5 great apps for fun lessons The ideal app can be just the thing to make a great lesson perfect. Here, educational psychologist and learning apps specialist Peter Maxwell lists five of his favourites. Apple have produced a series of ebooks to help teachers integrate apps into their daily classroom practice. The Apps in the Classroom series is inspired by Apple Distinguished Educators, and each book contains a collection of activities that allow students to utilize a particular app to demonstrate their learning.
32 Places People Have Mispronounced Their Entire Life There’s nothing more irritating to a pedant’s ear and nothing more flabbergasting than realizing you’ve been pronouncing the name of so many places wrong, your entire life! Despite the judgment we exhibit toward people who err in enunciating, we all mispronounce a word from time to time, despite our best efforts. Likewise, almost all of us would have pronounced Bangkok as it is but in real it is “Bahng-Gawk”. Well, now it’s time we can really stop mispronouncing the following places. [H/T: Distractify] What If Your Food Hired an Architect to Redesign Your Kitchen? Part 2: The Harvest Table - Food Architect Nick Sowers returns with the second in his series that explores whether, by re-designing the kitchen around food, we could establish a new and closer relationship to it. Read the first part, "What If Your Food Hired An Architect to Redesign Your Kitchen?" here.
Synonyms for words commonly used in student's writing Amazing- incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary Anger- enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden Angry- mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed Answer- reply, respond, retort, acknowledge Ask- question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz Awful- dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant ENGLISH ACCENTS The spoken texts The sound samples on this page are available in MP3 and WAV format. The MP3 files are recommended because they are much smaller, so they download more quickly and are more economical with Internet resources. Also a few users have found that the WAV files sound garbled on their PCs. To enable MP3 in your browser, visit MPEG.ORG.
Teachers' Visual Guide to Using Google Calendar April , 2014 Google Calendar is one of the best free web tools I have been using for few years now. As a teacher, you can use Google Calendar for a wide variety of purposes. You can for instance create events and share them with your students and parents; you can use it to share important dates and information with students. You can also create reminders about assignments and share them with your class or , and if you have a classroom blog or website, you will also be able to embed your calendar in it. Below is a visual guide I created to walk you through the different steps you can follow to create , share and publish your calendar. 1- First head over to Google Calendar and log in if you are not already logged in.
Lesson Categories Fun English Archives - Dreamreader.net Other Featured Articles Mother’s Day Eathouse: A Fresh, Local Take on Edible Architecture This amazing edible Eathouse is a literal take on urban agriculture by Stuurlui Stedenbouw and Atelier GRAS!. Spotted over at Plataforma Arquitectura, the locally-grown garden home is bursting forth with green walls bearing a variety of edible fruits and veggies. The modular structure is designed to host a summer crop, so all of its construction materials can be easily dismantled for reuse at the end of each harvest. + Atelier GRAS Via Plataforma Arquitectura