AEM: Open Educational Resources (OERs) Open educational resources (OERs) are defined by UNESCO as "teaching, learning, and research materials in any medium, digital or otherwise, that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation, and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions." Strengths of OERs include that they are flexible, cost-free, and easily shared. By Andrew Hashey and Skip Stahl happy English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca. Named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to the area of Britain that would later take their name, England, both names ultimately deriving from the Anglia peninsula in the Baltic Sea. It is closely related to the Frisian languages, but its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse (a North Germanic language), as well as by Latin and French.
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Shakespearean Musical Chair My AP students enter my class having read Romeo and Juliet in ninth grade… and that’s it. No Othello in 10th. No Julius Caesar. WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS PICTURE - The Learning Network Blog Photo Students 1. After looking closely at the image above (or at the full-size image), think about these three questions: What is going on in this picture? Today’s Education Should Be About Giving Learners Voice and Choice Some of the recurring themes of my conference presentations and blog posts include: The underlying theme of all of my ideas, of all of my blog posts is about setting up the conditions where learners’ choice and voice flourish. I have come to believe that the only real education is one that fully embraces learner choice and voice. All instructional practices in this era of learning should revolve around learner choice and voice:
Expressions for Agreeing and Disagreeing Is there anything wrong with this page? Let us know ↗️ Is there anything wrong with this page? Let us know ↗️ Six Writing and Grammar Lessons and Activities WeAreTeachers is pleased to welcome guest teacher-blogger Tiffany Rehbein. Tiffany is a high school English teacher and writes the Core Grammar blog at Sadlier School. Find Tiffany’s blog as well as free grammar and writing lessons, activities and games over at Sadlier’s PubHub. The best way to improve students’ writing is to have them, well, write. For students, being told to write can feel like being forced to eat that pile of broccoli at dinner, but it doesn’t have to feel that way! These six engaging writing activities can be incorporated throughout the day, in any subject, and take from a few minutes to an entire lesson.
11 Vocabulary and Test Review Games and Activities to Keep Your Students Thinking from Sadlier School WeAreTeachers is pleased to welcome guest teacher blogger Sarah Ressler. Sarah is a high school English teacher and writes the Vocab Girl blog at Sadlier Schools. Find Sarah's blog, as well as free language arts lesson plans, classroom activities and games, at Sadlier’s PubHub.