WELCOME TO HELPFUL HINTS FOR HOME LEARNING

a resource for quarantine and beyond

Guidance, suggestions and tricks of the trade from a teacher with over 20 years experience in UK and international schools. Covering everything from secondary maths to how to tie a shoelace, each blog entry deals with a single education issue and tries to make it as simple as possible to tackle at home.

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When Phonics Fails You

Well here we are once again – it’s been quite a while. Apologies for the break in posts - I've been a bit tied up with my own school....

Movement & Play

I know that this might seem mind bogglingly obvious, but your child does not, in fact, spend all day in school, sitting at a desk or...

Talk for Learning

A lot of us would have sat in classrooms and worked silently for long periods of time when we were at school. This is not what classrooms...