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Make your colleagues smile! This is the best Teacher appreciation idea ever!

what should I buy my teacher as a end of year thank you gift

Teacher Appreciation Ideas I found this idea posted on reddit by yukkonkimmy and will be giving it a go some time this year. It works like this; “I select a day out of form and talk about appreciation and gratitude.

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I bet you this video will make you feel like a right Muppet!

The story behind bottled water

The story of bottled water – a manufactured demand! The video below makes an engaging starter, assembly theme, or form discussion about the how we have been manipulated to desire bottled water over the conventional supply of tap water. A

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UPDATED VIDEO – “I wish my teacher knew activity” – All teachers should have a go at this!

I wish my teacher knew

All teachers should have a go at the “I wish my teacher knew activity”! This is a great looking activity that I found on twitter and can not wait to have a go at; You could do this during form

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

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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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 seen the letter that will help teach the truth to children that Santa is not real?

The truth about Santa not being real What a wonderful way to teach children the truth about Santa when they are ready to understand. The message that is sent out from the letter can be used in many different ways,

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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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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!!

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

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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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 and feeling very inspired by the courage and poignancy of the story. This would

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What does it mean to do something #likeagirl? Shocking Video!

What does it mean to do something #likeagirl? Shocking! Although this is an advert, this is a great video that you can use during a form time or assembly to deal with gender stereotypes. The video left the class inspired

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Why our happiness lies in the happiness of others >> A great story about finding happiness!

How to find happiness The short story below is about finding happiness and makes a great starter to a lesson or an engaging assembly idea. I used it during a form time session as a quick lesson on how to

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