Your yearbook needs student quotes. But where do they come from? Ask most people for a yearbook quote, and they’ll stare at you blankly. Where do you even begin to sum up your school life and the time you’ve spent together? There’s a trick to creating great yearbook quotes. Behind…
At the end of the day, we’ve all been on a journey. Whether you call them idioms, cliches, or something else, there are some things that are instantly recognisable owing to their universal and persevering popularity. Okay, so it’s important to a lot of people to be original and we…
We often receive last-minute messages from frantic students (and sometimes teachers!) begging for good comments. Whether you’re writing questions for your classmates to answer, or writing your comment for your individual profile, don’t despair! You’re not alone. We’ve got you covered.
When Twitter first hit the social media scene, part of the appeal was the strict 140 character limit; meaning that you didn’t have to scroll through huge blocks of text detailing what someone you had a class with three years ago had for breakfast, or the graphic details of your cousin’s messy relationship breakdown. Yes, Twitter made it easier to cut through the noise and forced people to be more creative with what they were saying out in the public arena. Good times.
Are you a teacher who’s stuck for how to start a yearbook message? Don’t worry; it gets easier with practice. Here’s our top tips for writing open letters to your students (tips for autograph pages are also below):
This year, January 27th – February 3rd marks National Storytelling Week. Across the country, people are sharing their favourite stories, as well as encouraging others to have a go at telling their own stories. This got us thinking. After all, who doesn’t love a good tale?
Flash mobs are a great way to get people’s attention and to get a message out there to the public. They’re also a fun way to advertise your yearbook project – and you can get some great photos for it along the way.
How often do you post to Instagram without a caption? In my case almost never. Captions are the third most read part of a publication, after the heading and sub-heading, so they definitely don’t go unnoticed. Yearbook photos tell a visual story and captions are great at extending that story.
What could be a better send off for your Year 6 pupils than an award for great work, behaviour, or a certain skill? Maybe you already use classroom awards, in which case you’re a step ahead here. We’ve gathered a few yearbook award ideas specially for primary school leavers’ books.
As you can see from the example, comic book yearbook designs are all about fun, bright, colourful pages with storyboards, bold graphics and speech bubbles.