EYFS Inspection in Practice
The EYFS Inspection in Practice is a must-have guide to preparing for your early years Ofsted inspection. This straight to the point guide is designed to help all early years settings prepare and manage an inspection with confidence, as well as follow up the Ofsted report in a positive way. This book features:A step-by-step guide to writing an exceptional Self Evaluation Form, with examples of evidence to support each question and recommendations for collecting this evidenceTried and tested methods for improving reflective practice in the early years settingTechniques to demonstrate that all aspects of the EYFS are working in your practiceReal life examples of how a range of early years settings have prepared for their own inspectionUpdated in accordance with the October 2009 amendments to the Self Evaluation FormThe book is designed to ensure your inspection is a positive and stress-free experience, and is written to encompass both home-based and group settings so that any early years practitioner will find the book useful.
English Out There – Intermediate SS4
Self-study/student's English speaking course for adult/young adult beginners (CEFR A1) that utilises social learning and online social media such as Skype, QQ and Google Hangouts《English Out There’s SS》系列是具有街头智慧的一对一英语口语初学/入门/预中级/中级/中高级/高级课程，其对象为成人/青壮年（CEFR [插入]），利用社会化学习和在线社交媒体来成功的将英语作为第二语言进行教学。这种务实和有趣的学习方法使得学生可以在智能手机上用Skype、QQ、谷歌视频群聊和Facebook来练习英语。《OO》系列是虚拟学习环境（VLE）的教师资源指南，它为一些简单的方法列出提纲来教孩子如何通过利用社交媒体对其的吸引力学习英语。EOT是一种行之有效的英语教学方法！English Out ThereのSSシリーズは、都会で生きていくために役立つ一対一の英語スピーキングコースで、第二言語としての英語を効果的に教授するために社会的学習およびオンラインのソーシャルメディアを使用した、成人／若者（CEFR A1-C2）向けの初心者／初級／初中級／中級／中上級／上級コースです。実用的で楽しいこの学習方法では、生徒がスマートフォンでスカイプやQQ、Google ハングアウト、フェイスブックを使って英語を練習します。OOシリーズは、ソーシャルメディアの魅力をアピールしながら、子どもたちに英語の学び方を教えるための易しい方法を概説したVLE向けの指導者リソースガイドです。EOTは実績ある英語教授法なのです！English Out ThereのSSシリーズは、都会で生きていくために役立つ一対一の英語スピーキングコースで、第二言語としての英語を効果的に教授するために社会的学習およびオンラインのソーシャルメディアを使用した、成人／若者（CEFR A1-C2）向けの初心者／初級／初中級／中級／中上級／上級コースです。実用的で楽しいこの学習方法では、生徒がスマートフォンでスカイプやQQ、Google ハングアウト、フェイスブックを使って英語を練習します。OOシリーズは、ソーシャルメディアの魅力をアピールしながら、子どもたちに英語の学び方を教えるための易しい方法を概説したVLE向けの指導者リソースガイドです。EOTは実績ある英語教授法なのです！Серия SS программы English Out There представляет собой оригинальный индивидуальный курс английского уровней beginner/elementary/pre-intermediate/intermediate/upper-intermediate/advanced для взрослых и молодежи (CEFR [указать]), в котором социальное обучение и социальные сети используются для успешного изучения английского как второго языка. В рамках этого практичного и интересного метода ученики используют Skype, QQ, Google Hangouts и Facebook на смартфонах для занятий английским. Серия OO является справочником для преподавателя по виртуальным средам обучения, в котором описываются простые способы обучения детей английскому с помощью популярных в их окружении социальных сетей. EOT — это испытанный метод изучения английского!La serie SS de English Out There es curso de conversación individual en inglés de la calle para los niveles principiante, básico, pre-intermedio, intermedio, intermedio alto y avanzado, para adultos y jóvenes (MCER [insertar]), que utiliza el aprendizaje social y los medios sociales en línea para ense?ar con éxito el inglés como segunda lengua. Este método de aprendizaje pragmático y divertido invita a los estudiantes a usar Skype, QQ, Google Hangouts y Facebook en sus teléfonos inteligentes para practicar inglés. La serie OO son las guías de recursos docentes para entornos virtuales de aprendizaje (EVA) que describen maneras fáciles de ense?ar a los ni?os a aprender inglés apelando a su atracción por los medios de comunicación social. ?EOT es un método probado para ense?ar inglés!
Yidali is a course for Chinese using the new technologies to teach in innovative ways to speak Italian, and continue to use it effectively. Video, audio, explanations, review activities, exercises pronunciation and grammar are all accessible directly within the ebook as a real language lab.The course is divided into five ebook. Yidali 4, consists of three paths, consolidates the lexicon presented with Yidali 1, 2 and 3 and explains how to use the 480 most frequent words in the Italian language, the verb to be and to have, the present and the present continuous of regular and irregular verbs, possessive adjectives, the more common articles and phraseology, as well as showing some cultural differences between Chinese and Italian which, if ignored, can make communication difficult.To help memorization, each educational path has many activities to review the level of communication and grammar starting from the situation shown in the video, as well as many records in the Chinese language, the translation of the dialogues and the keys to all the exercises.The ebook is readable by all tablet computers and smartphones with a specific application. Apple users can use iBooks (Free), Windows users have access to Adobe Digital Edition (free on the Adobe website) and Android users can download the free app "Gitden Reader" from Google Play that supports audio and video. Kindle users require an Internet connection.
Chicano Education in the Era of Segregation
Chicano Education in the Era of Segregation analyzes the socioeconomic origins of the theory and practice of segregated schooling for Mexican-Americans from 1910 to 1950. Gilbert G. Gonzalez links the various aspects of the segregated school experience, discussing Americanization, testing, tracking, industrial education, and migrant education as parts of a single system designed for the processing of the Mexican child as a source of cheap labor. The movement for integration began slowly, reaching a peak in the 1940s and 1950s. The 1947 Mendez v. Westminster case was the first federal court decision and the first application of the Fourteenth Amendment to overturn segregation based on the "separate but equal" doctrine. This paperback features an extensive new Preface by the author discussing new developments in the history of segregated schooling. "[Gonzalez] successfully identifies the socioeconomic and political roots of the inequality of education of Chicanos. . . . It is an important historical and policy source for understanding current and future issues affecting the education of Chicanos."—Dennis J. Bixler-Marquez, International Migration Review
How to Dazzle at Grammar
Blackline masters for use with junior high school students with special needs. The sheets give students the tools to be able to talk about and understand language development. The activities will help students to deconstruct language, and through this, to improve their own use of language. Students will practise: building sentences; identifying the subject and predicate of sentences; picking out verbs; getting the tense right; writing adjectives, adverbs, nouns, prepositions and pronouns; using idioms; asking questions; using speech marks; putting words in the right order; using commas in lists.
Assessing Science at KS2
Encourage students to record their scientific knowledge and understanding using these easy-to-use sheets. The activities will encourage students to think and help you to gather evidence and assess what they know and can do. The teachers' notes contain further assessment activities, with anticipated student responses.
Support Your Child With Science
The first day at school is the day when an adventure of life-long learning begins and with a positive attitude your child will learn all the skills needed to equip them for adult life. The first year in school sets down the building blocks upon which all other learning takes place. Supporting your child at home helps to maintain a positive attitude and reinforces the learning that is happening at school. This book, one of a series of four, is written by a mother and experienced teacher, and outlines the techniques used in school in Science suggesting ways that you can help with learning at home, as well as providing web links to interactive activities.
Why I Started a Small School
At the start of Why?I?Started a?Small School:?A nurturing, human scale, approach to education and parenting, we see the emotional turmoil Rosalyn experienced when she received a letter indicating that her son?s difficulties in school were more likely to be the result of her parenting skills, and life at home, rather than having anything to do with the way he was being educated. Her own school days were filled with feelings of failure and low self-esteem, but she overcame many hurdles to become a teacher herself. In this time, she witnessed again and again the damage that the education system was inflicting, not only on some children, but also on their parents. Driven by a desire to ensure that her son should suffer no longer than he had to, and in an effort to help others in a similar situation, she was determined to find a solution. After months of hard work, a new parent-run school opened with 12 children aged from four-11 years. It had seemed that the impossible had come true, for at the time the school opened, there was virtually no funding! Lives were changed forever. Within weeks of the school opening, some of the children became almost unrecognisable as their grim outlook on life was replaced by a confident stature. The learning difficulties that some of them had experienced were far less of a problem in this new nurturing environment. As well as the children changing, their parents became more confident and outgoing too “ for many of them had been made to feel inadequate before the project started. Why I?Started a Small School: A nurturing, human scale, approach to education and parenting tells the amazing true story of what Rosalyn achieved, and how that dreadful letter was proved to be utterly and totally wrong.
100 Games for Children
Participation in physical games offers many benefits to children. Games not only help to keep children fit but motivate them to develop positive attitudes and understand rules. They learn and develop skills that will hopefully encourage them to engage in sports and other physical activities in later life. Children learn to listen to instructions, to share and co-operate, to problem solve and challenge themselves and most important of all interact with others, being valued as part of the group. This book is packed with ideas for children's games. There are 100 games in all which cover warm-ups, cool-downs, parachute and playground games. There is also a section of games that develop the skills needed for a variety of sports and team games that children will meet when they are olderAlthough in different sections many of the games are interchangeable and can be used in a variety of situations, including children's parties.
10 Games Lesson Plans for 5-7 Year Olds
These 10 Games Lessons are designed to motivate children to listen attentively, develop positive attitudes and understand rules. Children will develop the skills of travelling, including chasing, fleeing and dodging; interact with others and use small apparatus to develop the skills required for more formal team games and sport when they are older.Each lesson includes lesson objectives, a list of resources, instructions for games, a warm-up activity, and an introductory activity. The skill building part of the lesson enables them to experiment and build upon their skills. There is a cool-down activity as well as assessment cues. There are also suggestions for extension activities and where appropriate ICT opportunities which include web links.
How to Write a Successful University Personal Statement Application
As the competition for University places continues to increase, the Personal Statement section of the University application has never been so important. In approximately 600 words, a prospective University student must capture and hold the attention of the admissions tutors - in essence, it may be their first and last chance to justify why they should be offered a place to study their chosen course.And yet, despite this, many perfectly able candidates squander this opportunity by neglecting their Personal Statement, perhaps wrongly assuming that their predicted grades or reference will 'do the talking'.This guide aims to help school leavers, overseas and mature individuals applying to a UK University, together with parents and teachers, to make their PersonalStatement both compelling and convincing reading.In this guide, Ian Kingsbury and Matt Green: describe the context of the University Personal Statement within the application process; offer advice and guidance on a range of factors which influence the Personal Statement, such as course choice, University choice and the pros and cons of taking a gap year, among others; provide examples of successful Personal Statements to help you during the writing process; set out the essential contents of the Personal Statement, and the key steps in its preparation; draft and refine a fictitious Personal Statement, providing a valuable case study through which all of the important, key principles are brought to life; and provide tips on what to include and what not to include. This engaging, easy to use and comprehensive guide is essential reading for anyone serious about producing an expertly written, compelling and ultimately successful Personal Statement as part of their application to study at a UK University.
10 History Lesson Plans for KS1 - Volume 1
These 10 History Lessons cover the programs of study for Key Stage 1 History as set out in the National Curriculum and are also based around the QCA topics Homes, Toys, Florence Nightingale, Fire of London and Guy Fawkes. Within each lesson are opportunities to develop chronological understanding, knowledge and understanding of events, people and changes in the past, historical interpretation and enquiry. Each lesson includes an historical account of the person's life or event, a list of resources and practical activities, lesson objectives, outcomes and extension activities for cross curricular work that include ICT opportunities as well as assessment.
This is a great new resource that provides a selection of poems, lesson plans and worksheets, designed to be used by Key Stage 2 teachers in literacy lessons. The poems and lesson plans are based on a variety of environmental issues, such as recycling, dramatic weather changes and environmental disasters (like oil spills). The book contains 24 lessons with cross-curricular links to support learning in other subject areas. Their interest coincides with the need for schools to raise awareness of environmental concerns and to become more sustainable organisations.
Using Stories to Teach Maths Ages 9 to 11
Make the teaching of Maths a more exciting and creative cross-curricular experience! This new series provides original and fun stories, sketches and poems to use as the basis for teaching objectives from the Mathematics Programme of Study. The stories are supported by differentiated lesson plans and original resources such as card games and suggestions for kinaesthetic activities. Ages 9-11 stories include: Sneaky Circles, Hank Bullman rides into Certain City, Space Chase, Mediaevel Mode, Metric Measures Poem, Ratio Poem. The stories have been road-tested in schools and the children thoroughly enjoyed them!
Great Sporting Moments
This great book provides a wide range of learning and activities ideas through sport and will use sport to engage children across the Curriculum. It will inspire the PSHE lesson, the History lesson, as well as the PE lesson by focusing on famous sporting moments. Great Sporting Moments will provide the focus for a range of activity ideas taking in all areas of the key stage two curriculum. A resource through which teachers can utilise sport to inspire and enhance learning.
Starting with A collection of Stories and Poems
This innovative and flexible series of five books, is specifically designed to support and develop a child's personal, social and emotional wellbeing through stories and poems with links to PSED in the EYFS, the Citizenship and PSHE curriculum in KS1 and the SEAL programme
Using Stories to Teach ICT Ages 7 to 9
Using stories to teach ICT is a new, excellent series of four books that will make the teaching of ICT a more exciting and creative cross-curricular experience.The aim of the series is for ICT to be presented in a format that shows how information technology is used in our everyday lives and demonstrates ways how ICT skills can be taught and extended while linking to a wide variety of other subject areas of the curriculum.Ages 7-9 contains:6 fun and original stories, detailed lesson plans, up to 4 worksheets with each lesson, activities to develop a range of ICT skills.
Creative Curriculum KS1
Creative Curriculum, teaching across the curriculum using a story, is a flexible series of resources aimed at encouraging a more creative and cross-curricular approach to teaching.By putting a story at the centre of learning a stimulus is provided to a range of learning opportunities, thus increasing children's understanding and adding fun and enjoyment to the lesson. Teachers are provided with practical ways to incorporate the story in a range of cross-curricular activities.How High is the Skyin the Creative Curriculum series is aimed at KS1 children and contains a rhyming story about a caterpillar's quest to find an answer to his question.It is a story about self-confidence, change, growth and achievement.The book contains:* Fully illustrated story* Units covering Literacy, Numeracy, Science, PSHE, Art and Design and Music, Dance and Drama* Worksheets* Planning Sheets* A set of illustrations without text for the children to tell the story in their own words
Curriculum Focus - The Invaders KS2
This Popular series that will inspire teachers, especially the the non-specialists, to teach history with confidence. The books contains everything you need: comprehensive background information, detailed lesson plans and further reources for extension.
Healthy Schools, Healthy Lives
With childhood obesity hitting alarmingly high levels and given high profile in the media today, this book looks at what schools could and should be doing to tackle the problem.Research has shown there is a link between weight, lifestyle and attainment. This book will identify ideas and strategies for all primary schools to help educate children and parents about obesity.The book aims to help teachers introduce good eating habits, help children and parents understand the importance of healthy balanced meals, examine how physical activity contributes to weight loss and its maintenance, as well as providing teachers with a list of useful contacts for outside professional support.
Get, Set, GO! Fundraising
Get Set GO! Fundraising is aimed at early years settings and Children's Centres that are new to the world of fundraising. The book offers a wide range of ideas to support you as you venture into the financial world of fundraising. Set out in an easy-to-read style, you can dip into the book at any point, with each page set out in a range of helpful headings to get you going as soon as possible.