Back History Month

October is Back History Month and there are many resources shared for use in educational establishments as well as speakers willing to talk to children. Settle Stories are doing a special storytelling screening event for KS1 and 2. “The Story – The Best Musician ...

Digital Parenting Week 2021

Digital Parenting Week 2021 is the 11th to 15th October. It is planning to be a celebration of the parental skills developed during home-schooling over the course of the pandemic lockdowns. “At Parent Zone, we believe that the crucial role parents play in helping...

Save Britain’s Bees

Save Britain’s Bees is a Friends of the Earth project which provides a bee saver kit that may appeal to teachers as a resource to use for a mini project, whilst covering pollination or local area topics. However, it does seem to cost £5. Nevertheless, the site does...

Roald Dahl Story Day!

Roald Dahl Story Day! is the 13th of September. There are places to celebrate the event! Roalddahl.com are preparing resources to celebrate: “Join in the global celebration of Roald Dahl stories this September with Roald Dahl Story Day. Marked on the 13th of...

Harvest Appeal 2021

Harvest Appeal 2021 is a WaterAid project attempting to improve the lives of millions of people in the world’s poorest communities. “In the world’s poorest communities, many people rely on farming not only to feed themselves and their families, but also to earn an...

TED-Ed Lessons and Ideas

TED-Ed lessons and ideas, suitable for the primary age range, have been developed and many are shared in short animations. “Browse hundreds of TED-Ed Animations and TED Talks – designed to spark the curiosity of your learners. You’ll also find thousands of...

SEL in Digital Life Resources

SEL in Digital Life Resources are being offered by Common Sense Education in their SEL in Digital Life Resource Centre. Their description of the resources is as follows: “Technology is changing the social and emotional landscape that students navigate every day, from...

Audio Recording in School

Audio recording in school has often been done by using Audacity, a free open sources program. However, Audacity was recently bought by a company that is now tracking use and it is no longer suitable for use by schools, it even states that in their terms of service....

Making Short Videos with Animoto

Making short videos with Animoto is a great way for a teacher to introduce themselves at the start of the school year. It could be used to inspire learning at the start of a project, making school greetings cards, sharing information about events towards autumn such...