Bloom's interactive taxonomy Last week I had a wonderful opportunity to attend a Master Teachers Course organized in Prague by Intel Teacher Engage and led by the one and only Ollie Bray. Ollie had 18 of us from Eastern Europe + Spain glued to every word he said and made us do all the activities eagerly and enthusiastically for almost ten hours every day. He's an exceptional presenter, a skilful teacher trainer and a great person. Everything was meticulously organized by the wonderful Ruth Merrett from Intel who made it all run smoothly and who took care of all of us with a smile on her face. It was an absolute honour for me to be there with teachers from different countries, some of them Glogster ambassadors like myself, and to learn together with them and from them.
Learn Spanish with Pictures – A bike, a telephone and red shoes » Spanish Playground Talk about this great picture of a woman on her bike to help your child learn Spanish. The questions that follow, like all the Learn Spanish with Pictures activities, are ordered to help children master the vocabulary and gain confidence with the language. Start with Describe the photo (1) and be sure to point to the objects in the picture as you talk about them. Foreign Language for Children - Teach Language with Bedtime Stories Teaching your child to be bilingual is an around the clock job! However, you don’t have to invest in expensive earning materials or programs to make the process easier for your child. Try some of the following tips to make second language learning fun and a little easier for both of you! 1.
Where have the bees gone? advanced A Sci-Show about honey bees and how we really need them. It may seem unbelievable that a vast majority of our food production depends on these little creatures. It's not just that jar of honey you buy at the supermarket. Honey bees pollinate more than half of our crops. Desktop Environments for Linux In many ways, KDE (K Desktop Environment)  in its default configuration is very similar in appearance to Microsoft Windows and Windows users will likely feel very much at home when using it. KDE is arguably the most powerful, versatile, smoothly integrated, and visually pleasing of all the Linux desktops and has more point-and-click customization options and “eye candy” than any of the various GNOMEs, Xfce, LXDE or any other Linux desktop. With its Plasma Workspaces, users can easily add a variety of widgets to the desktop. While KDE is the most polished in appearance when compared to other Linux desktops, it can be quite resource-hungry with its many desktop effects. However, when the desktop effects are turned off, KDE is fairly energy efficient.
NSDL.org - National Science Digital Library NSDL provides access to high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Enter one or more keywords in the text box above. To refine your search further, select critieria for educational level, resource type, or subject. 7 Things You May Not Know About Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo, which takes place this Saturday, has become enormously popular in the United States, often serving as a reason to throw a “gran fiesta.” Yet despite its ubiquity, the holiday remains widely misunderstood. In fact, many people still falsely believe it is Mexico’s independence day, rather than a celebration of the undermanned Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla. To mark that event’s 150th anniversary, here are seven other things you may not know about Cinco de Mayo’s origins.
How Birds and Babies Learn to Talk Few things are harder to study than human language. The brains of living humans can only be studied indirectly, and language, unlike vision, has no analogue in the animal world. Vision scientists can study sight in monkeys using techniques like single-neuron recording. But monkeys don’t talk. Top 10 Tips For Improving Your Spoken English There are so many exciting ways to learn English and make the learning process fun! Luke: Hi John, can you advise me on some good ways to practice English? Will you help me? John: Sure, Luke! I have a list of things you can do to improve your speaking skills! DuckDuckGo Search Engine Tips, Tricks, Goodies Friday, March 28, 2014 By Mahalakshmi Kabilan Wouldn’t it be handy to have a cheat-sheet for a search engine you use daily? That too for a search engine that has tons of goodness to make life easy and display instant results?! Yes, we too thought the same and here is a smart sheet that can actually help you to get better and desired search results easily and quickly. If you are a regular user of DuckDuckGo, scroll to get the cheat-sheet, for others, here is a quick briefing about the search engine. What is DuckDuckGo?
SAP - integrate Twitter in PPT Contents If you don’t find what you’re looking for, please add a comment below! PowerPoint Twitter Feedback Slide Instructions Put the slide in presentation mode to view the feedback tool. English and Spanish in songs Somewhere along the way, many, many years ago in my teaching career, I came up with the idea of a game called Blockbusters for Spanish class. It must have been based on some game I had seen, but I don’t remember where. It’s a good game for vocabulary review, easy to create, and usually keeps the attention of the entire class. Lo Tech version: 5 Fun Ways to Learn a New Language For many of us, the start of the new year is the time we often dust off our language dictionaries and workbooks and resolve to learn a new language. We conjure up dreams of communicating seamlessly with locals during our next trip and impressing our friends with newfound skills. But most of the time, as we get caught up in work and life, our plans get shelved along with our books.
Language Practice Hangouts Community Guidelines Language Practice Hangouts is a Google+ Community for people who want to participate in free language practice hangouts by hosting or by learning. It is intended as a safe, comfortable environment for those who study a language to practice with native speakers and other learners. Members may attend scheduled hangouts hosted by participating Language-specific pages or open spontaneous hangouts on their own.