Research and reading (347 out of 365) #blogaday

This is what I want my future class to be like! Giving homework that encourages fun research and finding things that the whole class can enjoy and learn from – I like that this turned out to be holiday theme as well because it showed more about the children in the classroom.

Teaching the Teacher

I’m not a huge fan of homework. It takes away from time children could be spending with their friends and families as well as time to get bored.

However, I’m required to set it.

So rather than give the children a ‘task’ to do every week, there’s a simple statement which the children will then research as much or as little as they want.

My favourite home learning tasks are the ones where I can see the child interacting with their families, a walk in the park or cooking dinner together.

I give the children an empty sheet to fill. However, my class is beginning to experiment with digital units.

As part of our last unit into fashion choices the statement was ‘Santa’s outfit needs an update…’

This one is one of my favourites

I love that this child

  • thought through some of environmental factors –  the outfit  waterproof and…

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