849 FREE ESL Songs For Teaching English Worksheets Welcome to our 'ESL Songs for Teaching English' worksheets section, where you'll find a lot of free lesson materials that English teachers can use with their class for musical English lessons.Our growing collection of teacher-tested ESL songs worksheets contains all-time favorites such as 'I Saw Her Standing There' or 'Yesterday' (as well as many other songs sung by the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Gloria Gaynor, Bon Jovi) and also relatively new songs that are successfully used by ESL teachers. Teaching English with songs helps learners provides a lot of opportunities for a creative teacher. Songs are a great way to practice intonation and stress, spelling and pronunciation, they are wonderful subjects for debate or discussion, are great for specific vocabulary practice, group singing practice.
Smithills ICT Consultancy Blog | ICT & Computing Wigan & Bolton & Greater Manchester Areas Why are we forgetting how we learn? Over the last few weeks we've noticed a general urgency for teachers to learn new computing skills, but without the understanding from various powers that be that this takes time. There is a misnomer out there that teachers can just pick up the computing skills and knowledge they need to teach pupils about in a day, for example. The Secret to Teaching Math Facts: Number Bonds Below you will see why I think teaching math basics with number bonds is the best way for your homeschoolers to learn math. Over our last four years of homeschooling, I have used several different math curricula. Some I liked better the others, but they all had their own strengths and weaknesses. One of the strengths of one particular curriculum we use, Singapore Math, is their method of teaching basic math facts. Instead of teaching fact families by rote, Singapore illustrates fact families using number bonds. Now, I realize this is just my unprofessional opinion, but as a self-professed math geek, I truly believe number bonds are (likely) the best ways to teach math facts.
Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Flipping Your Classroom #edchat Produce material for YOUR students to engage them outside the classroom. Generic content works as a starting point but students have greater faith in their own teacher’s input.Decide on a workflow solution and stick to it. I use Edmodo to set assignments and annotate responses. Monthly Themes: National Poetry Month Writing Prompt Writing a Poem: Have students look closely at a picture and make a list of words that describe the action, sounds, shapes, colors, and feelings in the picture. Then have them use some of those words in a poem about the picture.
Students can now conveniently publish podcasts directly from an iPad app Some time ago I posted about iPadio a web service that for years has been a key part of my students’ toolkit. iPadio allows a student to record a podcast (aka “phonecast” or “phlog”) directly to the internet, for free, from an ordinary landline or mobile telephone. In my experience this is a really easy, no-fuss way to get students to publish their learning orally, anywhere, anytime they have a phone at their disposal. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss and Read Across America . The contents of this website are intended for the enhancement of instruction only. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! TouchCast Enables You to Create Powerful Interactive Videos on Your iPad In the tradition of video production apps like Videolicious, Video Star, and Socialcam, the recently released free iPad-only app TouchCast helps you create and post interactive videos from your iPad 2 or later. Those of us familiar with creating YouTube videos using desktop programs like iMovie, ScreenFlow, or Camtasia know how powerful non-linear timeline productions can be and TouchCast brings another solution to the table. The app uses the iPad’s built-in camera, a useful collection of widgets and a timeline editor to help users produce video productions almost on-the-fly. How It Works
30 iPad Apps for Music Teachers February, 2014 I just noticed that it has been a year since my last list of iPad apps for teaching music. Several new interesting music apps have seen the light since then and therefore I decided to create another more comprehensive list of some of the best iPad apps for teaching music to give music teachers more options to choose from. 1- Garage Band GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play a piano, organ, guitar, and drums. 2- forScore