PRACTICE WITH PRESENT PERFECT TENSE 1TH PERIOD Let’s focus on different activities related to the topic of our first period “The Present perfect Tense”, so that you can increase your knowledge about this topic. Let’s begin! Go to next links to practice on different activities grammar tips termium Peck's English Pointers Accueil > TERMIUM Plus® > Peck's English Pointers > Table of Contents La zone de recherche et les fonctionnalités 5 Activities to Make Your PowerPoint More Engaging – tekhnologic A few days ago on the Teaching English – British Council Facebook page there was a discussion about PowerPoint – Do you love it or hate it? The discussion linked to an article by Rob Lewis who talked about ways PowerPoint could be used in class. In an earlier post he also wrote about the good points and bad points of PowerPoint.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Flashcards Using Google Spreadsheets January 1, 2015Flippity is a very good tool that you can use on Google Spreadsheets to create flashcards and quizzes. The flashcards you create can be either printed or shared online through a generated link. The process to create a flashcard using Google Spreadsheet is pretty easy. Here is how to do it: 1- Click on this template and copy it to your Google Spreadsheet by clicking on "file" and " make a copy" 2- Now that you are on the copied version of that template, edit the text and type in the data you want to include in each side of the flashcard
Control Alt Achieve: 20 Instant Google Searches your Students Need to Know Google strives to make their search as useful as possible, bringing back the most appropriate results for the terms you entered. Sometimes though Google goes above and beyond the normal list of search results by providing instant search cards at the top of the page. These cards contain the information you searched for, but often also include interactive controls to let you dig deeper, branch off, or experience the information in a more engaging manner. Combining Ideas to Write Descriptive Paragraphs Descriptive paragraphs are used when writing essays, providing reports, working on prose and so on. Intermediate level English students can generally construct well-written sentences. The challenge lies in combining those sentences into well-formed paragraphs. Writing well constructed paragraphs is the corner-stone of good English written style. Paragraphs should contain sentences that convey ideas concisely and directly.
The role of videos in the teaching and learning of content in a foreign language The role of videos in the teaching and learning of content in a foreign language Letizia Cinganotto, Daniela Cuccurullo Abstract This paper stems from the increasing role CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) methodology is playing in the Italian schools, having been introduced by a Reform Law (Decrees 88/89 dated 2010) in the upper secondary school curricula. The added value of CLIL to the quality of our curricula has been pointed out by the European Commission in different reports and official documents.
10 Useful Web Tools for Creating Online Quizzes and Polls February, 2014 Following the visual I posted here a couple of weeks ago featuring the differences between formative and summative assessments, somebody shared with the link to this Listly list that comprises dozens of interesting web tools to create online assessments. I have already reviewed some of the tools mentioned in this list in separate posts here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning but I also found out new tools I did not know about. I am re-sharing the whole list created below and I invite you to spend some time sifting through its content. Enjoy Update : After posting the original Listly list, I received several emails informing me that the list does not appear to them so I decided to copy the list manually here.
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): The system also can tell when SmashCards are combined and can even determine what order they’re in. For example, T + EA shows a person with a cup of tea, while EA + T shows a video of someone eating.
10 Lesser Known Google iPhone Apps You Should Be Using There are plenty of essential Google apps for your iPhone that you already know about. Think about the everyday utility of Google Maps or the hour by hour use of Google Calendar. There are also some lesser known apps that bring unexpected benefits to little corners of our worlds. With over 2 million apps in the App Store, it is easy to forget that Google and its little band of merry apps aren’t only about search and email. They are also a bit about education and creativity, which is what this article is all about. Yes, “lesser-known” is a very subjective hyphenation, but just like the not so obvious Google services on the web, these apps can be surprisingly handy when you put them to the task.
Home Page - First Certificate Writing The student must write 140-190 words. There are basically 3 types of letters: Letter of complaint (formal)Job application letter (formal)Asking for information Continue reading This is an example of a multiple-choice question in part 1 of the exam. Continue reading The Lecture Lectures are a common teaching strategy in universities. However, to reduce the risk of encouraging students to adopt a reproduction approach to their learning we need to move beyond a merely transmission model of teaching. To encourage higher levels of thinking and reasoning lectures need to be designed to encourage students to utilise and build on their existing understanding and transform what they hear into their own ways of knowing and thinking. This site offers strategies to do so. Resources
4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes July 29, 2015 Here are four great web tools for creating online quizzes to share with your students. We have already reviewed these tools in separate posts in the past and some of you might already be familiar with them. However, for those of you who haven't seen them before, these are web-based platforms for creating a wide variety of interactive quizzes. For more choices on quiz making tools, check out this page. Printable Flash Cards for Vocabulary Words-with Photographs Sluggish Sluggish audio/easy/sluggish.mp3 adjective lacking energy; inactive