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Last year, I shared some information about the great Clicker resources Call Scotland created with the Scottish Book Trust.
This term we have a packed agenda of webinars to demonstrate how everyone can benefit from using our Clicker literacy tools.
For the many people who have asked us for resources about the Tudors, we now have a new Tudor category on LearningGrids.
One of my favourite books to read with my classes was always Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White. It is a great read-aloud book and perfect for more independent pupils to tackle on their own.
The DfE’s recent paper on teaching a broad and balanced curriculum for education recovery focuses on prioritising elements of the curriculum to fill essential knowledge gaps so that pupils can make sense of later work.
As part of Book Week Scotland, the Scottish Book Trust gave out the 3 new books that were shortlisted for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2022 to all Primary 1 children in Scottish schools.
One of the many things the pandemic has done is to reinforce the importance of the social and emotional well-being of children, and the role that social and emotional learning (SEL) must play in schools alongside academic learning.
Teachers and support staff use many strategies to support children who have English as an additional language (EAL) or children who have a speech or language delay. Read on to find out how the resources on LearningGrids can be used during intervention sessions.
Our Decodable Stories on LearningGrids for Clicker are perfect for early learners starting out on systematic phonic work.
I recently read an interesting article that considered the use of worksheets in schools. It’s a contentious issue, especially in the light of environmental concerns.
Visit our Money category on LearningGrids to find a variety of resources that support children’s understanding of basic money concepts.
We’ve recently added a K-W-L chart on LearningGrids. These are a great way to engage pupils in a new topic – helping them to recall knowledge, develop a purpose for learning, and track their progress.
As schools close for the summer break, there is an air of anticipation of how we can all use this time not just to reflect and refresh, but to keep developing minds working and growing. Let’s help children to feel calm and settled, and most importantly inspired and ready to face all the challenges of the new academic year.