Simon James Green is fast becoming a popular name in YA novels, especially those with an LGBTQ focus. He may cause some controversy in schools, but his passion and refusal to stop for visibility and making a change is admirable. His latest book, the politically-charged but still funny and emotional “Gay Club!” is perhaps is best effort yet. Read my full review of it here.
Chinese Language Day takes place every year on 20th April to celebrate this global, significant and amazing language. Here are my top 5 tips on how learners of any level can start learning Chinese or improve or maintain their language skills.
LGBT+ History Month is coming up in February and is a topic I believe needs to be taught in the Early Years. With these 10 books that are perfect for young children to learn about LGBT+ history, people, rights and other issues, I hope you find it useful and inspiring as well as the books to be as lovely as I think they are.
Happy Chinese New Year of the Tiger! Chinese New Year is an extremely popular topic in school, particularly in EYFS, KS1 and KS2. Here some excellent, varied and creative activity ideas for you to try with your children as a teacher, parent or carer during this exciting and culturally enriching festival!
Gender stereotypes in the Early Years and children is a forever ongoing debate. Should toys be “gendered” and marketed more specifically towards one gender as stereotypes dictate? Should children be discouraged from adhering to gender stereotypes as young as the Early Years? My answer to both is no. Read why here.
Anti-Bullying and Trans Awareness Week are important dates that prompt important learning and discussion in the Early Years. Here are 10 books to supplement EYFS education and literacy skills that teach young children about diversity, inclusion, acceptance, feelings, and the difference between right and wrong.
20th April is Chinese Language Day. Have you always wanted to learn Chinese? Well here you can learn some popular words and phrases that range from a little bit cheeky to downright crude!