Lesson Plan Models ASSURE Model (written by Jennifer Nelson) Overview Developed by Sharon E. Smaldino, James D. Russell, Robert Heinich, and Michael Molenda The ASSURE model is an ISD ( Instructional Systems Design ) process that is designed to integrate technology and media into the teaching and learning environment. What Do Emotions Have to Do with Learning? Thinkstock When parents and teachers consider how children learn, it’s usually the intellectual aspects of the activity they have in mind. Sidney D’Mello would like to change that. Teacher Accounts in BrainNook BrainNook helps your students build math and language skills while playing a fun game with their classmates, and it gives you powerful tools to customize and accelerate your students' learning. How does it work? Teachers are seeing real benefits from BrainNook "My students are better at math.
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Resources for short courses Onestopenglish is packed with hundreds of bright ideas for your short course, holiday or summer school programme. Take the stress out of preparing for each new set of students with this list of resources that's guaranteed to keep things fun, active and interesting! We've picked out a selection of resources that we think are perfect for engaging students over a short or intensive English programme. If you're not already a Staff Room member, we've included a sneak preview of our subscription resources. Listening skills | Young learners | Teenagers | CLIL | Skills | Culture | Grammar and vocabulary | News lessons | Teaching with minimal resources Listening skills
Fun, in practice At the end of January, I wrote a post inspired by Volkswagen’s Fun Theory competition. (If you missed the original post, it’s here: The Fun Theory in Language Learning) As often happens, as soon as I had “fun” on the brain, I started seeing posts and information related to this topic all around me in cyberspace! Since fun is always a good thing to have on the brain, I’d like to share a few of the blog posts, discussions, and resources that I’ve enjoyed on this topic. One of ELT Chat’s January 27th Twitter discussions was dedicated to the Role of Humour in the EFL Class.
Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Connected. 1. Tell Us Who You Are... In less than 60 seconds, identify your skills and interests in education 2. Lesson plans A set of lesson plans and worksheets for use in first lessons in business English. As you look at the lesson plan and worksheets, use the wish list grid to tick off the points on the ‘Wish list’ you think they achieve. Does the number of ticks really denote a good lesson? Further suggestions Depending on the materials used, the materials and lesson plan provided here seem to cover all the points down to number 21 (learn something about how to study English).This point could be added by providing students with a language reference section on numbers or tenses to check their answers against before going through it as a class.Tips on self-study (22) could be added simply by telling the students where these language reference sections came from and where they can buy the book.Homework (25) could be practice exercises from the same or a similar book.