Create Instant Interactive Text Based Activities Creating computer based materials can be incredibly time consuming and also very frustrating as websites and web based content can change so quickly, that's why it is always so nice to discover tools like Textivate which can enable you to create instant interactivity using almost any text you find from around the web. All you need to do is copy and paste your text into the Textivate window and then click on 'textivate now'. Here you can see some text I have copied from the Goldilocks story which I found on the Project Gutenberg site. Now I get a range of different exercise types to choose from. All I have to do to generate the exercise is to click on one of the square and I instantly have an interactive activity. There are quite a few to choose from.
Common Core Standards Measure and estimate lengths in standard units. MACC.2.MD.1.1 Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes. MACC.2.MD.1.2 Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen. MACC.2.MD.1.3 Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters. MACC.2.MD.1.4 Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit. 3RD 9 WEEKS MACC.2.NBT.2.5 continued Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction. MACC.2.NBT.2.7 continuedRelate addition and subtraction to length.
Teaching Resources We live in a three-dimensional world. Every object you can see or touch has three dimensions that can be measured: length, width, and height. The room you are sitting in can be described by these three dimensions. The monitor you're looking at has these three dimensions. Even you can be described by these three dimensions. In fact, the clothes you are wearing were made specifically for a person with your dimensions. NOVA Can Wind Turbines Make You Sick? Residents living in the shadows of wind turbines say the sound is making them sick. But so far the science isn't there. From NOVA Next | Jun 27, 2018
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Common Misunderstandings of Evolution: Part 1 While an open and honest debate is always a good thing, most of the time, when people are pointing out “problems” in evolution, their qualms arise from a misunderstanding of what evolution actually is and how the mechanisms of evolution actually function. Below are some of the most common misconceptions (or questions) in evolution and how science answers these concerns. Q1.)
TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links Links of Interest to Students & Teachers of English as a Second Language There are currently 10192 registered links. (Last Update: 27-Mar-2012) Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Teaching with Roald Dahl – Speakeasy News Roald Dahl’s books are popular with young readers and adults alike. In this his centenary year, why not put some Dahl magic into your teaching? Most pupils know at least some of his works, whether from books or the popular film adaptations. You can exploit this prior knowledge, drawing on their memories for all sorts of language tasks.
Goals, Objectives and Outcomes › Assessment Primer › Assessment › University of Connecticut Beginning in 1948, a group of educators undertook the task of classifying education goals and objectives. The intention was to develop a classification system for three domains: Cognitive domain (intellectual capability, mental skills, i.e., Knowledge) Affective domain (growth in feelings, emotions, or behavior, i.e., Attitude) Psychomotor domain (manual or physical skills, i.e., Skills) This taxonomy of learning behaviors can be thought of as the goals of training; i.e., after a training session, the learner should have acquired new skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes. Cognitive Domain - Bloom's Taxonomy
Caldwell ESL Lesson Plans Lesson topics for Year 1 are listed below alphabetically. Click on a topic and you will get a page with links to the lesson plan itself and to accompanying classroom resources such as maps, pictures, flash cards, listening activities, vocabulary activities, exercises, and dialogues. You can open, print, or download the individual documents, or you can download the entire set of files by clicking on the final entry, which is a self-extracting zip file you can save to your computer. Google’s smart contact lens: What it does and how it works It’s a question that Google officials have clearly thought a lot about, said Joseph Lorenzo Hall, chief technologist at the Center for Democracy & Technology, who was briefed on the lens before the company’s Thursday announcement. Hall said that Google assured him that the data would not be added to the company’s banks of personal information gathered from other services. “The data will never hit Google’s servers,” he said. “That’s a forward-thinking affirmative claim that they’re making.