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25 non-screen activities that support writing

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 13, Jan 2021
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25 non-screen activities that support writing

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. Our previous non-screen activities proved really popular. With tha...

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Our top 3 blog posts to support parents with literacy home learning

We regularly share tips for teachers and parents over on the Pobble blog, some have never been more relevant than they are now. We’re huge advocates of parents and teachers working together to support...

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Overcoming adversity: Building a reading rich curriculum to support pupils to thrive in challenging times

A recent article in the TES, highlighted the Education Endowment Foundation’s view that a high-quality, reading-rich curriculum can offer the means for pupils to thrive after their time away from the ...

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Alternative festive homework ideas for the school Christmas holidays

We think school Christmas holidays should be a time for reflection, relaxation and ridiculously fun activities — for teachers and children alike! With this in mind, we’ve created an alternative list o...

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A writing adventure - from Headteacher to published author

Dennis Richards was Headteacher of St. Aidans CE High School from 1989-2012. In retirement he has worked as a French Language assistant at St.John Fisher RC High School. He was awarded the OBE for ser...

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10 Christmas writing ideas for the classroom

Whether you're looking for classroom ideas to get you in the festive spirit or for Christmas writing ideas to help you to teach a particular writing genre, we've got you covered. As always, a quick se...

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Using Writing Journals in the primary classroom

Try Writing Journals and revolutionise your children’s independent writing! Writing Journals – sometimes called Author’s Notebooks are vocabulary books in which children can capture gorgeous language ...

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Simple ideas to boost teacher morale

During these tough and uncertain times teacher life can feel overwhelming. You’re managing extra workload as well as managing your own emotions and those of the children, that makes the stress levels ...

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Moderating writing online with Pobble

Online moderation is the way forward Our vision was always to have a platform that supported the teaching of writing at every step of the process. We’re proud to now provide everything teachers need t...

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11 awesome anti-bullying writing ideas

We've searched our extensive writing bank for the best anti-bullying writing ideas. As usual, our teaching community did not disappoint! Teachers like you, from around the world have shared some brill...

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