Books for Teens Suggested Books The DC Public Library and the D.C. Public Schools have teamed up to suggest books you might enjoy. The lists include a variety of books for seventh- to 12th-graders, to satisfy every reading interest. Themed Book Suggestions Diary of a Wimpy Kid readalikes for teens ages 12 and older A Visit to SEG « sendaiben.org A Visit to SEG The Best ER Program in the World? A couple of months ago I finally had the chance to visit SEG in Tokyo. englishlearnsite.com English Learn Site – Vocabulary Study Restaurants Ordering Restaurant; English Learn Site – Countable and Uncountable- Visual Method; What is countable and uncountable?; Standard Facebook Emoticons; smiley face, big smile, frown, crying, tongue out, angel, evil, confused, wink, unsure and etc…; English Learn Site – Vocabulary for Essay Writing; Common connectives to connect/link multiplex sentences; English Learn Site – How to Talk About Your Family (Video); father, mother, sister, elder, brother etc…
Between the Lions BETWEEN THE LIONS is produced by WGBH Boston, Sirius Thinking, Ltd., and Mississippi Public Broadcasting, and is funded in part bythe Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the U.S. Department of Education's Ready To Learn program, and by the Barksdale Reading Institute. The contents of this Web site were developed under a cooperative agreement, #PRU295A050003, from the U.S. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Here Is A great Interactive Tool to Teach Students How to Read A Map Here is a great educational tool we came across today as we were working on the list of social studies websites for elementary students. Reading a Map is an interactive web tool provided by the National Park Service that helps students develop their reading map skills. Students get to learn how to read different data on the map, identify major types of maps and navigate their ways through the typography of a map. The tool is free to use and does not require any software installation or registration. To use this map reading tool, head over to this page and click on ‘Let’s go’.
VIDEO Oxford Teaching Workshop Series, Sendai 2015 « sendaiben.org I really enjoyed presenting at the Sendai Oxford Teaching Workshop Series last Sunday. It was great to present on home ground, and we had a fantastic audience on the day. My presentation was “Reading: the key 21st Century skill” and made the following points: OWL If you are having trouble locating a specific resource, please visit the search page or the Site Map. The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction. For more information about services for the Purdue University community, including one-to-one consultations, ESL conversation groups and workshops, please visit the Writing Lab site.
Reading Planet Tony DiTerlizzi - Illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi is the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book The Spider and the Fly and the coauthor and illustrator of the best-selling The Spiderwick Chronicles. He grew up in an artistic household in South Florida and quickly gravitated toward fantasy and whimsical stories. In addition to writing and illustrating children’s books, he has also worked in gaming. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with his wife, Angela, and their pug, Goblin. RIF: What was your inspiration for the idea and art of The Spiderwick Chronicles?