PAK – Spello What’s New Leigh Redman
Education doesn’t stand still. So neither does Spellodrome.
Being online is great. Unlike almost every other type of resource, when we create something new (or update something we already have) our students, teachers or parents can get access to it right away. No updates, no extra charges. Just the latest and greatest Spellodrome, all the time.
We release new things regularly and we’ll tell you about it here.
Lessons rarely go as planned. How we imagine their delivery, student reaction, and the gift of knowledge we leave as the bell rings out, is a warm and delightful fiction. Problem-solving and reasoning (PSR) lessons
Great problem-solving and reasoning questions (PSR) are those that provoke students into thinking. We want them to care about the problems they're solving, and to do that, we have to tickle their fancies, pique their
Problem-solving and reasoning (PSR) can be daunting when you’re teaching it for the first or hundredth time. Teaching PSR is an art, and like any art, there are solid foundation of principles you can follow
Student motivation is an art and a science. Short-term encouragements like stickers, certificates, badges and rewards can be short-lived. Even familial praise and peer recognition only provide temporary boosts that fade with time. The secret
Setting clear lesson goals Setting goals is how you guide yourself down your intended path. Having objectives in mind provides a way to align your actions in service of those big-picture targets. Sure, you
When non-educators hear the phrase ‘student-led conference’ they probably see scenes of chaos dancing around in their heads. Then the questions start: How could students effectively lead comprehensive and impactful conferences? Wouldn’t they only
Why it's important to celebrate student success We all have fond memories of our big classroom successes. These moments are etched into our memories forever. Sometimes, they even shape our career paths. They’re more
Structuring a science lesson for primary-age students is different from how you’d structure a spelling, reading or mathematics lesson. Science lessons need to be structured in a way that helps students think scientifically. We
Teaching primary students science can be an effort. However, there are simple ways to bring science into the class, reducing preparation time and increasing quality, hands-on scientific discovery. To start with, it's as simple as
Welcome to the very first 3P Learning Podcast! Our 3P Education Specialists are always talking pedagogy, learning frameworks and what's happening in the world of education, so we decided to stick a microphone in
“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” - Woody Allen Lacking divine prescience, our long walk back to school is one shrouded in mystery. Armed with lesson plans, resources, opening
How to make gamification work in your classroom Over the past 39 years we've watched gamification take shape in our classes and lessons. It's a powerful teaching strategy when leveraged correctly - but how
The average person can spell around 48,000 words. Roughly speaking, that’s one-tenth of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, half the amount of total words in The Hobbit, and about as long as that email you shouldn’t
Understanding Summer learning loss Summer learning loss – or the summer slide – is an educational phenomenon where students lose some of the knowledge, skills and ability they acquired over the school year. Besides
The impact of Summer learning loss Want to understand Summer learning loss in a glance? Check out our Summer learning loss summary of the studies, stats and facts here. Summer learning loss plagues educators