TES links 23 September 2011

TES 23 September 2011

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.

Top Black History Resources
for each Key Stage

KS1 - Mandela's mission This highly rated Powerpoint story of Nelson Mandela comes as part of a lesson on famous people.

KS2 - History unchained This role play on the abolition of the slave trade is an engaging and informative exercise for young pupils.

KS3 - Back to black Start off Black History Month by finding out what your pupils know, using this fun quiz

KS4 - The rights stuff A powerful PowerPoint presentation of black American civil rights history in the 20th Century

KS5 - Who said that? Inspiring Black History Quotes which can form the starting point for insightful enquiry and debate


A cross to bear by Craig Barton

Craig Barton is Maths adviser to TES, Maths AST and creator of www.mrbartonmaths.com (TES Name:mrbartonmaths)

Twitter: @mrbartonmaths

Related resources

Check out murkle's Randomised test yourself questions for algebra and see how your pupils tackle self-testing, available on TES Resources.

Resource of the week

Maths Exhibition

Secondary Science

Be difficult

Controversial science resources & forum links

Resource of the week

See what the TES Community have to say:

Check out the TES forums for discussions on using conspiracy theories and creationism in science lessons and teachers share some of their favourite common pupil misconceptions in science


Music – Creative Budgeting

See what the TES Community have to say:

How to creatively and effectively resource cash-strapped music departments

D & T Partner Focus / Jan Harper

Jan Harper is a recently retired Design & Technology teacher and the latest content partner with TES Resources.

Top resources from Jan Harper

Mark Clarkson review – Ideas to Inspire

Previous TES links

Featured links from previous editions


Discover the neighbours

Check out theTES Resources local study collection

See what the TES Community have to say:

Resource of the week

English Heritage Partner Focus

Modern Foreign Languages

Why dead classics should live?

A Classical education? Yes please! by Rebecca Cann. Head of Classics at Bradfield College, a co-education boarding school for 13-18-year-olds. She is now Head of Classics at the West London Free School.

See what the TES Community have to say:

Teacher's debate: Does it make sense to do a Classics MA – will there be any jobs teaching the classics?

There is also advice on the best way to refresh your rusty Latin skills.


Resource of the week