Welcome to our blog

We get excited about what we do - talking to teachers, and authors, chatting with pupils and turning conversations and ideas into practical educational series. Find out more about our guest bloggers.

Filter by subject

Unlock the potential of oral history in your classroom

Bev Forrest talks to us about the positive, lasting impact an oral history project can have to your pupils and how easy it is to link our History Voyagers package to the 2014 curriculum.

Read more »

Rising Stars are thrilled to be sponsoring NACE’s English for the more able conference

Our partners NACE are hosting an entire day of talks and workshops designed to help you challenge your more able learners through the primary English curriculum. Find out more about the conference and receive a special discount if you book before the 9th of February.

Read more »

Maths Misconceptions: mistakes, misunderstanding and muddles

This post from teacher and inspector, John Dabell, addresses key misconceptions in maths and suggests an effective activity to overcome them.

Read more »

2018 Catalogues

A new year means a new Rising Stars catalogue, and this year we have two brand new catalogues for you.

Read more »

Five phases for fluency: modelling and explaining a mathematical process

Many thanks to Nick Hart for this blog post, which looks at the five phases for fluency. Read more »

Teaching Key stage 1 reading - Using John Lewis’s Moz the Monster to teach reading comprehension

Thanks to Shareen Mayers for creating these teaching resources and planning ideas. These reading resources and guidance for key stage 1 teachers that will support teachers with their teaching, learning and assessments.

Read more »

Key Takeaways from the Education Endowment Foundation Maths Report

Thanks to John Dabell for this post which unpacks the key insights learned from the EEF Maths Report. John is a teacher with over 20 years teaching experience across all key stages. He has worked as a national in-service provider and is a trained OfSTED inspector. 
  Read more »

Breaking down barriers – Steps to promoting greater diversity in your primary History teaching

Bev argues that there should be more diversity with relation to disability in the teaching of History in schools Read more »

Teaching quarters in Mathematics

Many thanks to Nick Hart for this blog post, which looks at teaching quarters in mathematics.

Read more »

How Rushey Mead use PiRA, PUMA and Optional Tests to identify gaps in children's learning

We are a large inner-city school in Leicester with 630 pupils on roll, approximately 95% of whom speak English as an Additional Language.  These wide ranging starting points have made gap analysis through the use of accurate and reliable assessments paramount.

Read more »
 «1 2 3 
4
 5 6 7 8 9 10...» 
x
Added to your basket:
Checkout