Category Archives: Storybird

#PracPed15 – Using technology to enhance Primary Language Learning

My session at the wonderful Practical Pedagogies conference centred around the use of technology to enhance Primary Language Learning. Key points I made included: technology is not  just for the pupils but also for the teacher; it is just one tool we have to use; it is not always the best tool for the job. I […]

Stafford Primary Languages Conference – Tip Top Language Learning

As promised, my presentation from Stafford last week! A quick whip through some of my favourite activities with a view to inspire and also keep everyone awake after lunch 😉 Links – Rachel Hawkes’ phonics Music for Los vocales D.I.S.C.O. Rhabarberbarbara Jo Rhy Jones phonic activities  Oso Pardo pdf Boowa et Kwala – Peut tu […]

¿De dónde viene el yak? – a Storybird

One final (for now!) Storybird, this time a little more complex than previously. This book is about animals and from where they come. It could be used as part of a cross curricular unit (geography /Science / Spanish). Whilst making it, I found a great website called Animalandia which has information in the form of short ‘fichas’ […]

Me gusta la música / A veces toco un instrumento – more Storybirds!

I’m having a bit of a Storybird ‘splurge’ at the moment. It’s my chosen form of relaxation this week! So here are two I’ve just written with the QCA Unit Yo soy músico in mind (see here for a previous post on this unit and here for a fun activity we did using Twitter!). Two […]

A Storybird for Halloween – Contar conmigo en Halloween.

A new Storybird that has not been seen previously, especially for Halloween – and specifically written for RGo at WCPS ;o) Count with Calabaza (Pumpkin) from 0 to 9, and then find the Halloween objects in the story. Hope you enjoy it! Contar conmigoen Halloween. on Storybird