Objective Led Planning – a recap.

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Those of you I have worked with, who have been on my training or read my books will know that I am a huge fan of Objective Led Planning. It came about in my own teaching because I began to realise that although attainment with the groups I was working with during sessions of Continuous Provision was good, the progress …

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and the winner is….

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The winner of the TTS basket of bunnies is… Heather Taylor Well done Heather – I am sure the bunnies will enjoy their new home! Don’t worry if you didn’t win this time, there a lots more giveaways coming up! Have a great weekend Alistair Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email1

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Granny’s Teeth – ARE BACK!

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Well, it has been a bit touch and go with Granny’s teeth as they went to a school and had their own unplanned adventure when they got sent to the school office to be posted back to me and then got lost! At one point we thought Granny’s teeth had gone for good! But, a couple of months later they …

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Spring Bunny Giveaway

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To celebrate the arrival of Spring. TTS have given me this Basket of Bunnies to giveaway  (usually retailing at £83.94)! TTS say… This is a beautiful resource which has lots of play and learning potential. Great for counting and sorting and as part of as an early maths set, the Basket of Bunnies also provides rich language opportunities. Describe the bunnies, …

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Creating an Environment to Provoke Learning.

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As a class teacher, when it came to my environment less was definitely not more! In fact more was more with a bit more chucked in for good measure! Every board a different colour with a different coloured border, washing lines a plenty, tinsel, glitter, swags, hand print borders, zig-zag borders, leopard print and zebra stripe boarders, umbrellas over my …

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Reception Children from St Marks School l;earning to ride their bikes.

Pedal and Scoot – Bikes in your outdoor area!

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Last year I posted this guest post all about how one school in Cumbria was working with Annie from ‘Pedal and Scoot’ to teach children how to ride a two wheeled bike (with great success). At the time Annie was providing this service alongside her day job, but I am pleased to tell you that she is now doing ‘Pedal …

alistair@abcdoes.comPedal and Scoot – Bikes in your outdoor area!