Mother’s Day Activities for Students

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Mother’s Day is practically here. With so many national holidays happening all the time, it can be hard to keep track of them all! As any parent will tell you, being somebody’s mom is a full-time unpaid job with no holiday pay or sick leave available: Being a mother to several people is even more […]

Using Cornell Notes for better note–taking

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Discover our collection of Cornell Notes templates in the Kami Library. Cornell Notes | Lined Cornell Notes | Purple Cornell Notes | Three Sections See these and more in the Kami Library. Have you ever looked over your students’ notes and wondered how they’ll ever make sense of them? Perhaps while you are teaching, you […]

Spellings for Years 5 and 6

Year 5 and 6 Spelling List

To improve primary school students’ spelling, introduce strategies for learning new words. You can create a Key Stage 2 word list for students to practise at home for any in-class spelling tests. The words on the list should cover common spelling errors and important spelling rules. The English language has some difficult words that Key […]

Common Exception Words for Year 2 Students

Year 2 Common Exception Words

Common exception words are words in English that have unusual spelling. They don’t follow the usual phonetic rules or spelling rules. These words are often taught separately, for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 students, from regular words because they can’t be sounded out phonetically. Here is a list of common exception words which […]

English Worksheets for Year 1

Year 1 English Worksheet

Where to start? When introducing reading and writing to primary school students it’s best to follow the national curriculum’s guidelines so that your students can: *There are 26 letters in the English alphabet which make 44 different sounds called phonemes. We believe the best way to improve a student’s reading comprehension is to make the […]

Nonverbal Reasoning

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Verbal reasoning vs nonverbal reasoning, what’s the difference? If you read the title of this blog and applied a bit of verbal reasoning, you may have deduced what nonverbal reasoning (NVR) is. If you guessed something along the lines of “nonverbal reasoning is the ability to understand and analyze visual information without relying on written […]

Verbal Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

As educators, we become familiar with dozens, if not hundreds, of different methods for teaching and testing our students. Even within the same subject, there are so many different kinds of aptitude tests that it can be hard to keep up sometimes! But, some testing styles survive longer than others. Verbal reasoning tests have been […]

Adaptive Teaching: What Is It and How Does It Work?

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Anyone who has been in the education industry for more than a week will understand teaching is always evolving. As the world changes, so do young people, and the teachers’ standards and lesson plans need to change with them. Each year, more research and studies show different approaches and how each student is a unique […]

Recycling Lesson Plans for Kids

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In celebration of Earth Day 2023 on April 22, why not set up some good sustainable practices? Part of this can be creating a recycling lesson plan for young children. We’ve already put together some ideas for learning to love our environment in celebration of Earth Day. Hopefully, the lesson plan below will help inspire […]

Sustainability for Kids

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Small changes, even by the smallest people, can make a difference. It’s important that you’re teaching children sustainable practices and sustainable living from a young age. This will ensure future generations live in an eco-friendly way and are passionate about protecting the natural world. You never know, you could be teaching the next Greta Thunberg! […]

15 Earth Day Activities for Kids of All Ages

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Earth Day (April 22) is the perfect time to do some fun activities with kids of all ages to celebrate planet Earth and learn about the importance of environmental protection. What is Earth Day? The first Earth Day was in 1970 and was created to annually commemorate the birth of the environmental movement. In 2023, […]

Comic Books for Kids

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Did you know that all those super-famous, super-popular Marvel movies that keep coming out are in fact, based on super-comics? It’s true. Before Robert Downey Jr. ever suited up and tangled with Josh Brolin’s big purple bad guy, Thanos, Marvel and DC comics were creating epic characters and placing them in action-packed storylines since the […]