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Top Fun Random Facts

Fun random facts are a huge hit with students. It doesn’t matter when or where you use them, the students will find them interesting and enjoyable. Often the students will remember these facts and will remind you of them all the time. Each day start by writing one random fact on the board as a topic starter for conversation after […]

PE Games Boot Camp for Teachers

This is the ultimate boot camp for new Physical Education teachers, or for existing ones who would like some new games and activities to engage their students. I have found over the years the best way to engage students and keep them motivated and on task is to constantly provide new games and activities to challenge them. The following five […]

Education Break Boot Camp for Teachers

This challenge has been designed as a guide for teachers and students about the benefits of using three short education breaks at different times of the day to gain outstanding results. Teachers will be provided with three different education breaks they will use each day. These activities have been carefully designed to suit the time of day to gain the […]

Beginner’s App Boot Camp for Classroom Teachers

The five-day app boot camp for classroom teachers is a must-read if you have an iPad or iPhone. Each day I will introduce three different apps to you that will assist in different areas of your daily teaching. They will improve the quality of your lessons and they will allow you to save time with the amazing features they contain. […]

Top Jokes To Start The Day

Jokes can be used for a number of different reasons. It can be a fun way to start each day or week with your class. You can also designate a day as ‘joke day’. Each joke day you can use one of these student-friendly jokes and also open the class to see what jokes they might have. This is a […]

Top 10 Brain Teasers & Riddles

I love brainteasers and riddles so much that i thought i would share ten of my favourites with you all. Riddles and brainteasers are great for students to work together and think of the solution. These riddles and brainteasers range from easy to hard. It is a good way to start the schooling day with a class riddle or challenge. […]

Advanced App Boot Camp for Classroom Teachers

Teachers who have just completed my five-day app boot camp for classroom teachers should now look to complete this ten-day course. The idea being that now you have gained a good understanding of certain apps, this boot camp goes into more detail regarding specific subjects and key areas teachers can use apps to improve on. Teachers with a love of […]

Top Creative Debrief Activities

Debriefing and reflecting on an experience is an opportunity to identify what students have learned about themselves and others. The technique of debriefing is extremely beneficial for students following the completion of a lesson. A structured reflection helps students to: • Think about what they accomplished and learned during a lesson • Consider ways that the experience could be adjusted […]

Top 5 Activities Using a Deck of Cards

These activities and games require minimal resources and are extremely fun and easy to play. The games can be used at the start, middle or end of a lesson. The students will often learn more and be more engaged due to the fun and competitive nature of these literacy activities. As the name states I feel these education breaks work […]

Top Debrief & Reflection Activities for Younger Children

Debriefing and reflecting on an experience is an opportunity to identify what students have learned about themselves and others. The technique of debriefing is extremely beneficial for students following the completion of a lesson. A structured reflection helps students to: • Think about what they accomplished and learned during a lesson • Consider ways that the experience could be adjusted […]