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News and more for the Young

News and more for the Young
When we think about the worst 20th century crime against humanity, the Holocaust comes to mind. But as recently as 1994, another incident took place that shocked the world.... At 1:48 PM on March 29th, people worldwide could not connect to any radio signals for several minutes, including GPS, radio and certain electricity and telephone waves. This was not... Chile is no stranger to earthquakes. The slender country which clings to the western edge of South America is surrounded by evidence of the natural forces that continue to shape it.&...

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Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Mentor Texts - Examples of Good Teen Essay Writing Below you will find student mentor text essays that corresponds to some of our past writing prompts used in StageofLife.com's national student writing contests. These high school and college mentor texts are a resource to... Provide a good essay example, in particular of how a student stylistically approached one of our essay writing prompts Give your students insights into real life essays submitted by teen writers and bloggers participating in the StageofLife.com global writing project to create the world's largest collection of multi-generational stories. See what interesting teens are saying about life! Please check back regularly, the new teen or college essay contests and writing prompts will be posted on StageofLife.com as great examples of teen writing and mentor texts.

36 fun classroom activities for Present Simple and Continuous By: Alex Case |Audience: Teachers|Category: Teaching English I have recently published 56 communicative activities to teach Present Simple and 35 for practising Present Continuous, often combined with things like frequency expressions and pronunciation to make lessons on these rather basic tenses more useful. However, the most useful thing you can do with Present Simple and Present Continuous is teach and practise them together, contrasting their meanings and uses.

Student News Daily May 2016 5/24/2016 - News from Japan, Vietnam and Iran - London's Daily Telegraph and The Times of Israel 5/17/2016 - News from Iran, India and China - UK Guardian, London's Daily Telegraph 5/10/2016 - News from Canada, Thailand and Russia - CBS News, Reuters and RealClearDefense 5/3/2016 - News from Mexico, Israel and Italy - NY Post, Daily Telegraph, AFP April 2016

Storybird Studio – literacy and writing tools for teachers, librarians, educators and classrooms Professional artwork jumpstarts student creativity, quickly drawing them into the writing process and scaffolding their progress. Simple tools keeps them on track; social feedback keeps them going. Onboard students with or without email, issue challenges, review and share work, and build a beautiful class library. All in a private setting that collects NO data from you or your students. inklewriter - Education Education inkle is looking to bring interactive stories to the classroom, and give teachers free and simple get-stuck-right-in software to use with their students. From within a web-browser, the inklewriter will let students make and play interactive stories with no programming required. Why make stories interactive anyway? The way our stories work is simple: the reader is given the text of a story in a small chunks, and after each, they get to make a decision about what happens next.

50 Of The Most Majestic Libraries In The World Though they are losing ground to the e-book and the audio book, libraries were once central hubs of human intellectual progress. There’s something about them that still attracts people, however – whether it’s their magnificent architecture or the unmistakable smell of books and dust, scholars and dreamers alike still enjoy perusing their hoards of literary treasures. Because of their critical importance, libraries were often built to be beautiful and built to last. Combined with the sometimes priceless treasures that they hold, their simultaneously enormous and intimate spaces possess a charm that no other type of building can command. If you know of any other amazing libraries that should be celebrated on this list, then please add them. You can vote for your favorite houses of knowledge as well!

Learn Irregular Verbs with Engames and Fluency MC I have already published 10 posts on teaching irregular verbs. You can see the list of the posts down here: But I still cannot say that my students know the verbs. That was why I joined forces with Fluency MC, and this time we would like to teach the irregular verbs together. To achieve this, we have prepared a song, an infographic, a game and an online quiz.

Quizzes Based On VOA Programs There are 102 multiple-choice quizzes. Other VOA Sections: America - History - Mosaic - People - Places - Quizzes - Studying - Words - RSS - More Quiz yourself on English grammar and vocabulary while reading scripts from VOA Special English.Not only can you practice English, but you can learn many interesting things while doing so. Games with Words These are games and quizzes by Charles Kelly that use words from the VOA Special English Word Book.

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