News Tagged 'resources'

Cleaning up YouTube for the Classroom

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Teachers often want to use YouTube videos in the classroom but are worried about inappropriate comments and adverts. There are a few sites that make it easier for you. These sites show YouTube videos but they are cleaned up and do not show adverts that display (or link to) undesirable content.

YouTube XL  is a YouTube service that enables the watching of videos on a large screen without ads and ...

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Space Links for Pupils

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If your topic includes studying space there are a wonderful collection  of web sites that may help you:

Nasa Kids’ Club

Nasa Kids' Club web page

The main categories are:

  • Earth
  • Shuttle and Station
  • Solar System
  • Universe
  • Beyond Earth
  • Commercial Space
  • Aeronautics
  • NASA People and History
  • NASA in Your Life
  • Technology

Astronomy for Children

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The Tudors & Stuarts – Useful Sites for Teachers

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For those teachers planning to teach the Tudors next term recommended web sites below:

  • National Maritime Museum – Fact files for all explorers
  • Royal Museum Greenwich – Sets of pictures to download
  • Maryrose.org –  “From 16th April we will be telling the ‘story of the Mary Rose’ as the original objects are progressively removed from display in preparation for the new museum. Visitors are invited to learn about the ship and her crew through artefact handling and hands-on ...

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Oddizzi

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The Oddizzi Opening Page

Oddizzi is a subscription website that provides a large number of geographical resources for primary school teachers. There is a range of information which is simply presented and includes videos, photographs and maps to help teachers deliver the KS1 and KS2 geography curriculum with the minimum amount of planning.

There is absolutely no doubt that the resources ...

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WeDo Extension Resources

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Schools that have enjoyed the WeDo kit Lego will be interested to hear that Lego have developed new extension sets that make the WeDo really useful for KS2 as well as KS1. The new packs include wheels, rotors and a door which allow pupils to make moving models such as a Ferris wheel, a house, a crane and a car.

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