domingo, 25 de septiembre de 2016

WordGames.com

Playing word and vocabulary games is a valuable part of learning English and this is a very useful resource for this purpose.

WordGames.com is a dictionary of impressive free flash word games (puzzle games, memory, matching games, crosswords, typing, word search...) 

We recommend that you visit this site. You can learn and practice a large number of areas of English vocabulary and have some fun as well.

martes, 20 de septiembre de 2016

Uptoten. Educational games

Uptoten is a learning website with hundreds of fun educational games and activities for children aged up to 10 that challege the mind, encourage creativity, help with problem solving, and stimulate memory development among other skills.

Many of them are useful to try to teach English to little kids. Games are organized by age (0-6/ 6-10) so you can find the best online games for your child.

A very good tool and a creative way to learn and practice English. 

domingo, 18 de septiembre de 2016

ABCya.com

ABCya is a free educational resource that offers online learning games for grades K-5.

All the games are free to play on PCs, a subscription is required to removes the ads. 

On mobile devices the games are not free and require a subscription. They feature six free mobile games each week and encourage children to play these games before deciding to subscribe.

Hundreds of engaging learning activities.

miércoles, 14 de septiembre de 2016

Ahora entiendo inglés

Canal en YouTube que aporta numerosos vídeos (la mayoría tienen una duración de entre 5 y 15 minutos) con explicaciones sobre diversos aspectos de la lengua inglesa. Pensado para hablantes de español ya que las explicaciones están en esta lengua.

Puede resultaros interesante como refuerzo de las explicaciones para el alumnado, repasos disponibles en red, etc.


sábado, 10 de septiembre de 2016

Eyes on Bullying Toolkit

The Eyes on Bullying Toolkit was developed and written by: Kim Storey, Ron Slaby, Melanie Adler, Jennifer Minotti, and Rachel Katz, at Education Development Center, Inc.

This toolkit provides specific insights, strategies, activities, and resources to address bullying. It is designed especially for parents, caregivers, educators, and healthcare providers who work with children and youth in homes, early childhood programs, schools (K-12), afterschool and youth programs, camps, and healthcare settings. (Source: Eyes on Bullying Toolkit)


martes, 6 de septiembre de 2016

Factmonster.com

Factmonster.com is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. On Factmonster you can find facts on many subjects including sports, entertainment, technology, business, education, health... It combines essentian reference materials, fun facts and homework help.

Its content is written and edited by experts and includes an encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, a homework center, and educational games.

Visit Factmonster.com on:

domingo, 4 de septiembre de 2016

ProfessorWord

ProfessorWord is a free to use browser tool tha helps you learn new words while you surf the web. This user friendly browser bookmarklet can help you prepare your English vocabulary for SAT, ACT, GRE, and similar aptitude exams.

It works with all modern browsers.

For more information, visit:

miércoles, 31 de agosto de 2016

Upside Down

Upside Down is a site created by Elisa Bueno Brinkmann (IES Las Marinas. Roquetas de Mar) where you will learn English from the other side of the world (New Zealand). You can visit links about Geography, History, Wild Nature, society and daily life...

Many different resources are available: videos, documents, legends, photos, interactive quizzes, tips for travelling and visiting New Zealand...

domingo, 28 de agosto de 2016

KidsThinkDesign.org

Kids Design Collaborative is a non-profit design resource dedicated to the education and inspiration of future designers. Its activities include this website that promotes design thinking and provides a showcase for kids' original projects.

KidsThinkDesign.org is focussed on children from age 9 and interested in exploring the world of design. The site is broken down into sections such as fashion, graphics, interiors, books, products, film and theatre, architecture, animation and environmental design.

jueves, 11 de agosto de 2016

Edheads

Edheads is an online educational resource that provides science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking.


More information about Edheads (in Spanish):

miércoles, 3 de agosto de 2016

EnglishMediaLab

Free online English exercises, quizzes for beginners, intermediate & advanced level English learners, interactive grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation exercises, and much more... 

Developed by Kisito Futonge.

jueves, 28 de julio de 2016

AsapSCIENCE

Do you know this resource? 

AsapSCIENCE offers an interesting and funny way to explain science by using animations and drawings. Popular topics on science on this YouTube channel created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown.



martes, 26 de julio de 2016

Kidtopia.info

Created by librarians, teachers, and other education stakeholders, Kidtopia.info is a friendly Google custom search engine and web site directory for students in grades K-4. All web sites have been checked thoroughly and recommended by teachers, librarians or educational consortia, so you get reliable, age appropriate reources in your search results.

You can find Kidtopia on:


jueves, 21 de julio de 2016

ELSA English Language Speech Assistant

ELSA, which stands for English Language Speech Assistant, is a mobile application that functions as a personal pronunciation coach to help English learners around the world speak English more correctly and confidently. Interesting resource to practice pronunciation regularly and effectively.


ELSA Blog with interesting and fun reads on pronunciation practices:
http://blog.elsanow.io/

domingo, 17 de julio de 2016

Recursos para trabajar el inglés en edades tempranas (curso)

La oferta de formación para el primer trimestre del curso 2016-2017, como seguramente sabréis, se ha publicado recientemente en la página del CEFIRE de Elda.

Directamente relacionada con la didáctica del inglés en edades tempranas, tenemos el gusto de presentaros una nueva edición del curso con Juan Rubio, docente de cuya experiencia y valía conoceréis muchas y muchos docentes de nuestra zona.

Si tenéis interés en esta propuesta, está disponible en la página:

Los objetivos específicos del curso son los siguientes:
  • Reconocer los factores que influyen en el proceso de adquisición de la lengua extranjera a edades tempranas.
  • Disponer de conocimientos sobre los diferentes métodos y enfoques didácticos orientados a este fin.
  • Saber utilizar materiales y recursos conducentes a la mejor adquisición de la lengua extranjera a edades tempranas.

Sus contenidos:
  • Factores que influyen en el proceso de adquisición de la lengua extranjera a edades tempranas.
  • Métodos y enfoques didácticos.
  • Uso de materiales y recursos.
  • Contextos significativos en el marco de un enfoque comunicativo.

No os lo perdáis.

viernes, 15 de julio de 2016

Music in the English Class

Music is one of the best and most motivating resources in the ESL/ EFL classroom. Music is the universal language of mankind. This makes it an amazing teaching tool which connects cultures and languages. 

Studies have shown that music improves concentration and memory. It relaxes people, makes learning fun and constitutes a shared learning environment regardless of the age, background, sex… of the learner.

The following educational resource by M.Àngels Araujo, Isabel Clara Moll, Josep Perez-Prior and Laura Rocamora provides a very interesting example of good practice in this regard.

jueves, 7 de julio de 2016

SmartyReader

SmartyReader is an eReader platform that aims to improve student’s critical reading skills. It cultivates reading and independent critical thinking.

SmartyReader has multiple tools:
Smarticles (Modular reading comprehension exercises. Articles from real times news so a student can improve his reading and grammar skills).
Flashcard Stack (It allows you to go back to words that you did not understand while reading a Smarticle).
VocabCompanion (It allows you to improve your vocabulary by providing preselected words that you have to match with their correct definitions).

SmartyReader is functional on any device that has a web browser. It offers a monthly suscription to a limitless supply of Smarticles.


Ian Siegel (SmartyReader founder) on SmartyReader:


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