11 must-see TED-Ed lessons Short animated lessons you’ll love, from atomic structure to the science of stage fright (and how to overcome it). Bite-size snacks of knowledge, TED-Ed Video Lessons are short, free educational videos written by educators and students, then animated by some of the most creative minds in the business. The topics of these addictive little videos range from quantum physics to the art of beatboxing, and once you watch one, you may want to watch 10 more. Know an animator or educator who could make a great TED-Ed Lesson? Nominate them here.
Audio for ESL/EFL: Listen and Read Along (Flash/MP3) YouTube Videos Science and Technology This is 4 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player.' Listening Listening Lessons Dogs, Dogs, Dogs - Idioms and phrases using the word 'Dog'. Get the phone! - A listening exercise. Listen to the phone conversation and then answer the questions. Some Relatively Easy Ways for Students to Create Podcasts Last night I received the following questions in an email from a reader named Pat. I'm sure that Pat is not the only teacher to wonder about these questions so I've turned my answers into a blog post. I would like to make a podcast where two students are debating a topic. Is this outdated? Is there another platform where we can put audio, possibly some pictures to go with a presentation?
Tips on how to make a video news report Do you want to make a TV news report but have no idea where to start? Watch this video to see how a group of students, with help from the BBC's Sophie Long, go about it and read the advice below. How to make a video news report Pernilla's English Classroom: Peek of the week I encounter students on a weekly basis who say "I hate reading" or "I just can't focus on a book" ...times are changing - a great deal - and it's a fact that teenagers are becoming more digitally literate, but unfortunately more BOOK illiterate. I find this to be a necessary part of our digital evolution, however I also see it as a tragic part of a lost era where kids today are finding it hard to focus on a book, or anything else, for a longer period of time. I still remember the books that I read as a nerdy teenager, the books that became a part of my daily life, the books that still linger with me because I was sucked into them and could never leave them, books that haunted me, books that taught me a valuable lesson or two, books that made me realize that there was a different, mesmerizing, world outside of my own room, books that I need to recommend to anyone reading this. Peek of the week 18 takes a look at GREAT books:
Community Club Home Community Club Firefighter Level A, Community Club Nursery rhymes & songs for baby Our popular Baby Karaoke is available as a free smartphone app! With the mobile version of Baby Karaoke, you can sing with your child in the car, on holidays, waiting at the dentist, or under the blanket on a rainy day. Download your FREE Baby Karaoke app now! Download Baby Karaoke for iOS Download Baby Karaoke for Android Acknowledgements Baby Karaoke was produced in association with Don Spencer and the Australian Children's Music Foundation.
ESLPodcasts and Vodcasts - ESL All Free Monthly ESL Newsletter - English as a Second Language (ESL) Resources Dear ESL All subscribers from all around the world, We are happy to resume publishing our monthly newsletter after months of inactivity. As you are more than aware of, things change very fast in the field of second language learning on the Internet, especially when it comes to listening comprehension practice material. So, to help you keep up-to-date with some of the best resources devoted to English learning online, we have, this month, decided to re-visit the subjects of podcasting and vodcasting. What is podcasting?
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