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Months, Ordinal Numbers ESL Vocabulary Game Practice Months of the year and Ordinal Numbers with this ESL Vocabulary and Grammar Interactive Monkey Fun Game for elementary and pre-intermediate (January, February, March, first, second, third etc). ESL Learners and Teachers can use it to review English vocabulary and grammar or simply practice these words. This Sentence Monkey activity is also great for a lesson on general knowledge. There are images and in some cases audio in these types of games. Games are great for motivating students to learn. More Games Google for Education Google for Education Resources Why and How to Use Google in Education: Free (or really cheap for Apps for Education compared to Microsoft) and less IT support needed. Google Apps for Business offers 25GB of email storage per user, a 99.9% uptime guarantee, data migration capabilities, advanced management tools, telephone support, added security features and more, all for $50 per user per year.

Teaching Secrets: Get to Know Students Through Seating Challenges Published Online: June 27, 2012 By Sandy Merz Where do I sit? It's the universal first question, at the top of students' minds as they cross the threshold of my room on the first day of class. Many teachers start the semester with students seated alphabetically: It's easy and aids in learning names. I've tried both of these approaches with my 8th graders. However, these practices don't demand anything from students. I've found that by engaging students in seating challenges, I set a positive collaborative tone from the first day. On the first five days of class, my students determine where they sit based on team problem-solving activities. In return, students learn to expect me to be prepared, organized, and supportive—as opposed to being authoritative and having all the answers. Here's how the approach works in my middle school classroom, which seats 32 students around five large tables. Each activity takes 10 to 15 minutes but there is some preparation. Day 3 is different. Web Only

Learn Months of the Year 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 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. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years. Our educational games are easy to use and classroom friendly, with a focus on the alphabet, numbers, shapes, storybooks, art, music, holidays and much more!

Phonics Software for Key Stage 1 and 2 from Big Brown Bear Dates – learn to say the dates and ordinal numbers in English To say dates in English is quite simple. However, as there are two ways to do this, students often get confused and mix both of them together. I hope that this post will help them clarify this extremely important area. To be able to say dates in English correctly, it is necessary to know the ordinal numbers. Notice the way the change of spelling of the words twenty and thirty. Once you have studied the mind map, it is time to practise everything. In the second game, called On target, your task is to choose the correct way a given date is said. Dates – On target If you come to this site using a mobile device you might hate the fact that most of the games do not play there. Find the ordinal numbers: Ordinal numbers – Find the words All the materials in this post have been tested in the classroom and they have been improved on the basis of students’ reactions and suggestions.

home keys and the home row - lesson one Keyboard - lesson one text only The home row of the keyboard is the most important to the touch-typist. When at rest the typist's fingers are positioned, lightly, on the A-S-D-F keys for the left hand, and the J-K-L-; keys for the right hand. The left index finger will control the F and G keys, the right index finger will control the J and H keys.The left middle finger will control the D key, the right middle finger will control the K key.The left ring finger will control the S key, the right ring finger will control the L key.The left little finger will control the A key, the right little finger will control the ; key.The spacebar is controlled by the right thumb. The F and J keys often have small raised bumps on their tops, a tactile aid for the typist. The locations of all the other keys on the keyboard are learned in relation to these home keys so the touch-typist must be able to find the home keys by touch. Make sure you are sitting up straight, your feet flat on the floor.

Calendar Based Activities Aims: To revise the words for days and months. To teach pupils the ordinal numbers we use for the date. To identify dates on an English calendar. Materials: A calendar for January 2017 This can be downloaded from the Enchanted Learning site or if you prefer, you can make your own version. Revision of months Show the class the birthday card, sing 'Happy Birthday to you' and elicit answers to the question 'When is your birthday?' Introducing ordinal numbers Introduce the ordinal numbers using the flash cards. Understanding dates and finding them on a calendar Hand out photocopies of the calendar from January and stick an enlarged copy on the board. Matching days and dates Check that the students remember the seven days in the week. Explain that you are going to do a 'True/False' activity. If a quiet activity is required at this stage of the lesson, you can ask the pupils to raise both arms for 'Yes' and cross their arms for 'No.' Examples of 'True/False' Statements: Writing the date Follow-up

Introduction and Overview - Peter's Online Typing Course Welcome to Peter's Online Typing Course! By the time you finish this course, you will be able to confidently type all the letters, numbers and the most common symbols, with proper ten-finger touch typing technique. Although there is some use of interactive multimedia here, this course is minimalist in nature, purposely without many of the bells and whistles common to some of the other typing sites and CD-ROMs out there. How to Use This Course Study the Principles for Effective Learning.