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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. What The World Eats is a TIME Magazine slideshow with family photos from around the world and the food they eat.

Food Photos is a similar slideshow from NPR. 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. Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources. 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. Top Ten Icebreakers for Teens You can use the following icebreakers for teens as written, or you can alter them to fit the number of participants you have or the theme of the group. #1 Human Bingo. 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. Luckily my mom was able to help me come up with some of them. I thought I would share the list. Wikipedia. Engelsk. Football Hooliganism Hooliganism is unruly and destructive behaviour most often associated with football.


It is an increasing problem in many countries. In this text we take a brief look at the problem. Animation Library. 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) You are going to practise language for; Describing photosComparing and contrasting photos (discussing similarities and differences)Speculating on what might be happeningReacting to photos (giving opinions) Discuss Look at the presentation.

Describing photos (comparing, contrasting and speculating)

Follow the instructions and talk about some of the photos. 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. Preparation: The teacher will need to print off and photocopy four sheets: restaurant menus, the waiters' activity sheet, the customers' activity sheet, and the role-play prompts. Introduction: 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 Teaching English blog award for his post I want to learn English because…, explains why film is such a good resource, and recommends some useful websites. 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 Materials: Article, short film and transcript. 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.

'Programaciones Didácticas' for 'Next Generation' | Cambridge University Press Spain Added by: Secondary Box Here you will find 'Programaciones Didácticas' for 'Next Generation', available in Spanish and Catalan. Intermediate, Upper Intermediate... 'Programaciones Didácticas' for ESO and 'Interactive for Spanish Speakers' | Cambridge University Press Spain. Downloadable lesson materials. ESL RESOURCES. The Curriculum Project. Note: All modules are saved in Adobe portable document format (pdf). A pdf reader is required to view and print these documents. Activate Games for Learning English - Guess What? Episode 01: The Alibi. There are a few pieces of evidence we haven’t been able to track down these last 15 months. Hotmail The first is Adnan’s Hotmail account.

Adnan says that he went to the Woodlawn Public Library after school on Jan. 13 to check his email. Unleash your potential! Educate yourself for free. Links to online self- education resources.  - Lawrence Hilton. Free 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. Teacher Resources, Children's Books, Student Activities for Teachers. Sixties Pizzazz - 1960 News and History. National News of 1960 For What It's Worth in 1960 The cost of a new house $12,700 The mortgage interest rate 1.8% The cost of new car $2,600 The average income $5,315 A gallon of gas 25 cents A gallon of milk 50 cents A US Postage stamp 4 cents Unemployment Rate 5.5% The Kennedy - Nixon debate is the story of the year which was to portend the new power of television in our electoral process.

John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson win the Presidency with one of the smallest margins in history - 113,000 votes out of 68.3 million. Nightly news aired for 15 minutes at 7:30pm EST. ...and we are doing the twist with Chubby Checker and laughing at Don Knotts on black & white TV. It was not until 1960 that the Supreme Court began to enforce integration they had unanimously decided upon with their most important decision of the 20th Century, Brown vs. The first rumblings of an organized civil rights movement begin at a lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina.

EduTecher. Språklänkportalen - Startsidan. Teaching with pictures: eslflow webguide. The TES - Education Jobs, Teaching Resources, Magazine & Forums. Shakespeare around the world. Did you know that children in every continent of the world study Shakespeare?

From pupils in Denmark studying Hamlet, to 15-year-olds in China learning scenes from The Merchant of Venice, millions of students are introduced to his stories every year. Shakespeare’s Globe.