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While the snow outside has melted, we have much in the way of winter in our classroom these days!  The children have returned from our Chris...

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from the Guardian

The 20 photographs of the week

Shanghai, China. Girls practice sit-ups during a gymnastics lesson at the youth amateur athletic school. China’s sports system has been enormously successful since the country returned to the Olympic fold in 1980, culminating with the host nation topping the medals’ table at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. And yet, with the Rio de Janeiro Games less than three months away, the system is beginning to break down due to the shifting demographics of a more prosperous nation.

from BBC News

Schools ranked by raw GCSE results for last time

England's schools are judged on the basis of raw GCSE results for the last time, heralding the end of school league tables in their present form.

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Tortured with razor-sharp bamboo and fed alive to ants: The story behind one PoW’s incredible escape from Vietnam

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Twenty Spelling Activities for any Spelling List

This package includes 20 different games, activities, worksheets, and task cards to help your students practice their spelling words in a variety of different ways. There is something here that will meet the learning needs and multiple intelligences of every student in your classroom.Table of Contents: 1.

from the Guardian

The 20 photographs of the week

Shanghai, China. Girls practice sit-ups during a gymnastics lesson at the youth amateur athletic school. China’s sports system has been enormously successful since the country returned to the Olympic fold in 1980, culminating with the host nation topping the medals’ table at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. And yet, with the Rio de Janeiro Games less than three months away, the system is beginning to break down due to the shifting demographics of a more prosperous nation.

from The Kitchn

Free-Form Apple Tart

As we wrap up edits on The Kitchn's upcoming cookbook, I've been thinking a lot about my first book, The Greyston Bakery Cookbook, published in 2007. I learned many tough lessons that first go-around about how to make a book, but one thing I still return to and use is the recipes. There are many I make regularly when it comes time to get dessert on the table. This Free-Form Apple Tart is one of those recipes that will prove to you what rubbish it is to believe that baking is too scientific…