This round- up we head to France, do some map reading and have a fabulous printable for teachers. Enjoy!
A Trip to France
A fantastic and insightful post from Teen’s Tales in Normandy which notes the differences in education in the UK and Normandy, France. We join Nathan for a week of school, summarised beautifully with the positives and negatives from a student point of view.
A follow up from that is Our Normandy Life, talking about what to expect in terms of school supplies. I can honestly say, I am a little bit in love with the rainbow selection of folders. The little ones even need a wheelie case to take all their supplies to school. Fascinating!
Learning at Home
Having a stash of educational goodies at home can be a great way to support the learning that your children do at school, The Lady Bird Adventures shares a post that focuses on a reading and writing pack, with a parent support book too. Looks fabulous!
Maps with The Bear and The Fox, a bright and colourful map of the world with gorgeous animal illustrations. Without giving too much away on the activity, this is something that not only gives kids a great understanding of geography, but families who travel a lot would really enjoy.
Tales From Mamaville shares 5 ways that she encourages learning as they go about everyday activities. Number 4 is something we love and can totally attest to its effectiveness!
One of the reasons I love The Newby Tribe posts for teachers so much is that as a parent they give me a great insight into all the preparation that goes into teaching. This post has a brilliant checklist and printables suitable for teachers planning an educational trip.
That’s it for this month, we hope that your countdown to Christmas is fun, festive and stress-free. If you have anything for the next round – up feel free to send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet me @mojoblogs. Till next time!