Top Tip: Personalise your PowerPoints

  A good way to add some texture and variety to your classroom activities is to personalise your PowerPoints and other materials. I often like to insert photos of students into my PowerPoint decks. For example, in a vocabulary review slow-reveal presentation, the...

Low prep craft idea: playdoh (clay)

  For some time, I’d been avoiding using the Play-Doh our centre had purchased, because it had been packed up into 20 different (color separated) zip-lock bags. I’d figured that the children would somehow find a way to mix all of the colours into a...

Lynda.com (Linked-in Learning) review

  At the moment I’m working to upgrade many of my software skills. There include PowerPoint, vector graphics, web-based software like WordPress, and more. My choice of learning strategy is an old friend, Lynda.com. Perhaps the best way of describing...