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ESL Vocabulary Powerpoint Presentations English language vocabulary PowerPoints (PPTs) for teachers to teach kids new words about: weather, clothes, body parts, domestic animals, sports, jobs (professions), school, household items, bathroom, vegetables, fruit, birds, farm animals and more. All are free, download and practice. Body Parts PPT Practice vocabulary about body parts with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Aquatic Animals Practice vocabulary about aquatic animals with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Astronomy and Solar System Practice vocabulary about astronomy and solar system with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Infrastructure PPTs Practice vocabulary about infrastructure with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Clothing and Accessories Practice vocabulary about clothing and accessories with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Country capitals Practice vocabulary about country capitals with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Flags of Countries Practice vocabulary about flags of countries with this free ESL powerpoint slide. Domestic Animals

English Grammar | Welcome to the Don Wide Interest Web Site | Don Potter Purpose Statement Over the years I have come to appreciate the contribution that a thorough knowledge of English grammar can make to my intellectual life. I am disturbed at the lack of instruction in grammar in many of today's classrooms. I emphasize the parts of speech and their function in creating effective sentences. Reference Section Alonzo Reed and Brainerd Kellogg Higher Lessons in English, A Work on English Grammar and Composition, in which the Science of Language is Made Tributary to the Art of Expression by Alonzo Reed and Brainerd Kellogg (1913). Introductory Langauge Work: A Simple, Varied, and Pleasing, But Methodical, Series of Exercises in English to Precede the Study of Technical Grammar. (1898) by Alonzo Reed. A Key Containing Diagrams of the Reed Kellogg Higher Lessons in Grammar. Elementary English Grammar (1894). The English Language: A Brief History of Its Grammatical Changes and Its Vocabulary (1893) by Reed & Kellogg. S. Sheldon's Primary Language Lessons (1895).

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Digital Literacy | Net Literacy We’re working to find additional funding so that we can add additional “best practices” from around the world to further populate the site. In 2004, Net Literacy constructed its first website and began freely sharing its digital inclusion and digital literacy content through the launch of the Senior Connects website. As an extension of Net Literacy’s additional initiatives, content was made available without cost on our websites through a growing number of programmatic websites that facilitated the sharing of digital literacy and digital inclusion programs. During trips to Europe and Asia to meet with digital inclusion organizations, the Net Literacy student board began to realize that notwithstanding the vast differences between countries and cultures, digital inclusion was a shared problem, and many of the problems and solutions experienced in a wide range of countries were much more similar than different.

Multilingual Preschoolers It’s amazing how young children learn to converse with others. They have to not only internalize grammar and vocabulary, but also develop an understanding of culture: how to take turns in a conversation, who to talk to, and how to narrate a story. For dual language learners (DLLs) — children under the age of 5 with a home language other than English — that process can be complex. These young children must constantly navigate between two languages and cultures, while learning the rules of both. As linguistic diversity skyrockets worldwide, early childhood educators need to be prepared to help DLL students meet and overcome these unique challenges. The Diversity of Languages in Early Education “Early education settings need to be places where DLLs and their families know that they have the ‘right to speak,’ that they will be heard and responded to with interest and respect,” says Uccelli, who is a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

METRO MAP CREATOR If you have the code for a map please paste it into the box below, then click "LOAD"LOAD CODE Alternatively you can chose a sample route.DefaultPoo Land Here is the code for your map. Copy this code to a text file on your computer if you want to carry on with your map at a latter date. SAVE AS IMAGE (low res)Quickly save the map at a low resolutionQUICK SAVEWhen the image appears, right click it and chose save SAVE AS IMAGE (high res)To save at a high resolution follow these steps...Firstly before doing anything else, copy the code above into the clipboard.Once you have done this THEN click here English Go to: Copywork, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Senior Students, Writing The King Will Make a Way — (from Just Us) lessons, workbook pages, lapbook pieces, notebooking pages for many language arts topics including: personification, anthropomorphism, metaphor, simile, lie vs. lay, descriptive writing, etc. 1st-6th Language Arts texts/teacher guides Language Arts Course Writing, Grammar, Speaking, Analyzing Literature, Florida State’s materials (download, but you can see it first, it’s like a workbook) You can request to download the teacher’s guide. I told them I didn’t live in Florida, but they sent me the link to the teacher’s materials right away. Games, Quizzes, Videos, Worksheets Alphabetical Order L Online Game, Three difficulty levels Introducing Alphabetical Order worksheet Alphabetical Order Online activity (beginner I think) Alphabetical Order Worksheet, put the number words in alphabetical order Alphabetizing Worksheets various levels Language Analogies Worksheets Antonyms Online Game M+

Children Learning English Affectively OECD conference on adult illiteracy Ten years ago, a young Labour government commissioned the Moser report on basic skills. Few educational documents have made such an impact. The calculation that 7 million adults in England lacked the knowhow to cope with life in a modern society because they were functionally illiterate or innumerate, was an enormous embarrassment. The shame was magnified by an accompanying observation that this fifth was a bigger proportion of the population than in any other western country bar Poland and Ireland. The message seemed clear: other advanced economies might have grown-up people unable to read, write or handle simple numeric calculations, but they are not in as dire a mess as England. That initial response was actually misplaced. It was the first time countries had gathered to discuss and trade "good practice" in this field, said Tom Schuller, head of the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (Ceri) at the OECD. Cost to the community Severe difficulties Love of learning

5 ways to win over parents to the importance of play in international EYFS | Tes "I’m not sending my child to school for them play all day. They should be learning properly!" Have you ever overheard comments like this? Or read something similar on social media? Perhaps your teaching methods are questioned during parent-teacher conferences? Learning through play: What are the benefits? Digital storytelling: 4 steps to create digital stories for language learning Early years foundation stage: Everything you need to know The idea that children learn best through play is not new, with the likes of Vygotsky, Piaget, Montessori, Reggio Emilia and even the UK’s Department for Education promoting the value of play in early years education. You can be forgiven for finding this frustrating and maybe even a little insulting, given the time and consideration that has gone into setting up your classroom environment and the learning experiences that are available. I can certainly admit to having experienced these feelings. 1. 2. 3. 4. Communicate, communicate, communicate. 5. 1. 2.

Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction Click on cover for larger image Numbers: Facts, Figures & Fiction by Richard Phillips. Published by Badsey Publications. See sample pages: 24, 82, 103. Order in the UK and Europe from Badsey Publications. Order in Australia and NZ from AAMT. Order in the US and Canada from Parkwest. Have you ever wondered how Room 101 got its name, or what you measure in oktas? This new edition has been updated with dozens of new articles, illustrations and photographs. Some press comments – "This entertaining and accessible book is even more attractive in its second edition..." – Jennie Golding in The Mathematical Gazette "...tangential flights into maths, myth and mystery..." – Vivienne Greig in New Scientist ... and on the first edition – “Beautifully and devotedly made, this large thin book is a cheerful and eccentric guide to the integers...” –- Philip and Phylis Morrison in Scientific American “This delightful A4 book is a must for every school library. Contents – Details of the old hardback edition.

Kids Songs and Lyrics, Nursery Rhymes and School Songs for Children Literacy Resources Literacy: Ww/E1.1, Ww/E2.1, Rw/E2.1 ESOL: ESOL Rw/E2.2a, ESOL Ww/E1.1a, ESOL Ww/E2.1a Resource type: Cloze exercise, Warm-up Level: E1, E2 A fun starter or plenary activity for the Christmas season to revise spelling of cardinal numbers. Activities Guide: Enhancing & Practicing Executive Function Skills Executive function and self-regulation (EF/SR) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren’t born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice. This 16-page guide (available for download, below), describes a variety of activities and games that represent age-appropriate ways for adults to support and strengthen various components of EF/SR in children. Each chapter of this guide contains activities suitable for a different age group, from infants to teenagers. The guide may be read in its entirety (which includes the introduction and references) or in discrete sections geared to specific age groups. Suggested citation: Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University (2014). Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence.