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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
Photoshop Quiz Starter

Photoshop Quiz Starter

An easy to use, fun resource, designed to stimulate interest and understanding about Photoshop using reveal quizzes and little gimics to engage and teach pupils about Photoshop tools and what it can do.
lordturner
Interactive reveal quiz template

Interactive reveal quiz template

This is an interactive PowerPoint template that allows people to create reveal quizzes with scoring - it uses macros and so sadly will only work on PCs and they need to be enabled when the PowerPoint is run. A sample quiz of famous landmarks is included to demonstrate how it works. When using the template add pictures to the PowerPoint slides and then cover these pictures with autoshapes (rectangles, ovals, stars etc) and for each covering shape type on a points value - the more important what the shape covers the higher the number of points. Instructions are given on slide 3 too. This is the first version of this template so please send me constructive feedback, including ways it can be enhanced.
rcook2sc
IT ICT FAMOUS PEOPLE POSTERS - COMPUTERS COMPUTING DISPLAY

IT ICT FAMOUS PEOPLE POSTERS - COMPUTERS COMPUTING DISPLAY

Resources included are as follows: PDF file for you to print. Title page to head wall display (A4) – ‘famous people’ Long banner spread over 3 pages ‘Information Communication Technology’ 12 A4 posters of famous people in IT – such as Steve Job, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates etc. Each Poster has the persons name, photo and basic facts. Great for a wall display in classroom or around the school.
hayleyhill
CAMPING THEMED REASONS TO READ POSTERS ND ACTIVITIES - READING RESOURCES DISPLAY

CAMPING THEMED REASONS TO READ POSTERS ND ACTIVITIES - READING RESOURCES DISPLAY

READING RESOURCES REASONS TO READ DISPLAY ON CD PLEASE NOTE BEFORE PURCHASE: You are buying these resources on CD for you to print, no pre-printed resources are included. CD’s are plain, in white sleeves, without a logo or box. Advertisement pictures show the resources on CD not a box. Files are in PDF or PPT to use in your PC. It is not an audio CD nor will it play in your DVD player. Hi-spec CD’s must be used in your computer black side down. Multiple items will be shipped on one CD unless you contact us immediately after payment- we cannot ship a second time. Copyright – all resources are copyright protected and must only be used by yourself. You cannot share, alter, copy or resell them. Need resources in a hurry? Let us know and we will send them to you electronically the same day. Please contact us before leaving feedback – we have excellent customer service and will resolve any concerns quickly. Resources included are as follows: A great set of resources ready to be printed and displayed. Excellent for use in a reading or literacy area within your classroom or around the school. 60 A4 posters each showing a reason to read. You can use some of them or all of them, depending on the size of your display. Reading log to complete for pupils as they read in class or otherwise. General reading associated tasks – such as drawing the book cover, writing a review, recount, setting, plot etc. Booklet cover for project work etc. Writing and drawing frames for pupils work, in A4 size. A4 FIRE patterned lettering A – Z so you can spell any title you want. Long banner to head wall display.
hayleyhill
'How To' guides for iPad apps

'How To' guides for iPad apps

A selection of 'How To...' guides I collated to support teaching staff with their own knowledge & confidence. Apps include: - Morfo Booth - Pages - Popplet - Post it Plus - Book Creator - Do Ink Green Screen - iMovie - Word Clouds - Puppet pals -Skitch Please note: Some aspects may need adapting to suit your setting.
MissBWilson23
Shade fractions of Shapes Game (equivalent) - KS1/KS2 differentiated

Shade fractions of Shapes Game (equivalent) - KS1/KS2 differentiated

This is a super easy way to practice shading in fractions of shapes. Click sections of the shapes to colour them in. Clicking them multiple times will rotate through 4 diffierent colours. Take on the challenge! -Perfect for the Interactive Whiteboard or for individual use -Over a 160 unique, editable questions -5 levels of difficulty (self-differentiation) -Special macros to create replay-ability and randomise questions. *Note: You must enable macros on opening this PowerPoint file*
martinjgoulden
Evolution, Inheritance and Adaptation - Animal  and planet profiles - Create your own 3D creature!

Evolution, Inheritance and Adaptation - Animal and planet profiles - Create your own 3D creature!

Get your children to create their very own creatures/animals with this fantastic resource. Learn about how 11 different animals on planet Earth have evolved, inherited and adapted to survive. Next, pick one of the strange planets included in this pack. Read about what life is like on this planet and then create your own creature/animal that that would survive there! You can do this in any way you like but, included in this resource, is a download link to some 3D animal templates! Summary: -11 attractive and annotated animal profiles that highlight how each creature has evolved, inherited and adapted to survive. -7 strange planet profiles each with it's own predators, prey and various weather conditions. - 4 Scupltris 3D template files: 2-legged, 4-legged, bird and insect models. (download link included) - Thank you note. *Note, if you haven't done any 3D sculpting before, click below to download a tutorial on how to use basic tools in Sculptris in order to make a head: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/guide-how-to-make-a-head-in-sculptris-3d-modelling-and-printing-11599345
martinjgoulden