Jumpstart Geography

Author: Mark Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317916875
Size: 73.14 MB
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This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the geographical skills of enquiry, outdoor learning, graphicacy and communication. Pupils will develop their knowledge and understanding of people, places and issues through being encouraged to ‘think geographically’ about the world they live in. Areas covered include:- Places in my world (personal geography) Continents and oceans of the world Human geography (including population, migration, towns and cities, and recreation) Physical geography( including rivers, forests, coasts and deserts Environment, Sustainable schools and global citizenship All sections include information on some useful knowledge and reference to important key concepts or big ideas in geography that are being developed through the fun activities. Jumpstart! Geography is an indispensable classroom resource that will celebrate geography and give children the opportunity to experience the thrill of finding out about their world. It will be a lifeline to any classroom teacher looking to teach geography in a fun and exciting way.

Jumpstart History

Author: Sarah Whitehouse
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317915437
Size: 10.86 MB
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This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a fantastic hook for learning. This book will enable you to make history a fundamental part of your classroom, to enhance not only the pupils' historical understanding but also to deepen their understanding in other subjects. Areas covered include:- Egyptians Ancient Greeks and Romans Saxons, Vikings and Normans Stone Age Bronze Age Iron Age Tudors and Stuarts Victorians World War Two Post-War Britain This indispensable classroom resource will celebrate history and give children the opportunity to experience the thrill of finding out about the past. It will be a lifeline to any classroom teacher looking to teach history in a fun and exciting way.

Jumpstart Study Skills

Author: John Foster
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315280205
Size: 32.26 MB
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Jumpstart! Study Skills presents a collection of engaging and simple-to-use games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of working independently and as part of a group and how to develop the study skills necessary to succeed at school. Providing teachers with a range of practical ideas and strategies to promote active learning in Key Stage 2, the activities in this book will help students to: create plans for investigations and assignments; improve their organisational skills: time management and teamwork; collect data using methods such as observations, surveys and interviews; develop their reading and notetaking skills; engage in meaningful discussions and develop their talk skills; advance their computer skills to sift and record data; create strategies for revising and preparing for tests; analyse data and draw conclusions; improve their ability to write reports; evaluate their own achievements and identify future targets. Jumpstart! Study Skills is an essential classroom resource that will encourage children’s development and help teachers to deliver effective lessons that promote active learning in Key Stage 2.

Jumpstart Wellbeing

Author: Steve Bowkett
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317292065
Size: 37.21 MB
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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will help teachers to develop children’s mental and emotional wellbeing while also including the thinking skills necessary for learning. The authors show how developing such skills within the context of a wellbeing agenda aids children’s motivation, their ability to concentrate and their willingness to explore, investigate and question, bringing huge benefits for children’s sense of achievement, self-confidence and resilience. Drawing on a wealth of practical activities that include both creative and critical ways of thinking, chapters cover: Wellbeing in the Classroom; Emotional Resourcefulness; Relaxation and Meditation; Mindfulness and Reflectiveness; Being Well. Jumpstart! Wellbeing is a treasure trove of fun activities and ideas for building wellbeing and its constituent skills into the curriculum.

Jumpstart Apps

Author: Natalia Kucirkova
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317379225
Size: 36.46 MB
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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ learning and help the busy teacher to reinvigorate their teaching through the use of mobile apps and activities that can be used in the classroom. A wealth of practical activities and advice on how to incorporate over 40 lively and exciting apps into the classroom will enable teachers to deliver creative lessons. This essential guide focuses on a range of apps, including Skitch, QR codes, Comic Life, Do Ink Green Screen, Puppet Pals, Our Story and much more. This book offers much needed guidance on creative ways to integrate apps within the National Curriculum and how they can be incorporated into the teaching of Key Stages 1 and 2. Enabling teachers to deliver effective and imaginative lessons through the use of apps and providing links to a wide range of online resources, it covers all core areas of the curriculum: English, Maths, Science, Modern Foreign Languages, ICT, History, Geography and PE. Jumpstart! Apps is an essential classroom resource that will encourage creative and independent learning in children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers, teaching assistants and students integrate apps into their daily practice, make the most of technology at their disposal and deliver imaginative and effective lessons.

Jumpstart Talk For Learning

Author: Lyn Dawes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317481550
Size: 56.24 MB
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Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your own spoken language activities to match topics you are teaching and individual needs of your class. Specifically written to help teachers with the direct teaching of talk skills required by the National Curriculum, activities in the book encourage children to: • participate in group and class discussions • use exploratory talk and share a range of points of view • use talk imaginatively to develop understanding • develop individual presentational talk • take part in active drama sessions Jumpstart! Talk for Learning includes a range of classroom activities that can be used in literacy lessons and integrated across the curriculum. This essential resource will help teachers develop children’s use of talk to understand one another and get things done together.

Jumpstart Science Outdoors

Author: Janet Barnett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317407849
Size: 33.17 MB
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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of science by taking teaching and learning outdoors and linking it to a specific area of the curriculum. A wealth of practical activities in the book cover all areas from identifying, classifying and grouping to pattern seeking, making observations and comparative and fair testing. This cross-curricular approach encourages teachers to develop useful links with other subjects which support and complement the science. With links to a range of online resources and over 30 motivating and engaging science activities, cross-curricular links cover the following areas of the curriculum: Maths, English, Computing, History, Geography, Music, Art, P.E and Design and Technology. Jumpstart! Science Outdoors is an essential classroom resource that will encourage the personal development of children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers, teaching assistants and students deliver effective and imaginative science lessons.

Jumpstart Pshe

Author: John Foster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317485297
Size: 46.83 MB
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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of themselves, their relationships and their knowledge of how to lead a healthy lifestyle. A wealth of practical activities in the book range from class and group discussions and formal debates to games, role plays, hot seating and thought tracking. This book enables teachers to deliver effective and imaginative PSHE lessons, encouraging children to: • Share their views on issues that concern them such as bullying • Learn to think for themselves and to make their own decisions • Be aware of the dangers involved in drinking, smoking and drugtaking • Understand their relationships with family and friends • Explore social issues such as prejudice and discrimination • Learn how to handle their emotions Jumpstart! PSHE is an essential classroom resource that will encourage the personal development of children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers deliver effective and imaginative PSHE lessons.

Jumpstart Grammar

Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317294378
Size: 54.52 MB
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Fully updated to help teachers deal with the new 2016 Grammar Tests, this second edition presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action It includes coverage of the subjunctive and past progressive, selecting which tense is the most definite, identifying when a word is used as a subordinating conjunction/preposition, explaining how a comma can change meaning, and an increased emphasis on the passive. Jumpstart! Grammar will prepare children for any grammar tests on the horizon in an engaging way so that they love playing with words and spinning sentences to make ideas dance. And, of course, they will be able to name the parts if that is what is required. Fun games will focus first on helping children hear the difference various types of grammar can make followed by activities to help them understand what different effects you can create with grammar. Technical terms will only be introduced once the children have established what the various features can do, with a particular focus on those terms that really help children discuss what makes language coherent and effective. This indispensable, practical book celebrates the joys of language and coherent expression; of finding just the right words or phrases to express what you want to say.

Jumpstart Spelling And Vocabulary

Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138819757
Size: 30.78 MB
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Concerned about the range of vocabulary used by your pupils? Worried about spelling? Jumpstart! Spelling and Vocabulary could be the perfect book for you. This collection of simple to use games and activities will jumpstart pupils' use of spelling and vocabulary into action. If you are looking for a range of engaging, multi-sensory games and practical suggestions on how to extend your pupils' oral and written word banks and become confident spellers, this resource will soon become an invaluable item in your teaching toolkit. Jumpstart! Spelling and Vocabulary covers an extensive range vocabulary games and spelling activities needed for each year group from year 1 - 7, to build up confidence in children as they develop as young writers.