Elsium Blogs

Welcome to the Elsium Blogs

Here you will find blogs about teaching and learning; ideas, hints and tips; and advice on a range of education subjects, from the Elsium team.

You will also find blogs from guest bloggers, sharing their best practice, their advice, and their experiences.

If you would like to be a guest blogger, get in touch with us at contact@elsium.co.uk

Why an Art Gallery for an Education Technology Conference?

When you think of education technology conferences, an art gallery wouldn’t be at the top of the list of most people’s common venues. After all, it seems that in the current climate, education and the arts are seemingly becoming divided into compulsory and... read more

Stamps Fill the Gaps in Ancient Britain!

Royal Mail has published a great new stamp collection (see here) which feature iconic sites such as Skara Brae and Avebury and exceptional artefacts including the Battersea shield and the Star Carr headdress. The stamps are all enhanced with illustrations that reveal... read more

Guest Blog: Inspire 2 Learn – iPadband

We’ve had a great day today delivering another iPadband! This one was at Inspire 2 Learn in Middlesbrough and judging by their fantastic guest blog write up, the enjoyed it as much as we did! Click here to read the Inspire 2 Learn blog. To find out more about... read more

WW1 Film Project Awards Success for Wakefield Schools

“It was just like the Oscars!” Held at the magnificent Wakefield Cathedral, the stage was set to welcome the children; teachers; VIPs and the Mayor & Mayoress of Wakefield to the WW1 Film Project Awards event!   The excitement began to build as... read more

And the winner is….

Lights, Camera, Action! We’re counting down the days to our WW1 Film Project Awards Event. The project has included children from five schools in the Wakefield district, creating films and learning about local soldiers and the roles they played in WW1. Delivered... read more

Fiendishly Fun Halloween Classroom Activities

Halloween is just around the corner, so why not inject a little fiendish fun in to the classroom. We’ve a few ideas to help you along your way & you have plenty time to plan. Everyone loves a villain, so why not get your class to choose their favourite... read more

Creating lessons beyond Roald Dahl Day

This week marked Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday – we hope your classroom had fun celebrating!  Have your class been inspired to read more Roald Dahl? Why not use this to create a topic for debate? Have them read a book from another author such as David... read more

Roald Dahl… An Introduction

Roald Dahl day is 13th September, and gives a fantastic opportunity to bring the marvellous world of Roald Dahl into your classroom. A great way to introduce Dahl to your students would be to download the free party pack for your class. Simply head over to the... read more

Bringing Roald Dahl to your classroom

It is no secret that Roald Dahl was one of our best loved children’s authors. Along with novels, he wrote poetry, short stories and screen plays. On the 13th September he would have celebrated his 100th birthday, and so, here at Elsium HQ we’ve compiled  a... read more