CLIL videos Why should CLIL teachers support learners to work actively with the input provided? Firstly, if learners are actively involved in thinking about the content and/or the language, they will reach a better understanding of both. If they re-organise or change input into another form, learners will process and comprehend input better. Tasks for guiding understanding might include, for example, changing information from a diagram into a text, or from a text into a picture or role-play. Such tasks require higher thinking skills. Secondly, if learners are helped to ‘scaffold’ their learning to understand the main points of lesson input, they will be understood better. Tech Tools by Subject and Skills Every year, so many new technology tools for teachers are launched into the market that it can be nearly impossible to keep up with them all. In order to keep you up-to-date with the latest and greatest educational tech tools, our team of edtech specialists has put together this list of the best edtech resources and technology tools for teachers. Clicking on the links below will take you to hundreds of apps, websites, extensions, and more.
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. Educators need only utilize the tools available, most of them for free.
The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. How To Integrate iPads With The New Google Classroom With the recent announcement that Google Classroom will be available to all Google Apps for Education schools by the week of August 11th, schools that have also adopted iPads are interested in exploring the platform to determine if it will integrate into their existing deployment to provide a helpful and approachable workflow solution. While there are currently a number of workflow solutions and Learning Management Systems that work well with iPads, Google Classroom will likely become a top contender for iPad classrooms because of the integration with both the Google Drive and Google Docs iPad apps as well as any number of iPad creativity apps. While there is not an iPad app for Google Classroom, the web interface works seamlessly and allows students to turn in any assignment or file that is in their Google Drive account as illustrated by the video below.
50 Movies You Have to Watch Before You Die Movies are an important part of popular culture. You may view them as less refined than books, but the stories are essentially the same. As much an art form as painting, video games, music, and books, movies capture our imagination and show us perspectives we’d never see on our own. Life is short – don’t let it pass you by without seeing these movie classics: 50. Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: comparatives and superlatives I. Watch the segment from the movie The Great Gatsby. II. eTwinning 10th Year 10 Tools 10 Activities 10 Tips - Ourboox Adil Tugyan eTwinning 10th Year 10 Tools 10 Activities 10 Tips This ebook is created for 10th Year of eTwinning and eTwinning LE 2015 '' Integrating eTwinning Work with School Curriculum '' This ebook contains 10 activities created using Web 2.0 Tools and each of the eTwinning activity is related to one of the school subjects in the curriculum.
12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations About two weeks ago, I wrote an article about representing information in form of an infographic. You can read the article here: 17 Fantastic Infographic Generators! Today, in this article I would write about another form of representing information i.e. through a presentation. Presentations have an important place in the corporate world. Whether presenting product releases or quarterly year reports, a nicely designed presentation captivates the audience. Handful of Good Resources for Technology Integration in Early Grades Thinglink Created and Assembled using Canva by Lisa Johnsonwww.techchef4u.com Technology in the Early Grades: Are you eager to share your students' learning with the world? To allow young learners to create, explore and have fun while meeting state and national standards? We will share a number of kid-friendly, technology-enhanced lesson ideas that foster inquiry and produce evidence of learning.
Starbucks Manners: a video-based listening lesson This is a ready-made, video-based lesson you can use with your intermediate / upper-intermediate students. It’s suitable for both teens and adults. Copy and paste whatever you want and use it to your heart’s content. Teacher's Corner: Comparatives and Superlatives - Adjectives This activity describes how Activate: Games for Learning American English “Picture This – Same and Different” game cards can encourage students to use comparative and superlative adjectives as they discuss groups of related items. These game variations enable students to practice using comparative adjective forms and a variety of vocabulary items in fun, creative, and personally meaningful ways. Level Intermediate and above
Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014 December 26, 2014 Digital storytelling is a power way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and literacies in a multimodal environment. They can use text, audio , video, images to communicate their ideas and enhance their visual literacy and writing competencies. Innovative Online Learning Tools to Use in 2015 Want to be a better student? There are literally thousands of apps for that. Not to mention a wide array of other online learning tools. They’re not all changing education — but a few innovative ones are.