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With ‘World Book Day’ coming up, I wanted to direct you to some of the useful resources on LearningGrids that could help your pupils record their ideas in response to a text they have read.
We are very excited to share the news that our brand new LearningGrids website is now LIVE and, we think you’ll agree, looking AMAZING!
I was recently interviewed by our Marketing Manager, Siobhan Butel, about LearningGrids and my role as Curriculum Manager. I wanted to share that interview with you to highlight how we come up with new ideas and some of my favourite resources.
October 10th is World Mental Health Day, so it seems like a good time to highlight some recent additions to LearningGrids that focus on social and emotional learning.
Use this Clicker resource as a great way of encouraging your pupils to practise their critical thinking skills.
To help your pupils get back into writing after the long summer break, check out our newly published ‘First Day at School’ Clicker Set.
Getting students to write confidently within a range of non-fiction genres is no easy task. Our set of WorkSpace planners for DocsPlus could be just what you’re looking for if you have students starting out or struggling with writing non-fiction text types.
Our Clicker Listen and Say sets are great for English language learners, giving children the chance to listen to new vocabulary and practise it themselves.
Storytelling is a great way of getting your pupils actively engaged and motivated in sharing stories with others, so if you’re looking for some inspiration, why not take a look at LearningGrids?
Sentence Sets in Clicker give children a great opportunity to share what they have learned and develop fundamental writing skills.
Venn diagrams are a great of helping children to identify similarities, differences and relationships between sets of items.
Get writing for the BBC Radio 2 "500 Words" short story-writing competition this year with our LearningGrids planning resources.
I have created a short video to show how the Build a Snowman Sequencing set can be extended to support instruction writing, making use of the great features in Clicker Board.
It is really important that children learn how to read and spell the common words (often called high-frequency or sight words) that make up a large proportion of the words they will see and use most often in their everyday reading and writing...