Using Your Body To Spell

For anyone who follows me on Twitter, this won’t be new information: I absolutely love GoNoodle! GoNoodle is a collection of videos and activities to get kids moving in their classrooms and at home. The kids in my class love it when we have a couple of minutes for some GoNoodling! A couple of months […]

Shy Bairns Get Nowt / If You Dont Ask, You Don’t Get

In North East England there is a well-known saying: ‘Shy bairns get nowt,’ with ‘bairns’ meaning ‘children’ and ‘nowt’ meaning ‘nothing.’ Roughly translated into another idiom, it means ‘If you don’t ask, you don’t get.’ The final cross-curricular project for my class before the summer holidays was about the 1950s. We learned about life back […]