Some of the very best story and educational apps for iPads are reviewed, several
of which are posted on the developers’ websites. Educational and fun value ratings
have been enthusiastically received as innovative features. Pre-release critique
from a qualified educator is welcomed by developers who incorporate comments in final
Exciting new books for children will be reviewed and best buys will be recommended,
both for use in school and for parents to share at home. There will be information
about recently published books for teachers, with a focus on Primary English and
new theories about how we learn. Together with links to other review sites, this
will provide a valuable resource as you search for just the right book for your needs.
Education is a rapidly changing landscape at the moment. On this website, I will
be commenting on some of the changes which most affect Primary education in general
and English teaching in particular. I will be following the emergence of the revised
National Curriculum closely.
You will be able to find information on a wide range of topics from curriculum and
assessment to current thinking on learning styles and how this applies to professional
practice. This will also include information about new developments in ICT practice.
It reflects what I care about most in the field of education
and the experience which I have gained during my teaching career. I hope you both
enjoy browsing and find it useful. Do contact me with any questions or comments.
You can find news of my latest publications The Essential Charles Dickens School
Resource and Praise, Motivation and the Child. There are links to published articles
which I have written, my Blog, Twitter, Facebook , and ‘Read all about it’ in The
Gill Robins Daily e-newspaper.
You can read reviews of new books, educational apps for iPads and resources, book
workshops, INSET or CPD training, or just dip into pages to keep up to date with
the latest developments in Primary English education.