Digital Clips for Literacy- The Clock Tower

The Clock Tower can be found on You Tube and the Literacy Shed- in the Fairy Tale shed. There’s no dialogue which makes it even more useful in the classroom. Before we watched the clip I asked pupils some Thinkers Key’s questions to get them thinking imaginatively: 1. Draw or write how you get into […]

Using Digital Clips for Literacy- Lucky Dip

The Lucky Dip The Lucky Dip is an excellent short film clip that can be used in numerous ways throughout the curriculum. I used it for Year 3 settings, dialogue and play scripts and also went onto art and maths with a lucky dip theme! These are my top ideas of what you can do […]

The Best Apps for Babies!

It’s headline news that professionals in the medical profession and even some teachers do not recommend allowing young children to use tablets but when you have a baby that just won’t stop crying until they get their hands and your iPhone then you give in! These are my daughters favourite apps which are also slightly educational: […]