Received for Review

1st March 1996 at 00:00

Speaking for Ourselves, Listening to Others. A pack to help 9 to 13-year-olds question stereotyped views of other countries and think about their own localities. It presents a view of life in Nairobi by African children and descriptions of life in England, as imagined by African children, through photographs, maps and a teacher's book.

Pounds 17.50. Leeds Development Education Centre, 153 Cardigan Road, Leeds LS6 1LJ. Tel: 0113 278 4030.


Shopping and Traffic Fieldwork. This resource booklet, with software included, suggests ways of using IT such as databases and spreadsheets to enhance geography fieldwork at key stages 3 and 4. For PCs, Acorn Archimedes and Apple Macintosh computers.

Pounds 15. National Council for Educational Technology, Milburn Hill Road, Science Park, Coventry CV4 7JJ.

Homes across Europe. Kensal Town, London and Stockbridge, Cheshire are contrasted with Patmos in Greece and Finland in this pack for key stage 1 (and 5-14 national guidelines in Scotland for environmental studies). It is linked to BBC Watch programmes and aims to encourage use of geographical terms. A teacher's booklet, poster map and 12 colour photocards are included.

Pounds 11.99. BBC Educational Publishing.


Nous Allons en France. A 14-minute video introduction to French for 7 to 11-year-olds, providing a basic vocabulary for food, shopping and tourism, plus brief teachers' notes.

Pounds 7.50. Gogglebox, Resources for Learning, 19 Park Drive, Heaton, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 4DS. Tel: 01274 544155.

SOS Deutsch. A German course for slower learners at key stage 4 which contains short units that focus on simple repetitive structures to help build pupils' confidence. The material is differentiated into core and extension with extra sections to stretch the more able.

Pupil's book: Pounds 7.99; teacher's book Pounds 8.99; set of three cassettes Pounds 45; evaluation pack Pounds 49.48.

Stanley Thornes.


Targeting Music. By Dorothy Taylor and Jo Brockis. The third book in the series for teachers of six and seven-year-olds includes model lesson plans for developing listening, performing and composing activities. A supplementary CD contains original songs and short extracts covering most of the listening suggestions in the text.

Schott Pounds 8.95. CD Pounds 15 plus VAT.

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