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Sabrina Arenas

Hello! My name is Sabrina and I'm 21 years old. I'm studying in teaching training course, this is my third year of the career. I'm from Argentina.

Glee don't stop believin' season 5. Using pop songs in ESL - Songs have long been a favourite resource among EFL teachers.

Using pop songs in ESL -

Here are a few ideas to get the most out of music in the classroom. Are your students sometimes bored in spite of your best efforts? Are you looking for some new and different techniques? Could you use a learning activity that would really wake them up? Would you like to get and keep the students’ interest? Almost everyone loves music. Music pervades television, movies, theater, and even the nightly news.

Factors Contributing to Listening Comprehension of Songs Use of new vocabulary, idioms and expressions – You’ll need to address the new material offered in each song. Use of new grammar and structure – Song writers and singers are notoriously “loose” when it comes to use of grammar, structure, pronunciation, stress and other language factors applied to songs. Three Principal Song Selection Criteria Use songs that are popular with the students whenever possible. Music pervades virtually every aspect of our lives. Happy Relaxing Guitar Music For Children.

7 Easy ESL Visual Aids to Teach Anything Effectively. A picture is worth a thousand words.

7 Easy ESL Visual Aids to Teach Anything Effectively

Nowhere is this truer than in the ESL classroom. Suppose after a verb game or during some reading comprehension exercise, one of your curious students wants to know the difference between “He danced at the party” and “He was dancing at the party.” What will you do? You could probably give a really clear explanation about how one sentence states what happened at a specific place or time, and the other gives background information to establish a scene in the past. And then maybe you’d give a couple more examples prior to showing how the two very similar tenses—past perfect and past perfect continuous—do in fact differ. Or, you could draw a picture of two timelines, one representing each sentence, and have the students describe them.

Which would be more effective? The Benefits of Using Visual Aids in the ESL Classroom Visual aids, like those two timelines, are so perfect for the ESL classroom. What Is There In The Fridge. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Powerful Tools To Create Educational Whiteboard Animation Videos. June 8, 2017 You probably have seen them before, whiteboard style animations are everywhere online.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Powerful Tools To Create Educational Whiteboard Animation Videos

They are used by profit and non-profit entities to advertise, educate or to simply communicate effectively. Two popular educational YouTube channels that use this animation style are TED Ed and RSA Animate. In short, whiteboard animation (also called video scribing or animated doodling) is a video clip in which the recorder records the process of drawing on a whiteboard while using audio comment. The final result is a beautiful synchronization of the drawings and the audio feedback. In education, whiteboard animation videos are used in language teaching/learning, in professional development sessions, to create educational tutorials and presentations and many more. 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. “TED-Ed is an outstanding resource in my classroom,” says TED-Ed Innovative Educator Jennifer Hesseltine. Haikudeck Students can create beautiful presentations with this app. Duolingo If the benefits of a bilingual brain motivate your students, try this app. Draw and Tell This app can increase creative confidence in kids of all ages.

Animoto Students can easily create and share their own beautiful videos with Animoto. iMovie This popular app is another teacher-recommended choice for student video creation. Instructables From science experiments to merit badges, this app offers instructions for more than 100,000 DIY projects. Making Learning Awesome! - Kahoot! 10 PowerPoint Games – tekhnologic. There are several benefits to using PowerPoint games in the classroom.

10 PowerPoint Games – tekhnologic

They provide an opportunity to model an activity or a game (especially with large classes), they can be fun to play, they are easy to create or edit and they don’t require an internet connection. Since tekhnologic started over two years ago, I have shared several PowerPoint games that I have created. Now, as 2016 draws to a close, I wanted to put together a bumper pack of PowerPoint games to thank everyone who has been following this blog. You’ll find a few some new games as well as some old favorites. I hope you will enjoy playing them. Game Number 1: Tic-Tac-Toe Download the tic-tac-toe PowerPoint I wrote about playing tic-tac-toe to set discussion goals back in April 2015, but I originally designed the template in Excel. When you open the template, you will see nine numbered squares. Divide your students into two teams. Circles go first. Click on the square once to reveal a circle.

Then it’s the crosses turn. Pair Up. Ice-Breaker Games For Children. Coping with a large group of children who you don't know can be intimidating for an adult - and it can be very scary for the children, too.

Ice-Breaker Games For Children

We have listed below some good ice-breaker games which will help the kids to get to know each other (and you to get to know them, too). Explore below... Great for pairing up children at the beginning of a party, and for breaking the ice when kids don't know each other well as everyone has an excuse to approach other people and start talking. GameOn.World.