The Definition Of Digital Literacy The Definition Of Digital Literacy by Terry Heick When we think of digital literacy, we usually think of research–finding, evaluating, and properly crediting digital sources. The “research” connotation makes sense, as it is the sheer volume of sources and media forms on the “internet” that stand out.
Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Star Wars LISTENING - Guess the answers. Listen to check. LISTENING – Listen and fill in the gaps The new Star Wars movie will (1) ___________________ cinemas until December, but it is already attracting huge interest online. Lesson Plans to Download This page was originally designed to share my materials with other English teaching assistants in France, especially those who have no experience in teaching ESL yet. I've also included worksheets that I used for private English lessons in France as well as some of the materials I used in my ESL classes in the United States. Feel free to use them as you'd like. Some of the lessons listed under the Assistant section can also be used for private lessons and vice versa. There is a page of English grammar if you need a review. If you want to use videos with subtitles in your classes, Yabla and FluentU offer many videos on a variety of topics.
ESL Activities for Kids & Adults Below is a growing compilation of activities and games that teachers can implement in the classroom. Many of the exercises could be used as warm-up activities, extensions for a lesson, or even as the primary focus for what you plan to teach in your class for the day. The activities are divided into four main categories for developing core skills in English, including listening, speaking, reading and writing. Study Proves Why We Need Digital Literacy Education A few months ago, the Internet buzzed with the results of a study comparing students' note-taking on computers versus note-taking with paper and pen. In the article, authors Pam A. Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer shared the results of three experiments comparing these two note-taking conditions, and their conclusion was signaled in the title: "The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard." Following the authors' lead, most media reports treated these results as proof that using laptops for note-taking — or, some argued, any classroom use — was detrimental to learning. However, I think the results point in a different direction, suggesting that students do not need to be restricted from using laptops — or any other learning tool — in the classroom.
English Lesson on Malcolm X Advertisements Advertisements Malcolm X, a.k.a. El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, was a black American activist who had a lasting impact on race relations in America. His speeches and political work helped bring to the world’s attention the evil of racism in the USA. He led an extraordinary life that would take him from poverty, crime and prison to being a much respected community leader. 37 Ways to Help Kids Learn to Love Reading Posted 03/26/2015 9:46AM | Last Commented 12/29/2015 4:56AM “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons These are powerful words, and they speak to the power of reading to open doors to empathy, adventure, and learning.
Sheet for Teaching Basic Verbs & Verb Card Games (Beginner ESL/EFL) Sheet for Teaching Verbs to Beginner ESL/EFL Students Level: Beginner (Children, grades 1-3) Focus: Teaching basic English verbs The iPad Guide - How to Get the Most Out of the iPad When the iPad was released, Steve Jobs called it "magical". And in many ways, he was right. The iPad is a great device capable of doing everything from streaming movies to entertaining you with great games to becoming your digital library to simply letting you surf the web on your couch. Unfortunately, one of it's magical qualities isn't to instantly allow you to know all of the great ways to use the device. This iPad guide will teach you everything from how to go about picking out the right iPad to the basics of how to go about using it to how to get the most out of it.
Where is Bryan? Interactive Calendar A la demande de Nathan, voici le formidable calendrier utilisé en classe chaque jour… pour celles et ceux souhaitant aller plus loin et voir plus de vidéos! Ce magnifique travail a été réalisé par Mme Haquet. (acad de Rouen) Story Map The Story Map interactive includes a set of graphic organizers designed to assist teachers and students in prewriting and postreading activities. The organizers are intended to focus on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution development. Students can develop multiple characters, for example, in preparation for writing their own fiction, or they may reflect on and further develop characters from stories they have read.