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Once Upon A Picture - Image prompts to inspire reading and writing

Once Upon A Picture - Image prompts to inspire reading and writing

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Story Dice - a creative storytelling tool from Dave Birss As you can see above, you get five story dice (or nine dice, if you prefer), each with a random image on it. Your job is quite simply to turn these prompts into a story. I recommend you try to work with the order they appear on the screen but if you’re finding it tough, you can do some swapsies. You also don’t need to take the image literally.

Edublogs Publishes an Extensive Guide to Classroom Podcasting Podcasting has had a resurgence over the last couple of years. Part of that resurgence is due to the increase in easy-to-use tools for creating podcasts as well as an increase in platforms through which you can listen to podcasts. is one of those easy-to-use podcast creation tools. I featured it in a video in my tip of the week in late February. The folks at Edublogs were kind enough to share it with their followers and include it in their new comprehensive guide to classroom podcasting. Spraktrollet - Reading (and listening strategies) Search this site Reading (and listening strategies) The importance of reading A List of Creative Writing Prompts to Make Your Students Love Writing Writing can be a chore, even the imaginative exercise of creative writing. To open the floodgates of their imaginations, learners can always use creative writing prompts to generate ideas. As we have mentioned in the past, regular writing helps improve your learners’ creative and analytical skills. With daily practice, the process becomes more enjoyable as they get better and better at it.

ClassroomScreen Hi there! I'm a teacher in the Netherlands and I wanted to use a simple tool with all my favorite digiboard widgets to help my students focus more on their work. I could not find such a thing, so I decided to make it myself. And here it is! 5 creative Google Jamboard TEFL activities! - Level Up your Teaching Every now and then there’s an ICT tool that catches my attention. Unfortunately, the more years I spend teaching, the less frequently I like a tool a lot. Maybe it’s true when they say that you can’t teach an ‘old’ dog new tricks. Or maybe because, with more experience, there is a greater need for actually useful tools with real pedagogical value. In any case, Google Jamboard caught my attention and here is a list of my 5 most favourite activities I’ve been using with my students! What is Google Jamboard, you ask.

Teen Plays (scripts and skits for young adult teenagers in high school and middle school #acting) Copyright (c) 2001-2017 All Rights Reserved *Freedrama scripts by D. M. and Shiela Larson are FREE to use in a classroom, audition, competition, or workshop. All mentions of the script should include the author (D. M. Larson) and the source ( Teaching Packs Topic Guides Here are Teaching Packs, we produce popular packs of quality resources for teachers, parents and home educators. We are also building this section of topic guides to support you! Each of our topic guides shares teaching ideas to help you teach a particular topic. There are also links to related resources, fascinating facts to explore, educational videos to watch, fiction and reference books to enjoy and links to other useful sites. Many of the guides are also accompanied by a collection of knowledge organisers that your children can use as handy reference resources when they are learning about each topic. You can download all of these in our popular Knowledge Organisers pack!

The Plot The Plot The Plot Question time! What is it that you think they wanted? Learn how to type “To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.”—Victor Hugo Spelling is an important ingredient of literacy. Spelling words accurately means students make a connection between letters and sounds, which can enhance pronunciation.

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