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Code Academy – self study in coding suitable for all ages

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Code1If you mention programming computers to the average primary school teacher, it is likely to be met with fear and apprehension! Writing computer code can also be seen as boring by pupils but mention making a game on the computer and it is likely to be met with great interest.

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The World Stories Project

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World Stories is a great collection of stories to use for literacy but also maybe really useful for language teaching and learning.

“World Stories is a growing collection of traditional and new stories representing the 21 most commonly spoken languages by children across the UK.  These stories can be read, listened to and downloaded in English and their original language.”

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Using computer games to inspire writing

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A Small WorldMany primary school teachers will have heard of using computer games such as Myst to inspire logical thinking, problem solving and literacy. Although they are recognised as a fantastic media for inspiring boy’s writing, computer games like Myst can be too complicated for a lot of primary school teachers. If a lot of preparation work  needs to be ...

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Easter Resources

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Today as we celebrate Shrove Tuesday and enter Lent it is time to start planning the activities for the last few weeks of term; a time when many teachers focus on the Easter story.

There are lots of resources available, IWB notebooks already created, electronic versions of the story, arts and craft ideas and on-line games for maths including logic, reasoning and arithmetical practise.

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The Faulkes Telescope Project

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The Faulkes Telescope Project is designed to get pupils involved in research-based science education which aims to improve understanding and motivation.

Secondary school pupils studying space can make use of the wide range of Faulkes Telescope educational resources being made available via the website. The resources range from basic introductory activities through to data analysis. ...

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