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9 books to inspire great lessons

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 7, Oct 2021
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9 books to inspire great lessons

We’ve picked the brains of our experienced teaching team and our teaching colleagues to discover their favourite books to inspire great writing. There are some classics, but also a few lesser-known su...

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3 ways to use tech to support your teaching

The Pobble team is privileged to visit so many classrooms around the world. We regularly meet wonderful teachers who are doing great things to inspire and support their students. We’ve reached out to ...

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10 ideas to take literacy learning outdoors

Summer term is here! We can be hopeful of plenty of sunny days and opportunities to go outdoors. We’ve found some brilliant ideas that will allow you to get out whilst teaching those essential literac...

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4 free escape room ideas for the classroom

Escape rooms are all the rage. They consist of a challenge that allows you to work together to solve a variety of puzzles in order to “break out” of a room. Demanding an exciting mix of problem-solvin...

WAGOLLs for every writing genre

Good WAGOLLs (what a good one looks like) or model texts aren’t easy to come by. Teachers often end up writing their own or using one from a textbook. It’s time to put a stop to that. On Pobble, you’l...

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Class attention grabbers that really work

Your class are engrossed in activities. There’s chitter-chatter and the buzz of excitement all around. Now, you want the whole classes attention and quickly. What do you do? These class attention grab...

Mark making areas to motivate your writers

Developing early writing skills is essential to instil a love of writing. For this, providing the opportunity is key: activities don’t need to be planned if plenty of resources are available for the p...

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10 of the best anti-bullying resources

According to Ditch The Label, 1-in-2 have experienced bullying, this is a startling fact and highlights the essential need to educate children about the issues surrounding bullying. There’s an abundan...

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Whole class games to fill a gap

There are times in class where you have a few spare minutes and it’s hard to find something to avoid the class descending into chaos. Don’t waste this time, use it as ‘sponge time’. Time that soaks up...

My best lesson: developing persuasive writing skills using toys

Keeping your class on top form in writing lessons is a challenge, especially once they reach the top end of primary school. For many the mention of writing has them slumped in their chairs and grumbli...

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