Does your sports day include the same games every year? Are you in need of some new ideas? Try these easy-to-follow activities that require minimal equipment.
Today on BBC Radio Four’s Today programme Dr Muhammed Tahir Al Qadri, a Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar, called for British Muslims to be taught ‘peace’ in school to tackle radicalisation.
The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act (February 2015) makes it compulsory for schools to implement anti-radicalisation measures to help prevent young people from being drawn into terrorism. As the increasingly frequent press stories of school children being radicalised show, teachers urgently need a resource that enables them to recognise, debate and disrupt extremist narratives within the context of the classroom.
The new curriculum places increased emphasis on grammar, punctuation and spelling. But how can you make learning these concepts fun? Rekindle your pupils enthusiasm for language by encouraging them to play with words to extend vocabulary, improve spelling and develop language skills. Try these activities:
Stories are an ideal way to get children excited about learning French. A good French story will:
1. Provide an enjoyable, stress-free way to learn the rhythm of the language, intonation and pronunciation
Tests show we all remember 20% of what we hear, 70% of what we see and 90% of what we do. It follows that to enhance learning, we all need to get doing. Using a whole body approach to learning languages really works.
When learning a foreign language, often the short connecting words are the hardest to learn. This is a real shame as they are the ones you need to create more interested sentences. You can use memory tricks you can use to teach these key words: