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6 great online sources for games and quizzes Playing online computer games is a popular pastime for many language learners, so employing such games as a technique for studying English is a really good idea. A large number of websites now offer free and fun English language learning games, from crossword puzzles and word jumbles to adventure games that can help facilitate conversation. 1. Teach Activities Each of these activities gives you a quick way to learn how to do new things with ScratchJr. They are listed here in order of simplest to hardest, but feel free to play around in any order you'd like! Watch this video for a brief introduction to ScratchJr's interface... See more
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Coding for the Common Core: 15 iPad Coding Apps for K-5+ Check out These Fun iPad Apps for Helping Young Students Learn About Coding, Logic, Math, & More! Dr. Leslie Suters is a faculty member in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. She will present the session “Coding for the Core: Using the iPad to Develop Computational Thinking and Mathematical Practices” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November in Raleigh, NC.
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Twenty-Six different ways to do Gapfills / Cloze tasks UPDATED – from fifteen to twenty six! Many thanks to all those who contributed their ideas! Does what it says on the tin! As part of a recent seminar – I have collected, invented, developed and stolen these fifteen alternatives to just giving the learners a gapfill task and then asking / telling them the answers. Some of them you’ll know, others you may have known and forgotten, and some may get you wondering why anyone would do that to a fellow human being… but hopefully all of them will be useful!
Can Video Games Make You Smarter? New gaming technology is an increasingly important learning tool for kids and adults. Watching his boys play video games, Karl Kapp wondered how he could leverage their immersion and engagement. “I kept thinking: Why is online learning so boring and gaming is so exciting?” said the professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University and author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction. “Is there anything we can borrow from games to make learning more exciting?” ENGAMES Countable and uncountable nouns When I speak with native speakers of English they often tell me that the concept of countability in English is absolutely natural. “You simply know which noun is countable and which is not.” However, this natural feeling is nearly impossible to teach.