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 The Spanish Armada http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438660 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438660 Power points on the Spanish Armada and its failure Sun, 27 Jul, 18:03 GMT AQA Physics P3 QWC Bus timetable http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438663 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438663 <p>Not many 6 mark questions in P3, there are 4 I could find and here they are in form of a bus timetable this time. As with all the other QWC tasks, students use the command word guidance, connectives and keywords to structure their first draft...</p> Sun, 27 Jul, 19:33 GMT Speed of sound &amp; echoes http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438670 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438670 speed of sound/ characteristics of speed of sound/ reflection of sound Kindly view the presentation as power point show!(else you may get dizzy!) Mon, 28 Jul, 02:41 GMT 20 Lateral Thinking Puzzles http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438673 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438673 <p>I have used these for a few years now as &#39;extra&#39; voluntary fortnightly challenges. You will need to change my name &amp; some other details to suit yourself. I have seen some of these as a PPT elsewhere on TES. .Just google some of...</p> Mon, 28 Jul, 08:01 GMT Who wants to be a Millionnaire - Multiplication http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438684 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438684 <p>Who wants to be a Millionnaire game - questions are all related to formal multiplication - used as an activity with whole class and also small groups. Go through each question slowly - show answer options and discuss an estimate. Children...</p> Mon, 28 Jul, 12:52 GMT What time is it? http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438687 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438687 learn time, learn clock, learn to tell time, teching time to children, teaching time to kids, how to know time Mon, 28 Jul, 13:29 GMT King Lear in One Act http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438689 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438689 Playscript - adaptation of whole play. 20 characters. Many can be shared for bigger groups. Has been performed very successfully with Year 6 and lasts about 30 minutes. Tell me how it works for your students. Mon, 28 Jul, 14:40 GMT Outdoor maths activities http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438703 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438703 Sent to me via another teaching colleague. Useful to share with other teachers Mon, 28 Jul, 17:23 GMT Calculating and using scale http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438708 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438708 A kinaesthetic activity that requires the learners to measure height, interpret scales and determine heights and distances of landmark buildings. Mon, 28 Jul, 18:29 GMT THE WORD WITCH http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438712 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438712 <p>You can give this sheet to pupils and let them read all the words on the witch&#39;s cloak. They can then draw or write in words around her, to give her some things to fly over. Finally, they can take one word on her cloak and partner it with...</p> Mon, 28 Jul, 18:46 GMT Year 3/4 2014 curriculum spelling objectives http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438714 http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6438714 This is a display resource for printing to A3 and putting on the wall - there are a series of objectives that are intended to be changed weekly. There are enough objectives for spelling for the whole year (some should be repeated termly). Mon, 28 Jul, 19:43 GMT