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And books that open up the curriculum, explaining history, science and the arts through football. More information about all books here: amzn.to/3gr49Kx
Interactive family fun
Amazing true stories of players, competitions and teams: (Only £3.24 on Amazon special offer amzn.to/3zoqMrC)
Want to get your kids (aged 7-12) excited by football and reading? May I suggest the following books 👇🏽👇�MQZoOc
Head over to footballschool.co to find out more and keep an eye out for the next instalment, Football School: Terrific Teams, out 1st July!
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These books are packed with awesome true stories and fascinating facts and are perfect for young football fans!
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At Football School, EVERY lesson is about football! All illustrated by the brilliant @landofspike ⚽️🏆8
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The Euros are finally back! 🎉 To celebrate a summer of sport, why not dip into@alexbelloss and@benlytt Football School Series!4
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Will include a preview of the latest FOOTBALL SCHOOL book, Terrific Teams, which is out in a few weeks. amzn.to/3zfQWNc
To celebrate launch of the Young Sportswriter of the Year Award✍️🏽🏆@benlytyt and I will be giving a football and writing-themed talk for schools, libraries and home-learners next Tues at 10am. It's online and everyone is welcome! Vi@ukslala: tickets heresla.org.uk/ticket/a-virtu…rwL
Calling all budding sportswriters aged 7-12! The Young Sportswriter of the Year✍️🏽🏆award is back for a glorious summer of sport. Star judges include 🚴@taogeoghegangan🏃@chrissyohuruoguruogu @IanJamesPoulterou@mertesackers@jackleach1991ac@rachelyankey11ankeyfootballschool.co/young-sportswr…AGm6F4RpgU
Strictly speaking, not an abacus, but a 'rekenrek' teaching aid. schoolsweek.co.uk/dfe-considers-…
ICYMI I designed this online game with @jonplackett that parodies the tricks that websites use to get your data. Have a go! it will take you only a couple of minutes termsandconditions.game
Just launched this mini-game #termsandconditionsapply with @WKLondon and @alexbellos where you do battle with increasingly devious pop-ups. It's featured in his Guardian column today theguardian.com/science/2021/m… Please have a go and let me know how you do! termsandconditions.game
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Don't not click on the link unless you'd rather not not discover about website trickery theguardian.com/science/2021/m…
All the tricks that websites use to get your data - and a few more for fun! theguardian.com/science/2021/m…
This year we ran weekly online Masterclasses with 500 students, to increase the number & diversity of great mathematicians. TEACHERS can now nominate students for 2021/22. Free places for disadvantaged students, big subsidies for the rest. Nominate here talent-ed.uk/mmt-teachers
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Overwhelmed by so much news today? Relax by looking at chalk scientificamerican.com/article/the-ar…
A lovely article in today's @guardian celebrating the achievements of the UK EGMO team, also featuring a puzzle from the competition. theguardian.com/science/2021/a… #UKMT #EGMO #TheGuardian
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I wrote a bit about Alexander Graham Bell in my language puzzle book, since his father invented a phonetic script for deaf people that codified how you shape your mouth. But I didn't know the half of it. nytimes.com/2021/04/06/boo…
Can you find a topical anagram of 'dynamo teaser'. And talking of dynamo teasers.... theguardian.com/science/2021/a…
His Plane Crashed in the Amazon. Then Came the Hard Part. nytimes.com/2021/03/28/wor…
When French humour intersects with mathematics, by @MBarany daily.jstor.org/the-mathematic…
For those interested in what happened to my treasured paper clip theguardian.com/science/2021/m…
@alexbellos Classic lazy millennials and their no-knowledge proofs. It was different in my day.
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The zero-knowledge proof is a remarkable concept in which you do the impossible - show something is true without showing anything at all theguardian.com/science/2021/m…
(Cat in the) Hat-tip to the amazing @JesseLingard who was one of the highlights of the Football School World Book Day Quiz. Check out his cameo at 26 seconds. If u missed the quiz (which also features Harry Kane, and more) it is still available online. @WestHam @WHUFoundation twitter.com/Literacy_Trust…
Twin girls are born in March, they celebrate their birthdays in September, when they grow up they marry each other. WTF? theguardian.com/science/2021/m…
Introducing the latest signing at Team Football School.... The one and only Harry Kane! (at 19seconds) Can you answer his question about @SpursOfficial correctly? I bet you can't! twitter.com/Literacy_Trust…
Do you like quizzes?🧩✅ Do you like books?📖✅ Do you like football?⚽️✅ At 9.15am today, join me@benlytyt@KenzieBenalili and ten TOP footballers including some World Cup heroes at for the FOOTBALL SCHOOL World Book Day Quiz. Details 8Aq
Happy World Book Day! Every UK child has a chance to be like Harry Kane and get a FREE copy of FOOTBALL SCHOOL's latest book, 20 FANTASTIC FOOTBALL STORIES. It can be exchanged for your free £1 World Book Day token. worldbookday.com for more details. @WorldBookDayUK
Exclusive shots from inside my kids' play house...👹twitter.com/BBC_Teach/stat…o
This is Jonna Andersson @Jandersson25 of Chelsea Women and Sweden....and she has a message for ALL children... @ChelseaFCW, @WorldBookDayUK. ⚽️📒👏twitter.com/Literacy_Trust…SXu
Just 15 minutes until the first World Book Day event and what a way to start! Let's begin this Wednesday with a chuckle at the Books that make you LOL event with amazing authors including @alexbellos and @benlyt here: youtube.com/watch?v=zTEmWV…
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10.30am THIS MORNING everyone! Live event with @benlyt, me and many others for @WorldBookDayUK 👇twitter.com/WorldBookDayUK…i
another brilliant, mind-boggling illusion...I have absolutely no idea where the red ball goes. twitter.com/ScienceMagicia…
This video makes me so happy! All the teachers at a primary school in Malvern showing off their best goal celebrations. Joyous!👏👏👏#FootballSchoolBookWeekWtwitter.com/G_M_P_SClass4C…jXY0
Please share with any children who like reading! And maybe football. And possibly 💩. You'll have to watch to find out why... PS Check out@WorldBookDayUKK to get your free FOOTBALL SCHOOL booktwitter.com/WorldBookDayUK…W
Your starter for ten. What is the name of the Stoke City Mascot? a) Greystoke b) Bram Stoker c) Potty mouth d) Pottermus Join @benlyt @KenzieBenali and me for a WORLD BOOK DAY Quiz with guest appearances by several Premier League footballers. Register interest in the link below twitter.com/scfc_community…
Schools! Teachers! Parents! The countdown is on for @WorldBookDayUK! Don't miss the Books that make you LOL event with @alexbellos and @benlyt authors of Football School on Wednesday at 10:30 here: youtube.com/watch?v=zTEmWV…
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It’s @WorldBookDayUK on Thursday, & to celebrate a new Football School book, join me, @alexbellos & @KenzieBenali for a LIVE football & books quiz with players from @LFC @Everton @CPFC @OfficialBHAFC @ChelseaFCW @LCFC_Women @LutonTown & more, Thursday at 915! Enjoy!👇�twitter.com/Literacy_Trust…vc
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Go Wycombe! Go Bodger! I wrote FOOTBALL SCHOOL with @benlyt to use football to get children reading. Join us and a host of @premierleague stars at 9.15 on Thursday (@WorldBookDayUK) for a free livestream quiz facebook.com/events/1692103… twitter.com/WW_SET/status/…
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