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Phonics. Autism. Teaching Phonology. Teaching Phonology is integral to the course curriculum offered by any standard, accredited English teachers Training program.

Teaching Phonology

Be it Online TEFL Course or in class TEFL Diploma. what's Phonology? Simply speaking Phonology is the study of how sounds are organised and used in natural languages and Phonetics deals with the production of speech sounds by humans, often without prior to knowledge of the language being spoken. For all English language learners it's imperative to understand and learn the use of English Phonics.

Using Phonics in class is a convenient way for developing the new language learners listening skills, decode new written words. Why study Phonology and Phonetics? English teachers Training program. Listen to correct pronunciation Understand the correlation between sound and spelling Practice saying the word in correct manner Further more for speakers of English it's essential to be aware of the stress in spoken language. Our obsession with school achievement data is misplaced: we’re measuring the wrong things.

In 2008 Australia began a national assessment program that tests school children in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 in reading, writing, spelling and numeracy (NAPLAN).

Our obsession with school achievement data is misplaced: we’re measuring the wrong things.

These assessments only really entered the national consciousness in 2010 when the Rudd Government launched the My School website, after assuring concerned stakeholders that it would not be possible to directly compare schools and that we would not go down the path of English league tables. 6 Handy Tools for Adding Text to Pictures. June 25, 2015 In today’s selection we curated for you some useful apps and web tools to use to add text to pictures and create classroom posters.

6 Handy Tools for Adding Text to Pictures

11 of The Best Mac Apps for Teachers. June 22, 2015 Mac is undoubtedly a power piece of gadgetry to use in your teaching.

11 of The Best Mac Apps for Teachers

Mac education app store is packed full of great apps ideal for classroom inclusion. Kahoot! is gamifying the classroom. "The minute you're born, you learn by playing together," says Åsmund Furuseth, VP for business development of Kahoot!

Kahoot! is gamifying the classroom

Speaker Deck- A Good Presentation Tool for Teachers. June 23, 2015 Speaker Deck is an excellent web tool that allows you to easily share your presentations online.

Speaker Deck- A Good Presentation Tool for Teachers

You simply upload your slides as PDF and Speaker Deck turns them into a beautiful online experience. You can then share your generated presentation with others using different options including a unique URL link, social media websites such a Facebook and Twitter, or use the embed code to embed presentations in your website. Speaker Deck only supports PDF files and allows up to 50 uploads per day and a total of 500 all time. Here is how you can upload your presentation to Speaker Deck: ‘1- Sign into your Speaker Deck account and click Upload at the top of the page. 2- Click the Select a PDF to Upload button and a file browser will open. 3- When the PDF has finished uploading you will see a "Save the Details" button. How did we let primary education become such a mess?

No gimmicks: technology in schools must serve a purpose. If you’re a student, teacher or parent, you might have noticed there is a massive push to use technology in the classroom these days.

No gimmicks: technology in schools must serve a purpose

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear somebody talking about the digital curriculum, or computers in classrooms, or teaching coding in schools. But this push for more technology often misses the mark when it comes to improving educational outcomes. Just adding more gadgets to the classroom won’t necessarily benefit students. Rather, we need fewer gimmicks and more focus on what actually works.

Mind-Reading Program Translates Thoughts Into Text. Technology can reconstruct video based on a person's thoughts and even anticipate your moves while you drive.

Mind-Reading Program Translates Thoughts Into Text

Now, a brain-to-text system can translate brain activity into written words. In a recent study in Frontiers in Neuroscience, seven patients had electrode sheets placed on their brain which collected neural data while they read passages aloud from the Gettysburg Address, JFK’s inaugural speech, and Humpty Dumpty. How to Turn Your Phone Into a DIY Photo Projector for $1. The content of this post comes from Internet, such as from Search Engines, Pinterest, Facebook, or some other blogs.

How to Turn Your Phone Into a DIY Photo Projector for $1

Usually we will leave the source website links at the bottom of the post, if the content violates your copyright and you wouldn't like to give us the authorization to use your content on our blog, please contact us via our email, we will remove the content within 12 hours. Hope for your understanding. If cooperation, please contact us via our email Slide projectors are great but outdated. Extend learning by NOT using grades. When a grade is given, the learning stops.

Extend learning by NOT using grades

When specific feedback is provided and extending questions are asked, the learning goes deeper. How to get teenagers to read. Children are heartily encouraged to read in their early years of school. However, once students have mastered this skill and they move from learning to read, to reading to learn, the role of pleasure in the activity can be forgotten. If reading is just seen as a tool for learning, the will to read may not be fostered in young people.

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