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Try-hard Teacher
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The Great Invite Debate
As we head back to school for the start of the new year, along
with all of the marking, planning and classroom design headaches comes one that
is completely out of our control but which causes no end of fuss
EVERY.SINGLE.YEAR!  Home Readers? NOPE Nits? NOPE...

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How long is too long?
A recent conversation thread in a Facebook group got me thinking.... how long is too long? 3 year-old 'Little Sally' was being required to sit at carpet time for 20 mins and was struggling. This created a hubbub amongst the group's members (mainly Early Yea...

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Hello….it's me!
Wow! This feels good!  About this time last year I posted my last blog entry here on year2tastic and headed over to my already existing 'Confessions of a Try-hard' Wordpress blog in a bid to streamline my on-line life for a variety of reasons.  In truth, it...

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Say hello to the……'Try-hard Teacher'
Hey my lovely friends!! How has your return to school been?  If I'm totally honest, I have found it quite stressful!  We have a new Head Teacher and there has been a lot of positive change but still, change is tiring!!!  And on the subject of change…. I've ...

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Welcome to 2016….well, almost!
Welcome to 2016 …..well, almost!  I know, I know!!!! We haven't even had Christmas yet but seeing as I fly off to Las Vegas for NYE (big whoop!) this year I know I won't have time to sort out my first day back in the downtime between Christmas and school st...

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Global Glitter December Linky
Can I get an Amen for Christmas break?!  We finished on Thursday and I know I don't have to tell you how much I was loving that lie-in yesterday morning!!!! I just don't know where this year has gone- time seems to be slipping through my fingers at the mome...

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'Twas the week before Christmas break….5 teacher tips and treats to see you through! Xx
Worn out? Check!   'Comfy' clothes for school? Check!  Desk a mess? Check!  'To-do' list a mile long? Check!  Glitter in unmentionable places? Check!  In need of a spa day? Check!  This can only mean 1 thing……it must be the week before Christmas break!  Tea...
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