Tapestry or Paper Diaries (Other online platforms are available) How on the fence am I?

Tapestry or Paper Diaries (Other online platforms are available)How on the fence am I?  Online learning journals! Are they easier? More productive? Better for parents (YES- 100%) but are they better for teachers?  There was such scepticism years ago when the notion of online journals crept into early years education. People questioned the quality of …

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Understanding the Teaching of Science

I love teaching science. . .  children getting totally absorbed in the knowledge and enquiry that science delivers if taught with a little imagination. There should also be LOTS of talk, always be a practical element and most of the lesson should be experiential. Children should be ‘doing’ something; up out of their seats, moving …

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Reading Practice and Pleasure

Learning to read is one of the most crucial skills that a child will learn in his/her lifetime. We live in an speculative society in which proficient literacy abilities are embraced and are considered the key to success and academic achievement. Growing up, I loved to read and it sort of came naturally as a …

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