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Lesson idea: activities for short videos

I use a lot of videos in class these days. There’s no shortage of inspiration for film lessons online, and a bit in print too. We received a… 844 more words


The BreakThrough Junior Challenge: Relativity in 7 Minutes

How would you like to explain the Theory of Relativity? In seven minutes? On video? That’s the task Ryan Chester took up when entering the… 199 more words

Lesson Ideas

Dotty Six- Making my class 'dotty' about numbers!

This week in one of my Maths lessons, I introduced the children to the game Dotty Six which I found on the wonderful NRich website. This website is full of fantastic rich Maths ideas. 117 more words

Key Stage 1

FREE assessment resources for ICT/Computer Science

Assessing needs to be thought through to be successful

Problems faced:

My faulty faced a number of challenges in KS3 last year and this – when I took over there was a wide range of standards in evidence produced by learners for assessment. 159 more words


Durer Drawing and Printmaking

In the Durer illustration above, you can see how he has created a vertical window onto which he has drawn a grid which corresponds to a grid on his paper. 464 more words

Art Curriculum

Lesson idea: multiple intelligence

The theory of multiple intelligences came up in English in Mind this week. I knew it would really interest my students, so I decided to… 776 more words


Using Sticky Notes in Class to get a response from every student that is their own

I am planning a maths lesson for a small group of year 9 students with whom I work, once a week.  The group varies in size between 3 and 8.  390 more words