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History

- Delve into the world of Elizabethan piracy with a history lesson from danrock, bit.lyOENX6E. Try some pirate-themed poetry to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day with a recording of the ballad of John Silver shared by Spoken Verse, bit.lyPUsDYT. Share Project Gutenberg's e-books White Slaves and Oppression of the Worthy Poor and discuss the slave industry with pupils, bit.lyPESYs7

English

- Looking for a pirate dictionary? From doubloons to hornswaggle to shiver me timbers, a whole host of useful vocabulary can be found on vitrix's profile at bit.lyPRTPda

Cross-curricular

- MediaCore, a new online video publishing platform, lets teachers create videos and share them with pupils via mobile phone or PC, tablet or laptop computer. For more details, visit www.mediacore.com.

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