A thorough and well presented walk through time. A first class resource from the BBC.
Create free educational games, quizzes, activities and diagrams in seconds. Host them on your own blog, website or intranet. No signup, no passwords, no charge. Highly recommended and something you will come back to again and again.
This new site has been developed with teachers in mind. The Teachers section provides a guide to the rich and diverse cultural resources on offer from museums and exhibitions across the UK. Whilst relevant material will be curriculum tagged, the site deliberately signposts most content by format and subject matter . Well worth a look.
Lots of resources which are interactive and ready for use. Download your own copy to keep (for a small fee) or use them direct from the web for free. A range of subjects are offered and the site is regularly updated.
Discovery Education Secondary is the new name for a high quality service of relevant teaching material in video. Based on a server so not reliant on internet connection. Subscription based but fantastic value for money with regular updates. Training provided.
Subscription based interactive resources for all subjects and levels. Lots of tasters and samples to try out. This is an excellent resource and good value for money. Highly recommended.
This is a charity supported bu the UK Film industry. It promotes and supports the use of film in the curriculum. Regularly updated, interesting and relevant to a number of curriculum areas.
This a fantastic place to look for free teaching resources. The Guardian have done an excellent job of organising this to make navigation easy and reliable. From ages 4-18, there are thousands of resources uploaded by teachers. The newsletter highlights some great new additions and time saving search tips. There are also links to the best of Education news from The Guardian. Follow them on Twitter @GuardianTeach for regular updates. We think you will really like this!
Some resources for sale but plenty of free ideas and tips for delivering history in the classroom. Covering all aspects of the History curriculum at all levels.
A design agency for people in education. Simple, effective and bespoke designs for classrooms, corridors, public profile pages, displays, postcards, sticker sets and much more. Take a look at the range of ideas and get in touch for a first class service to help you build your school’s profile. Our most recent project was with Causeway School, in East Sussex, looking at skills for young people and how these could be developed and promoted in the classroom and around the school.
This is not simply a game-based learning space but an opportunity to challenge learners to participate and be involved in the process. It deepens the understanding and provides evidence of progress with its backroom statistics and analysis so that teachers can see who did what. Set up your own Kahoot! quizzes or borrow and adapt one of thousands that have been generated by other teachers, saving you hours of precious time. Students love it. Be prepared for the buzz of a Kahoot! session.
Another gem from the BBC. A searchable database of BBC clips categorised according to curriculum area. An invaluable and ever expanding resource.
An extract from a comprehensive work by Professor Susan Hallam at the Institute of Education, University of London. This chapter examines the effects of background music on health and well-being. There are many interesting perspectives and references to other scientific studies. Reproduced with kind permission of the author.
The Wellcome Trust provides a detailed overview of how music impacts on our everyday lives. Well presented with a range of interactive lesson ideas and activities for all ages. Part of our ‘Music4Learning’ series of links.
Five studies on the effects of music on learning, performance and behaviour by Professor Susan Hallam and Anastasia Kotsopoulou, Institute of Education, University of London. A thorough examination of how music can enhance the learning experience. Reproduced with kind permission.
Here is a comprehensive look at how music can enhance and enrich learning. Drawing on the knowledge of several experts in the fields of education, music and psychology, the Big Picture also provides a number of ideas for using music in the classroom.
A free 30 day trial is definitely worth a go. An excellent resource for teachers allowing them to use a network of existing puzzles and quizzes and to modify them according to curriculum content. Flashcard activities, memory tests, pairs games, matching terms and lots more. Highly recommended.
One of the UKs leading providers of online learning and revision with opportunities for teachers to monitor student performance and set assignments. Designed around the UK curriculum subjects. Excellent value for money.
A well respected and well organised site with a huge range of resources for teachers, including games, worksheets, lesson plans and teaching ideas along with a variety of links to other history sites. Free to use.
A great place to find new ideas and teaching resources. Full of support, guidance, top tips and hacks. You can register for free, receive updates and join in the community to share your ideas, resources and fun stuff too.
A leading publisher of e-learning resources for Economics, Business, Politics, Enterprise, Law, Sociology, Religious Studies and related subjects.
An excellent site with an exciting and stimulating range of resources to aid revision and learning. Subscribe for free and gain access to hundreds of activities. Students are able to complete tasks online and teachers and parents can check on progress. Highly recommended.