The connection to the devices has now ended. All three devices need returning to O2…. But, due to your efforts during this trial, the school now plans to purchase these devices to extend the trial and to give other students and staff the opportunity of using them in education. Would you like to take part […]
e History is a nice cleanish site that has a wealth of resources for the teaching and learning of History. This is an american site, but many of the resources will be appropriate for UK education. One very nice tool/ activity is flash based knowledge game which covers many aspects of World War II.
Click on the image below, or use the link posted under the image to go to this resource. Could be used with whole class for exploration and discovery via an IWB or by individual students for revision, and personal study.
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, promote human dignity, and prevent genocide. A public-private partnership, federal support guarantees the Museum’s permanence, and its far-reaching educational programs and global impact are made possible by donors nationwide. Although a US resource, a very useful and interactive set of digital maps based on WWII have relevance for UK students T+L. The maps use narration and voice-over that explains some of the key moments in the history of the war. Just like a video, it is possible to pause the resource to expand on points within the classroom, and if used with IWB software, adding your own content and annotations is certainly possible.
Ricci Adams first envisioned Musictheory.net during his senior year of high school. Soon afterwards, he created his first lesson: The Staff, Clefs, and Ledger Lines. The Interval Ear Trainer was developed a few weeks later and the site officially launched on January 1, 2000. Since that date, he has authored over thirty new lessons and several new trainers.
This is a great site for any musician (students and teachers). Plenty of excellent activities which are interactive and engaging to use.
Ceop have a new video and supporting lesson plans about sexting and cyberbullying, called ‘Exposed”. It’s fast moving, well made and aimed at the secondary school audience. We think they are worth having a look at. Exposed, on ‘think you know’
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