Best Free Children's eBooks Online Introduction This is a listing of 234 sites that legally offer free ebooks for children to read. There is a separate listing of audio books for children at Super Simple Songs Thanks for checking out the Super Simple Songs™ YouTube Channel! Subscribe here: We create easy-to-teach, easy-to-learn, super fun songs for children. Our videos are intended for teachers and parents of young learners with developing speaking skills, ideal for sharing with Pre-K children and younger, young ESL/EFL learners, and children with special needs. The songs are appropriately paced for children with developing motor skills, and full of room for gestures and dancing to help kids interact with the lyrics. We hope you'll enjoy these songs with the young learners in your life.
We Give Books Read The Biggest and Brightest Light For Ages: 4-7 Read now More info Wishes Read now More info Lesson Plans and Activities for Teaching Phonics Want to try phonics in your classroom but don't know where to start? These free resources, including lessons and activities, will help you use phonics to promote reading success. Professional Development Resources Explicit Systemic Phonics by Wiley Blevins (PDF) This detailed article describes the critical components of a good phonics lesson. Preventing Reading Failure This Q&A provides information on how to integrate phonics lessons with teaching reading. Decoding Multisyllabic Words by Wiley Blevins This article from Instructor Magazine provides the information you need to start teaching your class about syllable spelling patterns.
Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to download it at MetPublications, the site offering “five decades of Met Museum publications on art history available to read, download, and/or search for free.” If that strikes you as an obvious choice, prepare to spend some serious time browsing MetPublications’ collection of free art books and catalogs. You may remember that we featured the site a few years ago, back when it offered 397 whole books free for the reading, including American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life, 1885–1915; Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomical Drawings from the Royal Library; and Wisdom Embodied: Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Related Content:
25 maps that explain the English language by Libby Nelson on March 3, 2015 English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps and charts that explain how English got started and evolved into the differently accented languages spoken today.
CBeebies Summary Watch and listen as the CBeebies presenters tell a story. Often retelling traditional stories and fairytales, the presenters read aloud from a picture book. Classroom Timers - Fun Timers We've decided to put our new fun timers, and timers for classrooms into a nice sub-section. These are great timers for children, or maybe meetings, or anything really. They just add some extra fun to the usual countdown timers :-) Free e-Books for Kids - The Mouse That Was The Mouse That Was is a story of a mouse that lived for months in a little hole below a small tree. When the mouse decided to explore the world little fact he knew that he has no relevance with the animals in the zoo! The short ebook story is all about searching happiness in different places without knowing that happiness is what we have! Synopsis:
Classroom PowerPoint Games and Resources from uncw.edu/EdGames No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. Simply click "Spin the Wheel" and total up the points in the columns on the right. The Big Wheel Elementary is the same except that it has smaller numbers on the wheel.
Storyteller Videos Watch these professional storytellers read a selection of the Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales books - see Chip and Amy's notes below for hints on how to recreate their simple storytelling techniques. Storyteller Notes Storyteller Notes Storyteller Notes Storyteller Notes Storyteller Notes Developing Questions for Critical Thinking “Education must be increasingly concerned about the fullest development of all children and youth, and it will be the responsibility of the schools to seek learning conditions which will enable each individual to reach the highest level of learning possible.” Benjamin Bloom Handbook on Formative and Summative Evaluation of Student Learning Bloom’s original taxonomy (developed in the 1950's) divided the way people learn into three domains: cognitive, affective, and psychomotor.
The Harvard Classics: A Free, Digital Collection During his days as Harvard’s influential president, Charles W. Eliot made a frequent assertion: If you were to spend just 15 minutes a day reading the right books, a quantity that could fit on a five foot shelf, you could give yourself a proper liberal education. The publisher P. F. Collier and Son loved the idea and asked Eliot to assemble the right collection of works. The result wasa 51-volume series published in 1909 called Dr. Six Wonderful Sites to Help you Write, Speak and Sound Better I’m not a native speaker. Even though I read, write, work and I would almost dare say live and dream in English, I haven’t learned the language from birth and sometimes have moments of self-doubt. These websites I am going to share in this post have been an invaluable help.