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Teaching ESL to Adults: Classroom Approaches in Action is a series of twelve videos, which can be viewed online on this page or purchased as four DVD volumes. For a list and description of the titles, click here. To view the twelve videos online, select a thumbnail below the player. The quality of your online viewing experience depends on the capacity of your computer and the speed of your internet connection. Related:  kathydemeoTheory

14 Ways to Say "I Love You" without Words By Tracey Farmer at Your rating: None Average: 2 (2 votes) With Valentine's Day right around the corner, I wanted to give my husband a gift this year that was a little different from the usual "I love you" accompanied by a card. I decided that for the two weeks leading up to the big day, I would do special things to show him how I feel. Inspired Note: If you are looking for just one good idea for February 14th, I hope that you find something here that will let your significant other know just how much you care, too. Taking into account that my actions would need to be out of the ordinary for him to even notice, these are some of the ideas that I came up with to say, "I love you," without using words. * Day One - Friday - A Night In With a late night arrival home planned, I will have fresh sheets on the bed, his favorite homemade cookies and drink on the nightstand, the newest must-see movie on pause, and his pajamas laying across the bed, with his slippers on the floor.

Marking is an act of love UPDATE: After a lot of thought and reading, I’m no long convinced that marking is anywhere near as important or useful as it’s often claimed. In fact, much of it is a complete waste of time. In this post I explore the difference between marking and feedback and here I suggest that less marking might mean more feedback. October 2015 Have you ever flicked back through an exercise book and seen the same repeated comments followed with soul numbing certainty by the same repeated mistakes? I’ve always felt guilty about marking. I guess if you’re marking like I used to, then it’s easy to feel like this. The big difference is DIRT. At Clevedon School, this has been formalised into Triple Impact Marking: Here are a few of my thoughts on how to change the way you think about marking and, maybe more importantly, how you go about it. and Joe Kirby has also written about how using symbols can save precious time. Don’t write out comments. So, that’s it: my thoughts on how to make marking matter.

Top 10 Shocking Documentaries Movies and TV As a visual medium, documentaries frequently succeed in portraying the unimaginable far better then any book alone could do. Beaming everything from the consequences of child abuse to the horrors of nuclear warfare into the homes of millions, the following infamous documentaries shock the viewer and challenge perceptions. Please note: Almost all the videos featured contain graphic and disturbing content, relevant to the topic at hand. Warning: some of these documentaries contain disturbing footage. High on Crack Street Following the struggle of three crack addicts, ‘High on Crack Street’ digs deep into the complex daily lives of individuals striving to obtain their next fix. Aokigahara / Suicide Forest Lying at the base of Mount Fuji, Aokigahara Forest has a rather unsettling reputation as a suicide hotspot . Nuit et Brouillard The Killing of America Interview with a Cannibal What drives a man to kill and cannibalize an innocent woman? Bulgaria’s Abandoned Children

Kamratrepsonsmallar för skrivning vid formativ bedömning Har lovat att dela med mig av mina responsmallar, sk pre flight-checklist inom svenska. De används inom nyckelstrategin att akrivera eleverna som lärresurser för varandra, för att tydliggöra för eleven och lära av sina och andras misstag. Det underlättar också rättningsbördan för lärare. Jag har responsmallar för nedanstående hittils men planen är att utöka allt eftersom vi arbetar vidare. Här finns en allmän som en av mina barndomsvänner gjort. Vid skrivandet kan de ha nytta av denna Lathud. Vid bedömning av elevtexterna rekomenderar jag Språket på Väg del 2 från Skolverket där det finns matriser för kriterier i de olika stegen. Adults One thing I've observed time and time again working with professionals in France is very often they are lacking the tone of voice communicating emotion and passion when giving presentations or speeches. I have sat through more presentations than I can count that droned on and on, with no accentuation or punctuation. Often these are sales presentations, presenting a bid for tender, pre-sales or answering a RFP, and putting myself in the potential client's shoes makes me want to take a long walk off of a short cliff! Alas, it is my job to push on through these presentations, fix the mistakes, and push them out the door -- in the short term, there isn't very much that I can do. The first step: we talked about the "bones" of a pitch -- what is is? The second step: We brainstorm our jobs and our teams. -- Who are we? The third step: We give three or four arguments supporting any of the strong, positive adjectives we have thrown around when answering the questions. --You want a new desk.

Kunskapsformaren Så jobbar Annika med formativ bedömning Så jobbar Annika utifrån de fem formativa nyckelstrategierna – några exempel: 1 Tydliggöra mål och kunskapskrav: Annika delar en bedömningsmatris med varje elev för att synliggöra vad de kan nu och vad nästa steg blir. Hon visar elevexempel och elever får bedöma egna texter. 2 Skapa aktiviteter som synliggör lärandet: Annika använder sig av öppna frågor och ”exit tickets”. 3 Ge återkoppling som för lärandet framåt: Annika ger återkoppling och konkreta förslag på hur eleven kan utvecklas framåt. 4 Aktivera eleverna som undervisningsresurser för varandra: Tillsammans med en kollega brukar Annika bestämma hur grupper ska sättas samman. 5 Aktivera eleven som ägare av sitt eget lärande: Annika använder sig av checklistor för självbedömning. Du kan läsa mer om hur Annika Sjödahl jobbar på hennes bloggar: Plus och minus med formativ bedömning ”Det underlättar vid betygssättning.

Survey or Preview the Text The following Writing Guides are available. To view guides, click on the list of catgories on the list below. You may view or hide descriptions of the guides. Writing and Speaking Research Writing & Documentation Writing in Specific Disciplines Conducting Qualitative & Quantitative Research About the Writing@CSU Guides These guides are the result of a joint effort of the Writing@CSU project and the Colorado State University Writing Center. In 2012, the guides were moved into a content management system developed for the Writing@CSU site.

textivate 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About 197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware. Just as many individuals have their own channel, curating their expertise in a series of broadcasted lessons. These channels allow instructors to share information and blend media in unprecedented and exciting new ways. From teaching Mandarin Chinese to busting myths about Astronomy, the educational possibilities are virtually endless pun intended! Because we can now sift through thousands of resources while navigating a single repository, the potential for inspiration and growth in the field of education has reached a new height. Here are the top channels worth following based on views, subscriptions, and quality of content: General Physical Sciences Engineering & Technology Mr.

20 Ways To Be A Better English Language Teacher (Part 1) | ELT Experiences English language teaching can be a challenging and difficult process, especially if you are seeking for new ideas and thoughts on improving your day-to-day teaching. Much of the challenge is learning to develop yourself, especially once you have found your place in this career and feel settled. You must continuously strive to improve your own teaching day in and day out. Here are some ideas to consider when you want to improve and develop your own teaching or if you want to be a better teacher overall. 1. It seems like commonsense but for some teachers that I have observed, they have difficulty reflecting and improving their own lessons. Did the students enjoy the lesson? 2. If you have any difficulty on reflecting your lessons, or you wish to consider studying your lesson in more detail, you could record your own lesson to analyse afterwards. 3. When you are preparing your lessons, think about the following: “By the end of the lesson, students will be able to …”. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Differentiation: Making the most of mixed ability It is regarded as one of the most important parts of teachers’ work and has been referred to in a variety of ways, from mixed-ability teaching to personalised learning. But the teaching approach now most widely referred to as “differentiation” can still be a difficult one for teachers to grasp. In his bestselling teacher-training manual, Teaching Today: a practical guide, Geoff Petty describes it as “the process by which differences between learners are accommodated so that all students in a group have the best possible chance of learning”. Peter Anstee, an English teacher and author of the Differentiation Pocketbook, says that it is about adapting teaching and learning styles to suit the whole class, groups or individuals. Differentiation is misunderstood Both agree that the lack of a consistent and clearly-defined description of differentiation has led to confusion among teachers, which has caused the idea to be widely misunderstood and misinterpreted. Differentiation can be daunting