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How to Teach Recount Writing

How to Teach Recount Writing

How to Teach Recount Writing To teach recount writing: Give the class lots of recounts to read and absorb As a class brain storm recount writing ideas Allow the children to practice changing small parts of a good example to get used to writing in this style Talk through the possible ideas for their own recounts with partners Have rough drafts (as many as needed) Let the children discuss each stage of the writing process What is recount writing? When we talk about recount writing structure we mean the retelling  - or recounting – of something that the writer experienced....

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Classroom Transitions

Classroom Transitions

Classroom Transitions    A classroom transition is when students switch from one task to another, it can be changing subject, groups, classrooms or going out or in from break. The transition can be difficult for many students as they need to switch from the structured learning they have become used to and prepare for the next part of the day. These transitions take place throughout the school day and school year and are often the point where problems start. There are many different types of transitions in a primary school room, but few are as important as the transition from...

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Prepping For Your Classroom

Prepping For Your Classroom
It can be so difficult to know where to start when planning your new teaching year. There are so many things to consider and it can feel ridiculously overwhelming. Here are some tips and advice to help you plan out your first few weeks and the coming year. 
* Unit and Individual Lesson Planning
* Behaviour Management
* Classroom Design and Themes

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Ever wanted to use reward tags and augmented reality in your classroom?

Ever wanted to use reward tags and augmented reality in your classroom?

Ever wanted to use reward tags and augmented reality in your classroom? Come join my exciting free training! I know how difficult behaviour management can be and it is so important to get it right from the beginning. If you have ever considered a new way to help the children make the right choices then reward tags might be the way forward for your class! This week I will be starting a special five day training to teach you wonderful people how to create your own reward tags and use them in your classroom. This isn’t any old training, you will be...

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The importance of an 'all about me' activity

The importance of an 'all about me' activity
Start back to school right, with an 'about me' activity! They really are important and not just time fillers!

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