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.


Noticeboard:

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