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Tips and resources for teaching English – English with effervescence It’s always a rewarding activity to find up-to-date materials that could increase students’ and pupils’ motivation in learning and applying new things in English classes. I integrate technology into lessons with the aim of teaching young learners of English that the internet could be used for a variety of beneficial and valuable activities apart from chatting or scrolling through Facebook to see what everybody else is up to, browsing others’ profiles or news shared (in their native language) on social networking sites. In Hungary (where I live and work) only few primary schools are supplied with smartboards and few are capable of giving tablet computers into children’s hands to educate them how to create content or how to use the internet for learning.

Symbaloo: Bookmarks & Favorites - The #1 Homepage for Educators Symbaloo is a great way to organize assignments for students, paperwork for my administrators, and all those important resources for myself. My students love it because it is easy to follow. My colleagues love it because of its versatility. When I present these at EdCampATL and conferences, it's amazing to see the ideas that come out of the sessions!

Control Mini Servo In this article, I am going to write about how we can control or drive servo with Micro:Bit. If you want to know the basics of Micro:Bit Please read Getting Started With Micro:Bit. Connections Our mini servo needs 3V to operate so we need to give 3v from Micro:Bit to the servo and we need to get output from PIN0 and there is one ground that needs to be connected to the ground.This is how the connection looks: Box - Apps on Google Play Winner of PC Magazine's Editors' Choice Award: "There are plenty of excellent file-syncing storage services, but, on Android, the Box app takes the cake." Securely store, manage and share all your files, photos and documents with 10GB of free cloud storage from Box. With Box, you can easily:* Access and work on all your files at your fingertips* Access your content online, from your desktop, and on your Android phone or tablet* Share important documents, contracts, visuals and more * Preview 200+ file types with full screen quality* Give feedback from anywhere by commenting and mentioning colleagues and partners

Spanish Proficiency Exercises Spanish Proficiency Exercises is a compilation of brief video clips in which native speakers of Spanish from various locations throughout Latin America and Spain demonstrate various language tasks. The objective of the exercises is to provide students of Spanish with the necessary tools to be able to talk about the same topics in Spanish. In order to do, this Spanish Proficiency Exercises contains five major components.

Christmas gift-bringers of Europe Santa Claus is re­lent­lessly try­ing to enter our Eu­ro­pean house­holds (mostly through our mail­boxes rather than chim­neys), but Fa­ther Christ­mas, Baby Jesus, Grand­fa­ther Frost, and other tra­di­tional gift-bringers have man­aged to fend him off so far (well, sort of). Each coun­try (or re­gion) has its own tra­di­tional Christ­mas gift-bringer. Some of them are quite nice, such as the British Fa­ther Christ­mas, oth­ers are out­right weird, such as the Cata­lan “defe­cat­ing log”, but all of them are equally in­ter­est­ing. The fol­low­ing map shows the gift-bringers’ names with trans­la­tions, coloured by re­lat­ed­ness of the con­cepts them­selves (that is, not by et­y­mo­log­i­cal re­lat­ed­ness of the names). Please note that some of the stripes and gra­di­ents may not rep­re­sent the ac­tual ge­o­graph­i­cal dis­tri­b­u­tion com­pletely ac­cu­rately; they just show gen­eral ge­o­graph­i­cal trends. In Dutch: Kerstman, Christmas Man In French: Père Noël, Father Christmas

Teaching ELL: Speaking Strategies Being able to speak English fluently is critical to our ELLs’ success both inside and outside the classroom. ELLs must pass a speaking portion of a language proficiency assessment to score out of ESOL services and be fully immersed in mainstream classes without support. We always see a number of students, from every cultural background, who are too shy to speak up in the classroom or to answer a question, even when they have the answer. These strategies help all students improve their language development in a supportive, encouraging way. At the end of the list are some strategies specific to helping ELLs acquire and use oral language. Model language by saying aloud and writing the ideas and concepts you’re teaching.

Traffic Light System Hi everyone. In this article, I am going to walk you through the step-by-step procedure of how to control or blink an LED using the BBC micro:bit and make a traffic light system using micro:bit. Basically, I will explain how to control the LED using Micro:bit on a solderless breadboard and how to control brightness. If you're a beginner and if you don't know about micro:bit much, then please go through the articles I have posted here: About Micro:bit So let us get started. Tools You Need ‎Waze Navigation & Live Traffic on the App Store I had been using Waze for about a year and LOVED IT!! But since the most recent IOS update, it continually is “searching for GPS” and looking for language (I still speak English 😉). I went to my cellphone provider, then Apple, and logged off of Waze to see if the app would reset itself and be fixed. This didn’t work. I even did a total reset of my phone, and nothing worked on Waze and Google (who owns Waze). I then contacted Waze, but got nothing but constant/obvious automated answers back that stated things to do that I already started I HAD ALREADY DONE and listed in my email.

81 Satirical Illustrations Show Our Addiction To Technology Modern technologies have definitely benefited our lives - from medical care to work efficiency, communication to space exploration, offering solutions to our world problems. And we just couldn't imagine our lives without it any longer. But with great benefits come many disadvantages. With the rise of the Internet, smartphones, and other similar devices, we are permanently connected to the cyberspace, whether we like it or not. And though it has made our lives more comfortable and entertaining, it has also made us dependable on modern technology and social media. Being online all time is not only possible, but it is also the de facto state for many.

memory experiments Memory Experiments Here are some experiments and games to test your memory. Also, don't forget that there are some memory tricks and techniques at the end of this section! On-line Short Term Memory Games Grades K-12 Think you have a good memory? Kathy's Art Project Ideas: Fall Trees Reflected In A Pond Step by Step Art Lesson This is a lovely Fall Painting where students can feel successful no matter their age or ability. Supplies Needed: Watercolor Paper

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