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

Set Two ... the purpose of these resources is to promote equality, celebrate diversity and tackle discrimination.

Set One ... introduces young audiences to hairstyles and culture, looks at a portrait of an African and offers a personal history challenge

Here are several orgainsations which provide a range of resources

Into Film: activities to support children, young people and their families to gain a fun, educational benefit from film watching  Their latest films are featuring sports

Fairtrade Schools: their current topic is tea. Patrick Kaberia talks about climate change and the impact it is having on tea farmers in the part of Kenya where he lives.

In lockdown we have been designing our own hair styles, this story could help children decide on the hairstyles they like best: My Hair “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

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.  - 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

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?

Conversation and a Cuppa Challenge: Are you ready to be an explorer of family history, a discoverer of untold tales?

Special Object Challenge: Are you ready to be an archaeologist of personal objects, a discoverer of undiscovered items?

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