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Teaching resources

Teaching resources

Websites and resources you need to know about!!

You may find these useful in your NQT years.

NRICH

Hundreds of problem solving activities for KS1 (Stage 1) and KS2 (Stage 2)

http://nrich.maths.org/

National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM)

Sign up free for activity ideas linked to each curriculum area and every year group

https://www.ncetm.org.uk/

National STEM Centre

PDF documents with activities and hints for teaching various curriculum areas.

http://www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk/elibrary/collection/758/lsis-mathematics

“Fluency without Fear – the best way to learn maths facts” Jo Boaler

Should we stop making children memorise times tables?

https://www.youcubed.org/fluency-without-fear/

Praise effort, not achievement! Carol Dweck

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWv1VdDeoRY

Have a look at the Maths Hubs website

http://www.mathshubs.org.uk/,  brings together mathematics education professionals in a collaborative national network of 35 hubs, each locally led by an outstanding school or college.

Top websites to support your subject

Nat Association for EAL: research, information, resources (all ages) www.naldic.org.uk
British Council: school and teacher resources (all ages) https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources
The Bell Foundation: research, programmes, CPD (all ages) https://www.bell-foundation.org.uk/research-reports/eal-programme/
The literacy Shed: resources, units www.literacyshed.com
Primary English education: resources, courses, recommendations http://primaryenglished.co.uk/blog/
UK literacy Association: Research, resources, publications, CPD (all ages) https://ukla.org/
The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education: resources, library, publications, training www.clpe.org.uk
The Geographical Association  www.geography.org.uk
The History Association  www.history.org.uk
Wildgoose resources for primary schools with links to geography and history specific resources https://www.wildgoose.education/
Learning Outside the Classroom resources page  https://www.lotc.org.uk/resources/lotc-resource-packs/ 
Nat Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics: resources, events, research, networks (all ages) https://www.ncetm.org.uk/
Nrich: enriching mathematics (all ages) https://nrich.maths.org/
White Rose Maths hub: courses, teaching methods and resources (all ages) http://whiterosemathshub.co.uk 
Association of Teachers of Mathematics: resources, networks, publications (all ages) https://www.atm.org.uk 
Advisory Committee on Maths Education: policy, curriculum, resources, CPD (all ages) http://www.acme-uk.org/maths-snapshots
Inspire music: case studies, inspiration http://www.inspire-music.org/
ISM: Music toolkits, advice, resources, CPD (all ages) http://ismtrust.org/resources/primary-toolkit
Music mark: resources to support music education within primary provision https://www.musicmark.org.uk/marketplace/resources/primary
Association for Language Learning:  https://www.all-languages.org.uk/ 
Professional Development Consortium in Modern Foreign Languages (PDC in MFL): research-informed practice https://pdcinmfl.com/ 
Ensemble:  primary resources, KS2/3 transition, cross-curricular ML  http://www.ensemble-mfl.co.uk/ 
Lightbulb Languages:  resources for all Key Stages http://www.lightbulblanguages.co.uk/
Current science website (all ages) www.earthsky.com
The Association of Science Education (all ages) www.ase.org.uk
Environmental news update (all ages) www.planetark.org 
School Science: resources and news (all ages) http://www.schoolscience.co.uk/home
Nat Association for Teachers of English: resources, publications, CPD https://www.nate.org.uk/
The Poetry Society: "the heart of poetry in education"  Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate (all ages) https://poetrysociety.org.uk/
Royal Shakespeare Company: resources, events, galleries (all ages) https://www.rsc.org.uk/education/teacher-resources
School Science: resources and news (all ages) http://www.schoolscience.co.uk/home
STEM learning: resources and CPD (all ages) https://www.stem.org.uk/secondary-science 
Institute of Physics: resources, CPD, publications http://www.iop.org/education/teacher/index.html
Royal Society of Chemistry: Curriculum, CPD (all ages) http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/
Royal Society of Biology: resources, CPD (all ages) https://www.rsb.org.uk/teachers
Best of History Websites http://besthistorysites.net/
Teachit History allows teachers to share resources with each other https://www.teachithistory.co.uk/
The Historical Association https://www.history.org.uk/
Nat Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics: resources, events, research, networks (all ages) https://www.ncetm.org.uk/
Nrich: enriching mathematics (all ages) https://nrich.maths.org/
White Rose Maths hub: courses, teaching methods and resources (all ages) http://whiterosemathshub.co.uk 
Association of Teachers of Mathematics: resources, networks, publications (all ages) https://www.atm.org.uk 
Advisory Committee on Maths Education: policy, curriculum, resources, CPD (all ages) http://www.acme-uk.org/maths-snapshots
Association for Physical Education (UK) http://www.afpe.org.uk/
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (USA) https://pgpedia.com/a/american-alliance-health-physical-education-recreation-and-dance
Teach PE (UK) http://www.teachpe.com/
RE:ONLINE: teaching methods, knowledge, assessment (all ages) http://www.reonline.org.uk/
Nat Association of Teachers of RE: resources, events (all ages) https://www.natre.org.uk/
RE Council of England & Wales: provision, projects, ethos (all ages) http://religiouseducationcouncil.org.uk/