RECALL Strategy sheet
This record sheet breaks a text down into the most important components (key people, actions, locations, links and so on), allowing students to order main points according to each area.
Marj Newbury offers insights and guidance on how to develop reliable spelling strategies.
Sue Sinclair looks at the rising phenomenon of reading groups and how you can get involved and set your own group going.
Making a drama out of maths
Brian Asbury offers some ideas for making Key Stage 1 maths more engaging for pupils through the use of simple drama activities.
Inspiring The Gifted Talented
In this the first of a two part article Debs Hughes offers advice on how to inspire and motivate gifted and talented children
Some innovative ideas from John Dabell on teaching maths using headless matchsticks
It is critically important to capture children's imagination in all curriculum subjects and maths should be no exception. In this article John Dabell offers some ideas and activities to wow any audience of budding mathematicians
Inspiring the gifted and talented (part 2)
Debs Hughes continues her article on how to inspire and motivate gifted and talented children
Drama For learning
In the sixties and seventies, whole-class dramas were an an accepted framework for topic-based teaching and thematic learning flowed readily and freely across subject areas.