New Year, new class Getting to know you display. Each child completes their piece, then they all fit together - of course, any tessellating shape could be used.

New Year, new class Getting to know you display. Each child completes their piece, then they all fit together - of course, any tessellating shape could be used.

Find Someone Who... A great resource to use as an ice breaker; ideal for a new tutor group. This encourages students to get up and about communicating with others to extract information and find things in common, breaking the ice and begin bonding with one another! TES Teaching Resources

Find Someone Who... A great resource to use as an ice breaker; ideal for a new tutor group. This encourages students to get up and about communicating with others to extract information and find things in common, breaking the ice and begin bonding with one another! TES Teaching Resources

* NEW * Birthday Graph Display Pack - This display pack is a fantastic way for you to display your class' birthdays! A brilliant way to acknowledge and celebrate your children's birthdays!

* NEW * Birthday Graph Display Pack - This display pack is a fantastic way for you to display your class' birthdays! A brilliant way to acknowledge and celebrate your children's birthdays!

Every student (i.e. all of us) should see this picture. A beautiful way of portraying the Growth Mindset.

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Every student (i.e. all of us) should see this picture. A beautiful way of portraying the Growth Mindset.

This is my take on vocab pockets. I put a variety of high level adjectives for common words such as happy or sad into jewellery bags and hung them onto hooks  to encourage children to use them to expand their vocabulary. Jeweller bags were £2 from eBay, bargain!!!

This is my take on vocab pockets. I put a variety of high level adjectives for common words such as happy or sad into jewellery bags and hung them onto hooks to encourage children to use them to expand their vocabulary. Jeweller bags were £2 from eBay, bargain!!!

Working wall - The wall should exemplify the writing process from the 'reading as a writer' stage to the 'nearly finished' stage. Final presentations can be displayed in public areas of the school or in anthologies, portfolios or folders. The wall represents a workshop approach to writing - where the 'tools of the trade' are accessible, and added to, as the process develops.   It is a good idea to allow children to make contributions to the wall; post-it notes are an ideal resource for this.

Working wall - The wall should exemplify the writing process from the 'reading as a writer' stage to the 'nearly finished' stage. Final presentations can be displayed in public areas of the school or in anthologies, portfolios or folders. The wall represents a workshop approach to writing - where the 'tools of the trade' are accessible, and added to, as the process develops. It is a good idea to allow children to make contributions to the wall; post-it notes are an ideal resource for this.

Teach a Growth Mindset! Being capable learners is not inborn. Our minds never stop learning. Believing in the ability to master new things is an important lesson.

BALLS OF STEEL: The 'Magic Trick' to Selling a Screenplay

Teach a Growth Mindset! Being capable learners is not inborn. Our minds never stop learning. Believing in the ability to master new things is an important lesson.

Download these superhero transition resources and use them when children are joining a new class, or when you are meeting them for the first time!

Download these superhero transition resources and use them when children are joining a new class, or when you are meeting them for the first time!

Fun and easy activity for back-to-school: use a beach ball to get to know your new class! Blog post by Jessica Lawler @ Joy in the Journey

Fun and Easy Get-to-Know-You Game!

Fun and easy activity for back-to-school: use a beach ball to get to know your new class! Blog post by Jessica Lawler @ Joy in the Journey

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