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My Valentine - A fun lesson for Valentine's day. I discovered the song 'My Valentine' by Paul McCartney this week and thought it would be perfect for a Valentine's day lesson.

My Valentine - A fun lesson for Valentine's day

The song is so romantic ♥ My lesson ended up being rather funny and very lively, I hope your students will enjoy it as much as mine did :-) Level: IntermediateLesson activities: Talking about Valentine's day, using sign language to learn vocabulary, listening practice and fill the blanks exercise. Warm up questions: 1. What do you know about Valentine's day?

2. Task 1Tell students that you are going to show them a You Tube video of a song by Paul McCartney called 'My Valentine'. Task 4Hand out the 'fill the gaps' exercise, play the song again from the beginning and get the students to complete the missing words. Task 5 - DiscussionDiscuss what the general meaning of the song is. Quick quiz - Look at the lyrics and:1. Add Speech Bubbles To Photos - 5 Ways To Use Word Cloud Generators In The Classroom. Photo Courtesy of flickr and Sue Waters The popularity of word clouds remains pretty constant in education, and it’s not difficult to see why.

5 Ways To Use Word Cloud Generators In The Classroom

They’re a great way for students to distil and summarize information. They help students get to the crux of an issue, sorting through important ideas and concepts quickly in order to see what’s important. And “see” is the operative word here, because word clouds are certainly nice to look at. They speak fantastically to humans’ affinity for the visual, and are particularly useful for visual learners. However, it’s important to remember that the process of creating word clouds is just as important as the resulting resources. How to Use Word Clouds with Students Far from just an assessment tool, creating word clouds can be useful in promoting critical thinking, relationship building, and even as a great kick-starter. 1. Teagreen added: The Lesson Planning Checklist - ELT Connect. When I first started teaching, I spent HOURS planning one solitary lesson!

Teagreen added: The Lesson Planning Checklist - ELT Connect

I couldn’t comprehend how a teacher could work full-time hours with all the planning you had to do. Eventually this got easier; my lessons plans got shorter as my teaching became more instinctive, yet many times I felt that I didn’t really get to the heart of my lesson. The students didn’t spend the bulk of the lesson grappling with my main lesson aims. SoloProfes. Recursos Educativos. Multiple uses of newspapers & magazines for ELT. Newspaper fire orange (Photo credit: NS Newsflash) I love using real things for teaching English.

multiple uses of newspapers & magazines for ELT

By “real things” I mean something from real life – and not something specially developed for learning or teaching. That’s why I prefer usual movies (and not educational ones – they are hardly very exiting, most of the times, usual radio and not “special English” stations, and usual newspapers (not the ones for ESL learners). Talking about the newspapers, their use in class (and outside too) is limitless. One To One Teaching Activities « ESL Treasure. People watchingGo for a walk outside or look out of the window and analyses passers-by.

One To One Teaching Activities « ESL Treasure

Have your student create crazy stories about people and be creative. Picture analysisTake in pictures for your students to analyses. Take the pressure off yourself and get them thinking. DialoguePrepare some dialogues or co-write some which are relevant to the topic of your lesson. Go through them together, playing a part each then switching roles. Reading comprehensionUse reading materials in your one to on lessons. HangmanThis is a classic word game whereby you think of a sentence, set out the underscores on the paper where a letter goes and have them attempt to guess the phrase. Teachers Network - Free Lesson Plans, Educational Resources & Videos for Teachers, Educators & Instructors. I tried to help my kids have a great school year by helping less. Here’s what worked and what didn’t. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Last year, Jessica Lahey, mom, teacher and author of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go so Their Children Can Succeed, gave me the permission to stand down and provided me with the push I needed to send my older son into the wilds of middle school without me hovering, smothering or freaking out. [5 ways to help your kids have a great school year.

I tried to help my kids have a great school year by helping less. Here’s what worked and what didn’t.

Hint: don’t help them.] Of course, his lucky younger brother got to reap the benefits of having a mom who’s been there/done that, which made me a much mellower fourth-grade mom the second time around. 100 herramientas gratuitas para crear materiales educativos. Generadores de cuadernos, libros y publicaciones digitales Cuadernia online (Consejería de Educación y Ciencia de Castilla-La Mancha).

100 herramientas gratuitas para crear materiales educativos

Herramienta fácil y funcional para la creación y difusión de materiales educativos digitales. Permite crear de forma dinámica y visual cuadernos digitales que pueden contener información y actividades multimedia. Tal vez también te interese visitar la sección de recursos de Cuadernia.Tikatok es una aplicación en línea que permite de forma muy sencilla la creación de libros virtuales que contengan imágenes y textos. El resultado se puede guardar o compartir. Generadores de webquest y cazas del tesoro 1,2,3 tu WebQuest generador de webquest de Aula 21. Generadores de cuestionarios y ejercicios. Good ideas. MANUEL DE SURVIE A L'USAGE DES ENSEIGNANTS. Realia.