Press release - Teaching community shares record number of classroom resources and ideas using TES Connect

TES Connect, the world’s largest professional teaching community on the web, saw a record five million classroom resources downloaded in March from its teaching resource bank.

Press release

Teaching community shares record number of classroom resources and ideas using TES Connect

London – 14 April 2011

TES Connect, the world’s largest professional teaching community on the web, saw a record five million classroom resources downloaded in March from its teaching resource bank www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resources - equivalent to a single resource downloaded every 2 seconds.

Teaching materials themed around Red Nose Day were the most popular resource downloaded by teachers during this period, followed by celebrations of Easter, Top 10 Behaviour tips and resources based on a better understanding of the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan.

Bill Donoghue, Managing Director of TSL Education said, “This is another major milestone in the development of TES Resources and a huge endorsement of our significant investment in Digital technologies for the teaching community.The landmark achievement is even more significant when you consider, the majority of our teaching resources have been contributed by teachers for teachers and fits with our ethos of helping to share best practice and raise standards of education in the classroom”.

TES Resources is now one of the world’s largest collections of teaching resources with over 60,000 free teaching resources available. Offering a comprehensive range of tried and tested ideas, resources include lesson plans, interactive whiteboard presentations, games and activities. TES Connect, the home of TES Resources, now receives more than 3 Million Unique Visitors to the site every month.

TES Resources Snapshot

  • Over 5 million resources downloaded in one month
  • Over 3,000,000 unique visitors in March 2011
  • Over 60,000 resources available free

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About TES Resources

TES Resources is part of TES Connect, the award-winning website, which hosts the world’s largest professional teaching community, with information on jobs, discussion forums and resource banks, teaching resources and teaching aids.