Teaching Y as a Vowel!
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Teaching Y as a Vowel!

This is a tricky one, of all the phonics rules the ones surrounding the letter and sounds of ”y” are difficult to find out. Especially after our students have gone through learning The names of the letters and then the sounds they can make, and maybe even that some of those letters have more than one sound, and then we show them ”y”

Classroom Activities for Younger and ESL Students.
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Classroom Activities for Younger and ESL Students.

Work gets in the way so it is just a quick update today, I put onto Facebook an Animal Domino’s activity and it took off! 10000 people downloaded it in just one day, so that gave me a big smile all day. I hope it was useful for you if you downloaded it.

Junior Science: Make a Floating Compass.
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Junior Science: Make a Floating Compass.

emember seeing this on an old ( very old) English TV show called Why Don’t You, when i was a kid and running off to my mum sewing kit to try to take her needles. I tried to explain it to her that if ever we were lost i was learning how to save us. Luckily she let me go.

Free Magic E Online Games list.
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Free Magic E Online Games list.

Following on from the great response from teachers in having these games in one easy bookmarked place I have made on for Magic or Silent E as well. These games are harder to find it appears so i hope this will be of use as well. I have played them all and as usual they are a mixed bag. I also have one of mine in App and online form and will put the usual links below it

Review: Carlton Books Augmented Reality (AR) for Classroom
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Review: Carlton Books Augmented Reality (AR) for Classroom

Using AR ( Augmented Reality) in the Classroom is a amazing way to bring your lessons to life. These are some of the best options out there!

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.