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Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Children often know more about science that we think; sometimes they just donʼt have the skills to write down their ideas. I wrote this book because I have a strong belief that all children, whatever their literacy levels, should be given the opportunity to share what they know about science. Over the years, Iʼve developed a range of alternative recording methods that allow children to express their knowledge and learning. These have been tried and tested in the classroom. This book outlines these methods, gently guiding the reader through each one. I cover what each recording method looks like, the reason behind using it, some ideas on how to incorporate it into a lesson and how to use it to assess children. My hope is that this book will show teachers that there are ways to record and assess science that are fun and creative and that generate enthusiasm in the classroom. Most importantly - they donʼt involve an exercise book. By using these methods youʼll find that children, particularly those who lack the ability to get things down on paper, will demonstrate an amazing science understanding. They just needed to be given the chance to express it their way! This book was written for primary Teachers but the ideas can be used in secondary schools as well.
bedruthansteps
Easy KS2 web design unit with easy to master software and no need for email addresses

Easy KS2 web design unit with easy to master software and no need for email addresses

Working independently or as part of a group, children will find the recommended software easy to learn so that they can concentrate on the creative aspects of web design. A unit that'll guarantee your class have got a finished product at the end of their unit. This unit also solves the problem of children having to obtain real email addresses before they can begin to use create their websites.
Coolred12
KS2 Film making lesson plan with easy to resources and end of unit outcome

KS2 Film making lesson plan with easy to resources and end of unit outcome

Children are often engaged when they have a context/ purpose for their writing. This is a unit of plan that I use to engage my whole class and encourage and inspire the children's activities. Children will use newspaper reports and convert them into news reports using iPads and iMovie. They will learn technical language to describe shot sizes and they'll understand why different shot sizes are used on their favourite TV programs. This unit comes with an end of unit assessment and meets NC objectives for Computing and Literacy writing and speaking and listening. The skills learnt will enable children to create VLOGS, short drama narratives, recounts and these products all look great on school websites and social media accounts.
Coolred12
Spreadsheet skills and data analysis task

Spreadsheet skills and data analysis task

Pdf & word document for customisation. Comes with a spreadsheet for students and a completed spreadsheet for staff Students carry out tasks such as: - adding data to a spreadsheet - adding charts - using formulae - analysing data - interpreting data and offering recommendations
mylhughes1990
Unit 17 - Internet of Everything LO1 Bundle

Unit 17 - Internet of Everything LO1 Bundle

Cambridge Technicals IT Level 3 2016 4 Worksheets including all points from the teaching criteria for LO1 with some breakdown to promote class discussion and independent learning. As listed in the Cambridge Technicals course guide, you cannot give students templates, however i have found with this document it can help students breakdown each section to promote discussion. Reviews and feedback greatly appreciated!
EyeTeaTeacher
Unit 17 - Internet of Everything (P1)

Unit 17 - Internet of Everything (P1)

Cambridge Technicals IT Level 3 2016 A worksheet including all points from the teaching criteria with some breakdown to promote class discussion and independent learning. As listed in the Cambridge Technicals course guide, you cannot give students templates, however i have found with this document it can help students breakdown each section to promote discussion. Reviews and feedback greatly appreciated!
EyeTeaTeacher
Make 'IT' Count: Run an Effective Primary In-Service Day at your School

Make 'IT' Count: Run an Effective Primary In-Service Day at your School

Online course Ebook - Suitable to educational leaders in Primary education. Learn how to organise, plan and conduct an effective PD inservice day at your school that will improve your aspirations and inspire your colleagues to change their practices and improve the school's performance in student attainment of ICT capability.
ictesolutionsau
KS2 film making lesson plan with easy to follow resources and assessments

KS2 film making lesson plan with easy to follow resources and assessments

Children are often engaged when they have a context/ purpose for their writing. This is a unit of plan that I use to engage my whole class and encourage and inspire the children's activities. Children will use newspaper reports and convert them into news reports using iPads and iMovie. They will learn technical language to describe shot sizes and they'll understand why different shot sizes are used on their favourite TV programs. This unit comes with an end of unit assessment and meets NC objectives for Computing and Literacy writing and speaking and listening. The skills learnt will enable children to create VLOGS, short drama narratives, recounts and these products all look great on school websites and social media accounts.
reddy_lenge
The Primary ICT Coordinator's Guide to Leadership - eBook

The Primary ICT Coordinator's Guide to Leadership - eBook

Ideal for UK and Australian educators -Are you an aspiring Primary ICT coordinator? If the answer is YES, then you will need to know about leadership in education, school ICT policy development and implementation, training teachers at In-service days, teaching and learning with ICT and protecting the digital child.
ictesolutionsau
Starter For Ten Enterprise Project

Starter For Ten Enterprise Project

This is the full set of resources which make up the Starter For Ten project. Starter For Ten is a whole term, cross-curricular project for upper primary classes. A series of lessons provide the class with the knowledge and skills they need to start their own businesses in small groups. Groups are loaned £10 to start their business with the businesses running for four weeks after around six weeks learning and preparation. Starter For Ten provides a highly motivating, real world context for learning with pupils taking full responsibility for their businesses. The pupils are also responsible for making key decisions including what to spend any profit on and whether to act as philanthropists and opt to donate a proportion of their income to charity. The full project covers a number of curriculum areas: literacy, numeracy, health and wellbeing, religious and moral education, social studies and technologies. All lessons are fully linked to the Scottish Curriculum For Excellence. Each of the fourteen lessons includes a lesson plan, a PowerPoint presentation and any worksheets or other resources required. Lesson plans include learning objectives, suggestions for differentiation, a starter activity, a main lesson, a plenary activity, suggestions for further development, opportunities for display, and relevant second level Curriculum For Excellence experiences and outcomes.
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