Tag: primary

lesson ideas

Lesson Ideas: Outdoor Overtures

Historically, Mark Mate was designed to help you in the classroom, but now, thanks to Mark Mate 2.0 and our brand new mobile app (available for Android and iPhone) we can help you outside of the classroom! That makes Mark Mate a perfect fit for this week’s lesson idea. It’s a great excuse to head outside to give you and your students a break from the classroom! Read on to discover another one of our great lesson ideas: Outdoor Overtures!

Closest Schools Rejected By Most Parents

At Mark Mate, we’re incredibly passionate about making sure teachers can be at their absolute best. Naturally, this follows through to schools as well. The largest study of state secondary schools in England has been carried out by students at the Universities of Cambridge & Bristol. It had some eye-opening results.

A Chat With Mark Mate Founder James Holmes

James Holmes was a primary school teacher with an overloaded, and growing, workload. A story I’m sure many of you are familiar with. James was so overloaded with work that he decided to see if he could make his life easier through software.

Free Poetry Resources from Plymouth Poet Laureate

Free downloadable poetry resources for KS1 and KS2 children. Written by Thom Boulton – The City of Plymouth Poet Laureate.