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RESOURCES TO SUPPORT TEACHERS during covid-19

Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

Remote teaching and home learning are challenges. 

  • How do we teach well via Zoom, Skype, Teams or other platforms?
  • How do we keep learning alive with Google Classroom, Moodle and a Wacom tablet?
  • How can parents keep their children purposefully occupied?
  • And students - do they have the skills of independence, curiosity, self-motivation and resilience to keep learning? 

I'm making some premium materials free to use during this period - ones that require less direct teaching and encourage independent study. Use them to build lessons, teach online or to send home.

How to videos:
https://youtu.be/_y8NGnrN460
https://youtu.be/sFdrc0wCTXU

Download the resources below.


Responsible Design
Economics
Philosophy
Religion
Work Skills
Politics
Old Tech
Brain
Health
Plastics
Space
War

Responsible Design

Responsible Design

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Responsible Design

A Curriculum Focus on Responsible Design including 3 levels of study and different ways to approach a topic. Use it to support your planning or to give your students self-directed study tasks.



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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, DT, Secondary

Tags: Design Curriculum Sustainability

Responsible Design Powerpoint

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Responsible Design Powerpoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint for teaching Responsible Design

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, DT, Secondary

Tags: Design Curriculum Sustainability

Responsible Design Think Sheet

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Responsible Design Think Sheet A Think Sheet for thinking hard about responsible, sustainable design.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, DT, Secondary

Tags: Design Curriculum Sustainability

Economics

Economics: Thinking Focus

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Economics: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool for introducing the idea of economics.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Other Subject, Secondary

Tags: Economics Currciulum

Economics: PowerPoint

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Economics: PowerPoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint for easy classroom use of Economics: Thinking Focus.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Other Subject, Secondary

Tags: Economics Curriculum

Economics: Think Sheet

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Economics: Think Sheet A Think Sheet to help pupils delve deeper into the concept of economics.

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Categories: Article, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Other Subject, Secondary

Tags: Economics Curriculum

Philosophy

Philosophy: Thinking Focus

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Philosophy: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool introducing pupils to the breadth and depth of philosophy.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Meta Cognition, Thinking Skills, RE & Philosophy, All Ages

Tags: Philosophy Curriculum

Philosophy: PowerPoint

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Philosophy: PowerPoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint for easy classroom use of Philosophy: Thinking Focus.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Meta Cognition, Thinking Skills, RE & Philosophy, All Ages

Tags: Philosophy Curriculum

Philosophy: Think Sheet

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Philosophy: Think Sheet A Think Sheet to help pupils delve deeper into the concept of philosophy.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Thinking Skills, RE & Philosophy, Junior

Tags: Philosophy Curriculum

Religion

Religion: Thinking Focus

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Religion: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool with resources and prompts for exploring the concept of religion.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, RE & Philosophy, Junior

Tags: Religion Curriculum

Religion: PowerPoint

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Religion: PowerPoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint for easy classroom use of Religion: Thinking Focus.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, RE & Philosophy, Junior

Tags: Religion Curriculum

Religion: Think Sheet

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Religion: Think Sheet A Think Sheet to help pupils delve deeper into the concept of religion.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, RE & Philosophy, Junior

Tags: Religion Curriculum

Work Skills

Work Skills: Thinking Focus

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Work Skills: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool exploring the skills that we can teach now in order to prepare our pupils for their working lives.

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Categories: Curriculum, Other Subject, All Ages, Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking

Tags: Skills Work

Work Skills: PowerPoint

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Work Skills: PowerPoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint to support Work Skills - Thinking Focus.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Other Subject, All Ages

Tags: Work Skills

Work Skills: Think Sheet

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Work Skills: Think Sheet A Think Sheet to encourage thinking about skills needed at work.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, Any Subject, Junior

Tags: Work Skills

Politics

Politics: Thinking Focus

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Politics: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool about Politics.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking

Tags: Curriculum Politics

Politics: PowerPoint

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Politics: PowerPoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint to support Thinking Focus: Politics

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, PSHE, Junior

Tags: Curriculum Politics

Politics: Think Sheet

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Politics: Think Sheet A Think Sheet to stimulate critical thinking about politics.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, PSHE, Junior

Tags: Curriculum Politics

Old Tech

Old Tech: Thinking Focus

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Old Tech: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool about old technology - electronic; last century.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, DT, History, Educators

Tags: Technology Computers

Old Tech: PowerPoint

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Old Tech: PowerPoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint to support Thinking Focus: Old Tech

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Geography, Educators

Tags: Technology Computers

Old Tech: Think Sheet

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Old Tech: Think Sheet A Think Sheet about old technology.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, Geography, History, Secondary

Tags: Technology Computers

Brain

Brain: Thinking Focus

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Brain: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool about the brain and its functions.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Science, Junior, Secondary

Tags: Brain Brain-Based Learning

Brain: PowerPoint

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Brain: PowerPoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint to support Brain: Thinking Focus

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Science, Junior, Secondary

Tags: Brain Brain-Based Learning

Brain: Think Sheet

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Brain: Think Sheet A Think Sheet about the brain.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, Science, Secondary, Junior

Tags: Brain Brain-Based Learning

Health

Health: Thinking Focus

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Health: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool about health and well-being.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, PSHE, Secondary, Junior

Tags: Health Curriculum Well-Being

Health: PowerPoint

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Health: PowerPoint A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint to support Health:Thinking focus

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, PSHE, Junior, Secondary

Tags: Health Well-Being Curriculum

Health: Think Sheet

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Health: Think Sheet A Think Sheet to develop thinking about health and well-being.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, PSHE, Junior, Secondary

Tags: Health Curriculum Well-Being

Plastics

Plastic: Thinking Focus

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Plastic: Thinking Focus A Curriculum Tool about plastic - awareness, issues, resources. Basic, deeper and long-term learning suggestions.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Science, Junior

Tags: Plastic Curriculum Creative Curriculum

Plastic: PowerPoint

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Plastic: PowerPoint A Curriculum Tool Template to use with pupils in class.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Science, Junior

Tags: Plastic Curriculum Creative Curriculum

Plastic: Think Sheet

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Plastic: Think Sheet A Think Sheet to prompt higher order thinking about Plastic.

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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, Science, Junior

Tags: Plastic Curriculum Creative Curriculum

Space

Space: Thinking Focus

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Space: Thinking Focus

A Thinking Skills Tool offering prompts and resources for learning about space exploration and technology.



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Categories: Thinking Tool, Enquiry Thinking, Curriculum, Science, Secondary

Tags: Space Exploration Curriculum

Space: PowerPoint

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Space: PowerPoint

A Thinking Tool Template in PowerPoint to support lessons and research on Space:Thinking Focus. Images, tasks and hyperlinks.



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Categories: Thinking Tool, Curriculum, Science, Secondary, Enquiry Thinking

Tags: Space Exploration Curriculum

Space: Think Sheet

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Space: Think Sheet

A Think Sheet combining high order thinking with questions about space and space exploration.



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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, Science, Secondary

Tags: Space Technology Curriculum

War

War: Thinking Focus

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War: Thinking Focus

A Curriculum Tool for learning about war. Includes varied resource links and 3 levels of learning question - Basic, Deeper, Long-term.



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Categories: Curriculum, RE & Philosophy, History, Thinking Tool, Secondary

Tags: Creative Curriculum Curriculum War World War 1 World War 2

War: PowerPoint

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War: PowerPoint A Curriculum Tool Template in PowerPoint including resource hyperlinks, images and learning progression.

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Categories: Thinking Tool, Curriculum, History, RE & Philosophy, Secondary

Tags: Creative Curriculum Curriculum War World War 1 World War 2

War: Think Sheet

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War: Think Sheet

A Think Sheet for learning about war. Includes visual thinking, high order questions and extension prompts such as a 30-word war poem.



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Categories: Think Sheet, Curriculum, History, RE & Philosophy, Secondary

Tags: Creative Curriculum Curriculum War World War 1 World War 2