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Primary Class Teacher + Independent Education Consultant. Loves knitting. – Be a publisher. Story Map. The Story Map interactive includes a set of graphic organizers designed to assist teachers and students in prewriting and postreading activities.

Story Map

The organizers are intended to focus on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution development. Students can develop multiple characters, for example, in preparation for writing their own fiction, or they may reflect on and further develop characters from stories they have read. After completing individual sections or the entire organizer, students have the ability to print out their final versions for feedback and assessment. The versatility of this tool allows it to be used in multiple contexts.

Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson. Editable PowerPoint Newspapers PowerPoint Template. Views 925,852 Filed under Educational , Editor's pick, english, newspaper, resource, school We have just updated our popular editable PowerPoint newspapers.

Editable PowerPoint Newspapers PowerPoint Template

With these you can create your own news headlines, articles and insert your own pictures. Following a couple of requests, we have updated these so that you can now add in your own newspaper name. A few different types of newspapers are included in the template. These spoof newspaper templates could have many uses, including college and school projects and fun cards to send news to your friends and family. The template is also available in portrait (vertical) format and our latest template in the series, the Magazine PowerPoint.

If you liked this PowerPoint Template we would appreciate you liking it on FaceBook or Tweeting it. 13 October 2014 Template number 00253 Filed under Educational , Editor's pick , english , newspaper , resource , school. Teachers for Global Awareness. Details By Sharon Hill, The Windsor Star The cheery yellow background of the quilt block belies the jarring image of a man running away from his wife and children.

Teachers for Global Awareness

The woman walks leaning on a tall stick, and in Uganda where disability can be seen as a curse, she is one to be abandoned. But she is not forsaken by Windsor’s Dane Macri. He gathered the stories of northern Ugandans facing disabilities and discrimination quilt block by quilt block in 2012. “It’s just trying to give a voice to those who have a voice but their voice isn’t being heard,” Macri said this week. People with disabilities in developing countries are the most marginalized, he said.

Moodle - Open-source learning platform. Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson. LiveBinders. The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper. Portrait Detectives Homepage. StoryCards For Your Agile Projects. New Kickstarter 'World of Classcraft' Lets Students Unlock Real-World Powers.

Video games in the classroom are becoming a popular way to integrate game-based learning into curricula. But Shawn Young of Sherbrooke, Canada has taken it one step further and actually built his own education version of World of Warcraft. He put his own spin on the extremely popular Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) and dubbed it ‘ World of Classcraft .’ Shawn emailed Edudemic to alert us to this idea and we’re glad he did. It’s a fantastic idea and lets students benefit from the lessons of World of Warcraft but in a safer, education-friendly environment. The World of Classcraft has gotten quite a bit of buzz over the past few months (mentioned by the BBC!) Children's Laureate. Free Reading Skills Game for Kids & Elementary Students.

English & Literacy KS1 & KS2 : national curriculum. Suggested Long Term Planning A new guide for primary English teachers’ long-term planning is available.

English & Literacy KS1 & KS2 : national curriculum

Members of the English advisory team at Herts for Learning have put together a rigorous infrastructure to support teachers in their planning for the new National Curriculum, which comes into action in September 2014. The new curriculum demands that schools create their own programmes from the government guidelines, and must make these available online. Our advisers have proposed termly plans, taking into consideration suggested texts from the English programmes of study and weaving in other text types and genres from across the curriculum. Our advisers have designed the program with particular attention to ensuring pupil progress across the school years. For more information or if you need help to develop this planning in your school please contact: Tara Catt, Support Officer Tel: 01438 844863.

Children. NATE - National Association for the Teaching of English. English Drama Media - issue #24The magazines English Drama Media and NATE Classroom were replaced by teaching English in 2013.

NATE - National Association for the Teaching of English

However, details of all issues from 2003 to 2013 are available online, and members may download full contents in the members' area.English Drama Media archive NATE Classroom archive Classroom - issue #18 The magazines English Drama Media and NATE Classroom were replaced by teaching English in 2013. However, details of all issues from 2003 to 2013 are available online, and members may download full contents in the members' area. Red House Children's Book Award - Home. Past KS1, KS2, and Optional SATS Papers and Tests -

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Grammar. Advice for parents. eSafety. Kidsmart: Teachers Section. Narrable. Make a slideshow with your powerpoint & web cam. Helpful Options Added to Storehouse – A Free iPad App for Visual Storytelling. Upload, Share, and Discover Content on SlideShare.