- Show that dyslexia does not prevent success with Sarah Pirouet `s posters of famous people who have it - from chef Marco-Pierre White to author Roald Dahl. Then tell pupils about the condition - what it means to be dyslexic, how many people are dyslexic in the UK and how dyslexic pupils can help themselves.
- Liven up lessons with upbeat music, keep a class curiosity box or write vocabulary as anagrams for a starter activity - just some games ideas shared by Waiguoren. bit.lyclassgames
- Trickey has shared a lesson plan, card game and interactive whiteboard presentation on story openings. bit.lystory openings
- Turn shy pupils into stars with mod83's play scripts. bit.lyKS1playscript. Or help older ones to write scripts with diamond_raindrops' template, bit.lyKS2scripts.