Learning Together

A selection of websites, printables, project ideas, places to visit and other resources that come in very handy when you're learning together at home.

Animal Aid Education


 

Most of the educational resource from animal aid are from, others are reasonably priced to cover postage and production costs.

Animal Aid is an animal rights group who peacefully campaign against animal abuse and promote a cruelty free lifestyle.

Their resources include student factsheets, activities, DVDs, information booklets, campaign leaflets and posters. They also provide a free school speaker service.

As an example of what their resources can contain, the Animal Writes English Resource, is a KS3 resource primarily aimed at Year 9. It was written by Teachit for Animal Aid and the pack includes a resource booklet with 9 balanced work units containing teachers’ notes and photocopiable student worksheets, plus a copy of the Their Future in Your Hands DVD and a large colour poetry poster. IWB resources for use on SMART boards are also available.

http://www.animalaid.org.uk/h/n/EDUCATION/ 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Wednesday, July 21, 2010 7:18 AM

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Free Online Puzzle Generator


 

Puzzlemaker is a free puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and more — using your own word lists. This is a useful tool as it can be used to help reinforce keywords for any subject.

http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/ 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Wednesday, July 21, 2010 7:05 AM

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Fish and Kids


 

Fish Kids is a project of the Marine Stewardship Council, designed to bring sustainable seafood sourcing to schools and restaurants.

The education pack is filled with curriculum-linked resources to help you teach Science and Geography at key stages 1 and 2. The pack also contains activities linked to schemes of work for English and Citizenship at KS2. As well as activity sheets the pack contains lesson plans.

The pack can be downloaded in one go or in sections. If you are not able to download or print the pack you can request for a printed copy to be sent to you.

Other resources available on the site include activity sheets, slideshows, assembly plan and discussion cards.

Click Here To Visit The Fish And Kids Website

Posted by OneProudMomma at Sunday, July 18, 2010 11:39 AM

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TeachKind Free Humane Education Materials


 

TeachKind, the humane-education division of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is a resource for teachers, administrators, and librarians who want to help students become kinder, more compassionate individuals. On this site, you'll find a wealth of materials that have been designed exclusively for caring and dedicated educators like you. You can download free lesson plans or order free books, posters, leaflets, stickers, videos, and other resources.

http://www.teachkind.org/ 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Monday, June 21, 2010 7:21 AM

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Think! Road Safety Resources


 

Road safety for early years, lower and upper primary level pupils. Published by the Department of Transport all the materials are available online or can be ordered as printed copies.

http://www.dft.gov.uk/think/education/early-years-and-primary/teachers/ 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Monday, June 21, 2010 7:20 AM

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Friends Of The Earth free National Curriculum-based teaching resources


 

Friends of the Earth's Youth & Education programme creates ways for young people to explore:

  • environmental issues
  • citizenship
  • sustainable development

either via educators or individually by themselves. You can either order printed copies or download PDF format files.

Resources are available for primary and secondary level, and consist of posters and lesson plans. Topics covered include

  • Air pollution
  • Climate change
  • Food and farming
  • Natural habitats
  • Tropical rainforests
  • Waste & recycling
  • Mad about food
  • Transport - the way to go

http://www.foe.co.uk/learning 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Sunday, March 21, 2010 10:34 AM

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Quakers In Britain


 

A free information pack consisting of a book, A Light that is Shining by Harvey Gillman, Quaker Advices and Queries and details of your local meeting place.

http://www.quaker.org.uk/infopack

Posted by OneProudMomma at Thursday, January 21, 2010 10:52 AM

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Parliament Education Resources


 

Comprehensive site containing lessons plans for KS1 through KS4, plus interactive whiteboard resources, printable material (PDF files), online games and videos

http://www.parliament.uk/education/index.htm 

Posted by OneProudMomma at Thursday, January 21, 2010 10:51 AM

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National Maritime Museum Printable Resources


 

The National Martitime Museum in Greenwich have a selection of themed resources that cover a variety of subjects.

Time Pirates (KS2&3 History), Trim the cat (KS1-2 literacy, geography), Freedom (KS3 history), Your Ocean (KS3 geography, citizenship, science), Leisure, Travel & Tourism (KS4 & post-16), Leading Lives (A-level business studies), GCSE Astronomy and 'Coast Exposed' photography resource (post-16)

http://www.nmm.ac.uk/schools/resources/

Posted by OneProudMomma at Thursday, January 21, 2010 10:50 AM

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