Looking to Spice Up Your English Classes in the New Year With Digital Activities and Resources? Find a List of Infinite Possibilities Here. No Excuses

22/01/2018

An awesome list of The 50 Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2017 at   http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2017/10/14/the-50-best-web-2-0-applications-for-education-in-2017/

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English Teaching: US Culture Lesson Plans Related to Freedom Riders

21/01/2018

By PBS KET
“The Future Depends on What You Do Today.”
Gain a new perspective from an inspirational freedom rider!
Watch interviews and newsreel footage and see archival photos to learn how Mahatma Gandhi, the leader in the struggle for an independent India, inspired and influenced those engaged in the struggle to end racial discrimination in the United States. Explore Resource
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George Washington Carver: Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher
Grades: 3-7
A lover of nature, with a keen intellect and desire to help people better their lives, Carver used his knowledge to make American farms- and the nation- flourish. In this lesson plan, students will explore the life of science and innovation led by George Washington Carver.  Discover Lesson Plan
Thomas Edison: Inventor and Entrepreneur
Grades: 3-7
Thomas Edison, a leader of American innovation, was responsible for developing many modern devices. Students will learn about Edison’s remarkable business of innovation and some of his 1,093 patented devices. Discover Lesson Plan
Amelia Earhart: Aviator, Record-breaker, Activist
Grades: 3-7
Through two primary source activities and a short video, students will learn about Earhart’s passion for flying and determination to succeed as a female aviator. Discover Lesson Plan

Teaching English Grammar Narrative Tenses: What Are They and How Can They be Taught?

20/01/2018

As always, great resources from the British Council at   https://www.britishcouncil.org/voices-magazine/classroom-activities-teach-narrative-tenses?utm_source=BC_TE_Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=voices

 


Spice Up Your Classroom With Games Around the World

19/01/2018

at https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/activities/games-around-world?utm_source=TE_Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=bc-teachingenglish


New ways teachers can improve student learning based on current brain research

18/01/2018

Using the principles of brain research and neuroplasticity can improve the outcome of classroom activities. Read about specific strategies at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/12/26/4-teachers-brain-research/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec


English Teacher Tools: 17 Web Tools and Apps to Create Interactive Video Lessons and Quizzes

18/01/2018

An excellent source for English teachers!  Find at http://teacherrebootcamp.com/2017/12/16/videolessoncreationtools/?utm_content=bufferc3dd0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer


Group Work or No Group Work in English Instruction?

16/01/2018

According to this publication, group work enhances learning in English learners. Read more about Why Group Work Could Be the Key to English Learner Success at https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2017/02/23/why-group-work-could-be-the-key-to-english-learner-success/


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