DIY Cloth Face Mask : 8 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables UPDATE 5This update is care of two wonderful DIY folks from this community:1. Since printers tend to slightly shrink or enlarge documents, and since one size mask does not fit all, Winko has created scalable vector based files!More info about this in step 1. 2. Resource bank for teachers and parents - Jolly Phonics Based on Jolly Phonics, Cartoonito activity sheets are a perfect resource to help support children while they are learning to read and write. Each sheet provides activities for letter sound learning, letter formation, blending and segmenting. Split into 7 groups, the worksheets contain all 42 letter sounds taught in Jolly Phonics.
CLIL Music: World music Submitted 8 years 4 months ago by Chris Baldwin. This activity uses samples of world music available from the BBC and helps primary or secondary pupils identify where different styles of music come from. I have suggested seven different samples of music but there are 13 available in total so you might prefer to use different ones. The music is from these places/cultures: Songs and Poems - Fun with Phonological Awareness Pitter-pat, pitter-pat, The rain goes on for hours. And though it keeps me in the house, It’s very good for flowers. Source: The Eentsy, Weentsy Spider by Joanna Cole & Stephanie Calmenson
Food Safety and Coronavirus: A Comprehensive Guide [Photographs: Shutterstock] Editor’s Note: We are regularly updating this article to reflect emerging findings and virologist-vetted recommendations. Last updated March 30, 2020. As the father of a young toddler, the son of two senior parents in the at-risk age group, and the chef/partner of a restaurant that up until recently employed a few dozen people and fed hundreds on any given night, knowing what is and isn't safe in the current environment is of the utmost importance to me, especially as it relates to food and dining. Like many densely populated metropolitan areas, the Bay Area is now on complete lockdown.
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CLIL History: The causes of the Second World War Submitted 7 years 10 months ago by Chris Baldwin. This is a listening activity based on this recording from the BBC. The listening is at intermediate/upper intermediate level. Right click and select 'Save target as…' to save the MP3 to your computer. You can find more similar recordings here. Aims Preschool Word Games That Promote Phonological Awareness A child with strong phonological awareness recognizes and manipulates the tiny units or sounds that make up spoken language. Comparing lengths of words and syllables is one component. Onsets, the consonants before the vowel in a syllable, and rimes, the vowel and consonants following it, require deeper phonological awareness. Preschoolers also need to recognize the individual sounds, called phonemes, in a word. Incorporate games to practice these skills that build oral communication and literacy. Building Words
Resources for chefs and restaurants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic - We Are Chefs s the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the world, we all find ourselves in an unexpected and unprecedented situation. The restaurant industry is being hit especially hard by new restrictions that have been put in place all over the U.S. to help contain the spread of the virus. The sudden cancellations of events and forced closures of restaurants, bars, schools, and other establishments has left almost everyone wondering, “What now?”. CLIL Art: Dali Submitted 8 years 9 months ago by Chris Baldwin. This activity is a 'Picasso dictation' where the teacher describes a picture and the students draw it. This is based on Salvador Dali’s 1937 surrealist painting “Swans Reflecting Elephants”. It can be adapted for the language and artistic skills of your students. Aims: Content: introduction to Dalí and surrealism
Module: Having Fun with Phonemic Awareness: Resources for Early Learning Play with Rhymes Before watching this video, read the text below. When instructed, watch the video from the beginning to end. Rhyming is a helpful first step toward phonemic awareness. YMCA launches free online classes for at-home exercise YMCA wants to make sure people stuck at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak can still get the exercise they need. The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties announced Wednesday the launch of more than 60 free online exercises classes and youth programs to “support the health and well-being of the community,” the organization said in a press release. Among the classes: boot camp, barre, yoga, weightlifting, boxing, Tai Chi and more. The classes are available at ymca360.org. No membership is needed to access the classes. “We’ve been working with Ys around the country for several months in anticipation of launching online classes later this year for members, but when the impact of the coronavirus became clear, we decided to launch early and make online programs available for everyone,” Jonny Eberle, communications director for YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, said in an email.