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Appunti. The Important Book - Wikipedia. The Important Book is a 1949 children's picture book written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.

The Important Book - Wikipedia

The book describes various common entities and describes some of their major attributes in brief poetic passages, beginning and ending with what Brown considers the key attribute: The important thing about rain is that it is wet. It falls out of the sky, and it sounds like rain, and makes things shiny, and it does not taste like anything, and is the color of air. But the important thing about rain is that it is wet.— Margaret Wise Brown, The Important Book[1] The American National Education Association listed the book at #92 in its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children" list, compiled in 2007.[4] Jump up ^ "The Important Book". Powtoon. 25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers. What are the best apps for teachers?

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers

We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers. For teaching students how to present, create and code TED-Ed More than 250,000 teachers use TED education tools to spark student curiosity and explore presentation literacy skills. Collaborative Tools.

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Collaborative Tools

Get it on the web or iPad! Guest. BBC Learning English. The Pronunciation Blog - Adrian Underhill's Pronunciation Site. Pronunciation materials. OPENCities – Lesson 4: Settling down in a new country. Story maker. Space - the sun, moon, stars and planets. British Council. LearnEnglish Teens - British Council.

Parents. LearnEnglish Kids - British Council. The Adventures of Kara, Winston and the Smart crew. Hot topics. TeachingEnglish. Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers by Nik Peachey. Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School. Each October, individuals and organizations nationwide work together to raise awareness of bullying during National Bullying Prevention Month, an initiative of the PACER Center.

Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School

Whether you are an educator, education leader, parent, or other community member, you can take action to prevent bullying and harassment by fostering a culture of caring and respect in your school, home, and community. Use the resources below to support your efforts. In addition, consider participating in Edutopia's community to share your own insights and resources about bullying prevention. Resources for Educators. Key concepts. In the approach termed Intercomprehension between related languages the learner works on two or more languages of the same linguistic family (Romance, Germanic, Slavic languages, etc.) in parallel.

Key concepts

One of these languages is already known, being either the learner’s mother tongue, or the language of education, or even another language having been learnt previously. In this approach there is a systematic focus on receptive skills, as the development of comprehension is the most tangible way of using the knowledge of a related language to learn a new one. TeachingEnglish. Writing a CV. Advice on writing CVs. Interviewer: LearnEnglish Professionals is talking to John Woodrow, who works in the Human Resources department of a large UK-based company.

Advice on writing CVs

John, tell us about your work ... Business Magazine. Oxford Dictionaries. English for Emails. CV and job application spelling test – take our quiz. Writing job applications. Employers may receive hundreds of applications for a job, so it's vital to make sure that the letter or e-mail you send with your CV/résumé creates the right impression.

Writing job applications

It's your opportunity to say why you want the job and to present yourself as a candidate for the post in a way that impresses a prospective employer and makes you stand out as a prospective employee. Listening Skills for Staff. CGI Animated Short Film HD: "The Present Short Film" by Jacob Frey. A few more myths about speakers of multiple languages. Does multilingualism cause language delays and identity problems?

A few more myths about speakers of multiple languages

The British Council's Nayr Ibrahim busts a few more myths about speakers of multiple languages. Myth: Multilingualism causes language delay Raising children bilingually is sometimes believed to cause language delay. What Parents Can Gain From Learning the Science of Talking to Kids. The widening education gap between the rich and the poor is not news to those who work in education, many of whom have been struggling to close the gap beginning the day poor children enter kindergarten or preschool.

What Parents Can Gain From Learning the Science of Talking to Kids

But one unlikely soldier has joined the fight: a pediatric surgeon who wants to get started way before kindergarten. She wants to start closing the gap the day babies are born. When Dr. Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies. Alison Gopnik: What do babies think? Online Virtual School - where learning is fun! 13 Children's Books That Encourage Kindness Towards Others. 5 Examples of Onomatopoeia. The concept of onomatopoeia words can be difficult to understand without examples.

5 Examples of Onomatopoeia

Examples give you the chance to better understand the onomatopoeia concept and to see and sound out actual words. This article lists five categories of onomatopoeic words with several examples of each. The list includes words with letter combinations that are commonly used to represent certain sounds. It isn’t an exhaustive list of onomatopoeic words, but it’s a good start to understand the onomatopoeia concept. Common Onomatopoeia Letter Combinations Many times, you can tell what an onomatopoeic word is describing based on letter combinations contained within the word. Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve. A longitudinal investigation of the role of quantity and quality of child-directed speech in vocabulary development. September 2012.

Formative vs. Summative Assessment: Does It Matter? By Deena Boraie Assessment terminology has become a minefield because it often obscures distinctions between concepts, which in turn affects classroom practice. Understanding assessment concepts is key to assessment literacy, and teachers who are assessment illiterate can have a negative effect on the quality of education and on students’ learning (Popham, 2009).

Confusion in Assessment TerminologyThere are several questions that many teachers and administrators ask: How young children learn English as another language. By Opal Dunn, educational consultant and author Introduction Young children are natural language acquirers; they are self-motivated to pick up language without conscious learning, unlike adolescents and adults. They have the ability to imitate pronunciation and work out the rules for themselves. Any idea that learning to talk in English is difficult does not occur to them unless it’s suggested by adults, who themselves probably learned English academically at a later age through grammar-based text books.

Read the notes below about young children learning English as another language. The advantages of beginning early. Effective Teacher-Child Interactions. Benefits of word repetition to infants: Repeat after me! Parents who repeat words to 7-month-olds have toddlers with larger vocabularies. New research from the University of Maryland and Harvard University suggests that young infants benefit from hearing words repeated by their parents. With this knowledge, parents may make conscious communication choices that could pay off in their babies' toddler years and beyond. "Parents who repeat words more often to their infants have children with better language skills a year and a half later," said co-author Rochelle Newman, professor and chair of UMD's Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences (HESP).

"A lot of recent focus has been on simply talking more to your child -- but how you talk to your child matters. Assessment of Attention in Preschoolers. Selective mutism. Selective mutism is a severe anxiety disorder where a person is unable to speak in certain social situations, such as with classmates at school or to relatives they don't see very often. It usually starts during childhood and, left untreated, can persist into adulthood. Does my toddler have a short attention span because she won’t sit still for a story? Schemas in Children’s Play - N a t u r e P l a y. Teaching English to learners with Special Educational Needs (SENs) – Myths and realities. Do you feel like these teachers? Practical tips. How to teach children English using illustrated storybooks.

Music and Movement Activities. Which Early Childhood Experiences Shape Adult Life? LearnEnglish Kids. Look Who's Talking! All About Child Language Development. Language and communication skills are critical to a child’s development. LearnEnglish Kids. School Radio - Nursery songs and rhymes. Research Supports Collaborative Learning. The College Preparatory School (College Prep) in Oakland, California, is among the top 20 best prep schools in the country according to a 2010 Forbes magazine report. Over the past ten years, 100 percent of students have graduated and matriculated into college, and their average SAT scores have consistently ranked in the top tenth percentile for Math, Critical Reading, and Writing.

Don't Expect Toddlers To Behave Consistently — They Literally Can't. Key Person & Attachment. Positive Learning Environment - Primary. Myths about child bullying, school bullying, school phobia, no blame etc. Summary. Further reading. How can parents and teachers best educate young children? Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center. How can young children best learn languages?

The Power (and Peril) of Praising Your Kids. 37 Ways to Help Kids Learn to Love Reading. Convention on the Rights of the Child. School-age play ideas. ZERO TO THREE. How students can use mobiles to learn English. Reading about child. Teachers TV- How Do They Do It In Sweden? Creative and messy. 6 Types of Play. Global Citizenship in the English Language Classroom. High-Tech Teaching in a Low-Tech Classroom. Edutopia. Special Educational Needs. Adapting materials for mixed ability classes. M.Ed. in Differentiation - Sample Lesson.

Reflective teaching: Exploring our own classroom practice. English Grammar. Johnny Grammar's Grammar Movies. Grammar reference. Food Web - Food, Il meglio dell’industria e della distribuzione alimentare, analisi di mercato, dossier, case history, news, interviste ai protagonisti del food system, osservatori, rubriche. The Secret Door - Step Through To The Unknown… Bereich Innovation und Beratung. Macmillan Straightforward. Macmillan English. Inspiration Grammar Worksheets. Netspeak – Search for Words. Phonemic chart. The Pronunciation Blog - Adrian Underhill's Pronunciation Site.

BBC Learning English. TeachingEnglish. Translations of Hello and general greetings in many languages. Equal Opportunity and Diversity: The Handbook for Teachers of English.