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Space Ping-Pong! Astronaut Tim Peake on the ISS #CosmicClassroom
 
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This was part of #CosmicClassroom, in which British astronaut Tim Peake also answered questions from pupils. The event was organised by the UK Space Agency, European Space Agency, and the teaching website TES. You can find more lesson materials to teach about space at: www.tes.com/cosmicclassroom
Views: 820066 TesWorld
TES interview tips for teachers, by teachers
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/jobs/ Teachers share advice for successful job interviews Real teachers and NQT's share job interview advice for other teachers. From job interview preparation and researching ofsted, first impressions and language to use during the interview to preparing a port folio of lesson plans and resources to demonstrate your teaching skills. Also demonstrating subject knowledge and teaching a lesson http://www.tes.co.uk/jobs/
Views: 46595 TesWorld
Robert Plomin - Genetics and Education
 
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Robert Plomin discusses the impact of his research on schools.
Views: 6679 TesWorld
Phoneme Bingo, Phonics Games
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Phoneme Games, Phonics Play, Phase 1. Find more Mr Thorne Phonics on TES link above. This 'Phoneme Bingo' video for teachers demonstrates how to engage children through playful phonics learning. It includes a commentary for teachers, offering tips and guidance using white-boards as bingo cards. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 54936 TesWorld
Beginnings & Endings, Phonics Play
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Beginnings & Endings of words, Phase 4, Phase 5, Phonics Learning through Play. Find Mr Thorne Phonics on TES link above. 'Begining's Endings' for Phase 4 and Phase 5 Literacy is a great way to explore 'beginnings and endings' of words through playful learning activities. This video for teachers offers tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 21569 TesWorld
Vocal Warm Up For Singing
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/mypublicprofile.aspx?uc=1668099 Vocal warm up for singing, teach kids vocal warm ups, KS1 and KS2 The Buzzing Flea Video by Artis Education. Children learn best when they are having an enjoyable experience that stretches the boundaries of their minds. Artis provides this to more than 35,000 children every week, through a blend of music, drama and movement. What we do is not just about enrichment: we create our programmes of work around curriculum needs, so children's imaginative thinking relates directly to their classroom learning Artis Education on TES http://www.tes.co.uk/mypublicprofile.aspx?uc=1668099 Artis On Twitter: @ArtisEdu https://twitter.com/#!/ArtisEdu
Views: 5332 TesWorld
Teachers share their hilarious classroom stories #TeaWithTes
 
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#TeaWithTes brings teachers together to celebrate the funny, inspiring and sometimes the outright baffling life of teachers all over the world. This month we were joined by the incredible teachers.... Zoe Bowman and Amy Whitehouse Amarbeer Singh Gill and Bobby Suman Jordan Hollis and Rupal Maru Let us know your answers below! Or head here for the chance to win your own Tes teapot...www.tes.com/teawithtes #TeaWithTes
Views: 778 TesWorld
Phonics Play, Family Fortunes
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Phase 1, Phonics Games, for Year 1 Teachers. Find more Mr Thorne Phonics on TES link above. This 'Family Fortunes' video for teachers shows Mr Thorne encouraging children to think about sounds in words and how to support playful phonics learning. It includes a commentary for teachers, offering tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 12932 TesWorld
TES: Professor Brian Cox, The Big Bang Live Lesson
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Professor-Brian-Cox-The-Big-Bang-Live-Lesson-6328858/ Professor Brian Cox rocketed into a winning school in West Sussex to present an extraordinary science lesson as part of The Big Bang Fair 2013. Broadcast live on TES.
Views: 109254 TesWorld
Phonics Games, High Frequency Words
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Phase 1, Phonics Games, High Frequency Words, by Mr Thorne for Year 1 Teachers. Connect 3' game for teachers highlighting how to support playful phonics learning covering areas such as 'triple consonant blends' for Phase 4. It includes a commentary for teachers, offering tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 16182 TesWorld
Maths ROTW 5 - The Pirate Game
 
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When I first discovered this last year, I thought it might go down quite well with the younger students. How wrong I was -- the game was a revolution! I now have Year 7s and Year 12s alike demanding to play The Pirate Game. I think it is the combination of strategy, luck, mystery games and the option to steal everything from your opponent that has made a firm favourite amongst the staff and students of my school.To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other ROTW in this series, just search for "TES Maths Blog" on the internet.
Views: 4262 TesWorld
Split Vowel Digraph, Phonics Play
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Split Vowel Digraph, Phonics Play, Keystage 1. Find Mr Thorne Phonics on TES link above. This 'Magic E Game Video' is a fun way to explore 'split vowel diagraphs' focussing on 'a' 'e' 'i' 'o' 'u' e.g "tap" becomes "tape"This 'Magic E Game' This video for teachers domonstrates how to support playful phonics learning, offering tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 29694 TesWorld
TES Web Chat: PGCE Work Placements
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6289006 Teacher trainer James Williams on PGCE work placements http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6289006 Hosted by writer Sarah Cunnane. Experienced teacher trainer James Williams and recent PGCE student Nicola Davison give practical advice on work placements. If you've got any ideas of people you'd like to chat to, or you've got questions that you'd like to ask in advance of our TES Web chats, just drop us an email to webchat@tes.co.uk with the word #tesChat in the subject line.
Views: 2260 TesWorld
Behaviour Management Strategies: Tom Bennett on TES Webchat
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6289006 Behaviour Management Strategies. Tom Bennett answers TES readers questions. Hosted by Ed Dorrell, Features and Comment Editor of TES http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6289006 If you've got any ideas of people you'd like to chat to, or you've got questions that you'd like to ask in advance of our TES Web Chats, just drop us an email to webchat@tes.co.uk with the word #tesChat in the subject line.
Views: 14848 TesWorld
TES English - Medusa
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/medusa TES English, Learning Poems, Teaching Poems in the Relationship cluster. 'Medusa' by Carol Ann Duffy includes a reading and audio commentary for studying character and voice' cluster. Further materials to support teaching and learning of poems, including Teaching resources, worksheets, activities and videos can be found on TES English http://www.tes.co.uk/secondary-teaching-resources/
Views: 11900 TesWorld
Clever Quiz, Mr Thorne, Phonics Play
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/MyPublicProfile.aspx?uc=1076331&event=21 Mr Thorne's phonics videos, phonics lesson ideas, phonics games on above TES Resources link Mr Thorne's 'Clever Quiz' video is a fun way to explore 'splitl diagraphs' . This video for teachers domonstrates how to support playful phonics learning, offering tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 25258 TesWorld
Tough Young Teachers - TES Q&A
 
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Tough Young Teachers was a BBC3 blockbuster following a group of young trainees on their journey through their first year in the classroom. TES spoke to four of the participants in the immediate aftermath of the show's last episode, discussing the extraordinary experience of taking part in the series as they found their way at the chalkface. TES School News -- The stars of Tough Young Teachers answer your questions http://news.tes.co.uk/b/news/2014/02/13/it-was-one-of-the-best-days-of-my-life-it-was-lovely.aspx TES Tom Bennett blog -- Ten out of ten: Tough Young Teachers Episode 6 review http://community.tes.co.uk/tom_bennett/b/weblog/archive/2014/02/13/ten-out-of-ten-tough-young-teachers-episode-six-review.aspx
Views: 17024 TesWorld
Follow the leader - in space! Astronaut Tim Peake #CosmicClassroom
 
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What's it like to play follow the leader... if you're on the International Space Station? The game was part of #CosmicClassroom, in which British astronaut Tim Peake also answered questions from pupils. The event was organised by the UK Space Agency, European Space Agency, and the teaching website TES. You can find more lesson materials to teach about space at: www.tes.com/cosmicclassroom
Views: 2202 TesWorld
Daniel Willingham's top tips for students to improve their memory
 
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Tom Bennett asks Daniel Willingham, Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, what students can do to improve their memory.
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Phonics Game, Match Pairs Of Words
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Match Pairs of Words, Phonics Games, KS1 Teachers. Find more Mr Thorne Phonics on TES link above. Find matching pairs of words that same sound but have different spelling e.g. "meat" and "meet". This video for teachers shows 'modelling games' highlighting how to support phonics through playful learning. It includes a commentary for teachers, offering tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 13748 TesWorld
I would ask Tim... Year five students share their Tim Peake questions
 
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Miss Fallows year 5 class at Chisenhale Primary School watches at Tim Peake launches in the Soyuz Rocket to the International Space Station and then tells us what they would ask Tim given the chance. Share your questions and ideas with us #CosmicClassroom or visit https://www.tes.com/cosmicclassroom/ to register your interest in taking part in a live event with Tim in 2016.
Views: 5358 TesWorld
"What is your favourite button on the ISS and what does it do?"   question to astronaut Tim Peake  #
 
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This question was asked by Tom Peretz, age 13, High Storrs School Science Club. It was one of more than 7,000 questions sent as videos to British astronaut Tim Peake for a live lesson from the International Space Station, #CosmicClassroom. The event was organised by the UK Space Agency, European Space Agency, and the teaching website TES. You can find more lesson materials to teach about space at: www.tes.com/cosmicclassroom
Views: 1268 TesWorld
Summer Learning: 10 Top Tips for Parents by Mike Gershon
 
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Click for more summer learning ideas: http://www.tes.com/parents How to keep children's brains active over the summer. 80% of teachers believe that children who engage in education activities over the summer find it easier to transition to a new key stage. Our fun filled page of tips and resources for holiday learning with children great start to the new school year (and make your life a little easier too).
Views: 1072 TesWorld
Phonics Play by Mr Thorne
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Digraphs explained, Mr Thorne, Phonics Play, Commentary for Teachers. Find more Mr Thorne Phonics on TES link above. This 'Word Wallpaper' game for teachers shows Mr Thorne supporting playful Phase1 phonics learning. It includes a commentary for teachers, offering tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 15064 TesWorld
TES English - Ghazal
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/ghazal TES English, Learning Poems, Teaching Poems in the Relationship cluster. 'Ghazal' by Mimi Khalvati includes a reading and audio commentary. Further materials to support teaching and learning of poems in the 'Relationships' cluster including Teaching resources, worksheets, activities and videos can be found on TES English http://www.tes.co.uk/secondary-teaching-resources/
Views: 7879 TesWorld
#CosmicClassroom - the full lesson from astronaut Tim Peake aboard the International Space Station
 
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British astronaut Tim Peake received more than 7,000 video questions from school pupils. This live lesson from the International Space Station was put together by the UK Space Agency, European Space Agency, and TES. You can find more lesson materials to teach about space at: www.tes.com/cosmicclassroom
Views: 51485 TesWorld
Maths ROTW 102 - Ultimate Excel Markbook
 
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What is it? Something a bit different for Resource of the Week 102… a mark book. But this is no, this is no ordinary mark book. Oh no, this is The Ultimate Excel Mark Book, and it certainly lives up to its name. At our school we regularly record our homework scores centrally on a spreadsheet in our secure shared area of the school network. I will be honest with you – it ends up being just a load of numbers that do not really mean anything. With this mark book, you get a clear insights and crucially a picture of progress. There is the facility to instantly print off individual pupil record sheets to get a view of their progress over time and areas of weakness. And it takes no longer to record your results than any equivalent mark book. How can it be used? This mark book can be used in a variety of ways. If used by an individual teacher it will be invaluable for tracking progress, getting an instant overview of class performance, and as a handy aid for things like parents evening and writing reports. You can easily sort data, add students, and print out reports. But if all teachers in a department choose to use it, well then you have real power as results can be compared and contrasted, and key insights gained. Once again, this is a fantastic use of Excel, and a truly wonderful, free resource. Thanks for sharing! Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other ROTW in this series, just visit http://www.mrbartonmaths.com/blog/tes-maths-resource-week-rotd-index-page/
Views: 1222 TesWorld
"Is there a possibility of a meteor or space junk hitting the ISS?"   question to astronaut Tim Peak
 
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This question was asked by Matthew Savage, age 10, from St Anne's Fulshaw CE Primary School. It was one of more than 7,000 questions sent as videos to British astronaut Tim Peake for a live lesson from the International Space Station, #CosmicClassroom. The event was organised by the UK Space Agency, European Space Agency, and the teaching website TES. You can find more lesson materials to teach about space at: www.tes.com/cosmicclassroom
Views: 2265 TesWorld
Fractions Mastery Lesson: TES Maths Resource of the Week
 
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What is it? The term “Mastery” gets banded around a lot these days, and I think we need to be clear that there is no such thing as a “mastery lesson”. There are lessons that are used with a complete mastery approach, but the idea that you can dip into mastery for one off lessons is - in my opinion, anyway - a bit of a misnomer. However, this is undoubtedly an excellent lesson on the four operations of fractions, that with adaptation could be used by anyone. There is a starter that covers concepts that the students may have encountered earlier in the year, including factorising and rearranging equations. And then we move onto my favourite part - the selection of questions. Take the slide on additional and subtraction of fractions. Sure, we have standard questions involving proper fractions, but then we have improper fractions, three fractions, algebraic numerators and algebraic denominators. This is one of the key components of mastery - when introducing a new skill (adding and subtracting fractions) take the opportunity to revisit previous topics (conversion, simplifying expressions, expanding brackets, etc). All of this is rounded off with a classic problem from NRICH and an exit ticket that can be used to review progress. How can it be used? The reason I put that warning at the start was that if students are not used to this kind of approach, trouble may be brewing! If students have not encountered, or are not comfortable with, the additional concepts that are woven into this study of fractions, then they will not be able to answer the questions and as a teacher you will have a difficult decision to make - do you teach them the topic there and then and risk derailing the main purpose of the lesson, or do you just move on and leave your students confused? It is a tricky one. That is why lessons such as these need to be used carefully. May advice - even if you are following a mastery curriculum - is that you go through the questions and edit them as necessary to ensure they are suitable for your class. That way you will end up with all the benefits of this wonderful resource - the lovely structure, the range of questions complete with answers - but with none of the potential pitfalls. Alternatively, this lesson may be used as a revision resource for a Year 10/11 class who have finished the curriculum and are preparing for an exam. The fact that several concepts are all rolled into one makes it particularly suitable for this. Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other Maths Resources of the Week in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths
Views: 1362 TesWorld
TES and Bookaboo competition finalist Des Hegarty
 
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http://www.tesconnect.com/bookaboo Which teacher should star in a TV episode of Bookaboo? Vote for your favourite now!
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Maths ROTW 21 - The Lobster Game
 
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If you are looking for a good end of term activity, then look no further than The Lobster Game. Strategy, team work, probability, percentages, negative numbers, all packaged up in a simple yet highly engaging game. There is also an advanced version which contains a lovely little twist! Can students devise the optimal strategy for making the most money form their lobster catching business, or will it all go to pot on the roll of a dice? Getting them to write up their strategy and thoughts at several points throughout the game will also help develop their quality of written communication (QWC). Thank you for sharing! Craig To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other ROTW in this series, just search for "TES Maths Blog" on the internet.
Views: 2656 TesWorld
TES job application advice from teachers
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/jobs/ Job application advice for teachers by teachers Real teachers and NQT's give advice and tips for applying for teaching roles in schools, including: Tips for CV's, when to apply for the roles for PGCE students and NQT's, researching the school and visiting the school, start http://www.tes.co.uk/jobs/
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TES Maths ROTW 85 - Diffy
 
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What is it? This is the first secondary school maths lesson our lovely new bunch of Year 7s experience each September, and I absolutely love it. All the students need to be able to do is to subtract one number from another – and yet there is so much more going on! I love this activity because it perfectly fits that all important definition of “low barrier, high celling”. Students can grasp the rules easily and hence make some progress with the task in the first 20 seconds, and yet there is enough meat in this activity to keep them thinking about Diffy for weeks to come! How can it be used? We have had most success with this task by starting everyone off on the same structured example, so that students are familiar with the rules, and then giving them a choice of things to investigate. Some of my favourite lines of inquiry are: - What do Diffy 2s have in common? - Can you make a never-ending Diffy? - Is it true that if all the numbers are under 5, you never get more than a Diffy 3? There are loads more prompts and lines of inquiry in the comments section on the resource page, and it would be great if you could add some more. I hope you and your students enjoy it Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other ROTW in this series, just visit https://community.tes.co.uk/tes_mathematics/b/weblog/default.aspx
Views: 2038 TesWorld
TES Cosmic Classroom with British ESA astronaut Tim Peake
 
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The Cosmic Classroom live link with British ESA astronaut Tim Peake took place on 2 February, 2016 at 2pm GMT. Nearly 300 school children joined TES, UKSA, and ESA, at the World Museum in Liverpool for a live Q&A with Tim from the International Space Station and nearly half a million more watched the broadcast, hosted by Dr Kevin Fong, on the TES website! For teaching resources and more information go to www.tes.com/cosmicclassroom
Views: 477 TesWorld
Beginnings & Endings, Phonics Play - Video Commentary
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Beginnings & Endings of words, Phase 4, Phase 5, Phonics Learning through Play. Find Mr Thorne Phonics on TES link above. Commentary for teachers by Mr Thorne explaining his methodology. 'Begining's Endings' for Phase 4 and Phase 5 Literacy is a great way to explore 'beginnings and endings' of words through playful learning activities. This video for teachers offers tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 1066 TesWorld
GCSE Maths Intervention Pack: TES Maths Resource of the Week
 
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What is it? I often worry about the effectiveness of so-called Intervention in the build up to GCSE. This usually comprises of taking students out of tutor time, or even other subjects, to work in small groups or one-to-one with a teacher or teaching assistant. This is fine, and there is no doubt that any extra help can only be of benefit, but how do we know how effective the intervention has been? This is where this lovely resource, specially on Representing Data, comes into play. Not only does it provide material to use in the intervention session itself (no more frantically searching through textbooks or past papers fro appropriate questions), but also an objective way to measure how successful the intervention has been. How can it be used? There are three parts to this resource, but I am going to make a case for a fourth! There is a pre-test, which is ideal for deciding which students would benefit for the topic-specific intervention. This could be given as a quick in-class assessment, and even marked by the students themselves. Then there is the Intervention Booklet, rammed full of top-quality questions perfectly aligned to the new Maths GCSE. This could be used in the intervention sessions themselves, or taken by the student to complete at home. Finally, there is the post-test to see how much progress the student has made as a result of the intervention. This is a simple, but effective model. My only addition would be a second post-test to be given to the student around three weeks later. This would then enable you as a teacher to see which concepts have truly stuck, as opposed to simply dangling in the student’s short-term memory immediately following the intervention sessions. Such a test could easily be created by manipulating the numbers in the existing post test. Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other ROTW in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths
Views: 293 TesWorld
Michael Rosen on TES Web Chat
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6289006 Michael Rosen on children's literature and literature in education. http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6289006 Hosted by Ed Dorrell, Features and Comment Editor of TES. On Roald Dahl day we invited in the author of the first ever authorized children's biography of Dahl. Rosen answered your questions on children's literature and literature in educations. If you've got any ideas of people you'd like to chat to, or you've got questions that you'd like to ask in advance of our TES Web chats, just drop us an email to webchat@tes.co.uk with the word #tesChat in the subject line
Views: 1459 TesWorld
#EducationDay Periscope chat: Tom Bennett
 
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Tes sits down with TES Columnist and government behaviour tsar Tom Bennett to have a chat about behaviour and classroom management techniques, and how he got into the field. Contains lots of useful advice for NQTs and experienced teachers alike. For more of Tom's advice and views, check out his page on TES.com: https://www.tes.com/news/author/tom-bennett
Views: 257 TesWorld
Anthony Horowitz on TES Web Chat
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6289006 Author Anthony Horowitz answers questions submitted by teachers and pupils. Hosted by Michael Shaw Deputy Editor of The TES http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6289006 If you've got any ideas of people you'd like to chat to, or you've got questions that you'd like to ask in advance of our TES Web chats, just drop us an email to webchat@tes.co.uk with the word #tesChat in the subject line.
Views: 672 TesWorld
Jeremy Strong - All about writing
 
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What's the best thing about being a writer? What advice would you give children who want to write? Jeremy Strong talks about his favourite character and why he likes to write.
Views: 814 TesWorld
Phonemes Games, Mr Thorne
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Phonemes Games, Phonics Play, High Frequency Words, by Mr Thorne for Phase 1 teachers.. Based on the TV game show 'Count Down'. These mixed-up sentence games highlighting how teachers can support playful phonics learning with some basic word sounds. It includes a commentary for teachers, offering tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 9954 TesWorld
Physics of Bottle Feeding: Air Pressure
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/physics-secondary-teaching-resources/ Air Pressure Physics lesson starter, GCSE Physics Revision This video illustrates how the difference in the air pressure outside and inside a baby's bottle as more and more milk is drunk. It is a good introduction to the idea that gases exert pressure and that this pressure depends on the volume of the gas and the number of particles in the space they occupy. It could be used as a lesson started, or as a visual and audio stimulus to generate discussion, but it works well as a revision tool too. GCSE Science Revision guides: http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6080373
Views: 709 TesWorld
Welsh Rugby Union players nominate their Best Teacher
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6360562#.UvEMHdJdV8F Calling all teachers and pupils working in schools throughout Wales! TES Wales has teamed up with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) to launch a competition to celebrate the work of inspirational teachers in Wales. If your teacher or a teaching colleague deserves some recognition and reward for the job that they do, nominate them today at http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storyCode=6360562#.UvEMHdJdV8F Competition closing date: 31st May 2014.
Views: 1627 TesWorld
Phonics Games, High Frequency Words - Audio Commentary
 
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http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Fun-and-games-from-Mr-Phonics-6066304/ Phase 1, Phonics Games, High Frequency Words, Commentary by Mr Thorne for Year 1 Teachers. 'Connect 3' game for teachers highlighting how to support playful phonics learning covering areas such as 'triple consonant blends' for Phase 4. It includes a commentary for teachers, offering tips and guidance. There are more phonics games and lesson plans on TES with printable instructions http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/ This video was filmed exclusively for TES Resources by Mr Thorne Does Phonics.
Views: 1536 TesWorld
Maths ROTW 15 - Geometrical Square Rooting
 
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I stumbled upon this wonderful activity when I was looking through the resources uploaded by one of my favourite contributors to TES, and as soon as I saw it I was blown away. It contained a piece of mathematics that I was not familiar with -- the ability to estimate square roots using a ruler and a pair of compasses. I was looking for an enrichment activity to give to my lovely Year 11 class, and this fit the bill perfectly. As the accompanying PowerPoint explains, the method of geometrical square rooting comes from Rene Descartes. The technique is very simple to learn and provides excellent practise of students' ability to measure and construct arcs using compasses. This makes it suitable for all ages and abilities. What I particularly love about this activity, however, is that it begs the question why -- why on earth would this technique give you the square root of any number? And you will be pleased to know that there is a beautiful algebraic explanation that provided perfect A/A* practise for my Year 11s, who were completely enthralled at this point. Thank you for sharing! Craig To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other ROTW in this series, just search for "TES Maths Blog" on the internet.
Views: 453 TesWorld
Do it, twist it, deepen it: area of a triangle - TES Maths Resource of the Week
 
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What is it? At the start of each of La Salle’s Maths Conferences, there is a round of Speed Dating, where teachers get together for two minutes to share an idea they have. At the MathsConf in Kettering I came across this lovely idea which I am delighted to say has been shared on TES. The premise is dead simple: take a topic such as the area of a triangle, and then do it, deepen it, twist it. “Do it” involves developing fluency, “deepen it” is all about reasoning, and “twist it” requires problem solving. This resource, which comes complete with a really well structured PowerPoint, shows exactly how this works on the context of area of a triangle. How can it be used? Since I interviewed Doug Lemov for my Mr Barton Maths Podcast, I have become increasingly aware of giving a memorable name to things. Doug’s book, Teach Like a Champion, is full of names such as show-call, culture of error, and so on. One thing I love about this resource is it puts a name on the journey of mathematical thinking that we all want our students to go on. We want them to develop the basics, then to think deeper, and then be able to apply these skills in different contexts. I have found that by saying to my students “right, let’s twist it”, they are much more aware where in that stage of development they are than if I say something like “okay, so now we need to apply the mathematical skills we have learned to different contexts, interleaving other skills simultaneously”. This is a lovely concept that can be used with any topic. Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other Maths Resources of the Week in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths
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Area Mazes - TES Maths Resource of the Week 15 (2016/17)
 
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What is it? Two for one this week. Two resources from the same author, that I absolutely love. 20 lovely Area Mazes! I got a bit addicted to Area Mazes myself at the start of 2016 having seen a feature about them in the news. The latest maths craze from Japan, apparently. I remember one Sunday afternoon where I sat down to do one on an app, and 3 hours later I was on Level 72 and seeing rectangles and squares everywhere I looked! Area Mazes are suburb. On the face of it they are so simple. Students have to use logic and geometrical knowledge to work out the missing dimensions on a variety of rectangles. We rather sceptically tried a few of them with our Year 8s last year during the area unit last year, and they absolutely loved them! Seriously, they could not get enough of them. There is something about the apparent simplicity that captivates students. How can it be used? The beauty of an Area Maze is it does not take much explaining. I ran through one example on the board with my students, brain-storming different ideas for approaching them, and then letting them get stuck in, telling them that they needed to convince me of their answers with some working out to show they had not just guessed. Pretty soon we were frantically searching the internet for more challenging ones, and students were keen to take them home to show their parents. If your students do take to them, then there is also the option to challenge them to create their own, with any many rectangles as they like. Thanks so much for sharing Craig Barton To access the resource and join in the discussion, or to view all the other ROTW in this series, just visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/blog/maths
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TES and Clearspace Buildings competition - Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
 
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http://www.tesconnect.com/building Watch Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School's video to support their entry in TES and Clearspace Buildings' competition to win a school building. You can vote for them at http://www.tesconnect.com/building
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Ed Balls, Michael Gove and David Laws discuss free schools
 
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Ed Balls, Michael Gove and David Laws discuss how to address upwards accoutability, the professionalism of teachers and free schools at the TES pre-election debate
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