How to use Augmented Reality (AR) in the Classroom
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How to use Augmented Reality (AR) in the Classroom

Using AR ( Augmented Reality) in the classroom can be an awesome experience. There are AR books, Apps, websites and ideas all designed for students, schools and classrooms. Here we show you some of the best!

Should You Teach Phonics in Kindergarten?
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Should You Teach Phonics in Kindergarten?

Phonics is a vital skill and the earlier younger and emergent readers can learn these skills the better and more successful their language learning will be. There are still mixed feelings but being able to decode new words builds confidence and comprehension at a much faster way.

10 Amazing Junior Stem and Science lessons for Primary and ESL Students.
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10 Amazing Junior Stem and Science lessons for Primary and ESL Students.

STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) in Primary schools is really REALLY effective. Showing students real work uses for the subjects they are learning, and pairing it with their nature curiosity and enthusiasm is a great success if planned and implemented well. Here we give 10 examples of great STEM lessons to get you started.

Teach Your Monster to Read: The Best Phonics App for Junior Students.
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Teach Your Monster to Read: The Best Phonics App for Junior Students.

It almost pains me to write that title. I make apps to help students, I have about 12 of them on both Google and Apple and they are pretty good. None of them are the one I am talking about here though. Here is is all about Teach Your Monster to Read made, and made really well, by Usborne in the U.K. The links are all at the bottom for the app and website.

TRUGS: Teaching Reading Using games Review
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TRUGS: Teaching Reading Using games Review

TRUGS, or ”Teaching Reading Using Games” is a Synthetic phonics system I stumbled on a few years ago at a Education Expo in Hong Kong. I attend these things with a ”look what you could have won” mindset as they are usually showing off equipment or resources that my school at the time couldn’t, wouldn’t and probably shouldn’t invest in. Things like holographic projects, VR suites for whole classes, 8k interactive white boards, that supply coffee, that type of thing

The Best Free Online Rhyming Games for Teachers and Parents.
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The Best Free Online Rhyming Games for Teachers and Parents.

ee online rhyming games are a great way to engage the whole class in an activity. We have searched the internet to find some of the better ones here. Rhyming in general is an excellent reading skill for learners of all ages.

10 Great Free English Phonics Apps
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10 Great Free English Phonics Apps

There are more than 10 great English apps on the Google Playstore and Apple App stores. Apps like Teach your monster to read and Phonics hop and pop are great but there are more options out there with out pay walls. Here we talk about 10 of them.