Earth School: Daily environmental adventures online for students to stay connected with nature

Earth School is providing free educational content to help students, parents and teachers around the world who are currently at home stay connected to nature. Initiated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and TED-Ed, Earth School, made for children and young people aged 5-18, takes students on a 30-day “Adventure” through the natural world. The 30-day adventure started on Earth Day on 22 April. Everyday … Continue reading Earth School: Daily environmental adventures online for students to stay connected with nature

Sir David Attenborough and Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker among famous faces leading lessons in new BBC home schooling initiative

Sir David Attenborough is among a number of famous faces who will help teachers and parents around the UK with homes chooling during the coronavirus pandemic as part of the BBC’s Bitesize Daily Lessons. The veteran broadcaster and conservationist will be looking at geography topics including the oceans and mapping the world. Bitesize Daily, airing on BBC iPlayer and the BBC red button, will run … Continue reading Sir David Attenborough and Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker among famous faces leading lessons in new BBC home schooling initiative

Harry Potter At Home online hub launched to keep kids confined at home entertained

A new Harry Potter At Home online hub has launched to keep kids entertained under lockdown during the Covid-19 outbreak. The website is aimed both at first-time readers and longtime fans of the Harry Potter book series. Harry Potter At Home includes a reading guide for children looking to delve into the Harry Potter books for the first time, as well as a short text … Continue reading Harry Potter At Home online hub launched to keep kids confined at home entertained

Google project site – Harry Potter: A History of Magic – provides a fun resource for home schooling kids (and adults) about magick and divination —

Are you curious about divination and magick? Want to provide your kids with some magickal “home schooling” while they are off school where both you and they can learn about magick and divination and see some “exhibits” at the same time? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then head to the Harry […] via Google project site – Harry Potter: A History of … Continue reading Google project site – Harry Potter: A History of Magic – provides a fun resource for home schooling kids (and adults) about magick and divination —

Shakespeare Week: Hundreds of free resources to help primary school-aged children experience Shakespeare

Shakespeare Week, a national annual celebration giving primary school-aged children opportunities for enriching and enjoyable early experiences of Shakespeare, kicks off from tomorrow. Coordinated by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Shakespeare Week, which runs from 16-22 March, offers cross-curricular resources and activities to educators and families, inspiring them to explore Shakespeare in creative and cross curricular ways. All participating teachers and home educators can access hundreds … Continue reading Shakespeare Week: Hundreds of free resources to help primary school-aged children experience Shakespeare

Backyard Nature encouraging young guardians to help protect birds over the winter

A Backyard Nature campaign is enlisting the help of young guardians to take birds “under their wing” this winter by making sure they have plenty to eat and drink. Backyard Nature Guardians are being called on to make bird feeders from natural materials such as pine cones or apples that they can then place in their own garden or backyard or at a community project … Continue reading Backyard Nature encouraging young guardians to help protect birds over the winter

DéfiPlanet: An educational playground in France for children and adults to learn about climate change and sustainability

An ecological theme park in France, DéfiPlanet, is an educational playground for children and adults to learn about climate change and sustainable development and to inspire them to take action in their lives. The park, located in Dienné in western France, which is spread across both forest and farmland is organised into two main sections – the past and the future – in order to … Continue reading DéfiPlanet: An educational playground in France for children and adults to learn about climate change and sustainability