Teacher Tip | Do You Need a To-Do List or a Checklist?

Teacher Tip | Do You Need a To-Do List or a Checklist?


If you’re a teacher, a parent or (God bless you) BOTH, you’re guaranteed to have a million and one things to do. As Silly Fish enters its second year, we’re trying to plan all the…

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Teacher Tip | 7 Reasons We Should All Appreciate Our Teachers More

Teacher Tip | 7 Reasons We Should All Appreciate Teachers More


It’s teacher appreciation week and my goodness is it needed! May is a dreadful month for teachers. The sun is coming out but we’re stuck indoors. Exam/assessment stress is at its zenith. The kids are…

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Poop Sandwich

Teacher Tip – How to Tactfully Offer Constructive Criticism with a Poop Sandwich


Criticism is always difficult to deliver tactfully and constructively but Silly Fish Learning founder, Rebecca Humphries was given a great piece of advice by an old colleague that really stuck in her mind… thanks to…

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Head Lice in Adults

Teacher Tip – What Happens When The Teacher Gets Head Lice?


Honesty time: earlier this summer I caught head lice from my students. I was working away with a whole bunch of kids when one of our team discovered lice on a kid. We knew that…

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