TES 25 May 2012

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

TES 25 May 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.


Recommended

  • Key stage 1: Water is life - Get pupils thinking about how vital water is survival with carmengp's compendium of creative activities.
  • Key stage 2: Stinky Britain - Explore just how unhealthy Victorian Britain was in a lesson from Louisa28
  • Key stage 3: Flood - Help pupils understanding flooding with an interactive story book from TESiboard
  • Key stage 4: Outbreak - Find the cause of a Cholera outbreak before it spreads across London in an exciting science investigation from mrharperbhs


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Banish the boredom

Owen Elton teaches maths at Charterhouse and writes a blog about extra curricular maths ideas.

What else?


See what the TES Community have to say

  • They're tackling the big questions in the TES maths forum; teachers are debating the top three things needed to improve UK maths achievement in the next three years.

In the spotlight - Feathery functions


Resource of the week

  • Bearings - martynd's flight simulation lesson brings the topic to life.

Want to teach Abroad?


What else?

Check out Simon Porter's range of IGCSE science resources on TES and get a head start for the next academic year.


See what the TES Community have to say


Resource of the week

Scienceshop, children's science kits retailers, has launched their Science Stars competition looking for the most exciting school experiments. Email to enter the YouTube link into the competition.


In the spotlight - World Environment Day (5 June)



A wave of enthusiasm


What else?


See what the TES Community have to say

  • There's debate about the KS3 reading texts on the TES English forum. Do you choose from the list of recommended texts or pick books yourself?

Resource of the week - Spell something

  • TES user Miss boom shares an engaging spelling exercise based on the Iphone app Draw something

In the spotlight - Shakespeare for the young

The Royal Shakespeare Company and young children's theatre specialists, Oily Cart, have created In a pickleto introduce early years' children to the work of the Bard. Find out more


Scoring a home run

For more information about the tour of Shadowball

What else?


See what the TES Community have to say

  • A teacher is about to embark on their first school trip to Rome, but has never visited the city, Can you advise?

Resource of the week

Secret agent, James Fuse is bound for his next mission – to investigate piracy off the coast of Somalia


Everlasting life

What else?


See what the TES Community have to say


Resource of the week - Top card designs


TES D&T adviserSpencer_DT has created a Top Trumps scheme of work


In the spotlight

Game designers of tomorrow - BAFTA's latest competition encourages students to design an award winning computer game.


Amateur detectives

What else?


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In the spotlight - Learning to teach the lingo

Jeremy Harmer's Essential Teacher Knowledge (Pearson) is a manual for the new EFL teacher, ranging from covering core language concepts to planning and activity ideas.


  • Talking to Learn. A series of grammar prompts to help pupils build confidence in spontaneous talk with activities in French, German and Spanish.
  • Fashion international. A full scheme of work to get students using language in a work-based context: focusing on the fashion industry.
  • Backstage. Students research the festival world, then using their target language to promote, organise and star in their own festival with other local schools.
  • Kernewek rag oll (Cornish for all). A project led by Maga, the Cornish Language Partnership getting students developing new school signs in a Cornish takeover and writing eglynow (Cornish poetry).


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