Sometimes life just sucks! Sometimes you think life is travelling along just nicely, then BOOM! Something is just thrown in your path and you have no choice but to deal with it, now. Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on the way you look at it, this has happened to me in the last couple of weeks.… Read More From lemons to lemonade
I have been a Teacher/Author on Teachers Pay Teachers for a few years now. I started after my school started a big push for improving literacy and using the Super Six. It helped me soooo much! I found resources that I could use in my classroom, the very next day. I knew that the resources… Read More The Benefits of Teachers Pay Teachers
The Super Six is simply the best set of strategies to use while teaching any subject, to any age group, ever! This seems like a BIG statement, but in my humble opinion, it is true. I was introduced to the Super Six a number of year ago, and since starting on the journey, I haven’t… Read More Why the Super Six is the Best Thing Ever!
These two, very small words, when put together, can mean the most to anyone who needs to hear them. I have been teaching now for over 16 years, and every time I hear these words, it makes me smile and realise why I do what I do. Believe me, some days teaching are really hard.… Read More Thank You
For me, I am nearing the end of the term, only one week to go. And, as I sit here wishing my time away, and counting down the days until the Easter holidays, I can’t help but wonder why I am feeling so exhausted. I have been teaching since 2001, so I should know the… Read More 20 Questions to Help You Refocus
It’s hard to believe, but I started my own Super Six journey over 4 years ago! Since then, I have regularly used these strategies in my own music classroom. My most favourite of the Super Six would have to be Visualising. As a very “visual” person, I “see” things where other people would not. My… Read More 10 Ways to use the Super Six in Music – Visualising
Using the Super Six is something that I have been very passionate about for several years now. Using it every lesson is second nature to me, and in my lessons my students don’t even know it is happening, it just a part of our normal lesson. Monitoring, one of the Super Six strategies, is one… Read More 10 Ways to Use the Super Six in Music – Monitoring