J.Grocott πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ (@deputygrocott )

J.Grocott πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ

Bio Primary Deputy and dad of 3 gorgeous children. All views are my own. Also I am the 2019 Edufuturist β€˜Wellbeing Ambassador’ winner which is nice. I love my job!
Location England, United Kingdom
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Account created 22-08-2017 09:16:17
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SumAll : Our biggest fans this week: Britanniacomms, rosBIGWRITING, RogersHistory. Thank you! via sumall.com/thankyou?utm_s…

Twitter Web App : A plea I make occasionally & I know J.Grocott πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ does the same in #followfollowback. I follow anyone in Ed, but some follow me, but dont say anywhere in their profile that education is in your world & havent yet posted. I wont follow back if I dont know. Please tell us! πŸ˜ƒ

Android : πŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“šBOOK GIVEAWAY!πŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“š

Im delighted to say that TeachingSparks have kindly agreed to sponsor a monthly #whyilovereading book giveaway!

To kick things off, we are going to give away 10 books!

How to enter...

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Twitter for iPad : As well as a full scheme of work for WLTGO on Maz.world if you go in my TES: boothy380, you can find full schemes for:

Letters From The Lighthouse
Secrets Of A Sun King
The Polar Bear Explorers Club
Children of Castle Rock
The Land Of Neverendings

All free.

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Android : New Blog: Is Twitter good for education?

β€˜Thou shalt not swear, acknowledge profanity or be privy to err… especially if you have a TLR!’

#educhat

oldprimaryhead.com/2019/08/19/the…

Android : MrWatkins Not exactly a behaviour management strategy... more a Jedi mind trick. Never start an instruction with please. Use thank you. The first first suggests a request. The second indicates you assume its already been done. It sounds like nonsense. But it works! pic.twitter.com/ukeWPkQ0KW

Android : V excited to announce a BRAND NEW resource from EAL HUB -Text Talk Comprehensions. Based around high quality picture books they develop word/sentence level skills/vocab via conversation,inference&comprehension. Free one at ealhub.co.uk/free-resources/ - let us know your thoughts! RT!

Android : Want to teach music but scared of the schools box of tuned percussion from the early 90s?

How about taking your class outside and teaching them to create musical patterns?

BBC Teach BBC Scotland edutopia πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ TeacherToolkit.co.uk Pedagoo.org EduBlether Youth Music #PrimaryRocks

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Twitter Web App : You can get rid of

The Monitoring
The Scrutiny
The Observation
The High Stakes Corporate Management

This is the stuff that is hoding our schools, our teachers & our children down

We can do better. Be better.
Join me. Join us.
Lets start a revolution

noordinaryclassroom.home.blog/2019/07/21/bui…

Twitter Web App : This is interesting. I’m a DHT. Have been for seven years now and I thoroughly enjoy the role. twitter.com/jillberry102/s…

Twitter Web App : A day of mixed emotions. Clearing mums flat out. How could one woman have had so many vases... None of them a decent size?! My mum also clearly hoarded dvds... Every box set of ITV drama series going...

iPhone : I’m going off twitter for a few days. I tried to in mid week but got further embroiled in the madness. I am this time because I literally didn’t sleep last night. Thanks again to everyone who has given positive feedback on my resource. Thanks πŸ™

Twitter for iPad : Looking forward to getting hold of this!
Learning Rainforest is a brilliant book and I am thrilled that Heathfield CC features as a case study of how the principles apply in practice. twitter.com/teacherhead/st…

iPhone : Not back but just wanted to say I’m ok and enjoying some down time away from it all. Thanks for all the kind messages. #PrimaryRocks

Twitter for iPad : WHERE THE WILD COOKS GO: Cerys Matthews heads to The Lowry with her new foraging cook book, some poetry and songs, and perhaps even a few cocktails on Thu 5 Sep. Read more: manchesterwire.co.uk/book-now-cerys…

Twitter Web App : Starting my PGCE in September wondering if there is any tips or tricks teachers have in securing subject knowledge as sometimes feeling a little overwhelmed πŸ€”πŸ€” #edutwitter #historyteacher

iPhone : Elephant eating or ant stamping?

What’s your approach to your to do list, do the massive task and eat the elephant or pick off the little ones and stamp the ants to make yourself feel productive?

I’m definitely an ant stamper.

Hootsuite Inc. : List of the top 10 endangered #rivers in the #USA with threats like #dam construction, #pollution, and #climatechange this year Gils river in #NewMexico Is top of the list. Reed this to learn more #geography #geographyteacher nationalgeographic.com/environment/20…

Twitter Web App : Right apologies. I’ve been offline and now returned to spam your timeline with tons of stuff. I’ll leave you to it again for a couple of days I think! Be back soon!

Instagram : Really great meal last week at The Gurkha Oven in Stamford - would recommend! Basil smoked paneer starter was brilliant. #food @ Gurkha Oven Stamford instagram.com/p/B1WuZEinoSQ/…

iPhone : Still lying in bed. Can I stay here and count β€˜create twitter account βœ…β€™ as a productive day? #edutwitter

iPhone : Best Western really disappointed with our stay at your Nottingham Westminster this weekend. Staff were friendly but cold water on day 1 in the shower, room was dirty and in one corner there had obviously been a leak. Poor.

Twitter Web App : Miss Nor-Mally Also, if youre ever stuck for resources, I would recommend tes.com/resources - its brilliant for ideas, and an absolute lifesaver!

Instagram : Nearly 100 hours of badminton on TV for the World Championships this week. I’m so glad I’m off work!! instagram.com/p/B1V3q0LB8QQN…