Interactive Stories for Kids

I’m sure you would have seen that in the classroom there are few things more captivating for children than a story full of adventure (and ideally, animals)!

Going beyond the written word, I’ve found that there are many fantastic engaging uses for online interactive stories – especially stories which are full of great characters and sounds to draw in even the least enthusiastic readers.

Today I’m going to show you some of my go-to interactive stories for my primary school students, and how I love to make the most of them…

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Spelling Quiz – 20 Common Misspellings

It’s time for you to take my free spelling quiz, and see how you do!

We have here 20 words and their common misspellings.

Share with your friends and colleagues how you do and challenge them! (I made the quiz and only got 19 right – see if you can beat me!)

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Bring Global Learning into your Classroom with ePals

You and I both know that getting our students engaged in what we are teaching is the most important thing we can do.

Without engagement, the kids just don’t learn.

When it comes to technology and students, we are competing with a massive number of distractions… YouTube, Social Media, and a never ending fountain of information and entertainment.

One of the most powerful methods for engaging students I have found is bringing that technology into the classroom in a meaningful way.

Today I’m going to take you through an amazing Global Learning and Communication tool called ePals, and show you how it can be used every week to build excitement around learning about the world and it’s people…

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14 Inspirational Teaching TED Talk Videos

TED talks have become something of a phenomena over recent years, bringing together interesting speakers to talk on a wide variety of interesting and thought provoking topics.

We’ve put together 14 inspirational teaching TED talk videos, from some wonderful teachers around the World.

I’m sure you’ll find them energizing and full of ideas for teaching techniques that you can bring into your classroom, to help capture your students attention and enthusiasm! Let’s take a look…

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