Admin powers activate: how to achieve boss-level office organisation in 2024

Being a school admin means being MANY things. Every day, you call, coordinate, communicate, order, organise, file, budget, laminate, print and distribute (that’s for starters). We see you, admins! You need to be ORGANISED! We’ve pulled together some new and popular resources to help you achieve boss-level organisation this year. Time to activate your admin

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12 Crafting Ideas For The Festive Season

The most magical time of the year is fast approaching, which makes now a perfect time to organise your upcoming holiday season arts & crafts. In this blog, we’ll showcase wonderfully inspiring crafting ideas to get you started. Whether you’re looking for classroom decoration activities or Christmastime keepsakes with memories to treasure for countless years

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Back-to-School Essentials

Eleni Kyritsis

Every new school year brings with it a level of excitement for both teachers and students. It is my favourite time of the year as everyone begins with a fresh start and an enthused energy for the year ahead. For teachers, we have the privilege of getting to teach a new class of students, designing

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Creating Welcoming & Calming Learning Spaces

Penny Groen

A positive, nourished mindset is so important to keep the energy high all year round. Our goal is to support and nurture educators when the physical and emotional demands of day-to-day tasks and experiences exceed the amount of energy available! (Over a long period of time, this can lead to feeling overwhelmed and drained.) In

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10 Ways LEGO Education Will Transform Your STEM Lessons

LEGO® Education products are perfect for children who need a little more time to grasp STEM concepts, or who learn better hands-on.  10 primary teachers share their thoughts on the STEM solution bringing fun back into tech class.

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Getting Organised For The New School Year

Heidi Overbye

When you think about the new school year, how do you feel? Motivated? Excited? Nervous? Anxious? I usually feel a combination of all of the above! On top of all these feelings, it’s easy to feel incredibly overwhelmed during this very busy time of year. I find the easiest way to beat that overwhelmed feeling

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Explicit Instruction – What Does This Mean?

Joy Allcock

I started my career as an occupational therapist. My job was to help people relearn how to do things in their everyday life after experiencing an illness or disability. To do this I had to do two things: firstly, I had to analyse the task to establish exactly what the person needed in order to

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Alphabetic Code Knowledge – The Key To Unlocking Written English

Joy Allcock

We are faced with unprecedented challenges in education at the moment. Teachers are juggling face-to-face teaching and distance learning and wondering what they should do to maximise learning opportunities for their students. John Hattie has some wise advice. “We should focus on the things that can have the greatest impact and stop being distracted by

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The Robot Mouse In An Early Years Classroom

Taylor Donnelly

Introducing Digital Technologies into classrooms can be daunting for some and a pure thrill for others. Between balancing an overloaded curriculum, differentiating for a diverse range of learners and ticking off a never-ending to-do list, who has time for robotics? I get it. Well, I’m here to share how to introduce robotics into your early

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18 Tips And Tricks For Educators New To Remote Teaching

Arduino Education

With much of the world under lockdown, schools closed, and parents and students working and learning from home, educators everywhere are finding alternative ways of teaching their classes remotely. Many schools are set up for some kind of remote learning, but there are an equal number for whom this is a whole new world, especially

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