The Industrial Revolution: The Steam Engine
By the late 1700s, the coal powered steam engine was widely used in English factories. Its operation, based on valve-piston action, was a great advancement for its time, further increasing industrial productivity. This video does a good job of showing how the steam engine works and its importance in the Industrial Revolution. Best used as part of a study on technology and/or with a drawing of a steam engine as the video is short.
Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
Evaluation of 'Business Enterprise' Module
This report outlines a process of evaluation for a business enterprise module. This exploratory research investigates the impact of 'contextual' based evaluation of enterprise education curricula
How to Make a Crepe Paper Rose
An elementary school teacher explains how to make a crepe paper rose. It can be done by folding several sheets of tissue paper like an accordion, wrapping a single pipe cleaner around the center of the tissue paper and fanning out the leaves of paper to make a flower shape. You can make many of these flowers to create a fun flower bouquet. This is a good craft for young children because it doesn't require scissors or glue and is good for building dexterity.
De ideale school : Opdrachten bij artikel Deze klasactiviteit bouwt verder op een artikel waarin het idee van Caroline Gennez uit de doeken wordt gedaan om de schoolweek aan te passen. De leerlingen lezen en bespreken het artikel. Ze argumenteren zelf over de voor- en …
Deze klasactiviteit bouwt verder op een artikel waarin het idee van Caroline Gennez uit de doeken wordt gedaan om de schoolweek aan te passen.
De leerlingen lezen en bespreken het artikel. Ze argumenteren zelf over de voor- en …
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Brush Your Teeth
This video emphasizes the importance of brushing and flossing. The students will enjoy the characters and will enjoy listening to the catchy tune----"Brush your teeth and brush them well. This is how we do it. This is how it's done. Brushing teeth is fun!" (1:06)
Austrian Christmas Traditions
Austrian Christmas traditions involve many unique holiday activities.
The Arts in Every Classroom: Collaborating With a Cultural Resource
A fourth–grade teacher and a museum educator in New Orleans collaborate to develop a unit of study with ties to language arts, social studies, and visual art. Students explore the work of a well–known artist, visit an exhibition of his work, meet for a drawing lesson alongside the Mississippi River, and create poems and pictures that they proudly display to their parents.
One Minute Languages - Schedules
This flyer provides details on publication dates for each of the new One Minute Languages courses released between September and December 2008.Author(s):
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
Everyday Fast Math Tricks - Superfast Mental Multiplication by 11
Learn this short easy trick to multiply any number with 11 MENTALLY, in seconds. (04:30)
David Rohde and Kristen Mulvihill
He was held captive by the Taliban for seven months. Now David Rohde is writing about it from a unique perspective. Rohde and his wife, Kristen Mulvihill, have co-authored "A Rope and a Prayer," a memoir of David's captivity told through both of their eyes. While David exposes the thriving terrorist mini-state that the Taliban has established inside Pakistan, Kristen shares her experience in New York working to ensure her husband's safe return.
The Studies Weekly Flip Book Tutorial Andy Weir: "The Martian" | Talks at Google Landform Poem Forensic flavour Biology of Sex and Gender An afternoon on Syrian displacement, and protection in Europe (Part 1)
The Studies Weekly Flip Book Tutorial
Studies Weekly provides teachers with hundreds of ideas and suggestions for Best Practices. Here’
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he may be the first man to die there. You can find the book on Google Books: http://goo.gl/fKpFjU Andy Weir's brilliant debut novel The Martian ( is a gripping story of survival against all odds...set in space. Wise cracking astronaut Watney is a member of Ares 3, the third manned mission to Mars, scheduled for a two month assignment. After an epic dust storm threatens the crew's ascent they are
This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
Several genes help determine what makes a human embryo develop female or male sexual anatomies. This session examines recent findings which have challenged previous beliefs about the roles of anatomy, environment, and genetics in the determination of gender, and the evolution of sexual determination.
This event marked the launch of the RSC Policy Briefing 'Protection in Europe for refugees from Syria' and Forced Migration Review issue 47 on 'The Syria crisis, displacement and protection' There are currently more than 2.8 million registered refugees from Syria. Ninety-six percent of these refugees are hosted by neighbouring countries – Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. With the exception of Germany and a few other limited initiatives, the primary aim of the European response has bee
Andy Weir: "The Martian" | Talks at Google
Biology of Sex and Gender
An afternoon on Syrian displacement, and protection in Europe (Part 1)