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ESOL – Literacy – Numeracy

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Wordsearch maker (busyteacher.org)

*Updated 31st October 2017* Unfortunately the teachers-direct.co.uk website appears to have been taken over by another company and the wordsearch maker there is no longer available. An alternative wordsearch maker can be found at busyteacher.org. While it does not offer as many customisation options, it is still better than the average puzzle maker. Choose the…

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3 interactive websites for practising English grammar and vocabulary

There are countless websites for practising English grammar and vocabulary. My favourites are englishgrammarsecrets, better-english and englishpage. These sites complement each other very well, offering interactive exercises covering grammar, vocabulary, prepositions, phrasal verbs and collocations. There is something here for every level of learner! englishgrammarsecrets This old favourite, englishgrammarsecrets.com, is an excellent website for practising…

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Fun with fraction flags

http://spicytooth.co.uk/public_html/FractionFlags/fractinoflags.swf is an application which allows learners to practise fractions in a fun way. When presented with a blank flag and instructions to make a flag with 2 colours, learners will typically make a simple half and half flag. They soon discover that there are many other possibilities and it often becomes a competition on…

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MrBartonMaths.com

MrBartonMaths.com is a maths website that caters mainly for GCSE courses, but also has resources from Key Stages 3 and 4 to A-level. The website contains a extensive library of resources, and is divided into areas for teachers, pupils and parents. My only criticism of the website is that it is not the most user-friendly…

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Corbett Maths

Corbettmaths.com is a maths website that caters mainly for GCSE courses, but also has resources from primary to A-level. The website contains an impressive library of videos and worksheets, covering a wise range of maths topics, from 2D and 3D shapes, to fractions and percentages.

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Ruler – Measurement game

Centimetres measurement game from FunBrain.com There are three levels: Easy; Medium; Hard.

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Ruler – Measuring lengths

Use the ruler to measure the lines and shapes (from Primary National Strategy). Write the measurements on this Ruler worksheet.

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SfL websites that are no longer available

It is often said that once you put something on the Internet, it will be there forever. If only this were true for some of the Skills for Life related websites that have closed their doors. Some sites have been archived, although not always in their entirety; other sites have disappeared altogether. How many of…

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100 Greatest Brits

100 great Britsh heroes, according to a BBC poll from 2002. Created with Tagul.com

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Interactive teaching programs for maths

32 interactive teaching apps originally developed as part of the Primary National Strategy. Very useful for teaching different concepts relating to numeracy and maths on the interactive white board. The apps cover the following areas: Area Calculating angles Coordinates Counting on and back Data handling Decimal number line Difference Division Grid Fixing points Fractions Grouping…

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