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We are compiling sets of resources for use in class, or activities to be done at home ...

Set Nine ...  these resources are from International Education Week, WWF and Connecting Classrooms

Set Eight ... these resources look at events mentioned in the Global Dimension wall planner

There are several organisations which provide a range of resources ...

Into Film: resources and recommended films to explore a variety of topics across black British history, black talent in the film industry and black history from across the globe. https://www.intofilm.org/news-and-views/articles/black-history-month-2020

Fairtrade Schools: their main Education Resource is at  https://schools.fairtrade.org.uk/resource/#page-1  from where you can select by type of resource, age range and more. 

Here are some examples

Fairtrade Schools: an introduction to Fairtrade cotton https://schools.fairtrade.org.uk/resource/look-for-the-label-fairtrade-cotton/ and an exploration of where cotton comes from and some of the difficulties faced along the supply chain. https://schools.fairtrade.org.uk/resource/unravelling-the-thread/

Fairtrade Schools: Fairtrade and the Climate Crisis – a lesson kit for secondary schools. It’s farmers who are on the front line of the climate crisis https://schools.fairtrade.org.uk/resource/fairtrade-and-the-climate-crisis

In lockdown we have been designing our own hair styles, this story could help children decide on the hairstyles they like best: My Hair https://youtu.be/oNet1W_TMqM “My birthday's coming up so soon, I'll need new clothes to wear. But most of all, I need to know, how shall I style my hair?” A celebration and a book of big ideas like identity, image, and self. Big ideas: image, celebration, identity, choice Author: Hannah Lee with Allen Fatimaharan Published by Faber & Faber ISBN 9780571346875

Suitable for Primary students, ‘Thank you for the chocolate’ will take you on a journey to meet everybody involved in the chocolate supply chain schools.fairtrade.org.uk/resource/thank-you-for-the-chocolate-a-story-about-thanking-the-people-who-make-our-food/

The Library has a large collection of e-books to borrow for free, for example …Malorie Blackman has a range of excellent books for all ages and they can be downloaded in audio or as an ebook.  Michael Morpurgo - A Medal for LeRoy inspired by the true story of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British Army.  https://librariesunlimited.overdrive.com/  - find the Meet Libby panel and click Learn more … to get started

Using Zoom

If you've never used Zoom before (completely free to download), here's a nice little video made by a dementia friendly group, offering you a step by step and very visual guide to joining a call and finding your way around.

For now Zoom have a regular weekly call and you're all invited, it takes place every Wednesday from 12.30-2pm ???? . This slot alternates between a themed session and an open space to reflect and have a little breather. They are  also putting together a wider programme of Zoom calls on a variety of subjects in the coming weeks and months, from other workshop providers and speakers. You'll only need to register once, for the weekly Eden Project Communities Zoom calls and you can then join any that interest you.
Meeting ID: 100-548-926
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJQtcu2gpzksDAER42_WL9Fifdyvd1W4fQ

Telling our Stories Finding our Roots – Devon have a series of Family Challenges

Family Photo Challenge: Are you ready to be an explorer of family history, a discoverer of untold tales? https://www.tellingourstoriesdevon.org.uk/2020/04/06/family-photo-challenge

Conversation and a Cuppa Challenge: Are you ready to be an explorer of family history, a discoverer of untold tales? https://www.tellingourstoriesdevon.org.uk/2020/04/20/conversation-and-a-cuppa-challenge

Special Object Challenge: Are you ready to be an archaeologist of personal objects, a discoverer of undiscovered items? https://www.tellingourstoriesdevon.org.uk/2020/05/04/special-object-challenge

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