TES 2 March 2012

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

TES 2 March 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.

9-18 March

What else?

Follow Tom's videoed experiments on TES, his username is Tom Warrender or keep up with his progress on his Android or iPhone apps

Recommended

  • Key stage 1: My body - Help pupils to understand how their body works with this activity pack from sarah morgan
  • Key stage 2: Heart journey - Untangle the respiratory system for pupils with this 'follow me' card task shared by kaiyoga
  • Key stage 3: Breathing Millions - sjtorrance shares a Who Wants to be a Millionaire revision quiz, do you students need to ask a friend about respiration?
  • Key stage 4: Bitesize Biology - A comprehension revision guide to the human body for GCSE by derryclare
  • Key stage 5: Antibodies and Immunity - How would your immune system cope against Tom's tests? Hajim's extensive Immune system A Level guide may reveal the answer.

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Win a holiday worth £3,500 - Share your resources


Maths -

Lessons from the East

Naomi Sani has taught for 18 years in both primary and secondary sectors. She is also a freelance consultant and an INSET provider.

What else?


See what the TES Community have to say


Resource of the Week


What else?

  • For more on the MEI, check out their website

In the Spotlight

3.14…

Pi day (14 March) symbolic because of its date (written in the American form as 3.14) also coincides with the birthday of Albert Einstein, whose formulas are the basis of modern physics.


Science

Creative climatology


Lucy Rose, a geographer from the University of Exeter helped devise The Butterfly Effect education pack

What else?


See what the TES Community have to say

  • There's a long –running thread on the TES Science forum where teachers share their tried and tested ideas to make science fun. It's well worth a visit.

Partner of the Week

Royal Academy of Engineering


In the Spotlight: A fine day to quit

No Smoking Day (14 March) part of the British Heart Foundation, calls for smokers to 'take the leap' and give quitting a go.

What else?

  • JenStanley shares a hard-hitting presentation about smoking, which reveals what the ingredients inside a cigarette really are – do students realise they are inhaling poisons used on death row? Or a radioactive gas?

English

Switch on to film


For more information on FILMCLUB and how to join visit www.filmclub.org and and for resources to support your club, see their TES profile

What else?


In the Spotlight: Salem Slander

The events of Salem inspired Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible. Examine Miller's text more thoroughly than Salem investigated its suspects with this wide range of ready-to-use resources (

Resource of the week


See what the TES Community have to say

  • Are there any hidden costs associated with running a film club? Teachers discuss this on the TES Primary forum.

Humanities/History

Has Jack returned?

What else?


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In the Spotlight: Career Detectives

A board game designed to help teachers give students from Y5 onwards their first glimpse of the world of work, and the jobs available within it. Find out more

What else?


ICT

The right direction

What else?


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Resource of the Week - Electrifying


In the Spotlight - Big Band in a Day

  • After successful trials Ronnie Scott's, London- one of the oldest Jazz clubs in the world is now offering monthly Big Band in a Day workshops for secondary school students.
  • Jez Brewer takes students on a jazzy journey through time with his brief history of the genre
  • Get your students create jazz improve with Graham Hickey's scheme of work?

Modern Foreign Languages

Doing it for themselves

Isabelle Jones blog

What else?


See what the TES Community have to say

  • There's a debate on how effective independent learning techniques are in the MFL classroom on the TES MFL forum with teachers sharing some of their tried and tested techniques

Resource of the Week

Have the audacity to record

  • Rachel Hawkes shares an audacity user guide
  • Rosered27 has shared a comprehension worksheet and answer booklet for a lesson on youth culture and the Media using the website. The task is divided into 3 activities, a true or false quiz; answer the questions in German; and finally an extended writing task about 'Jugendsprache' in England.

In the Spotlight

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