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Cracking Code Breakers: Engineering Colossus the world's first programmable computer

Cracking Code Breakers: Engineering Colossus the world's first programmable computer

Free downloadable learning resource for KS2/3 Cracking Code Breakers reveals the lesser known story of Colossus, the world's first programmable computer, the General Post Office (GPO) and Tommy Flowers, Chief Post Office engineer and inventor of Colossus. Use this resource to inspire your pupils' with a unique story of engineering ingenuity and to make connections between computer technology in the past and the present day. Cracking Code Breakers can support a digital literacy topic and teaching across the curriculum. The resource includes: • Teachers’ Notes • Student Activities including two CREST SuperStar Challenges • Interactive PowerPoints • Film clips • Cracking Code Breakers CREST SuperStar stickers Curriculum Links: Computing (Digital Literacy, data protection), Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, History (Local History, Continuity and Change), Literacy, Geography, Citizenship Mission Colossus game Put your engineering skills to the test in this interactive game. Can you beat the clock and build Colossus? Available to play for free postalmuseum.org/learning Cracking Code Breakers at The Postal Museum Schools visiting The Postal Museum can book a 1-hour interactive workshop: Cracking Code Breakers: Engineering Colossus the world's first programmable computer £120 plus VAT per class (up to 30 pupils) Book your visit to The Postal Museum for the Autumn Term postalmuseum.org/for-schools Cracking Code Breakers is funded by Royal Mail and John Cass Foundation.

By ThePostalMuseum

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle

Bonfire Night Firework Alphabet Matching Puzzle: A series of 26 mini jigsaws featuring photographs of firework displays. Match the upper and lower case letters correctly to see the completed image. A fun Bonfire Night themed resource to aid letter recognition. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Days Of The Week Rockets Display

Days Of The Week Rockets Display

Days Of The Week Rockets Display: The days of the week displayed on bright, colourful rockets. A perfect addition to any classroom. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Bonfire Night Themed Writing Paper Pack

Bonfire Night Themed Writing Paper Pack

Bonfire Night Themed Writing Paper Pack: A total of 12 sheets of Bonfire Night themed writing paper featuring 2 designs in landscape & portrait. For each design there are 3 sheets of themed writing paper - 1 blank; 1 half lined & 1 fully lined. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Courage bravery assembly complete walk through and resources

Courage bravery assembly complete walk through and resources

This assembly is themed on courage, although can be edited for bravery instead. It includes two powerpoints and a page of notes and explanation. With this, you will have everything you need for a 20-25 minute assembly that will go down a treat. Suitable for ages 7-16, KS2, KS3 and KS4.

By georgey32

Drawing & Painting Skulls Bundle.

Drawing & Painting Skulls Bundle.

Save 55% Develop drawing skills with these skull resources. 1. COMPLETE THE MISSING SECTIONS OF SKULL Learning Object: to draw with detail and a range of tones. All sections could be completed in pencil or you could use a range of media such as fine liner, charcoal pencils, conte crayon or paint. 2. COMPLETE THE SKULL DRAWING A step more difficult than the task above - this time complete the missing half of the skull. 3. SKULL & SKELETON PHOTO BANK 22 Fantastic photographs of a human skull and rib-cage within a PowerPoint - easy to print. Dramatic compositions make these photographs ideal to draw and paint from. 4. SKULL GRID DRAWING Teach a range of drawing skills with this excellent resource. Your students will learn about line, tone and the importance of adding detail. Excellent extension task or cover lesson. 5. SKULL PHOTOBANK WITH ARTIST & MEDIA SUGGESTIONS A new set of photos from those listed above. Beautiful, detailed, high resolution photographs of a real human skull. This could be the starting for a comprehensive project drawing and/or painting project. There are photographs of the full skull front on and from the side, close-ups and a second set of photographs where the skull sits on red cloth for that dramatic Hamlet feel! There are suggestions for what drawing mediums to use, what artists to make links with, some skull facts to sound like the expert and ideas for where to take this project.

By TheArtyTeacher

LGBTQ+ Assembly

LGBTQ+ Assembly

Whole school assembly on LGBTQ+ history and rights. Meant to tackle casual use of the word 'gay' in school and to create a sense of inclusivity.

By rosalindamy

Firework Night Cloze and Wordsearch

Firework Night Cloze and Wordsearch

Firework Night Cloze and Wordsearch: 3 differentiated activity sheets featuring Enid Blyton’s poem Firework Night. A great Bonfire Night-themed English activity. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Listening Comprehension - Planet Earth 2 (episode 6)

Listening Comprehension - Planet Earth 2 (episode 6)

*** answer key included This is a listening comprehension for the 6th episode of the BBC series Planet Earth 2. Formatting and the answer key will make your life easier. Simply print and make copies. I also included a writing journal (descriptive writing), which can be completed at school or as homework. I have created listening comprehensions for other episodes of the series. The difficulty level of the listening comprehensions progresses as the series advances. It is therefore perfect to assess the progression of a student's learning. __________________________ Notes from my past experiences and my applied linguistics studies if this evaluation is intended for ESL/EFL learners: * Linguistics and language acquisition studies show that active listening, such as completing a listening comprehension evaluation, benefits ESL learners much more than passive listening. It gives their listening a purpose and focuses students on trying to figure out the words and meaning. * According to language learning studies, the use of authentic material (meant for first language) provides more benefits than adapted material. * If possible, do not use subtitles when presenting a TV show or movie. My experience has shown me that students focus too much on reading the subtitles instead of trying to listen for understanding. Students may feel overwhelmed the first time but they will gain in confidence over time. * If there is a possibility, try to have each student watch and answer the listening comprehension individually. Provide them with a time frame as to when they must have completed the evaluation and returned it to the teacher. This way you are certain to evaluate their listening skills and not their abilities to listen and write all at once. It also helps students with learning difficulties.

By nadineinprague

Listening Comprehension - Planet Earth 2 (episode 5)

Listening Comprehension - Planet Earth 2 (episode 5)

*** answer key included This is a listening comprehension for the 5th episode of the BBC series Planet Earth 2. Formatting and the answer key will make your life easier. Simply print and make copies. I also included a writing journal (descriptive writing), which can be completed at school or as homework. I have created listening comprehensions for other episodes of the series. The difficulty level of the listening comprehensions progresses as the series advances. It is therefore perfect to assess the progression of a student's learning. __________________________ Notes from my past experiences and my applied linguistics studies if this evaluation is intended for ESL/EFL learners: * Linguistics and language acquisition studies show that active listening, such as completing a listening comprehension evaluation, benefits ESL learners much more than passive listening. It gives their listening a purpose and focuses students on trying to figure out the words and meaning. * According to language learning studies, the use of authentic material (meant for first language) provides more benefits than adapted material. * If possible, do not use subtitles when presenting a TV show or movie. My experience has shown me that students focus too much on reading the subtitles instead of trying to listen for understanding. Students may feel overwhelmed the first time but they will gain in confidence over time. * If there is a possibility, try to have each student watch and answer the listening comprehension individually. Provide them with a time frame as to when they must have completed the evaluation and returned it to the teacher. This way you are certain to evaluate their listening skills and not their abilities to listen and write all at once. It also helps students with learning difficulties.

By nadineinprague