TES 13 July 2012

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

TES 13 July 2012

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

For your ease of use, all the links to items featured in the Resources section of the magazine are now accessible from this web page. Either use the links below to access subject areas or scroll down the page.

Set young hearts and minds on fire

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Does celebrity culture signify all that's wrong with society? Teachers debate the damage that the likes of Kim Kardashian and the TOWIE gang are doing to children.


Recommended

  • Key stage 1: Nursing Nightingale and now - Explore the differences between the nursing of Florence Nightingale's times and the present day with a PowerPoint from Wrea-green-wannabe
  • Key stage 2: Churchill quiz - See what pupils know about Britain's WWII prime minister with byjingo's question cards.
  • Key stage 3: Our Empire - Investigate the history of the British Empire, try the new TES collection.
  • Key stage 4: Dickensian England - Find out how much students know about Charles Dickens and his works with this introductory quiz from oops_vip
  • Key stage 5: Britishness? - Discuss what being British means with PJTaylor's presentation.

Triumph with Tarsia

What else?


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In the spotlight - Summer sums

  • Projects, mysteries and quizzes have been collated by TES maths adviser, Craig Barton and the TES maths panel in the summer maths collection

Resource of the week

Supermarket offers that don't add up


Flower power


What else?


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In the spotlight

Salad days


Resource of the week

Science in song

  • Singing Science (A&C Black Publishers Ltd) turns science lab into music hall with catchy tunes to help pupils remember key concepts.


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The Mob rules


Recent resarch from PISA

For more information on the summer Suspense Schools at BFI Southbank

To receive your two free eBooks eBooks (including a licence for unlimited sharing) from Roger's publisher, Rising Stars

Roger Hurn

What else?

  • Roger Hurn shares a number of resources on TES. Try the reluctant learner a poem about a nervous child wishes miss won't ask him to read
  • Alternatively, check out his storytelling games to inspire pupils to write their own tales

See what the TES Community have to say

  • In the TES English forum teachers share interesting idea for teaching language analysis at KS3. Have you taught an inventive lesson that goes beyond the usual 'point, evidence and explain' model?

Resource of the week - A poetry guide for parents

Catch A Poem Is… every day from 23rd July – 5th August at 6.40pm on Disney Junior. Families can download e the guide and find out more about the Poetry Society


In the spotlight - Potty about Potter

To celebrate the story's 15th anniversary, Bloomsbury is looking for the UK's biggest Harry Potter fan


Say no to nostalgia

What else?


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  • History teachers are chatting about how to grab the attention of year 7s at the start of the new school year. Have you got an impressive opener to get students excited about history?

In the spotlight - Continental citizens

Spark lively discussion about Britain's place in the European Union with a new Citizenship websites


Resource of the week

Luddites V London rioters

Students compare Luddism with last summer's London riots in a source analysis lesson from nomist


The play is the thing

What else?

Games which will teach you about science and a growing number, like Foldit, involve the player in real scientific discovery.


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Resource of the week - Let the music play

  • Interact UK supports primary teachers to deliver inspiring music lessons

In the spotlight - A stage to the world

  • John Peel's record collection, Globe to Globe performances and Ken Russell, Ridley Scott and Shane Meadows's early works are available, free, on a new digital service service from the Arts Council and BBC

By the book

Isabelle Jones is Head of Languages at The Radclyffe School in Oldham and teaches French and Spanish. She speaks at language events and this is her blog. Find out more about CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning)

What else?

Try LinkedUP CLIL projects to put language into context.
Explore different cross-curricular ideas to engage students, child soldiers or fair trade are topics with lots of scope for language learning.



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In the spotlight

French speaking, shadow play and slavery

  • Les Aventures de Lapin (CORR) . The story explores folktales from the French-Speaking Caribbean. Lapin, the underdog, represents the black slave who battles against the other, more powerful characters, symbolising white colonialists. The show introduces pupils to French vocab for colours, fruits and animals in a musical performance with live action, puppetry and shadow play. Pupils will hear French language in context, while learning about issues of slavery; topical subject matter for Black History Month (October).

Resource of the week - School's out for summer

As students, and teachers, get excited about the approaching summer break, try these resources to discuss holidays and practise speaking.




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