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Can you believe it’s that time again? The scent of freshly sharpened pencils, the crisp pages of untouched notebooks, and the buzz of excitement in the air can only mean one thing – a brand new school year is about to begin! So, gather ’round, because we’re about to set sail on a whimsical journey filled with laughter, learning, and maybe a sprinkle of magic. Let’s dive into the wonderful world of starting a new school year!
National storytelling week takes place every year and is a celebration of the power and impact of telling stories. This year it takes place from 30th of January to 5th February.
Not only is it an entertaining pastime, but storytelling also allows us to feel empathy as we see something through someone else’s eyes. Stories help us relax and provide escapism, teach and inspire, and even develop necessary literacy skills.
Turkey with all the trimmings before the King’s(!) speech, plum pudding, mince pies, Christmas crackers, carol singing, pantomimes and Father Christmas delivering presents on Christmas Eve. Just some of the traditions we have here in the United Kingdom.
While across the globe there are similarities to how we do things during the festive period, you’ll also find plenty of differences.
We all recognise the need to eat and many of us also understand that fuelling our bodies well can help them to serve us better. But let’s face it, eating well or even remembering to eat becomes tricky when life gets in the way. We’ve all missed a breakfast or had to chuck a sandwich down us quickly before heading to the next meeting or eaten nothing but crisps and chocolate for tea!
Flipped Learning is not a new concept, however, with the availability of technology, utilising resources already available has made Flipped Learning more accessible for all students. As Economics is a new subject to all students, I wanted to focus on developing the analytical skills that students need to engage with the subject during their lesson time, and renovated homework time to incorporate elements of prior learning to develop their Knowledge. Not only trying to teach the content in a shorter amount of time, I also wanted to improve student’s ability to work independently, and improve their natural curiosity for a subject.
Are you interested in going to University? If so, ensure to read on… So, whether you are in the process of getting yourself prepared for your GCSE’s, or getting ready for Sixth Form/ College, I know many of you will now be increasingly thinking about University. This of course makes sense, because wherever you maybe …
We’re Anna and Louise, two mums of teens and young adults, and together we run Equipp, a business selling gifts for teenagers. We’re passionate about celebrating teens and helping them to happily achieve their potential. So we were delighted when Manisha from iXL Tutors asked us to share our personal experiences of using tutors; it’s a subject close to our hearts.