jueves, 26 de julio de 2018

NPR (#radio #podcast)

NPR is a nationally acclaimed, non-profit multimedia organization and the leading provider of noncommercial news, information and entertainment programming to the American public. Launched in 1970 as a radio network by a group of public radio stations, today NPR is among the most successful news organizations in America and a growing presence in digital media including podcasting, mobile applications and social media. (Source NPR) 

An amazing resource to improve listening skills and to enrich your vocabulary.

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miércoles, 25 de julio de 2018

What's the Difference? @LEARNDlFFERENCE

En esta cuenta de Twitter se expresan muy gráficamente las diferencias entre palabras que pueden confundirse en inglés por su uso o por su forma. Un buen lugar para repasarlas y seguir aprendiendo.

domingo, 22 de julio de 2018

How the food you eat affects your brain by Mia Nacamulli

What does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? Food has a powerful effect on our brains, especially as we age.

This TED-Ed original lesson takes you into the brain to explain how the different nutritional parts interact with the brain.

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Nelson Mandela International Day

Each year on 18th July (Mandela's birthday), Nelson Mandela International Day or Mandela Day is celebrated in his honour. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009.

Mandela Day is a global call to action that celebrates the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world, the ability to make an impact.

This year as we celebrate 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth.

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viernes, 13 de julio de 2018

NRICH #mathematics

NRICH is a team of qualified teachers who offers advice and support to both learners and teachers of mathematics. It provides free enrichment material for all ages, interesting mathematical games, problems and articles.

NRICH aims to:

Enrich the experience of the mathematics curriculum for all learners

Offer challenging and engaging activities

Develop mathematical thinking and problem-solving skills

Show rich mathematics in meaningful contexts

Work in partnership with teachers, schools and other educational settings

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jueves, 12 de julio de 2018

The English Hall

Blog de Cristina Cantonero, profesora de inglés y traductora. En él podéis encontrar muchos recursos para desarrollar distintas destrezas, información sobre el aprendizaje del inglés, consejos para afrontar exámenes. Igualmente, se ponen a vuestra disposición numerosos e-books con recomendaciones, ejercicios, materiales, etc.

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domingo, 8 de julio de 2018

PreKinders @prekinders

Amazing site created by Karen Cox, a Pre-K teacher in Georgia. Hundreds of classroom tested lessons and ideas to teach Pre-K in English (activities, printables, themes, etc.)

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sábado, 7 de julio de 2018

Appu Series on Youtube

If you are interested in stories, nursery rhymes and other resources in English this YouTube channel for kids offers a wide range of animated and live action videos.


sábado, 30 de junio de 2018

WJEC Free Digital Resources

WJEC is an organisation providing assessment, training and educational resources in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and elsewhere.

It provides a range of resources which can be used effectively as stand-alone lessons or incorporated into a larger scheme of work These free digital resources support the teaching and learning of subjects offered by WJEC.

Encyclopedia of Concise Concepts by Women Philosophers

The Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists has developed a new site, the Encyclopedia of Concise Concepts by Women Philosophers, a joint project of Paderborn University’s Ruth Hagengruber and Cleveland State’s Mary Ellen Waithe.

This resource aims to introduce “women philosophers who mostly have been omitted from the philosophical canon despite their historical and philosophical influence.” The site has four main sections: Concepts, Keywords, Philosophers, and Contributors.

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viernes, 22 de junio de 2018

Fun Summer Science!

Looking for some awesome summer science activities for kids? Fun outdoor science experiments explained by Jessi and her robot rat Squeaks on this video: making a kite, building a solar tower, blowing bubbles...

 

jueves, 21 de junio de 2018

PHYSICS4KIDS.COM

Physics for kids and for everyone. Lots of information on motion, heat and thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, light and modern physics topics. 

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domingo, 17 de junio de 2018

The History of the British Isles: Every Year by Ollie Bye

History helps you understand the backstory and context to what’s happening now. It also helps understand cultural values.

This video shows the entire history of the British Isles from the arrival of modern humans to 2016. An amazing resource to learn about the history of the British Isles.

domingo, 10 de junio de 2018

#WorldOceansDay

World Oceans Day takes place every 8 June. It has been celebrated unofficially since its original proposal in 1992 by Canada's International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) and the Ocean Institute of Canada (OIC) at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The conservation action theme for World Oceans Day 2018 has been "Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean".

Some interesting educational resources in English language to celebrate World Oceans Day

The World Cup a Fair Game?

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018.

The World Cup a Fair Game? is a cross-curricular resource for 9-14 year old users developed by Oxfam Education to engage learners critically with issues of fairness and equality. 

These materials are an updated version of their 2014 World Cup resource.

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domingo, 3 de junio de 2018

#WorldEnvironmentDay #BeatPlasticPollution

First held in 1974, World Environment Day (WED) occurs on the 5th of June every year. WED is the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. It is widely celebrated in over 100 countries.

Each World Environment Day is organized around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern. The theme for 2018 is beating plastic pollution. #BeatPlasticPollution.

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sábado, 2 de junio de 2018

World Digital Library

The World Digital Library (WDL) is a project of the U.S. Library of Congress, carried out with the support of the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO), and in cooperation with libraries, archives, museums, educational institutions, and international organizations from around the world.

The WDL makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from all countries and cultures.

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domingo, 27 de mayo de 2018

Search in Collocation Dictionary. Ozdic.com

Ozdic.com is an amazing and very useful dictionary that helps English learners write and speak more natural-sounding. It contains over 150,000 collocations for nearly 9,000 headwords. 

Examples of how the collocations are used in context are provided.

Ozdic.com is based on the 100 million word British National Corpus.

Ten Minute History

History-focused YouTube channel. 10 minute introductions to multiple topics for students or people interested in World History.


sábado, 19 de mayo de 2018

Free ebooks

This collection includes more than 800 free ebooks to your Kindle, iPad/ iPhone, computer, smart phone or e-reader. 

Great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry

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