Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders A small startup company called Extrality is working on augmented reality flashcards for phonics. They’re calling them SmashCards. The idea is to embed interactivity into what look like ordinary flashcards, thus (hopefully) enhancing children’s phonemic awareness and understanding. When a SmashCard is held up to a webcam, relevant graphics or videos can pop up on the computer screen (e.g., the T and the EA are fluttering butterflies):
Editable Alien Flash Cards/ Labels - FREE Classroom Display Resource - EYFS, KS1, KS2, year, 1, phonics, assessment, aliens A set of editable alien flash cards or labels for you to add your own phonics nonsense words to. They could also be used as classroom labels. - FREE primary school teaching resources, including FREE to download classroom display resources for Early Years (EYFS), KS1 and KS2 including stickers, posters, wordmats, signs, roleplay ideas and much much more! - A Sparklebox alternative. Printable Graphic Organizers for Teachers, Grades K-12 Highlights Halloween Happy Halloween! Students love this fall holiday; take advantage of it! Printable Flash Cards for Vocabulary Words-with Photographs Sluggish Sluggish audio/easy/sluggish.mp3
KS1 alphabet phonics flash cards - Alphabet and sounds Illustrated alphabet cards (Ref: SB230) A set printable cards with alphabet sounds a-z and accompanying pictures and words. Great for all sorts of classroom games. Phonology picture flash cards (Ref: SB454) A useful set of brightly-coloured printable picture cards (4-to-a-page) for use with children to help and assess children with language and speech difficulties. Free Graphic Organizers for Teaching Writing Introduction As you know, free graphic organizers are readily available on the Internet. However, access to quality organizers often requires either a monthly or an annual fee. Here you will find, what I think, are quality organizers WITHOUT monthly or annual fees. I dug into my own archives that I've accumulated over my 33 year career in search of organizers that focus on writing.
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ESL-Kids - ESL Flashcards Here you will find a collection of hundreds of flashcards for ESL kids. Each flashcard set has both small (four on one A4 sheet) and large (two on one A4 sheet) versions. There are two copies of each card, one with a word describing the picture, and the other without a description so that you can write your own. This is particularly helpful with differences in American and British English.
Flashcards for Valentine’s Day Today’s Flashcard Friday post is all about Valentine’s Day! If you’re a longterm subscriber who already has a set of our Valentine’s Day cards, please revisit this section. We’ve added a bunch of new images to our Valentine’s Day set. If you aren’t a subscriber yet, February is the perfect month to join the library! ESL Kids Flashcards Matching game: Spread all the cards on the floor or on a table. Students take turns flipping two cards and calling out the cards that they flip. If it's a pair then they keep it and get a point. If they don't call out the card then they can't keep it (Don't enforce this rule too strictly or the students may rebel). Go Fish: Deal four or five cards to each student.
Spanish Worksheets and Activities: PDF downloads This page contains simple word games designed as vocabulary aids aimed at Spanish learners and teachers. Many of them are freely downloadable in PDF format: Spanish wordsearches of various sizes Spanish crosswords on various topics and of various sizes: note that these are English-style crosswords but with Spanish vocabulary, as they are aimed as a vocabulary aid for foreign learners of Spanish; Spanish flash cards: a free tool is available on this site to print off your own flash cards on various topics (see below). The 60-Second Guide To How Flashcards Actually Work In the era of digital everything, it’s often easy to lose some of the tried-and-true methods of learning. If you’re like me, you used flashcards a pantload while studying for quizzes, tests, the SATs, etc. But why? Why did you use flashcards?