You can't beat a good children's picture book. And there's nothing I love more than developing a string of learning experiences to make the children love the book as much as I do. I teach children right on the cusp of reading, what a mammoth responsibility! They way in which we approach books and reading … Continue reading Wild Thing…you make my heart sing…
We were right in the middle of a maths unit on shape and symmetry, when the learners started using everything they could get their hands on to see how long our learning space was. Once again, I was witnessing that independent, task-fuelled collaboration. But in addition, I was seeing where their interests lay, and I … Continue reading Loving ‘Length’
Sometimes, you don't need to do anything. You just have to observe. You don't even need to provide any specific equipment, just watch the play develop. In our garden, we have a few bits and pieces for the learners to play with or rest on. And sometimes, they use these things in a way you … Continue reading Collaboration and Imagination
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