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10 Interesting Geography Facts

Some interesting geography facts for you: - The worlds smallest country is the Vatican City at only 0.2 square... More »
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Make Maths Real, Make it Tactile and Visual

I'm the mother of three sons (aged 18, 20 and 22) and step-mum to another two, so I know a thing or two about kids.... More »

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    Before I qualified as a teacher I did a little tutoring for a group of Year 12 physics students. One of them asked me to "explain voltage". On the face of it this seemed a strange question for someone at this stage to be asking, since voltage is supposed to be covered at GCSE. As I started to...
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    My son has moved from a London French school to an English school whilst our daughter has only ever attended English schools. Yet, they both speak French fluently. A lot of people assume that this is because we speak French all the time but we don't. What we do is that we try and incorporate...
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    PLANNING A PARAGRAPH  /  AN ESSAY People often ask me how they should start a piece of writing, or how they should structure an essay. The tips below offer a simple set of instructions to follow the next time you feel stuck.  These instructions will help you to focus on key points, explain...

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    11+ PLANNING PRACTICE     Allow yourself no more than ten minutes for each plan.   Your plan needs: a)    a basic outline using 3 or 4 bullet points b)   some useful details for each point c)    a short list of suitable vocabulary (words and phrases)    1.A letter to your...
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      It is said the first hundred high frequency words make up 25% of the words we use.  That means there is a place for teaching the high...
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