TES links 27 January 2012

TES 27 January 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.

12 February

A case of survival of the fittest

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Recommended


6 - 10 February

National Apprenticeship Week is designed to promote the value of apprenticeships in every area of business, trades and craft.


Maths -

How do I know that?

What else?

  • For a colourful, fun way to introduce maths concepts, try languageisheartosay's collection.
  • Get pupils used to letters in maths with Davecavell's "What's in my Bag?" quiz -solve equations and unscramble code to discover the mystery objects.
  • If letters have a clear meaning can Algebra be easier? Beachman0274's starter task suggests it can.
  • Make a game of Algebra, with kez84's top trump animal cards

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Resource of the Week

  • Looking for a way to get pupils actively engaged in Alegbra? Eam_larkin has contributed 'Algebra Simplifying Trail' – a puzzling treasure hunt for which finding the answer is not just about solving the problem.

In the Spotlight

  • This year's LASCO Inter-schools Maths Challenge takes places on 3rd February; schools who partake have the chance to win a share of more than £4000 worth of mathematics resources. The challenge is open to all schools and colleges across Northern Ireland, The Republic of Ireland, The United Kingdom and abroad.

Science

Testing times ahead


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Find out more about STEM Ambassadors and Work Experience with STEM guides.


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Contributors to the TES Science forum often discuss how to make science lessons more exciting and interactive.


Caricatured Classification


Everyday Genius

Hidden Heroes'


English

Revive a monster tale


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In the Spotlight

A Magical Night at the Zoo

  • The Night Zookeeper is a website which uses a zoo, and mythical animals, created by children, to prompt creative writing, boost ICT skills, and inspire real life games and artwork for primary children aged 5-12.
  • The Night Zookeeper Project

Resource of the Week

  • TES Panel recommends amy_amies' memory task for revising themes in Blood Brothers

Humanities

Just for starters

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Partner Spotlight

National Schools Partnership - Something fishy...


The route to Mecca

Free School visits, British Museum


ICT / D&T

Heads in the clouds

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In the Spotlight

Music for One World

  • A well-established provider of Summer School Workshops, Upstage Musical Productions have recently returned from South Africa with a new agenda for UK schools. More information
  • ReviseICT.co.uk

D & T Resource of the Week


More Interesting Product Design Links

Modern Foreign Languages

A bit lost for words

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Resource of the Week

Cks01 has uploaded a variety of Spanish vocabulary cue cards


In the Spotlight

Tablets and smartphones in the classroom is still very much a 'hot topic'. The buzz word MALL (Mobile Assisted Language Learning) reflects the recent shift away from outright banning mobile technology in the classroom to embracing it as a learning tool. Share ideas and experiences of using MALL.