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I am the Head Teacher Of Maria International School Of Bucharest in Romania. I am also very keen at developing different TES teaching resources to discover what works well for different classes. I am constantly looking for new and exciting different ways of presenting and teaching different primary topics, especially maths topics.

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I am the Head Teacher Of Maria International School Of Bucharest in Romania. I am also very keen at developing different TES teaching resources to discover what works well for different classes. I am constantly looking for new and exciting different ways of presenting and teaching different primary topics, especially maths topics.
How to be a successful TES writer for FREE! Two books - one for beginners, one to boost sales more

How to be a successful TES writer for FREE! Two books - one for beginners, one to boost sales more

I love writing for the TES and it does make up a substantial part of my monthly salary. I originally write a book to help people get started. I have now written a second short book to help people take their original TES teaching resources and make them sparkle a little bit more to help them get better sales. I consider myself a successful TES Gold Author and I am now wanting to share my wealth of ideas, resources and links for FREE with other TES users to help them to become a successful TES author and also to help guide them on the first steps towards success... This book tells them why they should become a TES author, where to find ideas to turn into presentations, where to find the free images which will help them to make their presentations a success and how to promote their work so that it becomes a highly sought after resource. Try it today. I love being a TES author and it is certainly a passion for me. I want others to now also follow in my footsteps and also become successful and happy TES authors, the easy way!
peterfogarty
FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class.

FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class.

FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class. The Stick Man is all about a piece of wood which gets taken away by a dog, picked up by a girl and thrown in the river... where he is found by a swan. At each point he is further and further from home and less likely to make it back... this set of worksheets looks at the different Thinking Hat approaches to this book. They will consider facts, feelings, positives, negatives, creative approaches and finally make a mind map. This book does not contain any of the original drawings or text. You still need to find a copy of the book to complete this workbook. I would love feedback on this work.
peterfogarty
FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking

FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking

FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking This is part of a weekly series of worksheets I am developing for teaching thinking hat questions during your guided reading lessons. They would also make excellent homework sheets. There are 3 white hat worksheets (facts), 3 Yellow hat (positives) 3 Black hat (negatives), 3 Green Hat (creative), 3 Red hat (feelings) and 1 Blue hat (Mind map). There are none of the original images in this workbook - and you will still need the book to complete the tasks. I would love some feedback of what you think of this work.
peterfogarty
FREE Magic Train Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets - Makes Guided Reading A Lot More Fun For All

FREE Magic Train Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets - Makes Guided Reading A Lot More Fun For All

FREE Magic Train Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets - Makes Guided Reading A Lot More Fun For All I have decided to build as many Thinking Hat resources as I can for TES readers. I have started by making resources for the fabulous Magic Train book (Published by Barefoot books). I took into account the need for simple text, clear font and I only have used self made resources and public domain resources, I have not used images from the books. I have organised them into sets of three - 3 Red Hat, 3 Yellow Hat, 3 Black Hat, 3 White Hat, 3 Green Hat and 1 Blue Hat. Comments for future improvements welcome.
peterfogarty
FREE Year 1 Maths PowerPoint Lesson - Ordering  Numbers - Spring Term

FREE Year 1 Maths PowerPoint Lesson - Ordering Numbers - Spring Term

FREE Year 1 Maths PowerPoint Lesson - Ordering Numbers - Spring Term Lesson Objectives: I can count in fives I can put numbers into order. I can copy out numbers in order. I can use mental images to find the differences. If you like this lesson, you will really like my complete (11 lesson) FREE Year 1 Maths pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-1-maths-powerpoint-lessons-6167046
peterfogarty
FREE KS2 21 Day Happiness Course For Kids And Teachers - Really works!

FREE KS2 21 Day Happiness Course For Kids And Teachers - Really works!

I have developed an idea. Did you know that during your registration period every day, you could be actively making your whole class happier? This could be done in the morning, the afternoon or even better at the end of each day before they go home. All they do is complete this 21 page daily journal on things which make them happy. I have used it and I can say it does make a big difference to how you approach life.
peterfogarty
FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Yellow Thinking hat Worksheets Make Your Day Brighter!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Yellow Thinking hat Worksheets Make Your Day Brighter!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Yellow Thinking hat Worksheets Make Your Day Brighter! Jack and the FlumFlum tree is full of positive messages (Yellow hat thinking) for children. It shows how you can use simple household items such as some balloons to scare away sharks and fix a boat with chewing gum. The children will love to find the advantages and clever ideas in this set of worksheets. I would love some comments from people who have tried this in their classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Minecraft Year 1 Week 1 Mental Maths

FREE Minecraft Year 1 Week 1 Mental Maths

I have developed a set of weekly Mental Maths for Year 1 children for teachers who want to include Minecraft in the classroom. I wanted to develop resources where a teacher can teach with Minecraft in a classroom with a single computer and a projector. I need to mention that Minecraft was created by Mojang AB. http://www.DrFog.co.uk is not endorsed, associated or affiliated with Mojang AB in any way.
peterfogarty
FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree White Thinking Hat  Worksheets Make Fact Finding Fun!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree White Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Fact Finding Fun!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree White Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Fact Finding Fun! White Thinking Hats Worksheets for Jack and the Flum Flum tree. These focus on the characters and the journey Jack needs to take. These are a good set of worksheets for building up the details needed for explaining fact and information questions. I would love people to make comments about this work after using it in their classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE - The Gruffalo's Child White Hat Thinking Worksheets - Make Fact Finding Fun In The Classroom!

FREE - The Gruffalo's Child White Hat Thinking Worksheets - Make Fact Finding Fun In The Classroom!

FREE - The Gruffalo's Child White Hat Thinking Worksheets - Make Fact Finding Fun In The Classroom! The Gruffalo's Child is the popular sequel to The Gruffalo. I have written 3 White Hat Thinking worksheets for this material. It will let your pupils explore the different characters in the story and also help them find different pieces of information. This is part of a series of worksheets. I enjoy reading teacher's comments about my work.
peterfogarty
FREE The Gruffalo Black Thinking Hat Worksheet Questions Make Problem Hunting Fun!

FREE The Gruffalo Black Thinking Hat Worksheet Questions Make Problem Hunting Fun!

FREE The Gruffalo Black Thinking Hat Worksheet Questions Make Problem Hunting Fun! The Gruffalo has lots of different problems for the children to discover, discuss and describe. These three worksheets focus on finding the different problems. Black Hat Thinking is important as it is essential for risk management and improving ideas. I would love to have comments from anyone who has used these resources in their classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Black Hat Reading Questions For Room On The Broom Makes Problem Solving Fun!

FREE Black Hat Reading Questions For Room On The Broom Makes Problem Solving Fun!

FREE Black Hat Reading Questions For Room On The Broom Makes Problem Solving Fun! Room On The Broom is a wonderfully funny book. I have focused on all the problems I could see in this book to try and get the children to explore the book more deeply and to discover them. This is a part of a set of worksheets and so it is also worth exploring the other worksheets I have also made on this book. I would really love some feedback as to how you found this material and what you would like to see more of.
peterfogarty
FREE Gruffalo's Child - 3 Yellow Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Positive Thinking In Class Fun!

FREE Gruffalo's Child - 3 Yellow Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Positive Thinking In Class Fun!

FREE Gruffalo's Child - 3 Yellow Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Positive Thinking In Class Fun! The Gruffalo's child is a very imaginative sequel to The Gruffalo. Children often ask what happened next. Where did he go and what did he do? This set of worksheets focuses on what was positive in the story. What did children like about mouse&'s trick? What did they like about the characters and the story in general? I enjoy getting feedback from visitor.
peterfogarty
FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree worksheets - Black Thinking hat - Let's Find Problems!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree worksheets - Black Thinking hat - Let's Find Problems!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree worksheets - Black Thinking hat - Let's Find Problems! Jack and the FlumFlum Tree is perfect for the Black Thinking hats reading strategy. The Thinking Hats strategy is a great way for a student to explore the same book in 6 different ways. Black hat thinking encourages finding the negatives and the problems - in this case sending a boy to find the FlumFlum tree on his own, with just a bag of household items to help him. I would appreciate comments from anyone who has tried this out in their classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Year 2 Mathematical Challenges For Able Pupils PowerPoint Presentations

FREE Year 2 Mathematical Challenges For Able Pupils PowerPoint Presentations

I have been a keen fan of this book for a long time. I was really excited to see as part of the Open Government scheme, I was able to take this book and make it into something I believe is much more user friendly. When I used the original book with an interactive whiteboard, I was always annoyed at having to skim to the end of the book to show an answer. I wanted it on the next page. In addition, I have now replaced all the pictured with much more stimulating colourful pictures. I have also taken the time to follow the advice of Dudley council and sorted the different problems into age groups and blocks. You will notice there is some repetition of problems both between blocks and in different year groups. The students can try the same problem twice at different times, as this is excellent consolidation. It is also an excellent time to suggest students think about how they could change the problem. How can this be used in the classroom? This could be used as an assessment at the start or the end of a unit. It also could be used as an emergency set of lessons for any teacher while covering another teacher’s maths classes. In addition, it is also an excellent set of resources to prepare for different exams. Look at how the students resolve a problem and identify the different ways different students attempt to answer the same problem. In addition to answering the problems, this is also an excellent time to look into inverse operations. How do we know we have found all the answers? How do we know we have found the correct answer? I have really enjoyed making these mental maths problems a lot more accessible. I have enjoyed teaching them in a wide range of different classes and I hope that you too will enjoy making maths fun.
peterfogarty