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11 classroom debate ideas for purposeful writing

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 28, Oct 2020
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11 classroom debate ideas for purposeful writing

Holding a class debate can be a great way to spark ideas for purposeful writing, allowing pupils to produce persuasive discussion texts or balanced arguments from their findings.

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How to make the moderation of writing a positive experience

We can almost hear a collective groan at the mention of the word moderation. We get it, you have more fun things to do! But it is necessary. In fact, it’s more than necessary: it’s extremely valuable ...

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100 non-screen activities for kids!

We're an edtech company at heart, but we're also aware that too much screen time can have a negative effect on children's well-being. To get the kids off the screens, but still having some serious fun...

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Teaching writing: news reports that go further

Do you need a great hook for teaching how to write a newspaper report?

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11 common myths about Pobble… Busted!

We know that people frequently talk about Pobble, in fact, word of mouth is one of the main reasons that teachers join our community. We absolutely love it when that happens! We do however, hear misco...

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How to teach narrative writing in primary school

At Pobble, we take writing seriously — but that doesn’t mean we don’t like to have fun with it! We believe that in order for pupils to become successful writers, they have to be engaged, entertained, ...

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7 spooky writing ideas to try with your class!

‘Tis the season to get spooky! It’s a great time to let children’s imaginations run wild with thoughts of mysterious magic, ghostly goings-on and spooky spells.

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Teachers: Our top tips to help you reclaim your weekends

Time, the one thing that all teachers need more of. We feel it too, there just aren’t enough hours in the day and that means that your teaching jobs end up unfinished, leaving you to use your precious...

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6 of the best behaviour management strategies for your classroom

Teachers face many challenges, behaviour management is often the toughest. It takes time and patience to develop effective strategies. There’s no magic wand. What works for one class, might not work f...

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Sensory classroom strategies to inspire writing

Sensory classroom strategies are commonplace for SEND pupils. I’d argue, however, they might benefit all children. After all, many pupils find it difficult to express the sensory details that make a p...

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