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The 1 Million Times Table Challenge

Do you want to make a difference in the world? I do. This is my goal and I need your help.

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Homophones and Homographs

This is a really simple game that I often play in the lessons with children who are learning about homophones and homographs

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5 ways to, creatively support your child with extending their descriptive vocabulary.

These are some of my favourite methods of extending vocabulary that I use for tutoring.

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Help your child Learn to spell the fun way

For many the weekly spelling list is a slog. Hopefully, some of the suggestions here will make it a more enjoyable experience and remove some of the stress.

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5 simple ways to boost a child’s confidence and improve learning

How can we help the reluctant learner become a confident learner and boost their abilities and enthusiasm at the same time

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Adding and subtracting: Positive and negative numbers

I’ve found using the weather is the easiest way to explain positive and negative numbers.

When the weather has been hot like it has in the last few days the number is in the positives, for example 27 degrees.

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5 ways to help your child learn whilst playing noughts and crosses

  Who would have thought that with some very small amendments noughts and crosses could be made into an educational (but still fun!) game?   Do you find helping your child to revise or learn new things can be hard work? You want to make it fun for them but you’re not too sure how?

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