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7 Aug
2014

Romans on the Tyne

Type

  • Video
  • Tool
  • Worksheets

Subject

  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • Literacy
  • Video

Audience

  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Parent/Carer

Age

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • Ages 14-19

Romans on the Tyne

We wanted to create a bank of resources based upon Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields. We hope that the resources created will be useful in whole class teaching and provide a central resource area for teachers who wish to develop a creative curriculum.

17 Jan
2014

Infantryman's Diary - World War I

Type

  • Case Study
  • Document
  • Tool

Subject

  • Geography
  • History
  • Literacy

Audience

  • Teacher
  • Head Teacher

Age

  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4

Infantryman's Diary - World War I

infantrymans diaryThis diary kept by William Falcus in World War I has been made available by Tyne and Wear Archives. There is a scanned version, transcript and other documents, along with suggested classroom activities for literacy and history targeted at Key Stage 2, 3 and 4.

2 Jan
2014

Google Search by Reading Level

Type

  • Tool

Subject

  • Art
  • Design & Technology
  • eSafeguarding
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • Literacy
  • Modern Foreign Language
  • Music
  • Numeracy
  • Science
  • SEN
  • Social Networking

Audience

  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Parent/Carer

Age

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • Ages 14-19

Google Search by Reading Level

Step by step guide to searching Google for resources defined by reading age.

 

Read the blog here

1 Nov
2013

DigiLit Leicester: 2013 Survey Results

Type

  • Case Study

Subject

  • Art
  • Design & Technology
  • eSafeguarding
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • Literacy
  • Modern Foreign Language
  • Music
  • Numeracy
  • Science
  • SEN
  • Social Networking
  • Video

Audience

  • Teacher
  • Head Teacher

Age

  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4

DigiLit Leicester: 2013 Survey Results

The DigiLit Leicester project is a two year collaboration between Leicester City Council, De Montfort University and 23 secondary schools. Digital literacy is increasingly recognised as critical for learners to thrive within digital society. The project focuses on supporting secondary school teaching and teaching support staff in developing their digital literacy knowledge, skills and practice, and their effective use of digital tools, environments and approaches in their work with learners.

 

Read more here and download the report.

15 Oct
2013

The History of Computing Understanding our Digital Heritage

Type

  • Tool

Subject

  • ICT

Audience

  • Teacher

Age

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4

The History of Computing Understanding our Digital Heritage

New from The London Grid for Learning; The History of Computing.

The aim of The History of Computing resource is to promote the idea that by understanding our digital heritage we can better understand our digital future.


This resource features unique resources to help understand how British Computing developments have influenced the world we all live in. It also provides an extensive range of material to show how British Innovation in Computing continues impact on our world today and shape all our tomorrows.


The resource features:
Unique video and photographic resources from the National Museum of Computing - offering an expert insight into the iconic British computing systems from the past 70 years
Extensive curriculum material created by practising Computing and ICT teachers - all mapped to the new National Curriculum

 

Click here to access more information and the resource

The aim of The History of Computing resource is to promote the idea that by understanding our digital heritage we can better understand our digital future.

This resource features unique resources to help understand how British Computing developments have influenced the world we all live in. It also provides an extensive range of material to show how British Innovation in Computing continues impact on our world today and shape all our tomorrows.

The resource features:

  • Unique video and photographic resources from the National Museum of Computing - offering an expert insight into the iconic British computing systems from the past 70 years
  • Extensive curriculum material created by practising Computing and ICT teachers - all mapped to the new National Curriculum

Advice for teachers

19 Dec
2013

The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year.

Type

  • Tool

Subject

  • Art
  • Design & Technology
  • eSafeguarding
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT
  • Literacy
  • Modern Foreign Language
  • Music
  • Numeracy
  • Science
  • SEN
  • Social Networking
  • Video

Audience

  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Technical Staff

Age

  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • Ages 14-19

The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year.

Clear communication with students and their parents is one of the primary goals of every teacher. Start this year with just that by using a variety of tools to share your plans and expectations for the coming academic year.