Welcome to Show me WOW!


 Chris delivering a basket of school supplies to Dominican children in a temporary classroom, after a huge boulder crashed through their own classroom during a hurricane, destroying everything. The supplies were sent by kind overseas donors, who visit www.show-me-wow.com. 

What you will find here:
This site is a collection of ideas, practical tips and case studies,. It is designed to help teachers achieve great results in accelerating literacy skills  by using an integrated or thematic approach to teaching and learning.

Who is this site for?
This site is mostly intended for teachers – especially ones with limited resources – but could be of interest to parents or anyone else who cares about education and educating.

It is for those who want practical teaching tips that are backed by sound, academic, educational philosophies.

It is for those who want to improve the quality of teaching and learning in their classrooms and schools, so that the learner’s progress is accelerated.

It is for those who are interested in what Chris Lawrence is trying to do and who may want to give practical help.

 The Author

Learning Consultant and Literacy Adviser Chris Lawrence, B.Ed.(Hons.) M.A., taught across age ranges from 4 to 21 in England and, for several years, worked voluntarily for the Ministry of Education in the beautiful Commonwealth of Dominica, in the West Indies. From there, she spent an extended stay in Florida, where she visited and worked in 3 schools. She is currently back in England, working on this rapidly expanding website, adding to its pages and replying to emails from its ever growing number of visitors from across the globe.

Chris uses her wealth of teaching experience, her academic qualifications and her lively creativity, to give practical, colourful suggestions that can make a real difference to improving classroom management and learning outcomes.