Category Archives: Curriculum

Reflections on the monopoly challenge

Last Thursday, three schools from Northamptonshire took part in the #NorthantsBLT <a href="monopoly challenge which turned out to be very successful and I just wanted to blog some of my thoughts and reflections about the event. The idea was that … Continue reading

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#NorthantsBLT Monopoly Challenge

The #NorthantsBLT Monopoly Challenge is something that has been thought up by my headteacher after watching an episode of the gadget show. It was initially supposed to happen in March but has had to be postponed twice and is finally happening tomorrow.* … Continue reading

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Geocaching in education – what’s the point?

Whilst on our walk around the sand dunes of #lob11 the conversation turned at one point to geocaching and it turned out that there was this geocache nearby (you’ll need to be logged in to view although it’s free to … Continue reading

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Self Directed Learning and Role Play

Two blog posts (here and here) and a local authority exhibition that I attended tonight have inspired me to think about the use of role play in the classroom (and out) to develop language and literacy skills. What I noticed … Continue reading

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Mobile technology toolkit

Over the past term we were very lucky to have on loan from the #northantsblt a mobile technology toolkit, which consisted of 6 ipod touches, 5 ipads, 5 flip video cameras and 6 netbooks. It was a fantastic opportunity to … Continue reading

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#MissionExploreDay reflection

Last week my class took part in our Mission: Explore day, which was to look at the use of mobile technology in outdoor education and trips. The day went really well and I just wanted to blog a few thoughts … Continue reading

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#MissionExploreDay March 9th

On Wednesday, 9th March my class will be taking part in Mission Explore Day, using the premise of the Mission Explore book to explore and find out about our school’s village in more detail. The aim of the day for … Continue reading

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