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Inspirational Key Stage 2 geography specialist, Jane Whittle, leads her class on a magical journey through the school's own woods, in ‘KS1/2 Geography’.
ethne staniland's insight:
Wouldn't we all love a farm/outdoor area like this near our school! Journey sticks - an interesting idea that could be adapted in a variety of ways e.g. string, photos, drawings, rubbings...any other ways for children to engage and remember where they have been and what they have seen.
Google Books is a great place to find books and old magazines, but if it is newspapers you're after then check out the Google News Newspaper Archive. In the archive you will find hundreds of newspapers that have been digitized for reading online. You can search for a specific newspaper by title or browse for articles by date and title.
A revised version of David Bowie's Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station. (Note: This video cannot be r...
ethne staniland's insight:
Chris Hadfield singing David Bowie in space! There are a lot more videos and twitter links that he has posted over the time he has been on board the International Space Station - definitely worth a look.
A great tool to get children interested in space today.
How have I not heard of this before?! A fab resource where you can create an animated route that shows you the map and the street at the same time using a split screen - MUCH more interesting for primary children!
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