Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 7 of The Best Chrome Apps for EFL and ESL Students February 27, 2015 Today we are sharing with you some useful Chrome apps to help your students with their language learning. These apps are particularly helpful for EFL and ESL learners. They (the apps) provide a wide variety of activities, games, flashcards and exercises on language practice. Almost all of them are geared towards solidifying students' vocabulary learning and empowering learners with a rich and diversified lexicon to assist them in their writing and reading comprehension. 1- Duolingo Google chose Duolingo as the best language app for 2014.
PowerPoint Archive Instructions: If you are using Internet Explorer clicking on the links will display the show within the browser window. Or you may right mouse click on the link choose Save Target As... or Save Link As... to download the PowerPoint (.ppt) file. This is recommended if you plan on using or modifying the show for your use. Some of these shows have sound, movie files and background CD music as part of the presentation. Activities for the 1st Day of School The first day of school can be a wonderful opportunity to hook students on everything that makes your classroom a special place. Make the first day a fun and exciting showcase of great academic and social activities. Have students collaborate and share. Give students the opportunity to think, as well as share what makes them special as individuals. Try these 10 activities with your students to show them what’s in store for the rest of the year!
Teaching Ideas – chiasuanchong Here’s today’s boardwork in two pictures. Can you guess what happened in class? It was raining this morning as I went to school and it was miserable. I commented on the weather as I entered the classroom, and the students agreed in unison, expressing their dislike for the wet weather.
50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. That is education and animation working together to teach students everywhere, everything they ever wanted to know.
37 Websites For Teaching Kids About Money and Finance Students today have no idea how important it is for them to learn about money and finances. They'd be surprised to find out that they could easily amass one million dollars by the time they retire if they would start investing and saving right now while they are still in high school. This type of class should be mandatory for all students, so that when they are out on their own they will understand how to balance their own checkbook, and make sound investments in the stock market. If you teach personal finance, I hope you can use some of these wonderful resources. Save Time This Year With 10 Free Tech Tools for High School Teachers Time is at a premium for high school teachers. "I think that a lot of people forget that in middle school and high school we have so many more students than the elementary school teachers have," says Stephanie Richardson, an English teacher at North Harrison High School in Ramsey, Indiana. While an elementary school teacher may teach 25 to 30 students, she says, she is expected to give each of her 150 to 175 students the same amount of attention.
Super Teacher Worksheets STW Filing Cabinet Logged in members can use the Super Teacher Worksheets filing cabinet to save their favorite worksheets. Quickly access your most commonly used files AND your custom generated worksheets! Books and Resources for Remembrance Day Remembrance Day is an important event for students and teachers and there are some fabulous resources available for use in the classroom and the library. We have collected our favourites to share with you. PlantYourPoppy.org This simple and easy to use website allows your students to plant a virtual poppy online and share a message about thoughts, feelings or stories they might wish to tell for Remembrance Day. There is no sign up or email required and students may make a donation if they wish, however, this is optional. What’s really special about this site is that each poppy is a click-able image with a story shared.
creativeStir: Growth Mindset... for schools? A lot of growth mindset discussions center on the traits students and adults can develop. Especially at the start of a school year. Growth mindset vs fixed mindset. Lots of debate going on. If we're asking individuals to develop a growth mindset, what about a 'growth mindset' for a school? Is weaving students into some existing and traditional school structures prohibiting growth?