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The Roots & Legacy of 9/11. Many who experienced life in the United States both before and after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, would agree that “9/11 changed everything.”

The Roots & Legacy of 9/11

The cultural, political, and social impacts felt as a result of the largest terrorist attack to ever occur on American soil were, indeed, sweeping. Though each person has experienced these changes in different ways, in many respects, the United States hasn’t been the same since the attacks, and it is fair to say we may never be the same again. This website explores the many ways in which the events of 9/11 have impacted the United States.

Although the goal of this site is to explore the aftermath of the attacks, rather than the attacks themselves, the 9/11 Memorial Museum has a minute-by-minute interactive timeline that helps to shed more light on the execution of the attacks. Activities for Learners. Freedom Homeschooling. Virtual field trips allow children to visit places around the world without ever leaving their homes.

Freedom Homeschooling

Through virtual field trips, they can visit other states, countries across the globe, and even other planets. This allows children to experience places they wouldn’t get to see otherwise. Virtual field trips are also great for when you can’t get out due to illness or can’t afford to travel. Here are several free resources your family can use to take virtual field trips. Free Virtual Field Trips. Stories, Art and Media on Heroes Around the World. SCET. National Geographic Society. Lesson Plans Archive - NCMALearn. - 100% Free Online Plagiarism Detector.

Browse OER Materials. II - Home. English Interactive worksheets. The Literacy Shed - Home. The Definitive Guide to Educational Technology Resources. Last updated: Jan. 11, 2017.

The Definitive Guide to Educational Technology Resources

The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures. I’ve compiled several “The Best…” lists that sites where you can learn about the geography, data, languages, and holidays of different countries around the world. Those resources are important, but I think it’s like learning the words, but not the music, of a song. So I thought I’d develop a separate list just focused on helping students learn about the cultures of different countries, and would love to hear additional suggestions. You might also be interested in The Best Travel Photographs Of The Year. Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures (and are accessible to English Language Learners): Culture Crossing is a unique resource for information about different countries. Current events articles for teachers and students.

Welcome to Discovery Education. 10 Activities - Using Pictures in Class - ELT Connect. A picture speaks a thousand words!

10 Activities - Using Pictures in Class - ELT Connect

And you can get your students speaking just as many by using pictures in class. Check out these fun and engaging communicative activities below. I find these work at all ages and the best thing is that each task can be adapted to the level you are teaching and designed with a particular language focus in mind so whether you’re teaching the Past Simple at A1 or the use of cleft sentences at C1, you can pull from your bank of pictures and adjust your instructions as you see fit!! 1. Dialogue Bubbles. BBC Learning English - Course: lower intermediate / Unit 1. KS3 English. Icebreakers for Teens. One of the first steps in forming a group is having the participants find commonality, and you can do this with icebreaker games.

Icebreakers for Teens

Teenagers often find icebreakers a fun way to introduce themselves, especially if they are self-conscious about speaking in front of a group. 52 Get to Know You Questions! This past week there was a group of people coming over and I was in charge of the "get to know you" game.

52 Get to Know You Questions!

I remembered that I had see something like this on Pinterest, where you write all over a ball and then you toss the ball around and whatever question your thumb lands on you have to answer. I got a ball and filled it with "get to know you" questions. I started out writing kind of smaller than I probably should have, so I ended up having to write a TON of questions. Wikipedia. Engelsk. The Learning Network - The Learning Network Blog. ESL Yes 1,600 Free ESL Short Stories, Exercises, Audio. A Website for Teachers and Learners of English As a Foreign Language Abroad. Teaching Activities - Mozilla Learning. Google Arts & Culture. Home - LRE. Commonly Used English Expressions. Free printable ESL activity with game templates, ideas for teaching; a communicative pair activity.

Treasure Island is a little island of the coast of nowhere.

free printable ESL activity with game templates, ideas for teaching; a communicative pair activity

Legend has is that it can only be found by those who already know where it is. Well, we found it, we did, but that's not the whole secret. There are hidden dangers and we must be careful as we search the island to find the lost treasure. The game is played in pairs. One students plays the pirate and hides the treasure. The game board: Treasure Island This is a single sheet game board designed to be printed on A4 sized paper (slightly thinner, but longer than letter.)

Instructions: The instructions are rather easy, but can be complicated by language and large class size. Technology for Teaching. Made Simple. Describing photos (comparing, contrasting and speculating) Restaurant English: Ordering Food. Time: 1 hour Focus: The purpose of this lesson is to give false beginners the skills to order food in a restaurant.

Restaurant English: Ordering Food

This lesson follows a simple format of an introduction and discussion, followed by a role-play activity. How can film help you teach or learn English? What can film and video add to the learning experience?

How can film help you teach or learn English?

Kieran Donaghy, who won the British Council’s TeachingEnglish blog award tells us why film is such a good resource and recommends some useful websites, in one of our top five articles of all time, illustrated by artist Jamie Johnson. Language teachers have been using films in their classes for decades, and there are a number of reasons why film is an excellent teaching and learning tool. Wikipedia. Reading Worksheets, Spelling, Grammar, Comprehension, Lesson Plans -

National Schools Partnership - Developing innovative educational resources for you and your school. The Consultants-E : EdTech Consultancy - WebQuest Repository. Victoria Boobyer - A Digital FrankensteinThis webquest is aimed at students of Intermediate [B1] level and above and would supplement any Frankenstein-based project work or reading.

The Consultants-E : EdTech Consultancy - WebQuest Repository

Learners research topics based on Mary Shelley, the writing of Frankenstein and Frankenstein in movies. The writing tasks are similar to those found in the Cambridge English First (FCE) exams. It includes student and teacher assessment criteria. [ more... ] Sonja Tack – Africa in 2015: Where will Poverty and Hunger be? In this WebQuest, students read a variety of BBC news articles and consider the benefits and drawbacks of giving aid to African countries. English in Vancouver. Write a Letter to the Future. Every-Day Edits. TheBigProject - Startpage with links to the best UK websites.

Websites if Worldwide Tourist Information Offices. All Things Topics - Home. English Club TV On-the-Go - learn English online. Common Core Lessons, Projects & Worksheets. Free resources for English learners and teachers. LA Youth. 50 000+ Free ESL, EFL worksheets made by teachers for teachers. New Technologies and 21st Century Skills. K-12 News, Lessons & Shared ResourcesBy Teachers, For Teachers.

TED-Ed. The Future Classroom. In iTEC (Innovative Technologies for Engaging Classrooms, 2010-2014), European Schoolnet worked with education ministries, technology providers and research organisations to transform the way that technology is used in schools. Over the course of the project, educational tools and resources were piloted in over 2,500 classrooms across 20 European countries, with the goal of providing a sustainable model for fundamentally redesigning teaching and learning. The project involved 26 project partners, including 14 Ministries of Education, and funding of €9.45 million from the European Commission’s FP7 programme. The project ended in August 2014.

Google Lit Trips for High School. Utforska den engelskspråkiga världen. Journey to the Centre of the Earth. EFL CLASSROOM 2.0. The Knotted Line US history. Biographies for Kids, Famous Leaders for Young Readers. Seven Things I Learned in Seven Years. This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Maria Popova and her reflections on what she has learned since she set up her wonderful website Brain Pickings titled Seven Things I Have Learned in Seven Years of Reading, Writing and Living.

Students speculate on a photo, read a short article, watch a short film, talk about the points made in the film, and read the transcript of the film. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Speculating on an image, reading an article, watching a short film, speaking and reading a transcript Topic: Leading a creative life Language: Abstract nouns.

Online english literacy & mathematics. Kids activity games, worksheets and lesson plans. Resources Secondary Box – ELT – All your favourite English Teaching resources in one place – Cambridge University Press. Downloadable lesson materials. ESL RESOURCES. The Curriculum Project. Activate Games for Learning English - Guess What? Episode 01: The Alibi. Unleash your potential! Educate yourself for free. Links to online self- education resources.  - Lawrence Hilton.

Free Language Arts Worksheets. Language Arts Worksheets. Worksheets. Daily Teaching Tools for Enhancing Your Effectiveness with Kids. ESOL Courses - Free English Lessons Online. BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets For Busy Teachers Like YOU! History's HEROES. ESL English as a Second Language free materials for teaching and study. Shmoop: Homework Help, Teacher Resources, Test Prep. English - the Best Free Website for Learning English. With free course books, podcasts, worksheets, games and quizzes for learning English!

Common Core Videos, Games and Assessments. Onestopenglish: Number one for English language teachers. English Attack! Time For Kids. Open Culture - The best free cultural & educational media on the web. Homepage - ReadWriteThink. Guardian Teacher Network. Teacher Network.

Gotbrainy. EduTecher. Språklänkportalen - Startsidan. Teaching with pictures: eslflow webguide. The TES - Education Jobs, Teaching Resources, Magazine & Forums. Shakespeare around the world.