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Did you study that subject?

I often get asked “How can you teach a subject if you never studied it?” Hmm Well, if I am 100% honest most of the time I am NOT teaching the kids. Yip. Most of the time I am just … Continue reading

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Why I love Comprehensions so much

Comprehensions are one of those activities that I just love. I see them as a big valued added activity for the kids. Working through a comprehension means the kids are reading, practicing their writing, spelling, grammar and punctuation. While also … Continue reading

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Times Table Test Book = good practice workbook

I know lots of us and our kids get put off when we see the word test. But sometimes tests  just means good practice. Towards the end of last year I was looking for some extra times table practice for … Continue reading

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Sweet Maths

I have been feeling like our Maths has been a bit dry lately and I always think fun maths equates to maths that is remembered. So last night while I was picking up some bread and milk I quickly grabbed … Continue reading

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HP Instant Ink – the way to this home ed mum’s heart

Yes I am being serious. Switching to HP Instant Ink has made me crazy happy. I know, I know who would have thought having an instant ink scheme would mean so much to me, but for this home education mum … Continue reading

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Punctuation Workbook for Key Stage 2

One of the workbooks that I am currently using with my son is the Understanding English: Punctuation: KS2 English Study Book, Ages 7-11. It is part of their Understanding English series which consists of 8 different workbooks and so far … Continue reading

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Key Stage 3 Collins History Books

I wrote last year about the two Collins Key Stage 3 History books that my daughter bought after spotting them in a local bookstore. We started using the first one as her main History book but I kept feeling like I … Continue reading

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