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How to teach history (and how not to) - Washington Post - Washington Post (blog)

How to teach history (and how not to) - Washington Post - Washington Post (blog) | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
How to teach history (and how not to) - Washington Post Washington Post (blog) Strait tells the researcher, “I try to throw in as many activities and projects, but I still feel that I am too heavily the center of it.” She has invented a hybrid of...
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Teaching Readers: Books by Title (A-Z)

Teaching Readers: Books by Title (A-Z) | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it

"This blog is to share all the guided reading questions and activities I've found/written over the years. Please feel free to use them yourself. If they come from elsewhere I will try to acknowledge where they came from, otherwise they've been written by me. Please also feel free to let me know if you have any questions/activities to add to the collection - I'm always on the lookout for resources and ideas (aren't we all)!"

Feel free to contact me on @squiggle7 or drop me an email: emma.l.dawson@gmail.com

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Story Museum - storytelling schools

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Since 2007 we have been helping a number of primary schools to become 'Storytelling Schools' in which oral storytelling becomes a key part of every child's day. Children learn to tell increasingly complex stories from memory as they progress through the school.


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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Poem - Grandmother Poems and Grandfather Poems: Poems and Things To Do With Grandchildren

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Poem - Grandmother Poems and Grandfather Poems: Poems and Things To Do With Grandchildren | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it

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Tricia Neal's curator insight, February 15, 2016 5:37 PM

An alternative verse to the usual.

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Poem of the week: Christmas at Sea by Robert Louis Stevenson - The Guardian

Poem of the week: Christmas at Sea by Robert Louis Stevenson - The Guardian | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
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Poem of the week: Christmas at Sea by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Guardian
This day of our adversity was blessèd Christmas morn, / And the house above the coastguard's was the house where I was born.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas (The Meaning of Christmas)

A Charlie Brown Christmas is the first prime-time animated TV special based upon the comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz. It was produced and directed ...
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BrainPOP Jr. | Magnets | Lesson Ideas

BrainPOP Jr. | Magnets | Lesson Ideas | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
Provides educational movies for K-3 students. Homework Help, leveled quizzes, games and activities for kids. Exceptional resource for teachers and homeschools.

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Lightning Bug

Lightning Bug is THE writing companion for young authors. Helping you to write a story from beginning to THE END.

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Blog :: Nosy Crow

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A new small lively publisher who have Apps as well as books in their catalogue. Use the tabs to see their booklist and other information.

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Books for Keeps

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Books for Keeps is the UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazine. It was launched in 1980 and ever since has been reviewing hundreds of new children’s books each year and publishing articles on every aspect of writing for children. There are over 12,500 reviews on our new website and more than 2,000 articles including interviews with the top children’s authors and illustrators.


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The Literacy Shed

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A website for teachers filled with ideas for literacy teaching using visual resources such as film, animation, photographs and picture books.

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Transition Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Administrators ...

Transition Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Administrators ... | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
Blogger Matt Davis has highlighted resources that can help students make the transition into elementary school, into middle school, into high school and beyond, featuring information for parents, teachers and administrators.
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Season's readings: Readers' favourite Christmas books

Season's readings: Readers' favourite Christmas books | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
As part of our seasonal series, we asked you to nominate your favourite Yuletide reads, and this is the books blog's Christmas top of the pops

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Tricia Neal's curator insight, December 19, 2012 10:42 AM

I've added this because it provids a really good starting point for Christmas reading for older Primary and beyond.

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Kid Lit Frenzy: Favorite Picture Books of 2012

Kid Lit Frenzy: Favorite Picture Books of 2012 | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it

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BBC - Arts - Poetry: Out Loud

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BBC Online's Arts poetry section, an interactive site with poems to make, watch and hear

Benjamin Zephania's Talking Turkey 

 

Follow the BBC link above for the text version and watch him perform his poem on Youtube below

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4AgPSjzXkw


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BBC Online's Arts poetry section, an interactive site with poems to make, watch and hear

Benjamin Zephania's Talking Turkey 

 

Follow the BBC link above for the text version and watch him perform his poem on Youtube below

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4AgPSjzXkw

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Journey of the Magi by T. S. Eliot - Poetry Archive

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Journey of the Magi by T. S. Eliot on the Poetry Archive

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Tricia Neal's curator insight, December 19, 2012 6:39 PM

This recording of T.S. Elliot reading his poem Journey of the Magi dates from the  Second World War.

This is one of those examples where I'm a little disappointed by the poets reading of his own work.

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BBC - Arts - Poetry: Out Loud

BBC - Arts - Poetry: Out Loud | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
BBC Online's Arts poetry section, an interactive site with poems to make, watch and hear

Benjamin Zephania's Talking Turkey 

 

Follow the BBC link above for the text version and watch him perform his poem on Youtube below

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4AgPSjzXkw


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Tricia Neal's curator insight, February 15, 2016 4:39 PM
BBC Online's Arts poetry section, an interactive site with poems to make, watch and hear

Benjamin Zephania's Talking Turkey 

 

Follow the BBC link above for the text version and watch him perform his poem on Youtube below

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4AgPSjzXkw

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little tree, by e.e. cummings

Complete text of the poem by e.e. cummings.

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Tricia Neal's curator insight, December 19, 2012 10:18 AM

A poem much loved by the many young children in my many classes down the years. They were never bothered by the missing bits!  Are you?

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Magnets - Science for Kids!

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Magnets for Kids - What is a magnet? why do magnets pull on iron things?

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How magnetism works - a simple introduction

How magnetism works - a simple introduction | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
A simple introduction to magnetism and an explanation of how magnets work, including the domain and atomic theories.

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Teaching Library | Discover teaching ideas and lesson resources linked to children's books and literature.

Teaching Library | Discover teaching ideas and lesson resources linked to children's books and literature. | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
Teaching Library, a website which shares teaching ideas and educational resources, linked to a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction books for children.

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Storynory, Free Audio Stories for Kids

Storynory, Free Audio Stories for Kids | Interesting teaching resources | Scoop.it
Beautifully read audio stories for children and adults. Listen online or via podcast or app. Fairytales, myths, legends and stories from around the world.

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BBC - Authors Live

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Live webcasts featuring some of the biggest names writing books for children today.

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