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197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware. Just as many individuals have their own channel, curating their expertise in a series of broadcasted lessons. 12 Excellent New Web Tools for Teachers 1- EQuizShow EQuizShow is a great app for teachers who want a quick and easy way to engage students and have them ready for exams or assessments tests. It allows you to easily create a jeopardy quiz show for your students. 2- FatURL
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Lesson 1: What is news and where to find it This lesson, the first in a series of six, explains what makes news newsworthy and where to find news, as well as the importance of thinking about your audience. We also have a pick and mix section where teachers can pick out resources to create bespoke lessons for their pupils. And the special Teacher Essentials section includes lots of extra information and advanced resources. Please note: this lesson is designed to run for an hour, but all timings (except for video durations) are approximate and can be expanded or reduced if necessary. To understand what makes a story newsworthy To understand that news comes in a variety of formats and styles for different audiences To understand the nature of different news sources To understand the importance of truth and accuracy in news
Time4English A German woman in Darmstadt found a wallet containing €1000. She refused to give it back to the owner unless she was given a €120 reward. She got the reward, but the pensioner who owned it tipped off the police and the woman was arrested. 20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Gets Wrong I’ve edited a monthly magazine for more than six years, and it’s a job that’s come with more frustration than reward. If there’s one thing I am grateful for — and it sure isn’t the pay — it’s that my work has allowed endless time to hone my craft to Louis Skolnick levels of grammar geekery. As someone who slings red ink for a living, let me tell you: grammar is an ultra-micro component in the larger picture; it lies somewhere in the final steps of the editing trail; and as such it’s an overrated quasi-irrelevancy in the creative process, perpetuated into importance primarily by bitter nerds who accumulate tweed jackets and crippling inferiority complexes. But experience has also taught me that readers, for better or worse, will approach your work with a jaundiced eye and an itch to judge. While your grammar shouldn’t be a reflection of your creative powers or writing abilities, let’s face it — it usually is.
ESL Resources - New sites - June 2014 - Part 1 - Videos - Lesson plans - Songs - Worksheets - Quizzes - Files - Cinema - Vocabulary - Grammar Drawing to a close – Trump v Clinton: the comic strip - 8 November 2016 "The primaries, the debates, the allegations, the assertions, the hope and the despair – writer Paul Owen and illustrator Katie Fricas tell the story of the 2016 US election." (theguardian.com) A year on the US election campaign trail: 'There's an irresistible energy' "Photographer Mark Makela has been covering the election all year. Here he talks about his experience shooting the various stages of the campaign, and selects some of his favorite images from a unique presidential race." EFL / ESOL / ESL Educational Songs and Activities: Song Lyrics for Teaching English as a Second Language These EFL/ESOL/ESL lyrics are available from a variety of albums: Songs that Teach Conversational English and English Vocabulary Action Songs Around the World – Jack Hartmann Can You Move Like Me? – Caroline and Danny Circle of Friends