced YL teacher this post is just stating the obvious. To me it’s not, because I’m new to teaching primary aged learners.

I’ve got in the habit of tweaking almost every activity to try and make it fun. 383 more words