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Hints & Tips

This blog category covers a range of hints and tips that may be useful to a classroom teacher. General hints and tips for teaching young children, but also hints and tips on how to get the best out of your Teach Starter account with our Studio function.

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10 Ways to Improve Student Concentration

How long can a primary-aged student concentrate? Find out how often you need 'cognitive gear shifts' in your lesson plans to help improve student focus.

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20 Practical Things Graduate Teachers Should Know

I remember that daunting, yet exciting feeling I had as I walked through school on my first day... not as a student this time, as a graduate teacher, with my own class.

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Hints & Tips Wellness

The Best and Worst Plants for the Classroom

Do you want to know the five best plants to keep in the classroom? Check out this list of allergy-free, easy-care indoor plants!

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How to Create a Bump It Up Classroom Display

The purpose of the bump it up classroom display is to help students visually track their learning progress. But, where do you begin? 

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Hints & Tips Tutorials

The Best Handwriting Worksheet Generator!

A quick and easy guide to creating handwriting worksheets using our handwriting widget.

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7 Tips for Organising a Teacher's Desk

Everything was in order, until...the paperwork started coming in!

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The Power of Questioning in the Classroom

Did you know that teachers are asking up to 400 questions a day?

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11 Hints and Tips to Help Correct Letter Confusion (Letter Reversal)

Here are some great ideas to help your students with letter confusion and letter reversals.

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Fun Attention-Grabbing Tips for your Classroom

We have all been there, not having a suitable way to gain the attention of a rowdy class can really impact on the flow of the day! Here are some fantastic ways to gain the attention of your class...

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Using Visible Learning Goals in Your Classroom

A short blog explaining how to use visible learning goals in your classroom.

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