TES links 3 February 2012

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

TES 3 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.

14 February

Paul Jackson is headteacher at Gallions Primary School, Newham an inner-London primary that aims to deliver creative learning through the arts. Visit the school's website to learn more.

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Recommended

  • Key stage 1: Valentine's Day Assembly - Songs, stories and visual stimuli to explore how we show love
  • Key stage 2: Valentine's Card - Decorate and create a card for someone special
  • Key stage 3: The Language of Love - Practise French vocabulary of a Valentine's theme
  • Key stage 4: Love in Idleness - Puck in Midsummer Night's Dream causes chaos with the 'Love in Idleness' potion, get students to create an advertisement to sell it/li>
  • Key stage 5: The Roots of Love from - Where does Valentine's Day originate from? Explore its history with students

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11 February

Apparently the bowler is making a comeback and so deserves to have a day of its own.


Maths -

How not to do fractions

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Resource of the Week

  • Sorting ShapesNrich maths shares a sorting game to enrich students' enjoyment of quadrilaterals

In the Spotlight: Create a classroom of Maths Whizzes


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Science

All fired up


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

  • To get involved in the first 2012 Cambridge Chemistry Challenge or to find out more visit the website
  • For fun, science challenges to move students away from facts and equations and towards applying science to real-life situations, try geminiwhizz' Bright Idea Challenge
  • For fun, science challenges to move students away from facts and equations and towards applying science to real-life situations, try geminiwhizz' Crazy Scientist Challenge from geminiwhizz'
  • For a creative chemistry classroom check out Rachel Ann's Choc Rock Cycle
  • mad_scientist's King Kong hand experiment.

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Resource of the Week

Everyday Objects turn Everyone into Scientists


In the Spotlight: Suffering from a broken heart

  • It's not just a broken heart that can hurt, explain other causes of heart problems with classroom posters from foodafactoflife.
  • When the heart doth beat, hormones can go wild. Test students' knowledge of the reproductive hormones with this quiz by Teach_Biology
  • Glue your broken heart back together with the HamiltonTrust's fun lesson of colouring, cutting and sticking to introduce the heart and circulatory system

English

The font's the thing


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In the Spotlight - RSC

No more 'Shakespeare's a bore'


Collaborate, Share and Inspire to Win



Humanities

Citizenship - Make a difference

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In the Spotlight: Rounding up the Reds

On 9th February, 1950 Senator Joe McCarthy began his relentless campaign to eradicate Communism from the United States. On 9th February, 1950 Senator Joe McCarthy began his relentless campaign to eradicate Communism from the United States.

Allenk shares a number of resources which represent the Cold War years:


Resource of the Week: StrataLogica

Walking in the footsteps of others…

  • From exploring the history of Ancient Rome to understanding how Earthquakes happen, TES partner Google also share a number of resources using Google Earth to explore the world.


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


ICT / D&T

Online and offline

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  • Set yourself up for Safer Internet Day 2012 with assemblies, board games and posters from Childnet
  • Shock students into action with a 'Stay Safe Online' interactive presentation by mshortland

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Resource of the Week

Wisdom and Wonder: Autism and the Auditorium

On 10 February, An East London Cinema will host an Autism-Friendly School's Screening of the Iron Giant with an optional interactive storytelling introduction.

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In the Spotlight

School of the Future

63 schools from across the USA, Egypt, Hong Kong and the UK will be whittled down to a select group of finalists on 27th February in an international competition to design the school of the future.

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Modern Foreign Languages

Skype makes sense

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In the Spotlight

Mixing the Melting Pot

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Contributor of the Week

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