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English Language Centre Study Zone: Welcome! About the Study Zone The Study Zone is for students of the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria. ELC teachers create the English language lessons and practice exercises. The site is designed for our adult English language learners, but all are welcome to read the lessons and use the exercises. Free ESL (English as a Second Language) 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.

bloom's taxonomy of learning domains - bloom's learning model, for teaching, lesson plans, training cousres design planning and evaluation development of bloom's taxonomy Benjamin S Bloom (1913-99) attained degrees at Pennsylvania State University in 1935. He joined the Department of Education at the University of Chicago in 1940 and attained a PhD in Education in 1942, during which time he specialised in examining. Here he met his mentor Ralph Tyler with whom he first began to develop his ideas for developing a system (or 'taxonomy') of specifications to enable educational training and learning objectives to be planned and measured properly - improving the effectiveness of developing 'mastery' instead of simply transferring facts for mindless recall. Bloom continued to develop the Learning Taxonomy model through the 1960's, and was appointed Charles H Swift Distinguished Service Professor at Chicago in 1970. He served as adviser on education to several overseas governments including of Israel and India.

Debbie and Friends: Kids' Music That's All Grown-up! Debbie's Videos: Sing-Along Fun! I've Got a Song Music Video This power-pop rock song is about following your dreams and knowing that "you can do anything" you set your mind to. Pinocchio Music Video How to teach … times tables Not knowing their multiplication tables can really slow children's mathematical progress once they get to secondary school. Everyone knows it's all about practice, and this can get tiresome. So how to drum these basic skills into your pupils' heads without turning them off? The Guardian Teacher Network has some great resources and ideas to help provide a solid times tables platform for students while at the same time helping teachers (and parents at home, where much of the practising must be done) to keep it fresh.

Free ESL Fun Games & Interactive Exercises Online ESL Fun Games Online We provide a variety of interactive games and exercises for total esl fun. Our free ESL fun games here include : Snakes and Ladders, Hangman, Spelling games, Wheel of Fortune, TV Games(Betting Game), Mazes, Memory Games, Matching exercises, Sequencing exercises, Picture Quizzes and more. Follow the links below. Games, Puzzles, Videos for Children

Cleft Sentences: shifting focus to another sentence part Shifting focus to another sentence part Basic vs. Cleft Clause what = that which that (pron.) + which (relative pron.) that which / the thing that / the part that / the element that Elementary Computer Activities & Games - Grade Level first ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games.

Library As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. CAELA: Tools: Program Development Tools: Practitioners Toolkit Practitioner Toolkit: Working with Adult English Language Learners This toolkit provides a variety of materials to help language and literacy instructors who are new to serving adults and families learning English. These materials include a first-day orientation guide, lesson plans, and research-to-practice papers on English language and literacy learning. Download the complete Adobe PDF version of the Practitioner Toolkit. (1.7 MB, 241 pp.)

Emphasis - Focussing with cleft sentences We sometimes use constructions called cleft sentences when we want to focus on a particular part of the sentence. These are used both in written and spoken English. There are two main types of cleft sentence, it- clefts and what- clefts (and a variation of what-clefts, all-clefts). ESL Powerpoint Lessons www.elcivics.com PowerPoints take about two minutes to download, but once they download, they are very fast. To download a lesson, just click on a link and wait--the presentation will appear on the screen by itself.

Teaching Resources and Lesson Plans from the Federal Government FREE Features These features originally appeared on the FREE.ED.gov features blog. The features highlight resources and ideas related to holidays, awareness months, anniversaries and seasonal topics. January February March

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