Some Resources for a New Year

For many teachers, this week sees the return to the classroom and I have found that there are so many places to get great ideas and resources so I thought I would share some that I have been using lately. Some are old favourites, some are relatively new sites....

Horrible Histories

This term in Year 3-4 we are learning about the Tudors so I have made a playlist to share all of Horrible History videos I could find. The YouTube Playlist is available here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL572B96B358463707 and I must say thank you to...

Spending time in the shed

I had to write a quick post about a truly stunning website that launched recently. I was lucky enough to see it in the first few days of it being online and since then it has grown and grown. The site in question? The Literacy Shed. Now, literacy has always been...

Password Security

Have you ever thought about the passwords that you use? Or that you give to your children? In our school, to get on to the school network the children simply type their name without a password but for online services there are usually criteria to meet before a...