Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week - 9 November 2012

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

9 November 2012

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

A cross to bear, but not in public?

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Key stage 1 - Sacred symbols

  • Khat shares a scheme of work introducing pupils to the signs and symbols of different religions.

Key stage 2 - Symbols of our world

  • Try a Teachers TV video exploring symbols in Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and everyday life.

Key stage 3 - Symbols of identity

  • Citizenship Foundation shares a lesson about the meaning symbols have to individuals.

Key stage 4 - Secular exclusion

  • ‘A secular society should not prevent people practising their religious beliefs.’ Students can debate this statement in a lesson from instituteofideas.

Key stage 5 - Burqa ban

  • Cecr asks their students whether the Burqa should be banned, in a post-16 RE lesson.

Physics fun

TES partner Cyberphysics shares over 150 resources for all ages on radioactivity, forces, energy and more.

Date for your dairy: Global Entrepreneurship Week

Encourage young entrepeneurs and sharpen students’ business sense next week with a wide range of resources on TES.

Stickers save time

Vmarsden shares several sticker designs to save you time when marking.

Assembly of the week: International Day of Tolerance (November 16)

  • Narijagrit shares an assembly focusing on human rights.
  • For an assembly for every of the term, check out the TES assembly-a-day collection.

Top 10 Top Interfaith

Resources to teach pupils about interfaith values.

'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… celebrating religious festivals

Try these top 3 resources to celebrate upcoming Hindu, Islamic and Jewish festivals:





On the rocks

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Believe it or not

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Singing their praises

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How 9/11 changed the world

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  • Investigate the effect 9/11 had on the world with 9/11 education programme’s resources, created in partnership with the Institute of Education.
  • Explore identity and diversity with Daniel Willcocks’ case study about the proposal to build a mosque near ground zero.

Will they yield to temptation

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Solving divisions

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