TES links 10 February 2012

TES 10 February 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.

February

What else?


See what the TES Community have to say

  • In the TES Classics forum there's a debate on the possibility of a small group of pupils reaching GCSE standard from scratch in two years on 2.5 hours teaching a week.

Recommended


22 February


Maths -

What to do with the DOSers

What else?

  • For Probability activities to engage and stretch the strongest mathematicians, try CIMT's Probability of one unit pack.
  • For a collection of creative maths to inspire, try DaveGale's guide.
  • See Craig Barton's collection for more ideas to keep gifted and talent occupied.

See what the TES Community have to say

  • Maths teachers are chatting about the first mathematics free school in the TES Maths forum. They're debating whether or not they would apply for a job there.

Resource of the Week


What else?

  • Why not also try some inspiring quotes for the maths classroom wall, as provided by amandagoddard

In the Spotlight:Your Maths Mission…Should you Choose to Accept It

  • Ludwig von Terrible A series of resources based on a mission that positions students as secret agents who must defeat Ludwig by working through a number of mathematical problems covering a range of curriculum areas.


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


Science

Will the world end?


What else?

  • Explore the Mayan myths - did they really predict 2012 as the end of the world? Debate whether the end is nigh, based on their writings with a number of suggested articles.
  • The last apocalyptic event still puzzles the greatest of scientists, what really killed the dinosaurs? Explore the possibilities in Andrew Jackson's research task
  • aslancaster's group activity if you don't have computer access.
  • For an online introduction to volcanoes, check out curriculumbits.com's animation.
  • Bring natural disasters into the classroom with raj.nandhra's pack of experiment ideas.

More resources


See what the TES Community have to say


In the Spotlight: Bird's Song – National Nest Box Week


Resource of the Week

ABPI Revamp Resources


English

RAISE A CAP TO CREATIVITY


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What else

The newspaper project gets students to work together to create a front page in a time-pressured environment which mimics the newsroom.



Dickens 2012 – Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens


Humanities

Geography - Let's get vocal

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See what the TES Community have to say



In the Spotlight: Tackling Trauma in the Classroom

Gudrun Dalibor has produced a series of 3 CDS entitled "Everything you always wanted to know about adoption but were afraid to ask" for the charity, Adoption UK


What else?

Teach pupils about adoption and child abuse with a range of resources on TES:


D&T /ICT

What else?


See what the TES Community have to say


Resource of the Week

Peer Assessed Products


In the Spotlight

What else?


Modern Foreign Languages

Skype makes sense

What else?

  • Are your students questioning the importance of German? Introduce them to the wonderful aspects of Germanic culture, old and new with Beansmeansbooks' Power Point and dominos
  • ValentineElad shares an adaptable Power Point to help sell the advantages of studying German to prospective MFL students.
  • For a cultural introduction to Germany and Austria try MFLTeacher1's Power Point presentation that amalgamates facts, a quiz and fun images.
  • For a cultural introduction to Germany and Austria try MFLTeacher1's Power Point presentation that amalgamates facts, a quiz and fun images.
  • Students muddled in myth with little true knowledge about Germany? Check out sbehren's facts about German presentation covering food, famous people, football team and companies.

See what the TES Community have to say


Learning Learners' Lingo

The Language Experts on the other side of the desk

What else?


Resource of the Week

Strong words