What Are Persuasive Devices? (Examples and Activities)

Since the introduction of NAPLAN, persuasive writing has taken on a new force in the classroom. Advertisements, letters of persuasion and debates haunt many a teacher’s dreams! With persuasive writing comes new vocabulary and new writing structures. Throw a few persuasive devices into the mix and you give your class the newfound opportunity to voice…

What is SATPIN? (Hints and Tips from a Teacher)

Many early years teachers will know the term SATPIN. For those that aren’t 100% sure, you’re probably wondering what is SATPIN? SATPIN refers to the first six letters that many phonics programs begin with when introducing initial sounds to children. Why those sounds, you may ask? Well, that combination of letters yields the most words and…

What is SATPIN? (Hints and Tips from a Teacher)

Many early years teachers will know the term SATPIN. For those that aren’t 100% sure, you’re probably wondering what is SATPIN? SATPIN refers to the first six letters that many phonics programs begin with when introducing initial sounds to children. Why those sounds, you may ask? Well, that combination of letters yields the most words and…