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Educational Resources Index
We are adding new links regularly.

These are just a few of the web sites and sections we find as we work on the site.  If you have any suggestions for additions feel free to send them in.  We know we will never find all the good places.......
There will be links at the bottom of each pages to the main links pages on any particular topic if appropriate.
Much local information is scattered through the various section of Caithness.org   There are many pictures in the A - Z that might be useful for projects.  Please feel free to use any pictures for school projects.

Links By Topic
Algebra
Alphabet
Archaeology, Anthropology And Ancient Civilisations
Art
Atlases, Maps & Gazetteers
Biographies
Biology

Castles
Chemistry

E Books
Economics
Emergency Services

English
English Literature
Environment
Farming

Games
Geometry
Geography
Government
History
Homework Help
Information Technology
Literacy
Maths
Metric
Music
Natural History
News

Physics
Poetry
Politics

Rain Forests
Reading
Research Online
Sex Education
Science
Shakespeare
Space
Sport
Trees
World War Two
Young Children

E Safety

Fun While Learning
Time To Spare -
Changes Daily
General Gateway Sites

Other Topics

American Resources
Best Web Sites For Teachers

Revision
Lochaber High School Podcast Lessons

A growing list of podcasts covering Standard Grade and Highers set up to assist people with Dyslexia but invaluable for revision by anyone - just download the lessons to listen over and over again.

Schools Out - Site Guide for Caithness - SNH
The Site Guide for Caithness provides a list of suitable sites (27 in total) throughout Caithness and covering a wide variety of different habitats, with details for each site covering basic details to assist in planning any trip there. Details include: access points, available facilities, contact details for access, site description, map and much more! The aim is to provide a useful resource for teachers and rangers in Caithness, in pursuing environmental education aims through the 5-14 Environmental Studies and right across the National Curriculum.

Schools Out - Fieldwork made easy: Peatlands - SNH
The Peatlands pack provides topic-based activity sheets for fieldwork on peatlands. The pack also provides guidelines to assist teachers (or other leaders) in planning school excursions for fieldwork activities in the countryside.

Games And Quizzes
Four Letter Words Game

Easy Peezie Scottish Quiz
Here is a simple quiz format that we can use over and over again if teachers find it useful.  Just get in touch with a list of questions and we will set up the test sheet in this format for you to use over and over again for children.  Questions can be of any standard and you can make suggestions for the intended age range.  Send in a quiz you would like set up to bill@caithness.org

Scottish Education Links

Scottish Qualifications Authority
National Qualifications Online

Learning And Teaching Scotland
National Grid For Learning Scotland

Educational Resources Mixed Links
Our original page of mixed links that will gradually be checked and transferred to the new pages as they are built.

Education Magazines
New Statesman Education

ICT ADVICE SITE FOR SCHOOLS
http://www.ictadvice.org.uk
This is the latest government funded site offering advice. Excellent resource for schools. Some of the sections are equally relevant to youth workers managing ICT.

Bullying Online
Safe Surfing For Kids

Education Index - USA
Education Line
Freely accessible database of the full text of conference papers, working papers and electronic literature which supports educational research, policy and practice.

Parent Zone Scotland
Literacy And Numeracy

Staff Web Sites
Times Educational Supplement (TES)
TES Scotland
TES Primary Plus
Nursery World

National Assessments 5 - 14

See Also
Citizenship
Education - for links to educational bodies and others
Education on TV Listings
Free Education & Courses

Languages - free courses on the net
Homework Help
Kids Links

Literacy
Questions And Answers
Quotations
Reference Section
Shakespeare

Universities

Highland Council Education 
              Other Local Authority Sites

National Grid For Learning Scotland
Scottish Schools Online Database - find Scottish Schools
Scottish Qualifications Authority

 

Highland Virtual Learning Community

Highland Libraries Catalogue
You can also visit Highland Libraries for information about the public library service in the Highlands, search the public library catalogue , explore the culture and history of our area on the Am Baile web site, or use your library card number to access many on-line information sources at Highland Libraries on-line

Find Out About Your School
Reports on every Scottish school by H M Inspectorate

Latest At Education Guardian

UK education news