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Thinking about dictogloss: an unexpected success story, by Kathryn Lane

During the course of my PGCE training year at Cambridge so far, I’ve learned a wide variety of ways to teach English Language and Literature. Some of them have been very practical, including methods which are designed to get students out of their seats and engaging with a text in a physical way. 585 more words


We All Go Travelling By

Every half term we learn a story with Makaton actions to help us remember the story. We learn to tell it from memory using the words and actions. 77 more words

Speaking And Listening

Family Storytelling at Thanksgiving

After the pumpkin pie is put away, take your phone and sit with a loved one in a corner.  Ask some thoughtful questions.  Listen and record (video or audio) their responses. 81 more words

Teaching And Learning

Thursday Presentations

TToday Aoudrea and Salinaa shared their presentations. Well done.

Speaking And Listening

Dahl Curry! 

In our pupil presentations this week Rohail and Alia took their turns. Rohail told us about basketball star Stephen Curry and Alia enlightened us about children’s author Roald Dahl. 21 more words

Speaking And Listening

Talking With Kids About Paris

The images, audio, and news about the terrorist attacks in Paris worry all of us.   The war on terror is perhaps one of the most difficult things for us to cope with because of its sinister, cruel, and unexpected aspects. 195 more words

Parents And Children

Music Lovers Are Problem Solvers

Problem solving stretches far beyond a math lesson, into every facet of a child’s education. When you use music as an intentional strategy, you’re building music lovers who will be problem solvers. 172 more words

Teaching And Learning