Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling About the Course Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students’ learning experience. The course is designed to be comprehensive yet fundamental. 100 Best Writing Websites: 2017 Edition What do you picture when you imagine yourself writing? Are you quietly tapping away on your office desktop computer in the early morning hours? Maybe you’re scribbling new ideas and observations amidst the hustle and bustle of a coffee shop. It’s likely that you imagined yourself alone. And that’s not surprising, because when it comes down to actually doing the work, you — the writer — are the one who has to put pen to paper. But here’s the thing about great writing: it takes a village.
10 Free Resources for Flipping Your Classroom Thanks to the folks over at Khan Academy, alternative modes of delivering classroom instruction are all the rage. We’ve got face to face models, labs, rotations, online-only, self-blend, and of course, flipped. While there are numerous ways to implement a flipped classroom, the basic components include some form of prerecorded lectures that are then followed by in-class work. Flipped classrooms are heralded for many reasons. For one thing, students can learn at their own pace when they’re watching lectures at home. Viewing recorded lessons allows students to rewind and watch content again, fast forward through previously learned material, and pause and reflect on new material.
Bingo Caller Print and play - run bingo games from the comfort of your home with our simulated Bingo Caller and printable Cards. There's no need for any specialist equipment with our DIY bingo accessories. Play alone, or host a great night in with family and friends. Warmers (with a Business English flavour) Update. Thanks for visiting my blog! I was very happy to learn that this post was shortlisted for Teaching English – British Council blog award. If you decide to vote for it, let them know by ‘liking’ the post on their Facebook page: Last Friday we met together with a group of colleagues at EPAM Systems to share some of the ice-breakers, warmers and games that we use. Here are some of the warmers that we came up with. 02 DOCENTI (COME AIUTARE ALUNNI DSA, LINEE GUIDA TUTTE LE MATERIE, USO DI LIM, IPAD) - dislessia-passodopopasso2 Search this site 2015 DOTT. DELL'ACQUA MIUR- PDP BES, SOFTWARE GRATUITI, REGISTRAZIONE LEZIONI ECC. — video
I Wrote a Novel Entirely in Evernote. Here's How. Over the past few months, we’ve highlighted some of the unique ways Evernote employees use the software they build and support—from capturing sketches to digital scrapbooking. In honor of National Novel Writing Month (a.k.a. NaNoWriMo), the head of our marketing content team shares his method for crafting a novel entirely in Evernote. Like many writers, I used to view Evernote as just one component of a larger writing system. I kept my brainstorming and research notes in Evernote, while composing drafts in another app. But the writing apps seemed to change on a whim, sometimes even mid-project. The game machine W2L Info Published on December 1st, 2013 | by What2Learn Are you looking to make your own study game?
Resources and ideas for language teachers Trying to predict what happens next in a video can be a fun and creative way to get students to practise the future tense. Before getting to that stage clearly there’s a lot of work to be done in teaching the future tense(s). Below is a PowerPoint to support this. The creative outcome stage is where you show one of the “Simon’s Cat” videos from YouTube. You only show it up to the point where the cat appears above the bed, which is quite early on in the video.
Sounds from around the Home Quiz How many of these sounds from around the home do you recognise? The answers are at the bottom of the page. There is also a Slideshow version of this quiz. See How to Play for ideas on how to run the quiz and resources for making your own guess the sound quiz. Sound 1 – vacuum cleanerSound 2 – ice in a glassSound 3 – frying eggsSound 4 – spreading butter on toastSound 5 – a microwave ovenSound 6 – unlocking a doorSound 7 – a toilet flushingSound 8 – a stirring a drinkSound 9 – a hair dryerSound 10 – drawing the curtainsSound 11 – sharpening a knifeSound 12 – chopping vegetablesSound 13 – opening a tinSound 14 – sweepingSound 15 – a sewing machine Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne Around the World in 80 Days is the story of the journey of Phileas Fogg and his manservant, Passepartout, and the wager struck at the Reform Club in London. Could Fogg actually circumnavigate to the globe in just 80 days? About the Contributor... Piers Casimir-Mrowczynski Computer Science Teacher
ADRIFT: Create your own Interactive Fiction What is Interactive Fiction? Interactive Fiction (formerly referred to as Text Adventures) are a cross between reading a book and playing a game, where you control the main character. Rather than reading the story from start to finish, you interact with everything by typing commands at a prompt, discovering things as you go along. There is More to iPads in the Classroom Than Apps In a previous post, Evaluating Apps with Transformative Use of the iPad in Mind, I describe my ambivalence about teacher asking my for the “perfect” app to teach this or that. I have teachers ask me frequently about app recommendations for different subject areas.“What app could I use to teach subtraction?”“What app would you recommend for my students to practice writing?”“I want to use iPads in my Science class.