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CommonLit Added a Guided Reading Mode for Students CommonLit is a free service that offers a large collection of fiction and nonfiction texts paired to reading questions. You can create a classroom on CommonLit in which you can monitor your students' progress through the texts that you assign to them. Recently, CommonLit added a new feature that they call Guided Reading Mode. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Ultimate EdTech Chart for Tea... February 7, 2017 Below is a chart we have been working on during the last few weeks. It features a number of key websites and online resources arranged into different categories. We did not cover all school subjects but we will be adding more resources to the list in the future. Our purpose is to provide teachers and educators (and students) with a repository of EdTech websites that can potentially help them with the teaching of their content areas. The great thing about this work is that it is curated by teachers for teachers. It only contains what we believe are resources with a direct relevance to the education community.
Reading Comprehension « Reading Comprehension Most Popular Games on MrNussbaum.com Place Value Pirates How to tell fake news from real news In November 2016, Stanford University researchers made an alarming discovery: across the US, many students can’t tell the difference between a reported news article, a persuasive opinion piece, and a corporate ad. This lack of media literacy makes young people vulnerable to getting duped by “fake news” — which can have real consequences. Want to strengthen your own ability to tell real news from fake news? Start by asking these five questions of any news item: Who wrote it? What Shakespeare Sounded Like to Shakespeare: Reconstructing the Bard’s Origi... What did Shakespeare’s English sound like to Shakespeare? To his audience? And how can we know such a thing as the phonetic character of the language spoken 400 years ago? These questions and more are addressed in the video above, which profiles a very popular experiment at London’s Globe Theatre, the 1994 reconstruction of Shakespeare’s theatrical home.
IELTS Reading Practice Tests - IELTS-up Here you can find full IELTS Reading Test Samples (both General and Academic) for IELTS reading practice. All tests are constantly being renewed and correspond to the real exam sections. To get your IELTS Reading score calculated, just follow this procedure: Choose one of the practice tests below and click on the first section of it. Read the text and answer the questions. 10 Fun, Cool YouTube Channels to Help You Learn English According to YouTube’s statistics, over one billion people all over the world use their video sharing website. That’s huge! You’re probably one of those billion people, whether you watch videos every day or have just clicked on a few. But there’s something you might not realize about YouTube: It can be a powerful tool for learning English.
Free Printable Bookmarks for Children We've got free printable bookmarks here for kids of all ages - great for teachers to hand out in class, parents to slip into a party bag, grandparents to use to encourage kids to read. There is nothing like an appropriate bookmark to prompt a child to turn the pages! We are constantly adding more bookmarks and have tried to include some for most of our themes and holidays, and to provide something for boys and girls of all ages. Please explore our printable bookmarks below! ..or Explore All Bookmarks Choose from two versions of these fun high frequency word bookmarks - one with white backgrounds, and one in full colour (as seen below).
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