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The Scouts have released their own Outdoor Learning plan with a whole host of ideas for you to do at home in your own garden, there are over 100 activities for children of all ages to keep them busy this summer.  Their campaign 'The Great Outdoors' features activities suitable for children ages 6-18, including learning how to use a camera, creating a leafy hedgehog and making your very own lollipop stick catapult. The activities range from 15 minutes all the way up to an entire day and it has ideas for Beavers up to Explorers.  The variety of ideas is endless from creative tasks to Outdoor Learning opportunities, getting stuck into practical stuff and physical activities (and more). It will keep your child busy for days. Although, most importantly you don't have to be a Scout in order to take part and give some of the ideas a go at home. Check out all of the ideas here. - www.excitingteacher.com

Get Stuck into Outdoor Learning from Home with The Scouts

The Scouts have released their own Outdoor Learning plan. It has a whole host of ideas for you to do at home in your own garden. There are over 100 activities for children of all ages to keep them busy this summer. Their campaign ‘The Great Outdoors’ features activities suitable for children ages 6-18, including …

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Window rainbows are popping in windows all across the county as a symbol of solidarity for everyone in self-isolation! You can decorate a rainbow and display it in your window to join in the fun. There have been lots of ideas on how to decorate them from using tissue paper to painting them to junk modelling to just using some colouring pens and pencils. The ideas are endless and it might just brighten up where you live for those walking past on their daily exercise. - www.excitingteacher.com

Window Rainbows to Cheer Up Where You Live and Show Solidarity

There is nothing better than a rainbow to make you smile, right? Window rainbows are popping in windows all across the county as a symbol of solidarity for everyone in self-isolation! You can decorate a rainbow and display it in your window to join in the fun. This is really simple and easy art activity. …

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Deadly 60’s Steve Backshall Answers Your Wildlife Questions

Deadly 60’s Steve Backshall answers children’s questions from across the world to help keep them entertained during this period of isolation. He has set up his own Youtube channel, you can view it here. His channel is quickly filling up with short videos and Q & A’s to keep children of all ages entertained. If …

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'We Used To Love Swimming' will work to educate children through a picture book. It will illustrate and discuss how they can personally help to make a difference in combating plastic pollution globally. // excitingteacher.com

Introducing “We Used To Love Swimming” – a Children’s Picture Book

Having grown up in Cornwall near the coast, I am passionate about saving our oceans from plastic pollution. Plastic in the ocean is a major problem facing mankind. The negative impact plastic pollution has on marine life should be of concern to everyone across the world. ‘We Used To Love Swimming’ will work to educate …

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Under my teaching philosophy, all children have the right to learn and reach their full potential. Teaching and learning should be tailored. // excitingteacher.com

My Teaching Philosophy: Exploring my Core Beliefs and Values

At the heart of my own teaching philosophy and practice are children whereby aside from Safeguarding, High Expectations and Pupil Progress are amongst my main priorities. Building a positive rapport with my pupils as well as their parents, school governors, colleagues, and the wider community is central to all pupils achieving the very best at …

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What is formative assessment and does it work in schools?

Formative assessment, when done right, can have a significant impact on children’s learning and academic achievements. It’s a collaborative effort between the pupils and the class teacher. The approach encourages peer talk, clear learning objectives and frequent feedback. The term is interchangeable with ‘Assessment for Learning’. Formative assessment involves a constant dialogue between teaching and …

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How ICT/Computing Can Make Mathematics Fun For Children

ICT, or computing, is something that teachers often seem scared to use with their class; however, Computing in Maths can enable the subject to be more fun, engaging and accessible for those who struggle with it otherwise. Mathematics has many associations and links to computing skills, including programming, computer controls, and systems. Similarly, as with computing, …

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Why Choose A PGCE For Your Teacher Training Year?

Currently, there are many government incentives to take up teacher training in the UK. However, you should be choosing the career path for the love of working with children for their benefit not just the money! It’s a tough job, the teacher training process can be challenging and let’s face it, as a teacher you are …

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