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Plan your own scheme of work - Jamble

2 different versions of editable schemes of work, supporting the quick planning of lessons.

Fantastic world of optical illusions

 

Optical illusions have been fascinating our minds for centuries. By defying common perception and the workings of the eye with subtle, mind-teasing images, we gain a greater understanding of...

False Memory Experiment

This is an interesting experiment that might challenge your view about memory being something like a video recording.  Here participants will "remember" something that they did not experience.  It works really well for children from late primary school onwards.  There are examples on the worksheet of how to extend...

Brain Speed Test

This is something we run in primary schools but it is also fun for older children.

You will need a laptop/computer with Internet connection and a tailor's tape measure that is at least as long as the arm length of anyone taking part in this.

Instructions are in the attached word document and  there...

Science at work: You and your mind

 

 

Pictorial and practical information on making sense of the world, our perceptions, behaviour, ways of learning, how we think and the type of...

Group discussion book: level 1

 

This book of large – format colour photography is for use in group discussion alongside the Ginn Science activities contained in the Resources file.  ...

Emotional intelligence: why it can matter more than IQ

 

Does IQ define our destiny? Daniel Goleman argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, and that our emotions play major role in thought, decision making and individual success....

Specific learning difficulties: what teachers need to know

 

This book clearly explains what Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) are, and describes the symptoms of conditions most commonly encountered in the mainstream classroom: dyslexia, dyspraxia,...

Neuroscience for teachers

 

Packed with examples and research-informed tips on how to enhance personal effectiveness and improve classroom delivery, 'Neuroscience for Teachers' provides accessible, practical guidance...

Great minds and how to grow them

 

Great Minds and How to Grow Them is a handbook for parents that shows how they can grow the minds of their children and teenagers and guide them to success both at school and in life. The latest...

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