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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 Editorial – Whatever your views, be sure to express them http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439786 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439786 <p>Next month’s <xa href="http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6439793">independence referendum</xa> is of monumental importance, yet the build-up to it has hardly touched the school and further education sectors.</p> Fri, 15 Aug, 00:00 GMT Less? It really means more, says minister http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439790 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439790 <p>Michael Russell predicts that students will take fewer Nationals</p> Fri, 15 Aug, 00:00 GMT Wrestling with all the right tactics http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439791 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439791 <p>How one Spandex-clad Aberdeen teacher inspires his students</p> Fri, 15 Aug, 00:00 GMT News at a glance http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439792 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439792 <xh3>SportScotland reveals jump in schools’ activity</xh3> Fri, 15 Aug, 00:00 GMT Educated Scots are getting behind self-government http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439793 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439793 <p>Link between level of education and ‘yes’ vote has been broken</p> Fri, 15 Aug, 00:00 GMT The poverty trap http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439800 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439800 <p>“What is poverty?”, a leading newspaper columnist recently asked. He should take a job in a school, preferably in the inner city, and then he wouldn’t have to display such ignorance. I had the privilege of working in such a school for 10...</p> Fri, 15 Aug, 00:00 GMT ‘We are seeing a movement awaken’ http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439801 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439801 <p>But more must be done to help children in care, MSPs told</p> Fri, 15 Aug, 00:00 GMT Your views http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439803 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6439803 <xh3>An inspirational lesson to learn</xh3> Fri, 15 Aug, 00:00 GMT Favourite Flavour Crisps Data http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440248 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440248 <p>We used the first sheet to collect data on which flavour was each pupil&#39;s favourite (After tasting crisps). Then we converted the information into a bar graph using the small pictures of crisps. The final lesson was comparing results and...</p> Wed, 20 Aug, 15:03 GMT Story - Lauren and Murky Merv http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440249 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440249 <p>Story about a little girl called Lauren who finds the fish acting strangely in her lake and goes to investigate why with her time travelling teddy Einstein. It is in a PowerPoint format to be used in story-telling to the whole class and to...</p> Wed, 20 Aug, 15:04 GMT Data Handling Fruit http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440250 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440250 Pupils cut and stick the fruit into the chart before answering the data questions. Wed, 20 Aug, 15:06 GMT Why Trees are important (PACK1) http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440252 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440252 These 6 lesson plans are designed to educate why Wed, 20 Aug, 15:10 GMT Phonic and Literacy Definitions http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440266 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440266 A general guide to the different vocabulary in teaching phonics and literacy Wed, 20 Aug, 15:24 GMT Post civil war and Cromwell http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440267 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440267 Some resources in this lesson may have been borrowed from other lessons and adapted. Wed, 20 Aug, 15:24 GMT Charles II - Restoration and revolution http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440268 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440268 Some resources in this lesson may have been borrowed from other lessons and adapted. Wed, 20 Aug, 15:25 GMT Why Trees are important (PACK2) http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440269 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440269 These 6 lesson plans are designed to educate the importance of tress. Each lesson includes: - Activity notes - Activity cutouts - Lessons slides &amp; guides - Activity words &amp; phrases Wed, 20 Aug, 15:27 GMT The Jacobite rebellion http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440270 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440270 Warning: School printers may feel dry and vulnerable after this lesson. Some resources in this lesson may have been borrowed from other lessons and adapted. Wed, 20 Aug, 15:28 GMT Ireland in the 16th amd 17th Century http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440271 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440271 Some resources in this lesson may have been borrowed from other lessons and adapted. Wed, 20 Aug, 15:29 GMT Witches http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440272 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440272 Some resources in this lesson may have been borrowed from other lessons and adapted. Wed, 20 Aug, 15:30 GMT Henry VIII Unit for Edexcel http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440273 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6440273 These are the first few lessons I have planned for the Henry VIII unit (AS). The resources can be found in the student book for the unit. Wed, 20 Aug, 15:45 GMT