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All rights reserved. Legal Policy. Understanding Plot, Setting, and Theme. Lesson plans – a waste of time? I realise I haven’t written anything for this blog for quite some time, so I’m really glad that a recent conversation on Twitter about observations and lesson plans with @ashowski and @getgreatenglish, who following our chat wrote a post too, motivated me to write a new post.

Lesson plans – a waste of time?

The conversation was prompted by a blog post by @ashowski which you can read here. In a nutshell, Anthony argues that from the point of view of the observer a thorough lesson plan is essential as comparing it with the decisions made by the teacher during the lesson can “reveal the most interesting features of the teacher’s pedagogic abilities”.

Without this it would be impossible “to determine the extent of the teacher’s teaching abilities”. ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English. SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language.

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English

The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.Check your answers. By watching these videos you will: Radio Theatre Series - Listen Online. 20 Quotes From Children's Books Every Adult Should...

Posted on July 7, 2014 It’s interesting how some of life’s greatest lessons can be found in children’s literature.

20 Quotes From Children's Books Every Adult Should...

And chances are that we did not realize this back when we were kids. Sometimes it’s only when we’re older that we learn to fully appreciate and understand the poignant words from our childhood entertainment. The Trouble With Bright Girls. 21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary. If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. For lots of reasons. Vocabulary influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. How’s that for starters? In addition, a broad vocabulary is important for effective speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Vocabulary is a foundational component of an effective K-12 comprehensive literacy framework. 50 awesome posters that encourage to read. This list includes most wonderful posters that are serving one simple task: they encourage to read.

50 awesome posters that encourage to read

Everyone agrees not enough is being done to encourage people to read. Those who can read don’t realize how lucky they are, having in mind that almost 20% of world population is still illiterate. Sometimes, a little reminder can do wonders to make someone put away the computer and reach for the e-reader or a printed book. OED birthday word generator: which words originated in your birth year. Do you know which words entered the English language around the same time you entered the world?

OED birthday word generator: which words originated in your birth year

Use our OED birthday word generator to find out! We’ve scoured the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) to find words with a first known usage for each year from 1900 to 2004. Simply select the relevant decade and click on your birth year to discover a word which entered the English language that year. Please note that the dates given for these words refer to the current first known usage of the word. OED birthday word generator: which words originated in your birth year. 5th grade opinion rubric. Grade 4 5 PARCC Rubric Final. Kid Friendly Informational Rubric. 5th grade informational rubric. 5th grade narrative rubric. Kid Friendly Narrative Rubric.

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50 Great Teachers: Socrates, The Ancient World's Teaching Superstar : NPR Ed

We're starting this celebration of teaching with Socrates, the superstar teacher of the ancient world. He was sentenced to death more than 2,400 years ago for "impiety" and "corrupting" the minds of the youth of Athens. But Socrates' ideas helped form the foundation of Western philosophy and the scientific method of inquiry. Moody Blues - Live in Texas - 2011. This Is The Moody Blues [Full Album]

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36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do

Five Tips for Fostering Learning in the Classroom. August 5, 2013 By: Karen Spencer in Effective Teaching Strategies During the final meeting with one of my speech classes, I asked each student to give a few parting words to the class.

Five Tips for Fostering Learning in the Classroom

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Irish Fairy Tales: Mongan's Frenzy

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First Days of School. Now for the lesson... I prepare a list of facts about myself, ranging from where I was born to I manage my own fantasy baseball team, and other similarly "interesting" facts.. I fold each one and put them all in my fact jar. I have a large piece of white butcher paper taped to the board with my name circled in the center. (this introduces the freeform concept mapping activity I use regularly in class) I ask for volunteers and one by one the students illustrate the fact and students guess what it is... when someone gets in right, they illustrate the next fact... Random Name Generator. Record. Version: 3.12.3 for Windows Last Update: 22 June, 2015 File size: 5.3 MB (hlep files available online) Installation: Standard style setup wizard, check function for system type x32/x64, and uninstall capability Requirements: Windows (XP/Vista/7/8/8.1) and MS PowerPoint (2003/07/10/13).

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