Lesson Planning Corner: Teaching Kids How to be Peer Reviewers


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


Teaching Corner: Wait Time Can Make or Break Your Lesson


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.


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


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


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


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


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.


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