30 November 2012
Links to resources, events and reviews featured in TES this week
Key stage 1 - Offsite made easy
- If you’re feeling daring and want to organise a field trip, welshy’s risk assessment template will help ensure you do it safely.
Key stage 2 - Crossing safely
- EdComs shares a useful guide to teaching road safety in primary schools.
Key stage 3 - Knowing the risk
- Encourage pupils to identify risks with tafkam’s lesson on assessing dangers.
Key stage 4 - Show me the money
- Taking financial risks can be profitable or a quick route to bankruptcy. Help students understand money matters with Personal Finance Education Group’s risk resource.
Key stage 5 - Safety at work
- Prepare students for the workplace, with barney66’s presentation on minimising risk at work.
Gardens of Eden
Inspire students to think about the natural world with the Eden Projects’ lesson plans.
Culture in the classroom
Join staff from the Science Museum and Royal Shakespeare Company for a roundtable discussion in a TES live webchat on Tuesday 4 December, 6pm. Watch the chat and submit questions at: www.tes.co.uk/webchats or #tesChat
On the first day of Christmas…
Mission Together shares an activity pack with an advent calendar which suggests a festive task for every day of advent.
Off the rails
A rail safety song, quiz, role-play activity and real life story videos to encourage students to stay off the tracks.
Assembly of the week: Time for giving
- Try British Red Cross’ assembly to encourage students to forget, for a moment, about what they want for Christmas and focus on those in need.
- For an assembly for every of the term, check out the TES assembly-a-day collection.
Top 10 Holiday safety
Help students stay safe during the Christmas break, with these resources to help raise awareness of risks.
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Spotlight on… Revision
The exam season rears its ugly head once again, to help you – and your students – survive, here are some handy resources on study skills, revision tricks and exam technique.
- You’ll find the Shorething problem-solving task and more from rnlieducation on the TES website.
- For a project on coasts, try Digital Schoolhouse’s cross-curricula geography and ICT lesson.
- Use Widget symbols to explain coastal features, with Widgit_Software’s “what is a coast?”
- Jen Turner shares a French reading and listening vocabulary list to help students tackle false friends.
- Try Leepy’s Spanish tongue twisters and students it’s ok, and sometimes even funny, to make mistakes.
- Stop things getting lost in translation with anyholland’s handy list of French-English faux amis.
- Combat common Spanish mistakes with a lesson from seasidelou on making adjectives agree with genders.
- Encourage students to work together, try the TES collective memory maths collection for inspiration.
- Help pupils remember basic angle rules with a team game from nottcl.
- Show pupils how antique the first computers seem now, with scottlowther’s timeline of computing - a perfect classroom display.
- From digital microscopes to exploring the night sky, try ICTfromBecta’s booklet packed for ideas on using computers in the science classroom.
- The lesson plan and resources for PeaceEducation’s The Bomb Factor are available for free, from TES.
- sjb1987 shares golden rules for ensuring students get the best out of speaking and listening assignments. .
- For more British Red Cross teaching resources, check out their TES profile.