TES 6 July 2012

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

TES 6 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.

Fat:it's a weighty issue

Jo Swinson's report

Not just behaviour


What else?

Recommended

  • Key stage 1: Food groups - Separate the healthy from the unhealthy in this interactive whiteboard game from Tracychamberlain
  • Key stage 2: Winning diet - Pit carrots against cauliflower with ezzysunlight's healthy eating top trumps.
  • Key stage 3: Eatwell - Grainchain's worksheet helps students identify what's needed for a balanced diet by studying the Eatwell plate.
  • Key stage 4: Energising bodies - Help students understand what foods give them energy with deekirsty's comprehensive PowerPoint
  • Key stage 5: Food facts - Try Wellcome Trust's factsheets to spark discussion about healthy diet.

Query your message

What else?


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In the spotlight - Box office smash


Resource of the week

Two minds are better than 1


Let's think critically


Bad Science

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In the spotlight

#asechat – your virtual Science Prep-Room

  • Consider a prep room with no physical walls – but which gets very crowded every Monday between 8 and 9 pm. It's the Twitter chat started by the Association for Science Education (ASE), #ASEChat – described by many science teachers as 'the best CPD I have ever received' - to discuss current topics in Science education.

Resource of the week

Water worries


Master of suspense


FilmClubbers will be able to watch some rare Hitchcock titles for the first time, with accessible viewing guides to help them as part of National Schools Film Week. BFI National Archive

For more information on the summer Suspense Schools at BFI Southbank

Follow the 39 Steps to Hitchcock

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New Views for Westminster

Free tickets for the New Views performance in Westminster. For more information on New Views and it's online course.


An alien point of view….

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In the spotlight - Three lions

Explore the history of the British monarchy with a new online resource about theRoyal Arms, from The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT).


Resource of the week

Coastal creativity

Avoid dull topic revision with blackfriary's geography game-making activity


Sounds of success

  • Catherine Paver is a teacher and singer/songwriter. Hear her songs, also available on iTunes.

What else?

Music resources:

  • Use Bob Dylan to inspire pupils to write their own protest songs in this lesson from Hamilton Trust
  • JennyMus shares a selection of Btec assignment packs that will save you loads of planning time

Citizenship resources:


See what the TES Community have to say

  • Teachers are worried by the ICT agenda and the Government's recent announcements. Check out their views and join the debate.

Musical memento


Growing up quickly

  • The Carers Trust has created a set of resources to help teachers understand how to support young carers

It's good to go mad

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Resource of the week

Spanish speaking world

  • Pupils can find out where Spanish is spoken across the globe with avilchez's end of term project. A project of 3 parts. A PowerPoint introduces students to countries where Spanish is spoken.

In the spotlight - Let's start with verb endings

Help drill verb endings in a challenging and engaging way with a new interactive resource from Vocab Express

A great tool for independent work in the language lab which allows students to work at their own pace. Alternatively use for revision homework tasks – there's no marking involved and students' problems are quickly identified with the monitoring system.



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