Search for WebQuests Latest news: June 17, 2015: This year marks the 20th anniversary of the WebQuest model. Watch this space for announcements of some new resources coming later this summer! October 22, 2008:WebQuests and Web 2.0? This webinar conducted by the Discovery Education Network features a discussion about how blogs and wikis fit into the WebQuest model. Word Skills Board Game Words Skills is a fun game that is easy to play and can be used to review word skills such as indicating the beginning sound of a word, the ending sound of a word, middle sound of a word, rhymes, synonyms, and antonyms. It can be used as a stand alone board game or as a supplement for reviewing the 7 core phonics units at Lanternfish ESL (or any other similar phonics program). Why Word Skills? Word skills are a valuable tool for students as they set out on the road to becoming independent learners. Being able to talk about words is an essential skill language learners will need as they interact with their teachers to figure out spelling, pronunciation, and meaning of new words they encounter.
Make your own Word Scramble Puzzle This page allows you to create Word Scramble puzzles using your words. Please enter a set of words. When you are done, hit the "Puzzle" button to generate a word search puzzle. Once the puzzle is displayed, you can use the "print" button on your browser to print the page on your printer. The web page generated will remain on this server for about two months. If you want to ensure that you have a copy of the generated puzzle, make sure you save a copy. Crossword Puzzle Maker You must have an OLD browser. The old crossword maker doesn't allow all of the new features like cool fonts, adding images, shadows, special colors, and much more coming in the furture like saving, and being playable online. You can upgrade your browser to IE 9+ or better yet, get the Google Chrome browser and enjoy all of those great features. Not convinced? You can go to the old version by clicking choosing it below.
Family & Consumer Sciences Student Web Links Child Development & Child Care Child Care Resources Children's Health & Safety Children's Learning Child Advocacy Make your own word search puzzle You can use this page to create your own word search puzzle with your own list of words. These puzzles are popular with different groups of people, especially teachers and students. Please enter a set of words. When you are done, hit the "Make Puzzle" button to generate a word search puzzle. Once the puzzle is displayed, you can use the "Printable HTML" or "Printable PDF" buttons to get a clean page suitable for printing with your web browser. The puzzle that is generated will remain on this server for about two months.
Do coaching and technology make a good fit? - Biz-E-training This post is adapted from an article published in Business Issues, the IATEFL BESIG Newsletter, Summer 2015, Issue 90, and is reproduced with the kind permission of the Editor, Chris Stanzer. Available from In recent years, the use of coaching techniques in ELT has become increasingly widespread. The shift in role from teacher to coach has perhaps been prompted to some extent by the possible financial rewards it can bring, but when working in corporate settings with adult learners, establishing a coach / coachee relationship in the classroom, especially with one-to-one clients, would seem to make good pedagogical as well as commercial sense. For one thing, this kind of relationship is more palatable for managers or engineers in positions of responsibility, who are accustomed to making decisions, and it can help sidestep possible feelings of resentment at being ‘taught’ as if they were back at school. Early in the book, the authors observe that
Create a Crossword Puzzle On-line (makes a PDF file) Difficulty level selectedPlease review the various options and then click the button to make your crossword puzzle! Select the difficulty of your crossword puzzle.After you have selected the difficulty, you will be able to see all of the options! Change your current difficulty setting. If you change the difficulty setting, the options will change below to the level you select. That includes any changes to settings you made. Placement of WordsLetters can be placed next to each other, even if they do not form words (to create puzzles with more words)Every letter that is next to each other MUST form a wordPage LayoutGrid DimensionsCrossword StylePrint Word ListClues Space to leave on the first page for clues The more space you give to clues on the first page, the smaller the crossword itself will look.