How to learn English for free: 50 websites for free English lessons – Espress... Videos & YouTube channels: EngVid.com – More than 1000 videos from various teachers. Sort by level or topicTED talks – Good for more advanced learners; use the captions or transcripts.Rachel’s English – Great videos on pronunciation, slang, & moreJenniferESL – More than 10 years of English-teaching videosGo Natural English – Fun and energetic American English teacherEnglish Anyone – Conversations, advanced listening, beginners’ course & moremmmEnglish – Australian English teacherEnglish with Lucy – British English teacherSpeak English with Vanessa – Natural expressions, pronunciation, phrasal verbsFluency MC – Teaches English through rhythm and rapPapa Teach Me – British English pronunciation, prepositions, vocabularyEnglishClass101 – 400+ videos on many different topics Podcasts & listening:
TV SHOW LESSONS These intermediate English lessons are based on the TV show ‘Father Ted’. Lessons include grammar explanations, exercises, vocabulary tasks and discussion questions. They are ideal for self-study and classroom use. I recommend that you read the questions on this page, then watch the corresponding episode (try and find this online), then answer the questions and check your answers (scroll down to find the answers). Math Lesson Plans In this section you will find Math lessons from kindergarten through high school. Lessons come with options for modifications and differentiation in order to help you cater to the needs of your studs. Many of the lessons are aligned to Common Core State Standards.
10 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom It is no secret that many students are not passionate about math. Students feel disconnected from what is taught in class, unsure of the benefits of math and reluctant to pursue careers in the field. Edtech is trying to change these attitudes by providing them with new ways to engage with numbers. Many companies have developed virtual tools for math, which allow students to learn, practice, and have fun with different math concepts. We will discuss ten of the best on the market. Stepping Stones 2.0: Comprehensive Mathematics– from ORIGO Education integrates print and digital resources to give teachers flexibility in how they teach K-6 math.
The Amazing Race: English Edition – The Canswedian English Teacher I teach a class where the students don’t receive a grade… It is for students who don’t take Spanish, French or German and have extra English/Swedish instead. At times I am left banging my head against the wall – or grumbling a few choice words – because the class lacks the structure and drive I so crave in my regular English classes. My co-teacher and I work fantastic together, and have tried to do what we can with them. However, I am constantly asking myself – how am I supposed to encourage the students and make them realize that they should give a hooey about these oh-so-important-lessons?! This summer, I had a little thought bubble float up one day. Why not do something like The Amazing Race with them? How to use TV series, trailers and films in language class How many ways are there to use moving images in the classroom? English language teacher Svetlana Urisman, who won last month's TeachingEnglish blog award, shares her advice. Comment below this post if you have further tips. Why TV series are sometimes better than films
Scholastic.com - In School Math Resources Help build math awareness in your classrooom with Scholastic's math resources. These activities and lesson plans offer something for every skill level from PreK through middle school. PreK Activities All Other Grades Top 50 Math Sites and Apps Throughout the last few years I've compiled quite a few lists of my favorite sites for a variety of subjects. Over the last year and a half one might have noticed that my lists have started to change and instead of focusing on sites I've been focusing more on apps as "mobile learning" has really taken off. It seems now a days a person can find an app for almost anything. Specializing in Ed Tech I review sites/apps all the time and decided to start posting my favorites for different subjects.
Caves Question time! Why have the girl and her companion entered the caves? Who do you think the girl is? Who is her companion? Can you see anything strange in the background? What do you think might be about to happen in the cave? Building a lesson around a sitcom Depending on your style of teaching you might like activities that are more - or less - controlled. Informal discussions, structured language analysis, role-plays, review writing .... If it works for you and your students, it's valid.
Math Sites to Count On! Dozens of math-related Internet sites will add to your lessons and multiply your effectiveness! Included: Recommended sites for teachers of K-3, 4-6, and 7-12 plus Games for Math Whizzes and More Math Resources for Teachers! Are you looking for new and exciting activities to liven up your math curriculum? Searching for fresh ways to challenge or reteach individual students? Wracking your brain for a word problem you haven't used 100 times before? Education World searched the Web with you in mind, and we've come up with some sites that will add to your lessons, subtract from your workload, divide your time, and multiply your effectiveness. FREE Doodle Borders, Set 1 - Chirp Graphics by Chirp Graphics There's nothing like a cute border to make your resources really POP! Enjoy these FREE hand-drawn Doodle Border designs for your creations. There are 14 borders in total - 7 borders offered in blackline (black lines with transparent center) and the same 7 borders offered in black and white (black lines with white fill). Each png image was created at 300dpi on a transparent background. They are resizable, but they were created to fit an 8.5 x 11" page.
14 Song-Based Lesson Plans and Activities Although I know I like using music in my teaching, I never thought there would be so much of it on this blog when I started it over a year ago. Songs are fun, authentic sources with multiple possibilities in the classroom, but the main reason for having published 14 lesson plans and activities based on songs here is to a large extent due to copyright issues: while lyrics and songs are easily available for everyone online, access to other types of authentic texts is more limited because of copyright constraints. I also think the key to a successful song-based lesson is to deal with the text as you would with any other type of short text, whether written or oral, to practise a variety of comprehension skills, work on specific grammar and vocabulary, or introduce a topic for discussion. Choosing a song that meets the students’ needs is not always easy, though. Listening for specific information