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Victoria Neumark

La Cometa is a newspaper and cassette aimed at learners of Spanish at GCSE level which will be published five times a year beginning in September. From Authentik, a campus company of Trinity College, Dublin, the newspaper has authentic material with learning activities. The cassette contains readings, role-plays and interviews as well as recordings of native speakers. Pounds 30.40 for a subscription. For a free sample or further information free-phone 0800 387027

To Bully No More! The Pupil Pack: Classroom Material to Overcome the Bullying Cycle. This video with booklet and resource material for 10 to 13-year-olds bases its support strategies in this vital area of behaviour management on how people are feeling rather than how they are acting. Pounds 39.50. St Andrew's College, Duntocher Road, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 4QA.

Information Skills in Action. The importance of developing information skills is explained in these information cards aimed at secondary teachers. Pounds 5, National Council for Educational Technology sales, Sir William Lyons Road, Science Park, Coventry CV4 7EZ.

The Young Detectives Investigation Kit. Part of a campaign by the Royal Microscopical Society to get a microscope into every school, this pack is essentially a whodunnit that can be solved with a microscope. It includes a special discount on a society-approved microscope. A video, photocopiable worksheets, poster and postcards are included. Pounds 14.95. BNFL Education Unit, PO Box 10, Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 EL

1st Find It! This picture-based data-handling program for infants (key stage 1) enables teachers and pupils to choose from prepared data files on subjects including Fairy Tales and Teddies. They can also enter their own information. Archimedes computers only. Program disc Pounds 25; resource disc Pounds 10. Site licence included. Appian Way Software Ltd, Old Co-operative Buildings, Langley Park, Durham DH7 9BR.

Bright Ideas: Science Projects. To develop the fundamentals of science at key stages1 and 2 this partly photocopiable book offers activities with background information. Pounds 7.99. Scholastic Publications Ltd, Villiers House, Clarendon Avenue, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 5PR.

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