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Guess the Words (Spelling)

Jul 18, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

A great game to improve spelling which involves riddles to challenge the learners mind to guess a focus word based on clues provided.

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Words in Words (Spelling)

Jul 19, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

A fun visual spelling game to search for words within words, where you can choose to do visual word recognition or allow unjoined letter use (anagrams). Great for selecting a large word and letting students work independently or for the competitive, you can have teams work to get the most words or create a timed challenge for teams or individuals.

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Motivating children with special educational needs

Nov 23, 2014
Category
Special Educational Needs

Understand the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and how to develop a stimulating learning environment. Pupils will be encouraged to make progress in their learning for the benefit of gaining knowledge or skills instead of for rewards like points and certificates. Ensure your classroom is an environment where a love of learning comes first and you celebrate the success of learning.

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Frozen Tag - Stuck in the Mud

Mar 15, 2014
Category
Physical Education

Stuck in the mud is a tradition 'tag' game and is a great heart raiser for any age. Also known as Stuck in the Mud, Scarecrow, Sticky-Glue, Zombie Tag, or Ice-and-Water (in Asia), players who are tagged are "stuck in the mud" or "frozen" and must stand in place with their arms stretched out until they are unfrozen.

Fraction dominoes game - equivalent fractions

Nov 16, 2014
Category
Mathematics / Numeracy

Children should match the fraction to its equivalent; keep matching until all dominoes are used. When you complete Set A try Set B

Children as Teachers (Child-Led Learning)

Jan 23, 2014
Category
Techniques

Sometimes students can be their own best teacher if they just have someone around to listen to the ideas they are coming up with. Of course, schools tend to have very little time for such student reflection and even less time for teachers to just listen.

Right and Wrong. - Select the correct spelling.

Apr 2, 2014
Category
English / Literacy

(Spelling) This game will help your students look at a variety of spellings and think about the correct spelling. It also offers you an opportunity to address common misconceptions in spelling.

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What's the word?

Apr 6, 2014
Category
English / Literacy

This game helps students who struggle with spelling make progress, by giving them visual scaffolding they can solve by thinking about it.

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Create a superhero activity - character description

Nov 30, 2014
Category
English / Literacy

To create a character, learn about character description. Batman needs help. He’s battling this new super villain and he needs someone to create a new superhero (don't tell anyone if it's you).

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Just a minute (Kids)

Aug 31, 2013
Category
English / Literacy

The object of the game is for students to talk for sixty seconds on a given subject, "without repetition, hesitation or deviation"

Guess the word rules (spelling)

Jul 21, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

This activity will help the learner spell words by thinking about rules and conventions in a fun way. While you can use rules to help establish prefix and suffixes you must remember that there are exceptions. This activity works best if you allow the learner to discover the rule rather than tell them. See the attached resource for a list of prefixes and suffixes.

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Analogically Spelling

Apr 2, 2014
Category
English / Literacy

By listening carefully to how a word sounds we are (mostly) able to work out similar words we can spell and therefore how to spell the word we want.

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Language for Encouragement

Nov 19, 2013
Category
Anger/Behaviour Management

Those of us in education often ask what we can do to make a child's day more positive. Each day we can make a conscious effort to make a child's day a bit more positive by thinking about what we're going to say.

Algorithms and its Categories

Dec 6, 2015
Category
College/VI Form (Key Stage 5)

Algorithm is a simple yet effective method to articulate any function into a finite list of instructions from starting to end step-by-step. It helps to compute a set of instructions that starts from an initial input and ends to an output. Algorithms: Introduction, Definition.Types of algorithms.Activities and MCQ.

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Networking Topology

Dec 11, 2015
Category
College/VI Form (Key Stage 5)

• Understand the networking and the linking of device in various modes. • Detail knowledge of various topology

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Word Grids (spelling)

Jul 20, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

In this activity you will use a grid with letters inside to encourage the learner to think about spelling. Generally best if you have a vowel in the middle if you wish to play the Normal level. The vowel can be anywhere if you are playing easier. Making spelling fun.

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Palindromes Game - Reversable words (Spelling)

Jul 26, 2016
Category
English / Literacy

In this activity you can use existing literature and/or a dictionary to encourage the learner to explore spelling by searching for reversible words and/or palindromes.

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Get Help From Students

Aug 16, 2016
Category
Class Management

Managing young minds could be really tricky. Here is an interesting idea to get help from the students to manage the class

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