12 titles that include children’s seasonal classics as well as new books published in 2019 .
Books to make you laugh, books that share a little magic and books to help us appreciate the world around us. Collated by Jan Homden with links through to Amazon – just cick on the book covers.
December stories for children
It’s that time again with rehearsals for a festive show/performance, assessments & report writing, parties to organise, etc. etc. Curated by Jan Homden here are stories on line to dip into over the coming weeks that are all beautifully narrated.
The International Writing Project
The International Writing Project (IWP) has been encouraging teachers to develop their own skills and write for enjoyment for nearly 30 years. Apart from being fun, there is an underlying pedagogical rationale: the research suggests that better writers become better teachers of writing. Co-founder and Co-Director, Elly Tobin looks back.
Since being knee high to a grasshopper Sally Flint has been reading books. Writing and education have been her passions. It was inevitable that she would become an English teacher and librarian! Here she offers six tips for transforming a good library into a great learning hub.
Bridging a divide through lifelong learning
Tony Dickenson believes the relationship between teacher and student is evolving. Today, a more holistic approach, centred on inquiry requires a “collective approach,” with teacher and student exploring these concepts side by side.