The alarm bell rings. Your bag is packed. Your outfit is chosen. You are ready to rock. After a wonderful summer break you are well rested and feel like a superhero. Your pupils, however, may not share your enthusiasm.
The first day back after the summer break can be daunting and upsetting for some pupils. We have a few tips to help teachers ease their pupils (and themselves) back into the swing of things.
‘Jack of all trades, master of none.’ This term is often applied to primary school teachers, as most have to work within a loaded curricula. This often means that teachers aren’t able to teach all subjects as well as they would like, resulting in an adept ability to be masters of all subjects.
Handwriting is a complex skill that involves the integration of fine and gross motor skills, visual memory and cognitive skills in order to produce legible handwriting with fluency and automaticity.