Lesson Planning Corner: Teaching Kids How to be Peer Reviewers

22/05/2018

s we know from own experiences as students or as educators, effective group work is not always possible. The same applies to peer reviews. Students need to learn how to provide and accept peer reviews in order for them to work. Find some tips on peer review skills at http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/work_in_progress/2018/04/teach_world_language_students_.html

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Teaching Corner: Wait Time Can Make or Break Your Lesson

17/05/2018

Effective wait time is an incredible tool to increase language production in classrooms. See more at https://www.middleweb.com/37403/wait-time-can-make-or-break-your-lesson/


Lesson Planning Corner: A useful tool for developing vocabulary and generating glossaries.

08/05/2018

Nik Peachey’s insight at https://www.er-central.com/text-helper/
A great tool to assist your students in building academic content language!!! Share with your colleagues.

US Culture: Resoures to Teach About Pi Day

19/04/2018

Teach your learners about this cultural observation in the USA with the resources at https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/c4184be2-883d-4a74-b7a4-be6322fbb1f6/pi-day-all-about-the-holidays/?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=math_2018#.WqWkn5PwbUL


Spince Up Your English Lesson: Reading Digital Games as Texts

17/04/2018

Kids love digital games. Why not combine them with reading activities? Excerpt:

Story-driven digital games can drive students to explore concepts like linear and nonlinear narrative, the unreliable narrator, and more.

Find more at https://www.edutopia.org/article/reading-digital-games-texts?utm_source=Edutopia+Newsletter&utm_campaign=c3453a6600-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_022818_enews_whystudentsforget&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f72e8cc8c4-c3453a6600-79039791


Video: Scaffolding Text Structure for ELLs

17/04/2018

Great short video at https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/scaffolding-text-structure/?utm_source=newsletter20180310


Oh, The Possibilities For English Instruction! Transform Articles Into Videos in Minutes

14/04/2018

Add a listening component to reading by doing this (excerpt):

Enter a blog post or RSS feed and the Lumen5 artificial intelligence system will help you summarize the content and match each scene with relevant videos, photos, and music.

 

Find here:

https://lumen5.com/


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