327 Common Core Aligned Playlists from MentorMob & LearnZillion MentorMob and LearnZillion have teamed up to create a comprehensive collection of Common Core aligned learning playlists perfect for providing students with easy access to guided learning experiences. Currently there are 327 Common Core aligned playlists ready and available for free on the MentorMob site.MentorMob playlists are displayed in a step-by-step format that allow users to interact with live web content right on the page, keeping students on track without getting lost in a stream of open tabs and new pages. As students progress through a playlist at their own pace, MentorMob keeps track of completed steps. Flexibility to move within a playlist is provided by a preview that's always accessible on the side of the screen, allowing users to jump to different steps as needed for reteaching and challenge. Coming Soon! MentorMob Beta will be organizing all of the Common Core Content into one place in the months to come.
TESOL Lesson Plans for Children - TESOL - Yahoo! News Search Results Teaching English to preschoolers (3 – 5 years old) Theme of the lesson: Learning things that are moving and related subjects to the moving things. Proficiency level: preschoolers (3 – 5 years old) Skill objectives: students’ skills in identifying five things that are moving, and where they are moving on. Methodology: Combination of Total Physical Response and Communicative Approach Key objects of learning: flashcards, books, DVD Warm Up: Circle time and then sing the song “Wheels on the Bus” with a motion. Introduction to teaching objectives: hands out flashcards that have pictures of car, bus, motorcycle, airplane, and ship. Teaching/in-class assignment: Using real miniatures of car, bus, motor-cycle, airplane, and ship, flashcards or books to show the moving things. A car moves on the land (ground) and has 4 wheels, engines, and 1 steering wheel. A bus is bigger than a car. A motorcycle is smaller than a car or a bus. An airplane flies on the sky, up and above. A ship sails on the water.
Can you teach a Dogme Lesson on your Cambridge DELTA? This post is written in response and as part of a twitter conversation with Martin Sketchley – @ELTexperiences on Twitter. His blog post on his own Dogme observed lesson can be found at the end of this post. In the days before writing his experimental asignment for the DELTA course, Jonathan – my trainee of last summer – worried a lot about whether he should attempt this or not and whether a lesson plan was in order – in the days that ensued, I asked Scott Thornbury on twitter and this was his very kind response: Jonathan, was properly flattered and smitten with the wonder of twitter and immediate feedback and started working up to this lesson Eventually, he finished his assignment and lesson plan and you will be able to find it here and download assignment and ‘plan’, more of a diagram really According to him, the lesson did not go very well. Here is his diagram though – submitted as a nice alternative to column style planning. Related Blog post
How to Write Lesson Plans .. adapted from Writing Lesson Plans from the Huntington College Education Department Madeline Hunter's (Seven Steps) Anticipatory Set (setting the stage)--attention-getter and focuser Statement of Objectives--tell students what they'll be able to do as a result of the lesson Instructional Input--lecture, but not necessarily lecture: demo, explanation, instructions Modeling--demonstrate, show what you tell Check for Understanding--watch faces, ask questions Guided Practice--help students start practicing new skills, applying new knowledge Independent Practice--turn them loose to work on their own, homework assignment, etc. Example Bloom's Taxonomy and Critical Thinking Knowledge - recall Comprehension - understand Application - use, practice Analysis - dissect, generalize Synthesis - create, combine Evaluation - appraise, value Example Multiple Intelligences (Howard Gardner's 7 Ways of Knowing) Verbal Mathematical Spatial Musical Kinesthetic Interpersonal Intrapersonal Example
Lesson Plans – Search Education – Google Picking the right search terms Beginner Pick the best words to use in academic searching, whether students are beginning with a full question or a topic of just a few words. View lesson Advanced Explore "firm" and "soft" search terms, and practice using context terms to locate subject-specific collections of information on the web. Understanding search results Learn about the different parts of the results page, and about how to evaluate individual results based on cues like web addresses and snippets. Engage additional search strategies, such as generalization and specialization. Narrowing a search to get the best results Apply filtering tools and basic "operators" to narrow search results. Compare results for basic searches with ones that use operators to discover the impact the right operator has at the right time. Searching for evidence for research tasks Evaluating credibility of sources Consider, tone, style, audience, and purpose to determine the credibility of a source. Culture Culture
ESL Teacher Resources, Job Boards, and Worksheets TEDxESL | ESL discussion material based on TED talks Results on ReadWriteThink Find content from Thinkfinity Partners using a visual bookmarking and sharing tool. More Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Results from ReadWriteThink 1-10 of 892 Results from ReadWriteThink Sort by: Classroom Resources | Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Unit 3-2-1 Vocabulary: Learning Filmmaking Vocabulary by Making Films Bring the vocabulary of film to life through the processes of filmmaking. page | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Jane Willis and Dave Willis – Willis-ELT If you want us to tell you about new lessons as we post them please send us an email. NEW: Three lessons based on written texts at the intermediate level. All of these lessons begin with a prediction task– learners are given clues and are asked to predict the content of a story based on the clues. Lesson 1: I’ve just jumped off the Empire State Building. Lesson 2: Brave Pensioner Foils Raid on Jewellery Store. Lesson 3: Robbery in a Sweet Shop. If you use these stories in class could you please do two things to help us? Email us to tell us how they went. Download a FREE COPY of Dave's 1990 publication The Lexical Syllabus. Click here to download from Birmingham University website This lesson at the intermediate level is taken from our book, Doing task-based teaching, but it is described in more detail here. Link to download lesson plan If you are a confident class teacher with a range of teaching techniques you can use those techniques to work successfully with task-based lessons.
The New Teacher's Guide to Creating Lesson Plans Even if you had plenty of practice writing lessons during your teacher training, it's hard to be prepared for the avalanche of lesson planning you'll have to do once your first year of teaching begins. To rev up the learning curve, here are eight questions to "think aloud" as you prepare lessons. The answers will help you create high-quality, on-target plans. At the beginning of the year, you'll probably refer to the questions frequently, but after several months of planning, you'll be a whiz. The process will become automatic! Eight Questions to "Think Aloud" as You Prepare Lessons Students: What are the academic, social, physical, personal, and emotional needs of my students? The Secrets of Daily Lesson Planning Your daily lesson plans should detail the specific activities and content you will teach during a particular week. lesson objectives procedures for delivering instruction methods of assessing your students student groupings materials needed to carry out the lesson plan
The 5 Minute ‘Oops’-based Lesson Plan | Classroom creativity! | Sparky Teaching DOWNLOAD the 5 MINUTE ‘OOPS’-BASED LESSON PLAN. HI THERE… Chances are, you might have come across this page through a Google search for the Five-Minute Lesson Plan. We get a lot of visitors to the website that come particularly for this article… Don’t just bounce away once you’re done. Take a look at our creative teaching resources — if you’re an ideas-person, looking for creative resources that are quite unlike anything else out there, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll get on well! THE ORIGINAL FIVE MINUTE PLAN If you haven’t come across @TeacherToolkit’s hugely popular, original 5 minute lesson plan, it’s well worth downloading and trying out (you can get the original here). This explanation of the 5 Minute Lesson Plan in an outstanding lesson was later posted by @TeacherToolkit and his plan has since proved incredibly popular with teachers. A PRIMARY VERSION? Anyway, here’s what @TeacherToolkit’s plan looks like in action… And here’s our Oops-based version…