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My Best of series

My Best of series
I’ve separated my “The Best…” lists here by topics. A number of the lists, though, can fit into multiple categories, so it still might be useful to scan all of them. The Websites Of The Year page on this blog, on the other hand, has these lists in the chronological order in which they’ve been written. Please note that I continually update and revise all of the lists. The best way to search is using “Control + F” on your keyboard. The Best Resources Discussing The Importance Of Art In Education — Help Me Find More CLASSROOM PRACTICEWhen A “Good” Class Goes “Bad” (And Back To “Good” Again!) The Best Websites For Students Exploring Jobs and CareersThe Best Sites For Learning Economics & Practical Money SkillsThe Best Websites To Teach & Learn Life SkillsThe Best Sites For Students To Create BudgetsThe Best Sites To Learn About The U.S. The Best Websites For English Language Learner Students In 2012 — Part Two The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELL’s In 2012 — Part Two

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The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures I’ve compiled several “The Best…” lists that sites where you can learn about the geography, data, languages, and holidays of different countries around the world. Those resources are important, but I think it’s like learning the words, but not the music, of a song. So I thought I’d develop a separate list just focused on helping students learn about the cultures of different countries, and would love to hear additional suggestions. You might also be interested in The Best Travel Photographs Of The Year. Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures (and are accessible to English Language Learners):

Starter Sheets The Starter Sheets are resources for the classroom teacher. The intention of each sheet is to introduce a tool, technology or activity that could be easily adapted for use in the classroom. Each sheet is created to a template design and should have the following features:must be two pagesmust have pictures that illustrate process and outcomesprocess must be straight forwardmust be simple to read and understandmust have clear benefits for the teacher in the classroom, the exemplar should be easy to adapt to a variety of classroom settingsmust have an alternative - web based or applicationmust be linked to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy and Sensory learning styles using VARK Title: Formative assessment using Crocodoc Link: Tool or technology:

ELL/ESL: Getting Started - Set Up an Effective ELL/ESL Classroom Getting Started - Set Up an Effective ELL/ESL Classroom Tobey Bassoff The primary goals of an ESL classroom are to make students feel accepted and safe, while building their English language skills. To this end, I offer a few suggestions when building your classroom to meet the needs of the ESL student: 1) Label everything. The English blog by Paco Carmona ( IES La Escribana ) Lat week my 4th year stud ents presented their projects on crime stories in class. Here are some of them. Hope you like it ! Jack the Ripper ( Laura C. and A.D. Prior ) Free Stuff - Advertisement How can you make your ICT lessons even more interesting? Please visit our ebook section to find the book that tells you! Written by Terry Freedman, this inexpensive book summarises the main reasons that ICT lessons are all too often described as “dull” by pupils. It's incisive, inexpensive and instant!

Chalkbeat After fall to an F, trial and error helps Nora rebound Over the course of a year or two, schools like Nora Elementary can find themselves with an entirely new and challenging focus as they discover their new No. 1 job is teaching non-native speakers the English language. 10 inspiring minutes on education, freedom and the American dream Chalkbeat brought together four people featured in this series for a panel discussion. Watch these 10 minutes of highlights and be prepared to be moved. Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones, and BYOT Every day, people around the world communicate, connect, and learn digitally on the go. Our students spend hours with their devices and digital tools. Imagine if some of that time was spent learning your content. Imagine your students learning by creating, playing, translating, editing, curating, researching, and brainstorming digitally on cell phones, mobile devices, laptops, tablets, iPads, Chromebooks, and consoles. Learning to Go is a collection of lesson plans, resources, handouts, and tips for teachers wishing to incorporate mobile devices, cell phones or BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) into their teaching.

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Amazing collection of various tools for learning! Great Enthusiasm! Can be helpful for both teachers and learners. by eugie May 3

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