TES 23 March 2012

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

TES 23 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.

Colin Hynson is an educational writer and consultant. He has written over 30 textbooks for children, includingThe Credit Crunch.

What else?

Books

  • Colin Hynson The Credit Crunch Franklin Watts, 2009
  • Paul Mason Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed Verso, 2010
  • Hannah Kovacs Credit and Loans Axis Education, 2007

Recommended

  • Key stage 1: Money matters - Recognising coins is the first step with gemvictoria's worksheets
  • Key stage 2: Euro purchase - Prepare for shopping in France with MadameShazaam's colourful language game
  • Key stage 3: Spender or saver? - Can your students manage their money? Find out with rhianrebecca's quiz.
  • Key stage 4: Greed or good? - Truetube asks what's more important in business- money or ethics?
  • Key stage 5: Trump the competition - Whose economy is stronger, Australia or Canada? Egypt or Brazil? Pit them against each other in Daniel Pullin's top trump game

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Maths -

Adding up to greatness

What else?

  • See Andrew's moving story on youtube now and inspire your class to follow their dreams. Only got 5 minutes? Try the BBC Class Clips' synopsis.
  • Stop students getting theorems wrong and emphasis the importance of checking carefully with a fantastic mock paper from Andrew Jeffrey

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In the Spotlight - Countdown to the Games


Resource of the Week



A resource a day helps you inspire and engage every day. Find a topical resource for every day of the week.


Science

It's a dog's life


What else?

  • To use Simons' dogs in orbit!download it free from TES today.
  • Alternatively try his dogs falling from aeroplanes! and save a student's live today (just in case they too find themselves falling from a helicopter James Bond style).

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  • Can you help Sharkey-320 who is looking for ways to get creative with iPads in his biology class. Already on the list are dissection apps, iCell and iCanAnimate

In the Spotlight - Sizzling Science Fun

  • Do you have students who spend science classes staring into space? Or have a 'couldn't care less' attitude about chemistry? Get them activated and motivated again with the TES science games collection
  • Watch students embark on a lively discussion about light with chris1962's origami-quiz science task

Resource of the Week

Digital classroom


English

A chance to be heard


What else?


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  • In the TES English forum there's a call out for feedback on what kind of lesson plans you need to support creative writing at KS3. Get your views heard now.

Resource of the week

Queen of crime books for class


In the Spotlight: First News is the best news

First News offers young people a weekly breakdown of the latest news stories, in an entertaining and accessible format. First News TES profile

What else?


Humanities/History

Excellent excursions

Find out about the RHS Special Educational Needs family gardening project

What else?

  • Psyched up for a school trip but don't know where to go? Try the TES field trip clips for inspiration
  • Problems getting in the way of your dream trip? Check out maxrayner's virtual volcano field trip and escape to Stromboli, Italy without leaving your desk.

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In the Spotlight: Capitalism in the classroom

Oasis, together with London Connection and Christian Aid has designed a new schools' pack to take the debate about capitalism in the future out of Westminster and into the classroom.

What else?


Resource of the Week - The war at home


ICT

Play with posture

  • Teacher training for children's yoga
  • Michael and Sarah's new book Frog's Breathtaking Speech - How Children (and frogs) Can Use the Breath to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension is published by Singing Dragon (RRP £12.99, ISBN: 9781848190917) and is available to TES Readers at special price of £9.99 + postage. To buy a copy at the discounted price of £9.99 please go to www.singingdragon.com http://www.singingdragon.com/, or call +44 (0)20 7833 2307, quoting FROGTES.

What else?

  • Get children engaged in yoga with sunterra's teaching guide
  • Tell a story through yoga and movement, with reception through to Y2 covered, alpho8550 offers an exciting approach to the relaxation technique in their scheme of work

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Resource of the Week - Database of Death


In the Spotlight - Art you can feel

  • Resources and details can be downloaded from the Sightsavers' website Closing date is 12 September 2012.
  • Perfect pupils' painting techniques with a scheme of work from gailnaden
  • Or for some teacher tips and tricks check out kruss007's scheme of work from gailnaden

Modern Foreign Languages

Survival in a sewer

What else?

  • Film Education has a short legacy resource designed to support the use of the film in the classroom. Check out their TES profile for most resources
  • Get students reviewing their favourite film in German with lighthouse_keeper's lesson

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Resource of the Week

What a Tabou

  • SarahFloss shares this simple but highly effective pack of cards which cover food, activities and issues

In the Spotlight

Jolie good sporting fun