Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week - 1 March 2013

Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week - 1 March 2013

1 March 2013

Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week

If you want to be creative, join our club

What else?

  • Inspire young engineers. Find out how paper was first produced and challenge pupils to become recycling superstars by making their own, recycled pape with an activity from CRESTar
  • If you’d like to set-up your own after school club, why not use Laurahoyland’s special template to help you organise it and keep track of your young attendees?
  • Check out johncallaghan’s cross-curricular extension projects for Gifted and Talented pupils.
  • Explore best practice in special needs teaching with TES’ collection of lessons, advice and activities.


World Book Day

Introduce pupils to a range of authors from Julia Donaldson to Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Morpurgo with the TES World Book Day collection.

Assembly of the week: Climate Week 2013

  • Mark the start Climate Week (4 – 10 March) with this video and assembly to help bring an important issue to the fore – and introduce pupils to the Climate Week Challenge.

Top 10: Fairtrade Fortnight

Raise awareness of global trading with these resources in the TES Fairtrade collection.

'If you have a novel idea for the classroom – or the solution to a knotty teaching problem - we'd love to hear about it.' Please email ideas to our Resources editor

Spotlight on: International Women’s Day

Take a look at a 21 PowerPoint slide from TeachersStickyLabels suggesting 21 different ways pupils and staff can get involved.

A simple sum

What else?

  • Try mkemp’s double sided Maths Mat to help you cover a range of topics from 2D and 3D shapes to multiplication, fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • Have a go at bluerose’s Mathematical challenge cards with problems for pupils to solve over a week.

The festival spirit

What else?

  • Make physics fun with and get pupils to make up a chain of transformers with trafficman’s sort cards. The task is the arrange these in the correct order, getting the right secondary coil with the corresponding primary coil.
  • Electrify your physics lessons with TES’ collection of teaching resources, including activities, lesson plans and revision materials.

Have a blast with the past

What else?

  • Take a look at alainechristain’s kinesthetic tasks and visual aids on chronology with SEN pupils in mind, focusing on organising dates and centuries in a human timeline and completing activities.
  • Delve into the past and take your students on a time-travelling trip without leaving their seats with our

Bright sparks

What else?

  • Teacher and TES’ tech visionary Dan Roberts shares practical ICT ideas to use in the classroom, including tool that lets you create a web-based jump-off page to distribute to your students.
  • Check out our range of whole school ICT resource to find the best ways of teaching ways of developing teaching and learning.

Watch and learn

What else?

  • Follow the progress of more than 20 deaf and hearing impaired children as they create an opera from scratch with this Teachers TV video: The Voice of Deaf Students
  • Take a look at TES’ diverse selection of resources to raise awareness of deaf pupils’ needs and these can be met in the classroom with our collection.

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