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Six New Features Coming to Google Forms Google Forms has long been a go-to tool for teachers to create surveys and give quizzes online. Today, Google announced six new features that are going to make Google Forms better than ever. Like most updates to G Suite, these features will be rolled out gradually so if you don't see them today, you will see them soon.

Similes and Metaphors – The Canswedian English Teacher Fun fact! Did you know that the simile, “Life is like a box of chocolates” was used WAY before it became famous in Forrest Gump. Does anybody know who it was that wrote it? I’ll give you the answer at the bottom of the blog (*evil laugh*) The 5 Best Exercises Every Guy Should Master There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back then what I know today, I could have avoided a plethora of injuries along the way. That’s why I’m sharing 5 specific exercises with you today. These are the key movements that should serve as the foundation upon which your general fitness is built. You’ll also find these movements in THE 21-DAY METASHRED—my all-new body-shredding DVD plan. You get nine 30-minute workouts that torch fat fast.

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? There are few things more crushing to the spirit of hardworking teachers than this dramatically enacted evidence of the fact that, apparently, 70% of all feedback given by teachers to pupils falls on stony soil.

Early Childhood Today Below is a list of early childhood resources and links for early childhood professionals. By posting some links and not others, it is not our intention to endorse specific products and organizations. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Offers information on early childhood education and development, accreditation, public policy, research, professional development, and more. Join NAEYC in their commitment to improving the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age eight.

Twelve Tools for Building End-of-year Review Activities (That Aren't Kahoot Games) The end of the school year is quickly approaching. At this time of the year I start to get a lot of requests for suggestions for tools to create review activities. Here are twelve good options for creating review activities. Video-based review activities:Vizia is a free tool for creating video-based quizzes. On Vizia you an import a video from YouTube or from Wistia and then add questions along the timeline of the video.

7 YouTube channels to spice up your lessons One of the funniest and weirdest activities you can enjoy with your friends is a so-called YouTube party. Basically, you meet your mates and have regular fun until someone says “I totally have to show you something on YouTube…” And boom, the YT party begins because everyone has seen something to share with friends. And, oh, the depths of the Internet you may visit… If you teach teenagers or digitally aware adults you may enjoy a little YT party as well, just try to moderate the videos presented by students as some of the videos may turn out to be somewhat inappropriate. If you want to avoid potential embarrassment, try to show some EFL-friendly channels. Don’t know which ones are worth recommendation?

The 13 Best Exercises for Burning Fat Related: RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From Men’s Health That Are So Intense, They Rip Away Body Fat! They work every muscle in your body. You’ll burn a lot of calories and your heart rate will go sky high. It’s certainly an amazing exercise to burn fat. But I personally believe there are 13 moves that are better for fat loss training, especially for men with some serious miles on their bodies.

ESL Movies Worksheets English vocabulary, printable worksheets ESL Lesson Plans & Resources for Kids Kiz School provides: Video Tutorials, PPT, Interactive Games & Quizzes, Printable PDF Worksheets & Flashcards, among others. You don't need to be a professional teacher to use our materials.It is an effective, affordable private and public teaching solution for parents and schools. Early Childhood Education Have you explored our Early Childhood resources? Early Childhood Activity Bank Find 400+ activities perfect for young learners. These activities have been culled from previous issues of our Early Childhood Newsletter. Search by month for timely activities, or search the Activity Bank by subject. Early Childhood Teaching Themes Our early childhood editor, Sue LaBella, offers hundreds of activities on dozens of classroom teaching themes. Check out our archive today.

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