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Three famous crimes. Every day in the newspapers you can read about crimes and criminals.

Three famous crimes

Past Simple Games. If you want to play the old Flash version of this game, follow this link: past tense - practice the past tense with spelling, grammar practice games, reading and writing activities.

Past Simple Games

How to Create an Online Game of Connect Four. Twice this weekend I had readers email me to ask about creating an online Connect Four game for students to play to review key vocabulary and concepts.

How to Create an Online Game of Connect Four

There are a couple of tools that I recommend for creating that type of review activity. First, Flippity.net offers a virtual manipulatives template that will let students drag and drop to sort vocabulary words. The shortcoming of the template is that students don't get any kind of immediate feedback. The other tool I recommend is the Connect Fours template from ClassTools.net. The Connect Fours template on ClassTools.net lets you create a Connect Four game that provides students with instant feedback. English Grammar: Master The Future Tense In English with Friends. Present Perfect and Past Simple: The Grammar Gameshow Episode 29. Acid Rain Effects. How To Give Sub Q Injections to Your Pet. An Instructional Coach Shares Strategies for teaching writing. In her first Coaching Sessions blog post, Julie, TeacherVision's Head of Content and Curriculum, and a former instructional coach, shares her learnings and strategies for how to help students find and develop their writing voice.

An Instructional Coach Shares Strategies for teaching writing

Climate 101: Ozone Depletion. Veterinary Procedure - Post Operative Care. Getting Started with Miro. NPR Choice page. Instrument Tech In Vet Clinic (Veterinary Technician Education) Ask the Vet - Surgery Instruments. Photos showing nature healing due to lockdown around the globe. Coronavirus: Earth Day goes digital as the planet heals due to pandemic. A United Nations chief has called on global leaders to show the "same determination" exerted to tackle the coronavirus crisis to address ongoing concerns over climate change.

Coronavirus: Earth Day goes digital as the planet heals due to pandemic

On the 50th Earth Day - an annual event to highlight the importance of protecting the planet - the world is facing unprecedented challenges. Strict measures imposed to stem the spread of Covid-19 have forced a third of the world's population into lockdown. This has offered a sliver of a silver lining for the environment, as skies, seas and rivers have become cleaner and quieter and highways have emptied, leading to a dramatic drop in air pollution across the globe. Easter Resources for Teachers (Grades K-12) My Eating Disorder. Publications. Share This Crossword Puzzle CopyShare Focus Mode URL CopyShare Embed Code.

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Weather forecast. Unit 3 Exercise 1: At the doctor's. Introducing Project-Based Learning in your Classroom Alumni Group - Teachers academy. Evaluation: Are the objectives clearly defined and supported in the process?

Introducing Project-Based Learning in your Classroom Alumni Group - Teachers academy

Lessons you can watch online. For a lot of teachers, it can be hard to find the time or the opportunity to observe and learn from other teachers’ lessons.

Lessons you can watch online

If that’s you, hopefully you’ll find these videos useful. I’ve divided them into loose categories, with a sentence or two to help you decide which are the most relevant to you. Within the categories, they’re just in the order I found them! I’d like to thank the many people who’ve sent me links to these videos over the years (though unfortunately I can’t remember exactly who sent me what!) Please feel free to tell me about other videos I may have missed in the comments, as well as any broken links. P.S. Very young learners Hubert Puchta introducing vocabulary and using Total Physical Response (TPR) and telling an action story (7 minutes) Songs In the Key Of ELT – Wish I Was Skinny. An occasional series of lesson ideas using songs you’re not likely to hear in a coursebook… Artist: The Boo Radleys Song: Wish I Was Skinny Written by: Carr, Martin, James Lyrics:

Songs In the Key Of ELT – Wish I Was Skinny

Facebook. English Video Lessons - Where to find them - YourEnglishSource. English video lessons can really make the classroom fun and interesting.

English Video Lessons - Where to find them - YourEnglishSource

There are many excellent reasons to incorporate a modern and highly produced video into your English class lessons. It raises students interest in the targeted language of the lesson, provides visual and auditory reinforcement of your target language and students can easily access it again after the lesson is done. Finding the best videos can be a challenge so I gathered together the top 5 websites where amazing videos for English video lessons can be found. I am not focusing on “Learn English Instructional Videos” at all.

Google Renewable Energy. Top 5 ESL Games for Teenagers: Try Them Out Today - ESL Speaking. Teaching English to teenagers can be quite difficult because they are notorious for not really wanting to participate in class. They are often shy, tired, and haven’t chosen to take your English class. However, help is here with these top five ESL games for teenagers that are guaranteed to get your teenage students participating in class, speaking English, and having fun despite themselves. Try out just a few of these ESL games for teenagers and you’ll notice that students like your class, like you, and will begin to like English more and more each day. Concentration ESL Memory Game. Log In - New York Times. Create and Perform a Radio Play - The Theatrefolk Blog. Radio plays are theatrical performances that are purely auditory; they’re meant to be performed on the radio, hence the name!

There is no visual aspect, so performers must rely on their vocal performances as well as sound effects and music to convey the story to the audience. Radio plays are fantastic for students to practice and develop many performance skills like projection, diction, and using emotion, without the pressure of actually getting up and performing in front of others. It also gives students the opportunity to creatively work with playwriting, selecting appropriate music, and creating sound effects. The following exercise gives students the chance to create their own radio play using a children’s story as the source material. They will then have the opportunity to perform their play for the rest of the class (either a live or pre-recorded performance).

Lesson Planning - What Does it Look Like in 2016? - Teacher Tech. I love the templates Google is putting out for Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms. I have not put in the effort yet to be a design wizard so having some templates to start with really helps! I am disappointed however with Reading Rainbow, who made a lesson plan template for Google Docs. There is very little that is innovative about this template; it is the same design from 30 years ago. I appreciate the section that asks for implicit consideration of different types of learners, but is this the only thing that has changed over the last few decades?

10 Activities - Using Pictures in Class - ELT Connect. A picture speaks a thousand words! And you can get your students speaking just as many by using pictures in class. Check out these fun and engaging communicative activities below. Past Continuous Tense vs. Past Simple: Mysterious Stalker (ESL Video) Synopsis of English / ESL Video Watch the suspense thriller short about Elissa and the mysterious stalker & present the past continuous tense vs. past simple to students in a pre-intermediate level lesson. 5 Good Lesson Planning Tools for Teachers. In yesterday’s post we reviewed web tools that you can use to create interactive lessons, lessons that integrate a wide variety of multimedia materials.

The Basics of Course Planning. As the new academic year comes closer, many of you will be starting to plan your upcoming courses. Educational courses are usually governed by the basic principles of Curriculum Design and language courses are no exception. These principles included, among other things, the following: Course goalsCourse objectivesCourse materials However, for many in the English Language Teaching world course design isn’t an integral part of planning and preparation, though it probably should be. English Listening Lesson: Tesla. The Seven Best Short Films for ELT Students - Kieran Donaghy. I’ve been writing lesson plans designed around short films for my website Film English for six years. 3 Amazing Videos to Raise Awareness and Get Your Learners Talking! - DreamreaderDreamreader. I recently posted a blog post on Language Teaching Professionals about three awesome videos to inspire your learners.

ESL Speaking Murder Mystery Game. Learn English with a Murder Mystery This is a 15 to 20 minute group work fluency exercise. Leo’s bad luck – a lesson plan. Ever since I read the great Listening in the Language Classroom by John Field, the book on developing listening skills, I became quite passionate about the need to consistently help learners cope with high frequency grammar structures in authentic speech, incorporating authentic listening work into grammar work.