Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week - 15 March 2013

Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week - 15 March 2013

15 March 2013

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

Why slipping up is worth the risk

Recommended resources

Key stage 1 - Scavenger hunt

  • Enjoy an outdoor scavenger hunt with this list of must-have items from Chill_bean.

Key stage 2 - Be prepared

  • Plan for outdoor learning from using tools safely to experimenting with movement with helpful guide from TES partner Growing Schools.

Key stage 3 - All mapped out

  • Learn the art of map reading with symbols. Try this map skills worksheet from Hayley Oxley.

Key stage 4 - Conservation choices

  • What should we conserve? This field study activity from OPALEastMidlands asks students to consider the issue of conservation.

Key stage 5 - The right direction

  • Have a go at MrResource’s virtual compass to practice compass reading skills – essential for outdoor investigations.


RALLI campaign

The Raising Awareness of Language Learning Impairment campaign (RALLI) has found a home on TES

Tudor dancing on TES Connect

Katrigby’s Tudor Dance Planning lesson has been much coveted among teachers on TES with a series of 5 star reviews.

Assembly a Day: World Water Day

  • Bring up Jam2804’s PowerPoint presentation for an assembly that gets pupils to consider about how much water we consume every day – and then compare this with how many in the developing world go without.
  • For an assembly for every day of term, visit the TES Assembly a Day teaching resources.

Top 10: Spring activities

These resources and many more can be found in the TES Spring teaching resources.

'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: National Science and Engineering Week

Check out the special TES collection of resources offering a range of unique activities, lesson plans and videos for your pupils to enjoy during National Science and Engineering Week.

The spirit of adventure

What else?

  • Take a look at our resource on how to do learning outside the classroom for Early Years and Key Stage 1.
  • Watch Inspirational Key Stage 2 geography specialist Jane Whittle lead her class on a magical journey through the school's own woods in this video from TeachersTV.

Programmning in motion

What else?

  • Check out BBC Class Clips’ Introduction to Robotics to see robots at work in a car manufacture’s and measuring radiation at Chernobyl.
  • Engage your class in a round of robot wars with TES English’s series of lesson plans and activates based on the television programme.

Blaze a trail

What else?

Changing miles into metre

What else?

  • Take a look at lolsson's compilation of poems inspired by nature.
  • Listen to a recording of Margaret Atwood's poem The Moment and hear nature whispering to voyagers throughiout the ages.

Search high and low

What else?

  • Look at education in a different way with TES partner Growing Schools through real-life, hands-on involvement with food, farming and gardening.
  • Check out TES’ special selection of outdoor learning activities across a range of subjects.

Runaway success

What else?

  • Why not try out lucydeutsch’s funny and motivational MFL clips to inspire a love of language in your class?
  • Remind yourself as well as your students why languages are important with ktrowse’s posters of inspirational quotes.

Playing for laughs