That Boy Can Teach
An education blog
Thursday, 21 March 2019
A Bike Crash
And that's when it hit me. Main Street, usually busy at that time, was quiet. The residents' parked cars were, for once, not causi...
Thursday, 7 March 2019
From The @TES Blog: 6 Ways To Get D&T Right At Primary
“Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject…” But is it really, in your school? I mean, it could be. But how...
Thursday, 21 February 2019
Frank Cottrell-Boyce - Reviewed By Children
To celebrate the new republished, redesigned versions of Frank Cottrell Boyce's well-loved books 'Millions', 'Framed'...
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Book Review: 'The Closest Thing To Flying' by Gill Lewis
If you're looking for a book to provoke conversation with children and young people, then this would be a good choice. Especially if y...
Saturday, 16 February 2019
Book Review: 'The Dog Who Saved The World' by Ross Welford
'The Dog Who Saved The World' is Ross Welford's fourth book since 'Time Travelling With A Hamster' was published in 20...
Friday, 8 February 2019
Times Tables Fluency and the KS2 SATs
How important is times tables fluency for the KS2 SATs? I'd say quite important. When we are fluent in speaking a language, we can spe...
Monday, 4 February 2019
From The @TES Blog: Why Etymology Boosts Vocabulary And Spelling
"This lesson just got interesting," exclaimed one of my more vocal pupils. No, I hadn’t just introduced the latest piece of ...
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