TES - Teaching jobs, resources & ideas from the Times Educational Supplement http://www.tes.co.uk/ The TES website offers in depth teaching news, teaching & educational resources as well as many active forums - all to help UK teachers. Visit the Times Educational Supplement website for advice and help for teachers and information on careers in teaching. Subscribe to the TES to ensure you never miss a copy of this weekly newspaper packed with the latest education and teaching news, subject resources and ideas as well as the latest UK jobs in education http://www.tes.co.uk/magazine/graphics/logo.png TES http://www.tes.co.uk Let the Games commence and their legacy prosper http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6437886 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6437886 <p>Margaret Thatcher is standing directly across the stadium from me, wildly swinging her handbag. A marathon runner from Lesotho has appeared on the track long after most other competitors have finished, but collapses in a heap with yards to go.</p> Fri, 18 Jul, 00:00 GMT Why one rule for some leads only to confusion http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438450 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438450 <p>After a week of warm weather, stormy downpours and a glittering opening ceremony to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, I am sure that many of us feel the summer has only just begun.</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 00:00 GMT New Highers mired in ‘complete confusion’ http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438454 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438454 <p>TESS survey reveals fears over piecemeal introduction of exams</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 00:00 GMT Online trips offer food for thought http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438455 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438455 <p>But critics fear digital diet is no match for real-world excursions</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 00:00 GMT Why we must be in it for the long haul on ASN transition http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438457 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438457 <p>Offer young people support until their mid-twenties, report urges</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 00:00 GMT Innovate from within http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438467 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438467 <p>“Innovate or die” is a guiding principle of modern business. The search for increasingly radical ways to achieve desired outcomes has become a prime test of leadership. Similarly governments do not make their names by arguing for the status...</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 00:00 GMT The college that gives back £400m http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438468 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438468 <p>Report reveals NESCol’s huge contribution to local economy</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 00:00 GMT Your views http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438470 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438470 <xh3>We must ensure ASN children have a voice</xh3> Fri, 25 Jul, 00:00 GMT DRAMATIC IRONY - SIMON&#39;S CAT http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438525 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438525 <p>This lovely little cartoon demonstrates exactly what dramatic irony is in just a few minutes. Simon&#39;s Cat tries to tell his owner about a creepy crawly but cannot gain his attention until it&#39;s too late. Dramatic irony is drawn out...</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 01:04 GMT THE MAGIC SHOES http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438526 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438526 <p>This song tells the story of Friendly Shoeman Jake whose red shoes suddenly learn to talk. They want to do different things so they start fighting... Enjoy using the song as a resource for lessons &amp; concerts! This is my own song &amp; recording...</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 01:14 GMT Linking Verbs VS Helping Verbs http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438527 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438527 This lesson handout/worksheet can helps students differentiate linking verbs from helping verbs. It can provide as a quick look up resource. Fri, 25 Jul, 05:06 GMT WHEN THIS LOUSY WAR IS OVER http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438528 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438528 <p>This is a Trench Song from World War One. The tune is from the hymn, ‘What A Friend We Have In Jesus’, written in 1855. The satirical words are by anonymous soldiers in the trenches of the Western Front. You can use this song as background...</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 07:43 GMT Summer Holiday Problem Solving http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438529 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438529 <p>A problem solving lesson taken from Scholastic Creative Problem Solving for 5-7 year olds. Teddy is going on holiday but he has a problem! Can the children solve the problem and find out how many days teddy has enough clothes for? I cut out...</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 08:38 GMT Picture Sudoku Year 1 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438530 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438530 The children in my class love Sudoku so I put together a simple PowerPoint to help them understand the rules. I hope you find it useful. The worksheet was sourced from the internet so it is not one that I produced. Fri, 25 Jul, 08:48 GMT Year 3 Intro to Nouns ppt http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438533 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438533 Used with a high-achieving Year 3 group to introduce common, proper and abstract nouns. I then used a worksheet to get them to practise further. Fri, 25 Jul, 09:57 GMT Functions and graphs - foundation level quiz http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438534 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438534 Simple straight line graphs and easy quadratics. Twelve multiple choice questions for a quick recap session. Fri, 25 Jul, 09:58 GMT Sequences - multiple choice quiz http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438537 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438537 Twelve simple sequence questions at foundation level. Fri, 25 Jul, 10:07 GMT Looking at our High Street http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438538 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438538 <p>5 Lesson plans using Bedford High Street as a case study for looking at its changing function over time. Visual resources (maps, photos, video, oral history web links), data, interactive quizzes, class activities, scenarios for class council...</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 10:10 GMT What is a High Street? http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438539 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438539 <p>Lesson plans using Bedford High Street as a case study for looking at its changing function over time. Visual resources (maps, photos, video, oral history web links), data, interactive quizzes, class activities, scenarios for class council...</p> Fri, 25 Jul, 10:27 GMT