There are plenty of websites out there with links to worksheets and lesson plans. These links have got an extra spark.
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Did you know? (YouTube video). We are currently preparing students for jobs that don't yet exist, using technologies that haven't been invented in order to solve problems that we don't even know are problems yet.
We Are The People We've Been Waiting For gets Sir Richard Branson, Sir Ken Robinson and the Fonz (!!) on board to ask "Is the current way of doing things, the right way?" (see our blog article). You can also download an MP4 version from here (right-click and save, 768MB).
Bobby McFerrin's Pentatonic Scale is brilliant. Try it out as a singing warm-up.
TES Lesson Plans is a one-stop shop for Primary and Secondary lesson plans and inspiration for how to plan your own lessons.
Caine's Arcade - a great 9 year-old with a fantastic imagination. Never say "I'm bored!" again.
Never Seconds - from one primary school pupil's school dinner plate to a worldwide blog.
To add your blog here, use the contact form to send us your link details or tweet us @SparkyTeaching
Class One at Norbridge Academy - being the best they can be (Worksop, Notts, UK).
A Grade 1 blog by pupils in Ms Lirenman's Room (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada)
Year One's blog at Craigburn Primary School, Adelaide, South Australia.
This is the blog for Miss Tripp's Science and Math classes (USA).
The Literacy Shed - an excellent collection of animation, film and photos and linked literacy teaching ideas.
Mathszone is a massive collection of online maths games and activities ordered by topic. Really, really useful.
101 Questions - Displays a photo / video clip and users submit (usually) maths-related questions. Will give you ideas for real-life maths investigations.
Makey Makey - these look so much fun for getting children playing with programming. Raspberry Pi? What Raspberry Pi?!
Pocket is a nice little app. We use it to save websites to read later.
If you are on Twitter, you might like Buffer, It's a useful app we use to plan tweets through the day. Set them up and let it tweet away.