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You will be inspired with this simple way in which this boy dealt with his bullies? WOW!

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Beat Bullying in Schools This is truly an inspiring story about how a simple act of kindness changed the way a whole school behaved. This made a great form time discussion and I have also played it as a starter

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[VIDEO] NO WAY! This can’t be true! 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + …….= -1/12!

The sum of the natural numbers from 1 to infinity So I sat here watching this video from @numberphile on you tube thinking this can not be true and there must be some mathematical magic to show that the sum

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I bet you will not be able to NOT laugh at the funny google teddy bear song! How dependent are we on google!

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The funny teddy bear google song Although very funny this teddy bear’s song illustrates how dependent we are on google for answers to questions across all spectrums of life. Try to show it during form time and see your  class

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Have you ever been in this Maths teacher nightmare scenario? A must see!

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Have you ever been in this Maths Teacher nightmare scenario? A must see! Having been in this scenario many times before this video had me in stitches! It is amazing what we as teachers do when a pupil does not

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Are you looking for World War 1 Lesson Plans! The History of WW1 in one take! WOW!

World War 1 Lesson Plans Are you planning for a lesson on WW1 or a form registration session for remembrance activities for WW1 then this is a great video to start your session off with. In one take the video

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Bet you want play this video in lessons for Black History Month! What I was not taught at school!

Black History Month Video Resource Are you looking for a video to show to your pupils during Black History Month, then why not show  them this piece of performance poetry. Forget the pupils for a moment, but it will make

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[VIDEO] I hate Algebra! I Can’t do Algebra! F*$k Algebra! #mathsfunny

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I hate algebra This video extract from Billy Connolly is actually pretty funny and although he makes it out that he does not understand Algebra it is clear that he does have some understanding. Now the short extract below is

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What if you could speak the truth to parents during PTC evenings, what would you say? #funny

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What if you could speak the truth to parents during PTC evenings, what would you say? #funny Jimmy Kimmel Teacher Video This is a great spoof from the Jimmy Kimmel Show for Teachers’ Day in the US! It made me

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The best Robin Williams Tribute out there, and all done in 60 seconds! Will send a shiver down your spine!

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Robin Williams Tribute I grew up watching Robin Williams films and was devastated with the news of his death. Below is an emotional tribute to Robin Williams, and all done in 60 seconds! This would make a great starter to

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[VIDEO] How to explain what depression is to your kids! Use a black dog! @mindcharity

 I had a black dog, his name was depression This is a great video to use in an assembly or during a form time to explain to your pupils what depression is and the impact it can make on peoples’

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Get your pupils to tie a tie easily! A step by step method of tying a tie! WOW your students!!

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Get your pupils to tie a tie easily! A step by step method of tying a tie! Simply WOW!! Do you find yourself telling students to “tie your tie properly” or “who tied your tie this morning”. Get your learners

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Finally, a solution to the infinite chocolate problem! How disappointing!

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The infinite chocolate problem is a viral video that has left many people mind boggled. The solution to this problem is pretty simple. If you were to recreate the problem with more accurate horizontal and vertical lines you will notice that

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The Most Beautiful Way To Stop A Bully I’ve Ever Seen! What a performance, Take a Bow!

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This is another amazing TED video and is definitely the “Most Beautiful Way To Stop A Bully I’ve Ever Seen”. The performance poetry at the end of the video is very emotive and full of some great metaphors illustrating the

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If @CadburyUK did Maths questions they would have the infinite chocolate problem! Mind Boggling!

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Infinite Chocolate Problem This is a mind boggling Maths starter that will drive your pupils bonkers. The fact is, if this really worked, then us Mathematicians would be billionaires. However, unfortunately we are not! Show the video to your class

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What an inspiration? Every pupil should see this video! Warning! Your eyes may water!

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What an inspiration? Every pupil should see this video! Warning! Your eyes may water!  This is a video that shows Sir Nicholas Winton from a BBC Programme called “That’s Life” aired in 1988. I actually remember the programme being aired

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