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At one end of the spectrum, teaching can be a very rewarding, engaging profession where you get to see the lives of our youth transformed via the education process. However, at the other end of the spectrum, it can get a little bit lonely.
But fear not! With the advent of the internet, with it has come a huge range of teaching resources available to you for free!
Here’s our roundup of the five best teaching resources on the WWW.
Run by Gareth Pritchard, Primary Resources offers a range of free lesson plans activity ideas, and further resources for a whole range of teaching subjects including English, Maths, Science, I.T, History, Geography, Art, Design & Technology, Music, and so on and so on…
Whilst being a publication based in the US, teach.com has some excellent advice available in a range of mediums (including some great videos). This advice is easily translated into the UK educational system. We recommend flipping on a few of their videos each evening for a boost of self-confidence.
Jam-packed with resources for a multitude of subjects, Teaching Ideas is a vibrant website which will help you produce more creative lesson plans to engage your pupils if you find that their collective attention has been lessening of late.
For years the Guardian has be renowned for its extensive support of UK teachers. And now they have a whole subsite dedicated solely to teacher resources. Their site usually contains pieces left-of-centre in alignment with political stance. Although currently impacted by the recent GDPR legislation, we're hopeful that the site will soon be up and running as there is plenty of content here to keep you inspired for days!
Dedicated to supplying resources for those who teach Key stage 3-5, Teach It has a huge library of resources dedicated to UK educational curriculum with opportunities for teachers to share their own tips amongst themselves too.