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I am a Teacher from the UK working in Japanese IB Schools - Kindergarten Teacher, Elementary Teacher, Middle School Design / ICT Teacher, Librarian. I created this website, all the artwork, videos and teaching materials within this website, Teachers Pay Teachers, YouTube, and Etsy.

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From the author of The Magic Crayons Blog a Design, Technology and Computing Resources for the IB Flipboard.
Follow for general interest, or specifically if you are teaching are studying MYP Design or Art.

Alphabet Flash Cards, Uppercase, Lowercase, Names and Sound

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ESL English Alphabet Flash Cards, for Pre-K, Kindergarten Students and Young Learners of English

• All files are high resolution pdfs and can be printed up to A3/Poster size
• Mini flash cards are 8 per page with guide lines for cutting
• All cards have writing lines printed to help facilitate writing skills
• Phonics cards are numbered in the footer in learning sequence
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Classroom Behavior Management - Cool Down Cubes

I saw this wonderful idea in Pinterest. It caught my attention as a nice straightforward, stand alone solution to behavior management.
This is how I envisage myself implementing this in class

• I create a tub of cool down cubes as seen in the picture.
• When I see a child with known behavioral issues becoming stressed or agitated, I place this on their desk.
• The student then takes a cube and carries out the recommended action.
• Hopefully over time the student becomes familiar with all the suggestions on the cubes, and is able to calm themselves down without it.
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Help build Shelters and Schools in Uganda

Edwin Gombya - born in Uganda, raised in Britain and now lives and works in Japan as a teacher at an international school in Tokyo.
In 2015 my wife and I decided to save money for three years for a family trip to Africa and spend some time with our twin daughters in Uganda.
We were introduced to a lovely family that was living in really appalling conditions, in a shelter that is old, derelict, smelly and full of bat droppings and rats.
My wife and I are raising money to complete the construction of a brand new shelter a few meters from the current one and supporting the construction and maintenance of a preschool….
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Camera, lighting and sound guide for recording a school concert in Teams or Zoom

A high-quality concert video that successfully shares your hard work, singing and dancing is not created in the edit. It requires forethought, creativity and a little patience. Below are the recommendations I sent to students as they guy the will be editing the school concert video

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Paul McCartney (@10:20) used to sing in the bathroom when he started the Beatles! This is because the small room with its reflective surfaces has a great natural reverb.
• Mobile phones – these have great built in mics. Stand the camera on something or be careful how you hold it as you want to record your voice not the …
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