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.
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.
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. 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.
Project-Based, Problem-Based, or Inquiry-Based Learning? Routledge Eye On Education is heading to sunny Los Angeles for this year's ASCD conference! Stop by booth #333 for 20% off all titles, special giveaways, and our special author sigings! Victoria Bernhardt, Pete Hall, PJ Caposey, and Todd Whitaker will all be there at certain times! This is your chance to buy a copy of their latest title and get it signed! Read on to find out when our authors will be at our booth and for a selection of titles we'll have on display! 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!
Digital Tools for Project-Based Learning in Primary Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss's book Reinventing Project Based Learning is a wealth of information about digital tools, the internet and Web 2.0 and how these tools can be used to meet the essential learning needs of 21st century students. Here are some ideas taken from Chapter 3 of the book, all of which I've used with primary students and which I have tried to align with the new ICT in the PYP strands. The need for ubiquity - ICT in the PYP strand: Investigate, Communicate Today's students want to be able to learn any time and anywhere. They access information on mobile devices and want to be connected to the web wherever they are. Tools that support this learning include using Google Docs and virtual desktops such as NetVibes. The need for deep learning - ICT in the PYP strands: Investigate and Organize, Students can be encouraged to find primary sources online.
Why I Love Project Based Learning I love project-based learning. Why? Because my students do. Some of my favourite PBL adventures are the Biology 30 projects due at semester’s end. These aren’t the only projects we pursue throughout the semester; we also work on a number of digital creations. Free Project Based Learning Resources from Edutopia Edutopia, the George Lucas Educational Foundation, is an excellent resource for educators. Their site has a huge variety of resources, tips, and research on education and is accessible for free. They are a big proponent of Project Based Learning (PBL) and also have a lot of resources on best practices in education.