Category Archives: A-Z of Learning

A is also for…

Again!  This is just a quick note for anyone who has been following this blog who hasn’t joined me in my new home at sjbteaching.com.  The alphabet series on here was a really popular one, and we are going through … Continue reading

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Z is for…

Z is for…Zzzzzzz.  You need several hours sleep each night to be able to concentrate properly at school. The time you should go to bed will depend on how old you are and whether it’s a school night or a … Continue reading

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Y is for…

Y is for…You. That’s right.  The A-Z of tips for learning is almost finished so this is a reminder that the only person who can decide whether to try them again is you. There are lots of people around you … Continue reading

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X is for…

X is for…eXtra help. Sometimes people need a little extra help to learn this. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, it can be tricky to learn in a class with 29 other children. This is where private tutors can … Continue reading

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W is for…

W is for…Writing. There are already lots of tips in this A-Z of learning for making your writing better. Have another look at A is for…Adjectives, C is for…Connectives, O is for…Openers, Q is for…Quality and Quantity and V is … Continue reading

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V is for…

V is for…Vocabulary.  One of the most important things to help improve your writing is a thesaurus. This isn’t a type of dinosaur, but a book of words. It’s written in alphabetical order, just like a dictionary, but instead of … Continue reading

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U is for…

U is for…Understanding. This is the most important part of your lessons. If you don’t understand, it won’t matter how motivated you are, you won’t be able to improve. If you don’t understand, you need to put your hand up … Continue reading

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T is for…

T is for…Times Tables. Your times tables are one of the most important things you will ever learn in your life! No matter what job you decide to do when you leave school, you will find that you use your … Continue reading

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S is for…

S is for…Spelling. Some children find spelling easy; others have to work really hard at it. If this is you – don’t worry. First of all, remember what we said about improvement. If you get 0 out of 10 for … Continue reading

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R is for…

R is for…Reading. The more you read the more ideas you will have for your own writing. There are so many different sorts of books around, you are sure to find something you like. Ask your friends what sort of … Continue reading

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