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Enhance the primary school curriculum with free Novel Games

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It is obvious that children and young people are inspired by playing computer games so it makes sense to try to harness that interest by using games to enhance the primary school curriculum.

Novel Games provides the embedding code to about 350 games which can be added freely to the school web site, a class blog or wiki. There is a great selection linked to curriculum subjects including maths, literacy, science, the arts and humanities.

This is a completely free resource which could ...

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Wideo.co review

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The Wideo web siteWideo.co is a new website that enables quick and easy creation of videos for class story telling.

Sign up and within minutes a login and password will be sent to your e-mail address. You can then start creating videos using background images, sprites and music that can all be added from the Wideo library. It is also possible ...

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Literacy Shed

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Literacy Shed LogoThe Literacy Shed is a huge collection of visual resources which are thematically grouped and suitable for use in KS1 and KS2.

The are a collection of high quality resources that can be used in literacy lessons. Each Shed has videos suitable for use in class with lots of follow-up ideas for how to use the resources and things for children to do. It is the most amazing collection of literacy resources ...

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Ideas to get to know your new class

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There is a wonderful collection of task possibilities for meeting a new class which has been added to by many teachers. It has some great ideas to inspire you when meeting your  new class during the next week or two:

Interesting ways to get to know your class

Below is a few ideas that I particularly like :

  • Get them to make a passport – add a drawing or photograph of themselves, name and describe pets, likes, dislikes, write any ...

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Quad Blogging

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Many schools have already started blogging but few have had the amazing results that we were celebrated at the ICT Conference last week when David (Deputy) Mitchell shared his blogging story.

David took over a year 6 class that was due to perform miserably in their SATs -their work ethic was non-existent and their appreciation of education almost zero. It was blogging that turned the class around as it offered them writing for a real audience. In addition getting feedback and ...

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