Improving Fluency in Maths in a Post Lockdown Primary Classroom

Improving Fluency in Maths in a Post Lockdown Primary Classroom
Lockdown has impacted all of us, but as teachers we have seen that lockdown had a greater impact on some children. We all know that good, rapid mental recall provides the foundations to all areas of the maths curriculum. Here are 4 useful maths games and tools to support children with learning and internalising their maths facts. Read More...

How to Use Snip and Sketch in Lesson Planning

How to Use Snip and Sketch in Lesson Planning
Welcome to our new series of “How to Guides” with technical tips and IT support for teachers. Our guides will help you make the most of the technology available to you and help make your lesson planning easier. Our first guide explores how to use Snip and Sketch. Read More...

Educational Halloween Activities for 2020

Educational Halloween Activities for 2020
The spookiest day of the year is nearly upon us! Halloween is a great opportunity to get hands-on in the classroom with some scarily seasonal activities. Combining fun, creativity and learning, here are 3 Halloween activities to try! Read More...

Black History Month 2020: 7 Classroom Resources

Black History Month 2020: 7 Classroom Resources
For schools, Black History Month is an important opportunity to teach children about significant and influential black men and women throughout history. We have created a list of classroom resources and lesson activity ideas to share with your class this Black History Month. Read More...

5 Free Educational Resources For Teachers and Students

5 Free Educational Resources For Teachers and Students
As teachers, it’s more important than ever to find fresh and exciting resources to inspire classes and motivate kids — particularly when those kids are working from home by themselves or with guidance from mum and dad. With that in mind, here are five great and free educational resources for teachers and students at home. Read More...

Online Resources to Use at Home

Online Resources to Use at Home
Following the UK government’s decision to close schools, colleges and nurseries from Friday 20th March 2020, with the exception of those looking after vulnerable children and those of key workers, you may find yourself in the situation where you are working remotely at home, wondering what activities you can conjure up to keep the kids engaged and learning. Read More...

Why Are Fewer Girls and Women Interested in Working in STEM?

Why Are Fewer Girls and Women Interested in Working in STEM?
Today marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day celebrated by 68 countries who support and promote women and girls in science. According to recent UCAS data, 35% of STEM students in higher education in the UK are women. For years women have been underrepresented in STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) university courses and in the workforce. Read More...

3 Activities To Positively Impact Your Mental Wellbeing

3 Activities To Positively Impact Your Mental Wellbeing
If we have more conversations with each other we can break down the barriers and associations with loneliness, shame and worthlessness that many of us feel day to day. This specific day provides an opportunity for your organisation to encourage wider conversations surrounding this topic and introduce new activities within the workplace. Read More...
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