Blog Posts tagged: best of SBT resources

Author Steve Backshall at his Authors Live event, speaking to pupils

Our Top 5 Resources for Sustainability

Go Green Week is on the horizon, so this seems like a good time to share some of our best resources that help you put reading at the heart of lessons about sustainability. You'll find book recommendations, activity packs, digital author events to watch on demand and more!

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Our Top Five Learning Resources for World Book Day 2017

Every year, children across the UK receive £1 book tokens as part of World Book Day, which they can exchange for any one of ten specially chosen titles. We've got some fabulous resources for five of the authors on the list!

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Our top learning resources for human rights

Our Top Learning Resources on Human Rights

Books and creative writing tasks are fantastic tools to put human rights into context and promote greater understanding of their importance. In this blog post, teachers and librarians can find a host of great resources and book lists from our site to help pupils understand the rights we're all entitled to, and the responsibilities we have as global citizens.

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Our Top 10 Teachers and Librarians Blogs of 2016

We hope our Teachers and Librarians blog is always practical and useful, giving you tips and advice to make your life that bit easier. Here, we've gathered the best-loved and most useful posts from the last year. From technology for struggling readers to library displays and fantastic school projects, there should be something in here to inspire you!

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Our Most Popular Learning Resources of 2016

Did you know we have an extensive selection of resources created by teachers and librarians? Find out which ones are most popular.

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Our Top Five Learning Resources for Hallowe'en

It's Hallowe'en, that time of year when we indulge the peculiar human desire to be frightened. We've got all the learning resources, book lists and blog posts you need to deliver an appropriate and safe amount of fright for your pupils.

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Our top five resources for mental health

One in ten young people may suffer from a mental health issue. We gather together short films, activity packs and book lists to help explore challenging topics with your pupils.

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Our Top Five Secondary Resources for the New Term

Our website is packed full of resources to inspire you this term! Check out some of our most popular reading and writing resources in this blog post, including some great stuff for reluctant and less confident pupils.

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Our Top 5 Primary Resources for the New Term

Our teaching resource packs, case studies and videos are all free, and there's a vast range available to help you plan for the new term. In this blog post we take a look at some of our latest resources, as well as the most popular ones from years gone by.

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Our Top Five Resources for Reluctant Writers

Writing can be a challenge in the classroom, but as these resources show, there are lots of different approaches to the creation of a narrative. Featuring our brand new Getting Pupils Writing resource, this list will give you some great ideas to help the most reluctant of writers.

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