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Privacy, Freedom and Edward Snowden

Privacy, Freedom and Edward Snowden

Including youtube links, independent learning activities, discussion activities and plenty of information, this lesson is about exploring the 'snoopers' charter' culture of the NSA and GCHQ, Edward Snowden's role as a whistleblower, and if we should allow our governments to spy on us. Particularly good for citizenship, sociology, RS and Politics this lesson is engaging and interesting to students. Did you know facebook's new privacy policy allows them to use your microphone and camera? AI notes down everything we say via their app...1984? Or safety procedure? Differentiated activities by outcome and task design, there's plenty here to stretch and challenge as well as scaffold. This lesson also includes a debate and information which can be used like a treasure hunt activity. 26 slides of high quality teaching material. Learning questions are: Why is privacy important? What is a whistleblower and what were Wikileaks? Is the internet a force for increased freedom, or increased surveillance? Which is more valuable, freedom or safety?
DavidFew
The News Quiz 18th - 25th September 2017 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Activity Settler Starter

The News Quiz 18th - 25th September 2017 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Activity Settler Starter

13 topical questions of the past week's news, across the UK and the world. Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard. Includes 2 literacy and 1 numeracy questions based on the other questions. Works well as a form group activity in registration time. I give sweets/reward points to the winning group! (We're not supposed to give out sweets so it's a nice 'naughty' reward for knowing about the world this week!) Created 38 school weeks of the year and uploaded to TES most weeks.
mikedean
iDEA film

iDEA film

When we launched the Bronze Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award a few months ago, we asked some of the people who helped make, test and play with iDEA to create their very own 'video selfie' to put into a little introduction film. We asked them - what do you think of iDEA? How would you describe it? These are the results - you and your students will hear from people who have used iDEA to develop digital and enterprise skills; teachers and university staff who are using it in classrooms, workshops and clubs; partners who are helping make the 'badges' (the online modules) and some of the people who have helped make iDEA happen.
kerensa_jennings
George The Poet film about iDEA

George The Poet film about iDEA

George the Poet has made an inspirational film for iDEA to help inspire people to learn, be curious, discover and make the most of opportunity. "We're the generation that came of age online", he says, and talking of enterprise - calls it "the arena in which iDEAs centralise". He talks about how valuable knowledge is - so teachers can play this in any lesson across the curriculum to help spark interest and passion for learning in young people. George the Poet talks about untapped potential and helps people see that by not participating or learning, they will be left out. He says "We now live in a digital age" and shows how discovery and enterprise can lead to self determination, personal growth and self-sufficiency. Note: George the Poet is a spoken word artists with an interest in social and political issues. The film lasts 3'30 minutes.
kerensa_jennings
Hot Air Balloons & Their Inventory - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

Hot Air Balloons & Their Inventory - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt

In this fun one-day activity, students learn about the invention and physics of hot air balloons, along with more information about their inventors, as they complete a WebQuest (Internet Scavenger Hunt) to answer questions about the topic. A complete answer key is provided for easy grading, along with resources for both teachers and students. Students can be provided with the sites that have the answers (included in the Student Resources) or directed to search the Internet on their own. Two versions of the WebQuest are included to let teachers print the questions or to provide them digitally as an interactive page in an editable Microsoft PowerPoint file. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary as well. Great for use with a sub too! Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Learning about Hot Air Balloons & Their Inventors WebQuest Activity in two versions: print (non-editable .pdf) and editable MS PowerPoint interactive digital version • Learning about Hot Air Balloons & Their Inventors WebQuest Answer Key (.pdf)
innovationsintechnology
National 4 / 5 History: Era of the Great War (WWI)

National 4 / 5 History: Era of the Great War (WWI)

This is the first of two packs which covers the full Scottish National 4/5 WWI course. The power points (which have all resources in them to be printed) have been updated from last years to include more visual exam revision activities e.g. for every exam question there is a slide of pictures which pupils will annotate. In addition, due to the changes to the exam this year they now focus much more on 'explain' than 'describe' questions. This bundle includes: 1. New short Nation 5 introduction 2. Causes of WWI 3. Why men signed up to fight/enlisted 4. How propaganda was used 5. Background to conscription & reserved occupations (but much more on RO's in the industry part of the course) 6. Conscious Objectors 7. Trench design 8. Trench conditions 9. Weapons 10. Quiz thus far 11. Military tactics - Battle of Loos (Somme in next bundle) 12. DORA 13. Rationing 14. Rent Strikes
alixtharris1988
Computer History - Group Research & Presentation Project

Computer History - Group Research & Presentation Project

In this lesson, students learn more about the history of the computer. The lesson starts with a Microsoft PowerPoint whole class presentation that gives an overview of computer history from the 1950’s through current times. Next, students work in small groups to research history information from an assigned decade and then to create a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint (or Google Slides) to share with the class. Students take notes during the presentations and then culminate their learning with a short quiz over the material. A study sheet is provided to cover the material from each decade that will be tested to give students an opportunity to review the information (or to assist in the case of absences or presentations that are incomplete). This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Microsoft PowerPoint presentation (for teacher presentation to the class) • Note sheet for PowerPoint presentation and student presentations • Team Planning Sheet • Student Expectations, Instructions and Grading Rubric for History Presentation Project • Study sheet: Computer History Facts • Multiple choice quiz (includes answer key)
innovationsintechnology
Bridges

Bridges

A collection of photos of bridges that I am putting together for my students. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Back to School Maths, English and New Class Activity Bundle (Primary)

Back to School Maths, English and New Class Activity Bundle (Primary)

Another bundle of popular resources, which are ideal for a relaxing first week back in school with your new class. The lessons and activities are best suited for KS2, but can also be adapted to younger children. Included: *2 fully resourced creative writing lessons: 10 things in a book character's pocket and short story writing. *A set of worksheets connected to 2x, 5x and 10x tables. *A pack of E-safety games, puzzles and activities. *A mixed pack of 'back to school' lessons and activities, covering maths, English and 'all about me'. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
goldtopfox
Handy 'Back to School' Lessons & Activities Bundle (Primary)

Handy 'Back to School' Lessons & Activities Bundle (Primary)

A bargain mixed pack of popular resources, which are ideal for an enjoyable first week back in school with your new class. The lessons and activities are best suited for Upper KS2, but can also be adapted to younger children. Included: *Creative writing English project: Designing a weird and wonderful school (over a week of lesson PowerPoints and differentiated tasks). *A set of differentiated maths worksheets, covering various written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. *A general e-safety assembly/lesson PowerPoint with follow-up activities. *An 'All About Me' style lesson PowerPoint and activity - '10 Things in my First Day School Bag'. This can also be used to create a first week class display. *Bonus: A fun 'Weird World Records' quiz. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
goldtopfox
Find the Differences Visual Puzzle - Space Exploration

Find the Differences Visual Puzzle - Space Exploration

This is space exploration themed picture puzzle. Directions: Find the seven differences between the two pictures. Plus same task text in Russian, German, French and Spanish. Answer included. Files: one JPEG file of high quality for crisp and clear printing or displaying. Keywords: rocket, spaceship, space, exploration, puzzle, find, differences, spot, seek, seven, visual, logic, puzzles, picture, 7, difference, riddle, fun, game, sun, moon, earth, stars, star, sky, transportation, transport, activity, page, sheet, illustration.
ratselmeister