Did you know it takes 50 repetitions of a sight word in order to commit it to memory? BUT… through play this number can be reduced dramatically – by more than half! Let us show you some fun ways you can have your students remembering their sight words in no time!
I love picture books. I love their weight in my hands, the promise held in a few pages. I love that you have to hold them up to really share them with others, inviting your audience to stop and look. And I love all the ways they can be brought to life in classrooms!
There is a key element that can unite all areas of the Australian Curriculum whether it be content areas, cross curriculum priorities or general capabilities. Let us explore this key – Picture Books. Research has long shown the correlation between higher academic achievement and children… [read more]
Every teacher can testify to the engagement received by their students when offered to be read a story. Whether it be from a picture book or novel, stories bring so much enjoyment to children’s lives. The added bonus is that they can also be great… [read more]
It has been absolutely delightful watching Lucy completely embrace her Kindy experience this year. Every day it seems she comes home a little wiser and with a little bit more understanding about the world around her. Our world is fascinating and it is delightful to… [read more]
Looking for some simple Father’s day craft ideas for your classroom this year? Well have I got some simple ideas for you! 1. Meet Dad’s Chip Clip: A simple template that you can find here. Simply print, colour, cut and glue onto the back of… [read more]