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Seven splendid spelling strategies

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 13, Oct 2021
25 min read

Seven splendid spelling strategies

Parents and teachers alike try all sorts of ways to get their kids to remember their spellings. I was speaking with a fellow parent the other day who changes the password on the family iPad to one of ...

How to motivate handwriting-haters

To do it right, you need to hold the pencil correctly, coordinate your shoulder, wrist and elbow, focus on the paper, remember how all the letters are formed, and decide what to write. Phew! No wonder...

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The importance of staff wellbeing — 7 top tips

We don’t need to tell you how important it is for you as teachers to look after yourselves and the rest of your team. We can’t look after our pupils properly if we aren’t mindful of our own health and...

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9 productivity tips to make teachers’ lives easier

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As a teacher, you’re always on the lookout for short and effective activities. Your pupils just want to have fun. So, let’s combine the two, shall we? We love discovering inventive ideas that fellow t...

7 smashing sensory trays for writing practice

As far as simple classroom tools go, it’s hard to beat a sensory writing tray! From those that aren’t quite at the writing stage yet, but want to develop their mark-making skills, to emerging writers ...

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Ranches’ journey with Pobble — the best writing in Dubai!

Andi Price is a teacher and Pobble Champion at Ranches Primary School in Dubai. Here, he shares his Pobble journey and tells us how he transformed his class’ writing to become the best writing in Duba...

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Empowering Pupils with Pobble

At Pobble, we love to celebrate our fellow teachers and the wonderful work that goes on in schools to inspire children. We simply have to love The Positive Teacher Company! Recently founded by a prima...

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Supporting your child with writing at home

Although your child is learning the basics of writing at school, the development of these skills must be encouraged at home, too. Luckily, it’s easy to support and nurture, there’s much you can do. En...

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9 books to inspire great lessons

We’ve picked the brains of some of our teaching community to discover their favourite books to inspire great writing. There are some classics, but also a few lesser-known suggestions. We hope they pro...

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