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How to run a whole school writing day

  • by: Simon Blower
  • On: 9, Sep 2021
33 min read

How to run a whole school writing day

As a former school leader and Pobble founder, I am often asked by schools about initiatives that schools can introduce alongside Pobble to make writing even more exciting for their pupils, but also as...

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Awesome Autumn activities for EYFS and KS1

Autumn provides a great opportunity to go out on a scavenger hunt and collect a selection of interesting items for your class to play and create with. These 5 awesome Autumn activities support the dev...

5 ways to use emojis to inspire writing ✏️

Love them or loathe them, there is no way of getting away from these colourful little creations. Emojis continue to take the world by storm and whilst they are often overlooked as just fun, insignific...

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The emoji challenge!

Hey folks! Ready for some fun challenges?

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Using Pobble for NQTs — be effective in your teaching of writing from day one!

Being an NQT (Newly Qualified Teacher) can be tough, there’s absolutely no doubt about that. You suddenly have a new class, new routines and a whole lot of responsibility to contend with. To feel conf...

The Power of Pobble 365 in EYFS

We love to hear stories from schools about how they use our resources. Charlotte Smythe, EYFS teacher at Richmond Academy, shares her ideas for using Pobble 365 in the early years classroom to promote...

5 min read

Pobble pupil tools: Enable independent writing skills that improve progress

Encouraging students to develop writing skills independently has huge benefits for them (and you!), including increasing their opportunities to be creative, building confidence, motivation and most im...

8 min read

5 Powerful mindfulness strategies for teachers

Life is hectic. For us all. Regardless of age, we all have things to do, places to go and people to see. Throw technology into the mix and there you have more pressure, calls to answer, texts or email...

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The power of chalk: 8 learning opportunities

During an episode of our newly launched podcast, we discussed ideas for non-screen activities that were not only educational, but fun too. The panel agreed unanimously that chalk is a brilliantly vers...

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25 school holiday well-being ideas for teachers

Maintaining teacher well-being is vital. Not only for our own mental health, but for that of our families and the pupils we care for. It’s easy to overlook our own welfare when we’re primarily concern...

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