Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English Youtube is undoubtedly a great source of educational content to use in class with your students. It also hosts tons of channels that provide instructional tutorials specifically tailored for different learning needs and styles. We have already reviewed some of these channels in previous posts and today we are sharing with you some of our favourite YouTube channels for learning English. You can use them with your ELL/ESL/EFL students to enhance their grasp of English in different areas: speaking, writing, listening , vocabulary, and grammar.
Owl Eyes Offers a Good Way to Guide Students Through Classic Literature Owl Eyes is a relatively new tool that provides teachers with a good way to provide students with guidance while they are reading classic literature. Owl Eyes provides teachers with tools to insert annotations and questions into classic literature. Students can see the annotations and questions that their teachers add to the digital text. Teachers have the option to create online classrooms through which they can monitor their students' progress through a text and view their students' annotations and answers to questions. The texts available through Owl Eyes are mostly classic works that are in the public domain. The short videos embedded below will help you get started with Owl Eyes.
Longhill High Schoolboys wore skirts after being told PE shorts were not uniform A group of teenage boys went to school wearing skirts in protest at a uniform policy forbidding them from wearing shorts during the summer. The year 9 pupils chose to wear a skirt after they were punished for wearing shorts on the hottest day of the year so far. As a result Michael Parker, Kodi Ayling, George Boyland and Jesse Stringer, all 14, chose cooler clothing which is part of the official uniform - a pleated navy skirt. George, Jesse, Kodi and Michael, all 14, chose cooler clothing which is part of the official uniform - a pleated navy skirt
The Critical Thinking Skills Cheatsheet [Infographic] Critical thinking skills truly matter in learning. Why? Because they are life skills we use every day of our lives. Everything from our work to our recreational pursuits, and all that’s in between, employs these unique and valuable abilities. Consciously developing them takes thought-provoking discussion and equally thought-provoking questions to get it going. Begin right here with the Critical Thinking Skills Cheatsheet. 15 Sources for Free Books in the Public Domain Need some new reading material? Public domain books and ebooks (books that are absolutely free to download and are no longer under copyright) are a great way to find fantastic books, from classics to romance to computer manuals. Here are 16 sources for free books or ebooks in the public domain you can quickly and easily download to your PC to read right in your Web browser.
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Best Short Stories for Middle Schoolers, As Chosen by Teachers It can be a challenge to get middle schoolers interested in reading. The thought of tackling a thick novel can be overwhelming, especially during distance learning. Short stories are always a great choice. 25 sources of free public domain books Want to load your e-reader or tablet with free ebooks, legally? Check out this list of sites that offer free public domain books in electronic and audio format. Every year, new publications enter public domain. It means their intellectual property rights have expired or are not applicable any longer. The content of these works becomes available for public use.
25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area 25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area Reading is reading. By understanding that letters make sounds, we can blend those sounds together to make whole sounds that symbolize meaning we can all exchange with one another.