What is phonics? A comprehensive guide for teachers

What is phonics? A comprehensive guide for teachers

Teaching phonics is a method that helps children to decode words by sounds. As part of the system, words are broken down into the smallest form of sound from the word itself. These parts are known as ‘phonemes’ deriving from the Greek word “phonema”, which translates...
An extensive guide to Numicon

An extensive guide to Numicon

Numicon was initially designed to facilitate children’s understanding and enjoyment of maths. The inventors (Oxford University Press) could not get their head around the fact that seemingly intelligent children were having real difficulty with maths. They felt that...
6 ways to take literacy outside

6 ways to take literacy outside

Sabrina - Play of the Wild Author Sabrina is a mother and teacher who is passionate about providing children with opportunities to learn outside of the classroom, and enjoys teaching children how to garden and to discover and enjoy the wonders of nature. She founded...