Will you be there? (Next virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting: Term 1, 2021-2022)

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‘It is helpful if teachers evaluate how secure pupils’ prior learning is in order to plan lessons.  They need to know what difficulties pupils may face.  Teachers need to appreciate any misconceptions that pupils have as well as any gaps in pupils’ knowledge.  Findings from assessments inform teachers about how to adapt their teaching appropriately and build on what pupils …

Fancy joining us on our next virtual trips to the Amazon?

Dates for 2021-2022 just released!

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Following the success and very positive feedback from previous multi-schools and single-school events, e.g.  https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/05/20/time-to-explore-again-lets-go-on-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/ and https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/07/02/one-more-trip-to-the-amazon-this-academic-year/, we shall be offering further virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventures’ to Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and their pupils throughout the next academic year. Our next multi-schools events will take place from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm on Wednesday 15th September, Wednesday 22nd September and Wednesday 29th September 2021. The cost to …

One more trip to the Amazon this academic year!

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. Our last virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ for this academic year was slightly different to previous events; this time, it was delivered as a bespoke workshop to both Lower and Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and pupils at just one school, Coxhoe Primary School in County …

British Council: Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) – ‘Critical thinking and problem solving’ (Day 2)

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Nearly two months on and it was time for Day 2 of British Council’s Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) ‘critical thinking and problem solving’ training.  I was looking forward to seeing and chatting to all delegates again, albeit virtually, and hearing about their experimenting in the classroom in the interim. Whilst waiting for everyone to log in to the meeting, I asked …

Digimap for Schools’ Teach Meet

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I was thrilled to be asked to present at Digimap for Schools’ first Teach Meet.  The aim of this FREE online event was to enable teachers to learn about the variety of educational uses of Digimap for Schools.  The two key speakers were selected to showcase how Digimap for Schools can support the whole school curriculum, both in and beyond …

What a lot of freebies to take away! (virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting – Term 6)

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Well, it was time for our final meeting of this academic year; once again, we gathered virtually from all areas of the UK. The foci for today’s session were determined by recent requests from many teachers, as well as discussions in the media and among those at the leading subject associations; ‘What makes outstanding geography and history in the eyes of …

Geographical Association (GA) ‘In the Know’ webinar series

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Our final ‘In the Know’ webinar took the theme of ‘Grid references and map symbols’, one that links closely to geographical skills and fieldwork. Word seems to have spread about our weekly webinars as our audience continues to grow, both in real time and for listening/viewing when time allows, which is great to witness. Maps are works of art.  There are many …

Fancy joining us on our next virtual trip to the Amazon?

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  Following the success and very positive feedback from previous multi-schools events (https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/10/15/lets-go-on-a-scintillating-south-american-adventure/, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/12/03/off-to-south-america-once-again-virtually-of-course, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/03/25/lets-go-on-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/ and https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/04/22/and-once-again-were-back-for-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/), we decided to offer another virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ to Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and their pupils.  This time, more than 300 children and staff from four schools across the UK were involved (Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School in Sheepridge, West Yorkshire; Epsom Primary …

Geographical Association (GA) ‘In the Know’ webinar series

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This week’s ‘In the Know’ webinar took the theme of ‘Settlements’, one with strong links to history too. Word seems to have spread about our weekly webinars as our audience continues to grow, both in real time and for listening/viewing when time allows.  If you have yet to attend one of the webinars, but wish to discover more, then further …

Geographical Association (GA) ‘In the Know’ webinar series

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Well, it was time for another ‘In the Know’ webinar.  This week the focus was on ‘Latitude, longitude, day and night’, a theme I had to explore in some depth over the summer of 2020 when creating a bank of ‘locational knowledge’ resources with Simon Catling (Professor Emeritus of Primary Education based in the School of Education at Oxford Brookes …