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TES 17 February 2012

Links to resources, events, reviews and forum posts featured in TES this week

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Fairtrade fortnight

27 February - 11 March

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Cycling to beat child labour


Recommended

  • Key stage 1: Fairtrade Trivia - What do your pupils know about fairtrade? Test them with this quiz from CAFOD
  • Key stage 2:Puzzling Pieces - Piece by piece students can grasp the bigger picture of fairtrade with this jigsaw puzzle
  • Key stage 3: Fairtrade Cookbook - Cook up some fairtrade treats with a class cookbook from Traidcraft
  • Key stage 4: Fair Chocolate Tasting - For a chocolate filled assembly highlighting the themes of fairtrade, try this script and Power Point from Truetube

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The Great Daffodil Appeal

1 - 31 March


maths

Maths -

Logic over magic

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Resource of the Week


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Out of the Blocks and on to the Track


Science

Science

Root and branch


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In the Spotlight: Melting Pot of Pills and Potions

Watch out for the Royal Holloway, University of London science open day (25 Feb),– an annual event aiming to bring out the scientist in us all.

What else?

  • University Challenge for teams of year 9's – the prize is £150 to spend on science equipment. Teams can register by emailing lucy.yeomans@rhul.ac.uk
  • How does the medical world use plants and herbs today? Find out in ruthanneclarke's Power Point./li>
  • Introduce Key Stage 1 pupils to safety with medicines with Alibea's resource
  • Or try ABPI's online resource for all your medical topic needs

Resource of the Week

Automate Arcades – Science games of the Future

This month, TES partner Science Museum launches Futurecade (cor) an online gaming suite which invites teenagers to explore how science and technology impact on their daily lives. Topics covered by the four games – Bacto-Lab, Space Junker, Cloud Control and Robo-Lobster (cor) - include robotics, satellites, space junk, geo-engineering and synthetic biology.

What else?


English

English

Pride and persuasion


What else?

  • Make speaking practice fun with a Taboo starter from BlueSky1
  • Have your students got the persuasive skills to sway the House of Commons? Try the National Schools Partnership lesson to find out
  • Feel inspired by Dr King and improve persuasive speaking with TeachFirst's scheme of work

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In the Spotlight - Poetry emerging from the Dales' mist

When Josie Whitehead retired from teaching pitman's shorthand, five years ago, she turned her attention to something that had become a growing passion: phonics learning and the power it has to help improve children's language skills.


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Secondary Englsih Subject Lead Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens

Dickens 2012 – Celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens


humanities

Humanities/ History

Form an alliance

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Resource of the Week

The sacred among the secular

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In the Spotlight: Lee Valley White Water Centre

Lee Valley White Water Centre is the only new Olympic venue that can be used by the public ahead of the Games.

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ICT

Music

Bin there, done that

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Fairtrade Web creation

  • TES Partner Traidcraft Schools the UK's leading fairtrade organisation shares its resource Writing Websites

A fever for fashion

  • Places for free Fashion Fusion courses to 16-18 year olds can be booked by phone or email: 020 7407 8664

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Win a holiday worth £3,500

Win a holiday worth £3,500 - Share your resources


languages

Modern Foreign Languages

Grasping grammar

Caroline ~Tracey has a degree in modern languages from the university of Bath, a Master's degree in Linguistics from the University of Rouen and a P.G.C.E, at Bath again. She moved to France with her family in 1989 and has run language courses since 1990


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Resource of the Week

Slip into the Spanish tongue

  • JaJaJa books will be expanding their range of languages and resources in 2012, to find out more see their website
  • For interactive revision of Spanish numbers try Anitais's fun game
  • Want to get pupils talking about their holidays? Check out cllenihan's animated presentation

In the Spotlight

Celebrating the Linguistics of Tomorrow

  • MFL learning website Vocab Express is launching its first National Championships in 2012 - open, free of charge, to all schools in the UK and Ireland.
  • If you would like to get involved and are not a member contact champs@vocabexpress.com.

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