Blog Archives

November finds 1…

General – MIT site with free lecture, videos and lesson resources on many subjects. – a list of resources on how to turn your worksheets and lesson materials into your own digital text books. – some great examples of student made presentations using nothing more technical than paper and pen. – a site that allows you to both create online quizzes for your students and use others created by teachers all over the world. – a great resource on questioning techniques.

ISC – lots of games to play online that teach about various social and humanitarian issues. – a guide to digital literacy.

Art – an excellent Art history site provided by Khan Academy.

Science – Science lab simulations for online and blended learning. – a website by Nottingham Trent University about famous scientist.

English – great Speaking and Listening resource. – 75 ideas for student feedback on literature. – using popular music to teach simile and metaphor.

Learning support – a list of the top 200 web resources for learning support teachers.

Business studies – a breakeven simulator.

Drama – not sure if this is any good, but it looked comprehensive.


Really useful creative tools! – you can make a long collage/timeline – good for the moodboard or research into the history of your genre. – again a timeline/collage tool – a way of making extremely whizzy film like presentations. See Mrs B for a login!

And don’t forget our old friends”>

Move over Wikipedia – this is much more fun!

This is another way to present things… quite fun

October Finds 1

Generally useful stuff:

Allows you to cut inappropriate things from YouTube links and videos, just paste in the video’s url to generate one to give to the pupils.

Easy to use and does what it says on the tin!

An education and technology blog, lots of good ideas and some interesting articles.


A kinaesthetic approach to teaching loci.


Ebooks for science teachers.

Teaching Physics using ‘Portal’

Biology site with lots of resources.


Reads books aloud – has many Spanish titles. 14 day free trial available.

Lots of free basic language resources.


Many, many art things.

Art lessons plans and resources.