Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week - 22 March 2013

Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week - 22 March 2013

22 March 2013

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

A lifeline in testing times

Recommended resources

Key stage 1 - Test time tips

  • Looking for ways to calm nerves and prep pupils, this video shares a number of ideas.

Key stage 2 - Sats treasure trail

  • Revision doesn't have to boring- cover maths and English content with this fun, whole class game..

Key stage 3 - Revision techniques

  • Reassuring revision guidance and advice to help you prepare your students for their exams.

Key stage 4 - Motivational revision booklet

  • A selection of ideas to help you teach examination skills and motivate students to reach their full potential.

Key stage 5 - 10 commandments for life and exams

  • Take a look at this PDF resource for the top 10 pieces of advice students will need as they prepare for the exams.


Schindler's List 20th Anniversary

Celebrate Oskar's story and educate students about the Holocaust with the TES Holocaust teaching resources.

Assembly a Day: Easter

  • Using TES partner TrueTube's assembly pack begin by asking students what they think of when they hear the word "Easter".
  • For an assembly for every day of term, visit the TES Assembly a Day teaching resources.

Top 10: Spring activities

Celebrate nature with TES's selection of Spring-inspired resources from songs and activities to landscapes and lifecycles.

'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: Girl Rising

Find out more about Girl Rising, which involves a host of Hollywood stars, and stimulate a discussion on gender inequality and the role of education.

In at the deep end

What else?

  • Try some activities and strategies to get pupils thinking about how they can make the most of their memories with rhawkes memory strategies revision aid.
  • Make the case for languages with Geekie's guide to some of the facts around language learning.

Fire their enthusiasm

What else?

Telling a whopper

What else?

  • Try Mike Gershon's always popular Starter Generator. 120 starters all in one place, complete with pictures to aid recall and enjoyment.
  • Have a go at primaryclass' punctuation 'Follow Me' flashcard game to promote good grammar.

Fighting fascism

What else?

  • Find about the Spanish Civil War, why it happened and how it developed with an activity from avelchiz.
  • Examine the relationships between the competing factions that existed in Franco's Spain with a lesson from Robinofthedyers.

Just the ticket

What else?

A real energy boost

What else?

  • Take Physics_Teacher's heat quiz to test your class' understanding conduction, convection and radiation.
  • J4yna's card matching heating and cooling activity is a great revision aid and easy to adapt for differentiation.

Power of persuasion