What's Hot?

11th October 2013 at 01:00

This week's top 10 downloads from TES Connect will take students from pop to popcorn. A concise and simple presentation teaches the basics of reading music, and a practical lesson explains the science behind everyone's favourite cinema snack.

1. Assisted adjectives

What is it? Displays providing vocabulary to describe objects

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? Get children to describe items from a basket of random objects using adjectives.


2. Computer competent

What is it? A comprehensive list of information communications technology competencies

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? This resource saves you planning time and is an invaluable reference tool.


3. Turn up the volume

What is it? A PowerPoint on calculating volume

Who is it for? 8-9s

Why is it hot? A simple and fun resource that engages students through a series of questions.


4. Clock watch

What is it? Worksheets and presentations for teaching students how to tell the time

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Diverse and engaging, these resources are a must-have for teachers.


5. The right note

What is it? A PowerPoint on the basics of reading music

Who is it for? 7-13s

Why is it hot? This resource enables you to cover the basics in a single lesson and uses simple, easy-to-understand language.


6. Dubious definitions

What is it? A worksheet on using online language tools

Who is it for? 14-18s

Why is it hot? An effective way to educate your students about the perils of using online dictionaries for translation.


7. Sum it up

What is it? Exercises for learning or revising mathematical terms

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? Short language tasks provide the tools to ensure basic understanding.


8. Find the source

What is it? An introductory booklet about using sources

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? This resource explains sources, identifies different types and introduces the concept of reliability.


9. Trained reaction

What is it? A PowerPoint on enzyme inhibition

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? An informative resource that is ideal for revision.


10. Power pop

What is it? A practical lesson on how popcorn changes when heated

Who is it for? 11-14s

Why is it hot? A creative resource pack that provides everything needed to investigate the snack.



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