Essential Resources believes in empowering educators to teach to their full potential so that they can inspire a lifelong love of learning and help build an equable and kind world.
To achieve our aspirations, we support our superstars – the teachers and parents who influence and educate children today and the future generations. Our superstars are busy, smart and inspirational. We partner with expert educators, editors, designers and web developers to create excellent education solutions that help them be the best they can be.
Our resources provide teachers with the lesson plans, tools and strategies they need to make a difference, supporting students’ learning through each stage of primary education. Strongly grounded by what works in the classroom, our content scaffolds students to become analytical thinkers, problem solvers and idea generators whilst enjoying the process of learning.
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Nurture musical competency and appreciation with Playing with Percussion. This series is based on the belief that practical music-making is an important part of music programmes because it gives children a whole range of experiences in sound, rhythm and melody. It includes step-by-step lesson plans that will help both the teacher and students gain skills in reading music and playing percussion.
Annette Meyer recently retired from her position as assistant principal at Wellsford School after 35+ years of teaching. Among the many memorable experiences of her career was a 10-year shift in Singapore, teaching children from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Annette is a trained and passionate reading recovery teacher who, as literacy leader for Wellsford School, developed a programme to cater for the needs of children struggling with literacy.