Top tips to support remote learning – Martha O’Dell

With last week’s decision to close schools leaving teachers across the country reeling, we’ve compiled some ‘top tips’ to help facilitate the transition to remote learning.    Firstly, instructions are everything  Setting clear instructions and success criteria will be crucial to avoid a tsunami of emails asking the same thing and in providing zero excuses for pupils looking to avoid work. Model answers […]

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Our top 3 talking points for Language World 2020

Language World - Association of Language Learning

Are you heading to the Association of Language Learning conference this weekend? Here, authors of ¡Claro!  José and Tony share what they’re looking forward to… Of Primary Importance One of the first things that struck us when we received the programme for Language World 2020 was the healthy number of talks and workshops relating to primary language learning. We […]

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Character Insight: Hibbert

War Horse: soldiers

Journey’s End is a tragic play and one with valuable lessons about the futility of war – but maybe none more powerful than those Hibbert seems designed to convey. Sherriff described his characters as ‘simple, unquestioning men’ but Hibbert is far from either. As a construct, Hibbert enables Sherriff to show that some of the […]

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