Quotation – The purpose of education


Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Malcom S. Forbes

Teaching Kids With Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom

  Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Challenge and Motivate Struggling Students


  Susan Winebrenner, Pamela Espeland
A gold mine of practical, easy-to-use teaching methods, strategies, and tips, it helps teachers differentiate the curriculum in all subject areas to meet the needs of all learners-including those labeled “slow,” “remedial,” or “LD,” students of poverty, English language learners, and others who struggle to learn. Full of proven ways to significantly improve learning outcomes for students who score below proficiency levels, this is an essential resource for every educator.   (more …)

Talk Like a Pirate Day – books and lessons

Celebrate Roald Dahl Day on 13th September

Try some of these resources …

More about Roald Dahl  


Roald Dahl booklist


Lesson plans for specific books


Ideas for teachers
Click here – for some great ideas for your class.

Worksheets for Younger children
Click here for six worksheets to print out for 5-7 year-olds.

Worksheets for Older children
Click here for eight worksheets to print out for 8-12 year-olds.

Roald Dahl Quiz

Colour-in sheet

Video – Ed-tech

 Advice about leading successful ed-tech initiatives …

Visual literacy

This is a visual display of the different types of information presentation.  Deigned as a periodic table, it is well organised and can be used for all sorts of purposes – presentations, planning and information literacy come to mind.