Our Top Tips, Tricks and Links for Term 1!

Our Top Tips, Tricks and Links for Term 1!

Hey teacher!

 

Term 1 always comes with a few jitters and nervous butterflies. Let us help with that!  Explore our top tips, tricks and links that will set you up for a seamless transition and successful Term 1!

Websites...

It's always a good idea to take advantage of any resources available to make sure the start of the school year is successful. These websites offer a great way to get a jump start - they're easy to use and provide a fun, interactive way to get organised!

With the Hive, teachers have all the tools they need to make their classroom organisation a breeze and keep their students actively learning.


Vooks is the perfect way to keep your class entertained while still helping them learn and grow. With interactive stories and educational content, Vooks offers students an entertaining and engaging way to explore the world of reading.


BTN informs students about the world around them, enabling them to stay updated with news and events from across the globe. The show is a great way for students in the older years to explore topics!


Resources...

Check out some of our low-prep, fun activities to help you through your first week of school. These activities are a great way for you to get to know your students, as well as for your students to get to know each other!

Holiday Writing Piece!

Get ready for Back to School with this engaging Writing Display resource! Encourage students to recount their holiday experiences!


All About Me Board Game!

A fun and interactive way for your students to get to know each other at the start of the year.


All About Me Banner!

A cute All About Me banner to display in your class to complete as a first day activity.


30 Circles Challenge!

This 30 Circles Challenge comes from Bob McKim. It’s a great warm-up that encourages creative thinking!


Books...

Having a designated time to unwind and relax with your class can be a great way to build relationships! Taking some time to read a book together can be a great way of allowing for moments of calm and relaxation. We have compiled a list of some of our favourite books that will be perfect for your first week of school downtime!

The Kissing Hand  by Audrey Penn
Our Class is a Family  by Shannon Olsen
The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be  by Joanna Gains

Icebreakers...

Kick off your new class with a few fun icebreaker activities! Not only will it help break the ice and get the students talking, but it will also give them an opportunity to learn more about one another!

Guess Who!

Students can read the clues about members of their class and have a guess who is behind the flap!


Interview Time!

Students can find out more about their new classmates with this fun speaking and listening activity!


Fact or Fiction?

The game Fact or Fiction is a great party game for when students are back to school! 



In conclusion, these websites, books, resources and more are musts for educators. Whether you're looking for animated books, interactive games, or quick energy boosts, there is something for everyone. So go ahead and check them out, and let me know what you think in the comments below.
 

Wishing you a successful term one and happy teaching!


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