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Shakespeare around the world Did you know that children in every continent of the world study Shakespeare? From pupils in Denmark studying Hamlet, to 15-year-olds in China learning scenes from The Merchant of Venice, millions of students are introduced to his stories every year. Shakespeare’s Globe Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London welcomes school groups throughout the year to find out more about Shakespeare and why his plays remain so popular. Qualities and Characteristics Required for a good Text-book on History This article provides information about the qualities and characteristics required for a good text-book on history! 1. Diction of the Test-book should be According to the Age and Standard of Pupils: Good text-books on history must be suited to the age, ability and interests of the pupils for whom these are written. Thus they should be child centred and should reflect the stage the child has reached.

ESL Treasure: Games & Activities Back and forthDivide students into two teams. Get a student from each team to stand up. You set the category i.e. days of the week or fruit etc. The students must say one word then the next student quickly says another related word. Brainfriendly learning methods, tools, environments and communities. How much can we actually teach students for exams without being exam-oriented? Wherever we go in professional development the reality of teaching to the test always crops up as something to avoid or get around somehow. Yet, we want our students to achieve high standards and we want them to have qualifications. For me, it’s a matter of teaching BEYOND the test. ********************************************************** Exposing them to real English before they ever see exam-type structures, whilst getting them used to such structures in fun, stress-free environments is a great way to raise competency well before exam deadlines loom ahead.

The Future Classroom In iTEC (Innovative Technologies for Engaging Classrooms, 2010-2014), European Schoolnet worked with education ministries, technology providers and research organisations to transform the way that technology is used in schools. Over the course of the project, educational tools and resources were piloted in over 2,500 classrooms across 20 European countries, with the goal of providing a sustainable model for fundamentally redesigning teaching and learning. The project involved 26 project partners, including 14 Ministries of Education, and funding of €9.45 million from the European Commission’s FP7 programme. The project ended in August 2014.

Jigsaw Listening – an idea for your language classroom « The #technoLanguages Blog I’ve discovered jigsaw listening and it’s another thing that makes me wish I had a class to experiment on right now! Jigsaw listening is when you have several audio tracks each with different bits of information. Students listen to a track and then have to work together to combine the information in whatever way has been set. Jigsaw Listener – from this website, the definition of jigsaw listening is “implementation of a new type of language learning activity devised by the author called jigsaw listening.

Business English vocabulary reference lists for ESP (English for Special Purposes) classes and students, including over 2,500 key words and phrases for a variety of industries. Business English vocabulary reference lists for ESP (English for Special Purposes) classes and students. Vocabulary for advertising, banking and stocks, bookkeeping and financial administration, business and commercial letters, human resources, insturance, legal, logistics, marketing, production and manufacturing and sales and aquisitions. Food Service VocabularyList of 170 essential words for the food service industry for English language learners

Sylvia Guinan, Author at Official WizIQ Teach Blog in Teaching Online, Various A Teacher For All Seasons What is a teacher for all seasons? On a superficial level, a teacher for all seasons is always fresh, authentic and relevant, while on a deeper level it refers to being a teacher of conscience....

Seven Things I Learned in Seven Years This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Maria Popova and her reflections on what she has learned since she set up her wonderful website Brain Pickings titled Seven Things I Have Learned in Seven Years of Reading, Writing and Living. Students speculate on a photo, read a short article, watch a short film, talk about the points made in the film, and read the transcript of the film. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Speculating on an image, reading an article, watching a short film, speaking and reading a transcript Kirsty: "It’s important for trainers and course providers to gain credibility by building an online presence" - LearnOutLive The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply write down and send your answers to the five below questions to info {at} learnoutlive.com and include a picture of yourself. (Please note that we reserve the right to not publish all submissions) 1. Who are you and what do you do in education?

Larry Ferlazzo’s English Website There are many pages on my main website, and they have nearly 8,000 categorized links appropriate for English Language Learners. The best place to start exploring is the Main English Page. You can read an overview about each section of my website on the Teacher’s Page. This page also has many links specifically useful to teachers. You can also go directly to each page of my website: online english literacy & mathematics. Kids activity games, worksheets and lesson plans. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth and space, Your local environment, Respect and care, Biomes (ecosystems), Animal groups, Carnivores, Herbivores, Omnivores, Mammals, Farming, Humans, Our Health, Animal senses, Amphibians, Camouflage, Adaptation, Habitats, Hibernation, Migration, Life cycles, Food chains and Feeding relationships, Mutualism(symbiosis), Birds, Fish, Insects, Reptiles, Invertebrates, Vertebrates, Crustaceans, Arthropods, Fungi, Micro-organisms, Drugs as medicine (antibiotics), Dinosaurs, Scientific Discoveries (cars, electricity, gravity, cooling..) See all 981 activities »

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