This resource aims to support teachers in beginning to answer children’s questions about natural disasters and to encourage children to look beyond the consequences of a disaster and more towards the causes and possible lessening of its effects. Click here to download
The recent riots in London and other cities in England sparked reaction across the country and even the world. Many pupils and teachers will have been shocked and many have struggled to make sense of it. Why did it happen? Has this affected the society we live in? Has it changed our view of society, of young people, and even our emotional wellbeing in going about our lives - to think that such events were possible?
Play on the Line (a big book) - All children have a right to play
Play on the line is an imaginative and colourful big book on the right to play. The text, written for non-fiction elements of the Literacy Hour, is accompanied by photographs of children at play, and words and pictures contributed by young people from Tower Hamlets, London, and the Western Saharan refugee camp in Algeria.
Locococo - Board game in Spanish.
The game, raises issues of inequality and suggests ways that young people can take action, such as buying Fair Trade goods. This attractively produced board game was developed by young people from North and South through the Spanish Voices Internet linking project. Click here to find out more.
Somali Children in Our School
A guide and information booklet for teachers and professionals working with Somali Parents and children.
When you lived in Somalia – Somali pupils interview their parents
A collection of writing based on interviews the children and young people conducted with their parents – about aspects of their life in Somalia, and their experiences of coming to Britain. £6.00
Sailors of the Caribbean - Key Stage 3 history CD-rom
Sailors of the Caribbean is a resource which focuses on primary source evidence based on the memories of merchant seaman sailing between Barbados and London’s West India Dock in the 1950s and 1960s. The resource was developed as a result of a collaboration between the Humanities Education Centre, Tower Hamlets African and Caribbean Mental Health Association, the Museum in Docklands and the Museum of London. It is an ideal resource to use to develop pupils' experience of working with primary source evidence at Key Stage 3. Find out more with an example section
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