News Tagged 'KS1'

The Fox and the Star Resource Pack

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The Fox and the Star Resource PackThe ‘Fox and the Star’ Resource Pack for Key Stage 1 pupils has been shared by Puffin books to go with the book, after it was named Waterstones book of the year. If any teachers have the book in their classroom, then this pack could well be useful. 

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A Fun Interactive Tessellation Tool

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A Fun Interactive Tessellation ToolShodar have created a fun Interactive Tessellation Tool which generates lovely small images in a variety of colours.

It is based on three, four and six sided shapes being tessellated. This would make a great group exploration task and generate a brightly coloured maths display for the start of the new term. Just dragging the ...

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Vtech Kidizoom Twist Digital Camera

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vTech Kidizoom Twist Digital  Camera pictureThese children’s digital cameras were highly recommended to us by an Early Years Foundation Stage Teacher.  Don’t they look great!

These 2 mega pixel cameras have 4x digital zoom.  With 256 MB of built in storage you can store over 350 photos or up to 10 minutes of video.  If necessary you can also slot in larger SD cards for greater storage.

To see it in action ...

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Teach your Monster to Read Review

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Teach your monster to read screen shotTeach your Monster to Read is a new set of reading games for the very young.  It  may be of particular interest to EYFS / KS1 teachers or for children who have not yet grasped the basics of reading.

As you can see from the screen shots, it has games which are designed to be fun, colourful and ...

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Draft Version of the upcoming IT Curriculum for KS1-4

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The draft version of the upcoming IT Curriculum for KS1-4 was released during February. If you agree with us that teaching computer programming rather than general ICT skills is essential then the new IT curriculum looks really good:

The National Curriculum for computing aims to ensure that all pupils:

 can understand and apply the fundamental principles of computer science, including logic, algorithms, data representation, and communication

 can analyse problems in computational terms, and have repeated practical ...

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