Maths Sandpit February 28, 2013Posted by Gareth in : Maths/Numeracy , add a comment
I know that there are lots of secondary mathematics teachers who use the Primary Resources website. You might want to take a look at the Maths Sandpit blog which has lots of interesting ideas, activities, links and resources for use with that older age group (and quite a few that can be adapted for use with primary pupils as well).
Comic Relief 2013 February 13, 2013Posted by Gareth in : Geography, P.S.H.E., Various Subjects , add a comment
Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day takes place this year on Friday 15th March and as always it offers schools a great opportunity to have some fun and make a difference.
You can order a free School Fundraising Resource Packs full of fundraising tips, activity ideas, balloons, stickers and posters from www.rednoseday.com/schoolsite. The Comic Relief website also contains a great collection of teaching resources, activities, assembly scripts and videos to help teach your students about global issues.
CBeebies Fun Activities October 5, 2012Posted by Gareth in : Foundation Stage, Various Subjects , add a comment
The Grown-ups section of the BBC’s CBeebies website is a convenient way to browse the large selection of material for young children. You can filter activities by age of children, learning area, theme and which TV programme it’s linked to.
Fun 4 The Brain October 4, 2012Posted by Gareth in : Maths/Numeracy , add a comment
Educational website Fun 4 The Brain features lots of great online games that are really useful for helping students practise skills and learn facts in mathematics and other subjects. Teachers should be aware that the site features advertising so may not be suitable for use in certain settings.
Losotho Resources October 3, 2012Posted by Gareth in : Geography , add a comment
The website of charity Dolen Cymru has a teaching pack that will be useful for anyone studying life in the African country of Losotho. The pack contains an assortment of lesson plans, schemes of work, music, pictures, videos and web links.
Walking with Beetles October 2, 2012Posted by Gareth in : Geography, Science , add a comment
These Walking with Beetles resources from the Bromley Biodiversity Project were originally designed to teach the themes of wildlife, walking and public transport to local children but there is lots of useful material that teachers from elsewhere will find useful.
So What? Conservation October 1, 2012Posted by Gareth in : Geography, P.S.H.E., Science , add a comment
So What? is a UK based educational website that aims to bring wildlife conservation into the classroom. The site provides structured lesson plans & resources to support either conservation club activities or general class topics on a selection of threatened species including tigers, cheetahs, grey wolves and gorillas.
The Literacy Shed September 28, 2012Posted by Gareth in : English/Literacy , add a comment
Rob Smith’s The Literacy Shed contains a large collection of ideas of how to use images, videos and other freely available Internet media in your lessons.
Time for Assembly September 27, 2012Posted by Gareth in : Assembly Resources, P.S.H.E., Religious Education , add a comment
S. Daly’s Time for Assembly website has a collection of individual, group and class assembly scripts organised by theme.
Ancient Mesopotamia September 26, 2012Posted by Gareth in : History , add a comment
The teachers’ section of The Enheduanna Society website contains a collection of resource pack useful for those who are studying the Ancient Mesopotamian Sumer or Assyrian Empires. As well as a map of the region, there are Smart Notebook presentations (and lesson plans) on areas such as food, cuneiform writing and mythology.