Literacy resource suggestions to help with home learning
The Literacy Shed - short films and teaching ideas
Shed of Books - book recommendations
LoveReading4Kids - book recommendations
Shakespeare & More - book lists, planning and spelling programme
Spelling Shed - free 30 day free trial
Pobble 365 - a daily image and teaching resources
Once Upon a Picture - images to inspire writing
Storytime - half price subscription and free downloads
The Phoenix Comic - first 4 issues for £1
Storybird - free trial
Oxford Owl - free e books and much more for teachers and children
About Dandelion Learning
Pet Henshaw and Tre Christopher are Dandelion Learning. We deliver high quality Literacy training and support for schools across the UK. Our goal is to support schools to make a real difference to the lives of their children. We are passionate about teaching and learning and are committed to helping schools to realise each and every pupil’s full potential. Our training is engaging, interactive and highly regarded. We are proud of the fact that our Phonics training was approved by the DfE.
Having worked as Primary school teachers, Subject Leaders and Consultants, we recognise the commitment and relentless hard work that it takes to provide outstanding education on a day to day basis in the classroom. We aim to support schools’ efforts by providing training which is inspiring, practical and based on sound up-to-date research. Our training is always active and practical ensuring that teachers have the opportunity to have a go at techniques themselves so that they are confident and enthused to use these immediately back in the classroom. All the strategies we promote are evidence based and our aim is to share not only how to use these strategies in the classroom but also why these techniques work.
We provide a range of courses, bespoke whole school training (INSET, staff meetings and twilights) as well as support for clusters of schools who wish to work together. We also provide in-school support for teachers and school leaders.
Coffee, Cakes and Updates: Termly English Subject Leader meetings
A chance to network and catch up with the latest developments relating to English. For full information, choice of dates and venues check out www.dandelionlearning.co.uk.
We provide training on a range of aspects.
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