Printable Flash Cards for Vocabulary Words-with Photographs Sluggish Sluggish audio/easy/sluggish.mp3 adjective Free Elementary School (K-6) Physical Education Lesson Plans SPARK Elementary Physical Education (PE) The original SPARK Elementary PE study was funded by the National Institutes of Health to create, implement, and evaluate new and innovative approaches to physical education content and instruction, then test them in “real world” settings. SPARK Elementary PE was designed to be more inclusive, active, and fun than traditional PE classes. Experimenting with storytelling Folktales can be a great way to introduce hands-on science into the primary-school classroom. Earlier this year, I ran workshops for young children (aged 7–10) and their parents to do hands-on practical activities linked to a cultural story or folktale. In many UK primary schools there are pupils from many different backgrounds, with as many as 25 native languages being spoken at some schools. Despite their differences though, everyone enjoys a good story.
Ancient Civilisations, History, Key Stage 2 - Interactive Whiteboard Resources Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for KidsFlash Recommended if you are looking for information on the Ancient Egyptians or Ancient Greeks. Iron Age CeltsFlash A site with animated cartoon-style games and stories aimed at 7 - 11 year olds. It is about the early Celts. The fact file includes photographs of Iron Age objects. ESL Kids Puzzles, Printable Crossword and Word Search Puzzles for Children Download ESL kids puzzles and make your lessons more fun. These puzzles will greatly ease the teaching of spelling, reading, writing, vocabulary and other lexical skills. These worksheets can be used in conjunction with the videos and quizzes of this website. Puzzles are below.
American Council On Exercise It's no secret that poor nutrition and inactivity are putting today's youth at risk of developing life-threatening diseases as they age. According to the American Heart Association, about 1 in 3 children (ages 2-19) are overweight (at or above the 85th percentile of Body Mass Index) and about 1 in 6 are obese (at or above the 95th percentile of Body Mass Index). Children should be learning about the extreme dangers of being overweight and obese as well as engaging in daily fitness-based activities. What better way to do this than to integrate it into the daily curriculum. The Children's University of Manchester See How the Rest of the World Celebrated with 'Christmas in a Day' by Ethan Anderton December 26, 2013Source: Sainsbury's A few years ago, exec producer Ridley Scott and The Last King of Scotland/Into the Void director Kevin Macdonald teamed up for a pretty impressive crowdsourced documentary. Life in a Day collected footage from all around the world to show people what it was like to be alive on July 24th, 2010. The feature length documentary premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and is available to watch on YouTube right now, and a holiday themed variation on that idea has arrived in the form of Christmas in a Day. Macdonald scales the scope back a bit by only featuring submissions from people celebrating Christmas in the United Kingdom. It's a nice dose of genuine Yuletide joy to check out on the day after Christmas.
David L. Katz MD "Teaching Kids to Make Healthy Choices" Available in English and Spanish! Nutrition Detectives™ is an innovative program for elementary school children. It shows them "5 clues" to read food labels and detect marketing deceptions while learning to identify and choose healthful foods. The program is novel, engaging, and efficient, imparting crucial information in minimal time. It can be presented using either a DVD video presentation (with Dr.