sábado, 4 de abril de 2020

Technologystudent.com

This useful website contains numerous resources to enhance the study, understanding and teaching of design and technology. 

Resources include information for students, explanations to basic technology and engineering basics), templates, and printable exercises. 

Chronicling America

Chronicling America is a website providing access to information about historic newspapers. More than 3,000 newspapers are available for viewing on this site. 

Chronicling America is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC). This digital resource is developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress. 

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sábado, 28 de marzo de 2020

Agenda Web

Online English exercises for all levels (grammar, listening, reading, vocabulary, songs, worksheets and other learning resources…)

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viernes, 27 de marzo de 2020

The Wordsmyth Illustrated Learner’s Dictionary (WILD)

The Wordsmyth Illustrated Learner’s Dictionary (WILD) is an interactive dictionary geared toward children in Grades K to 3 as well as to young English Language Learners.

The Dictionary consists of three sections or environments. All of them are linked with each other so that a user may at any time navigate from one to another:

- The World is made up of places, or "settings," that you can explore. You can find different places. When you move your mouse around a setting, you can see the words that are labeled inside it.

- The Book shows you all of the words in WILD from A to Z, along with part of each word's dictionary entry.

- The Collections include a wide range of categories and subcategories, such as plants, parts of plants, animals, mammals, invertebrates, parts of the human body, actions of the body, foods, colors, and shapes... Included in the Collections is also a collection called Maps through which children can access an interactive map of the world.

domingo, 22 de marzo de 2020

Fairtrade Schools. Resources

On this site you'll find everything you need to teach about Fairtrade in your school. This is a great opportunity to explore Fairtrade from nursery to secondary school. 

You can search for resources by location or by resource type (activities, games,assembly plans, audiobooks, films...) or by key stage/ age of the students. You can also filter all the resources by product and region.

CBC Kids News

CBC Kids is a Canadian children's block on CBC Television.

CBC Kids News is Canada's first digital news service for young Canadians Here you will find real news for real kids, hot topics, fun facts, and all the information they want to know.

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miércoles, 18 de marzo de 2020

Sparknotes.com

On Sparknotes.com you will find notes on most of the English Literature texts, plus quizzes to test your knowledge.

They offer more than 500 guides for English literature and Shakespeare, and a vast number of guides for history, math, biology, and other subjects. Their most popular guides include quick quizzes.

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sábado, 14 de marzo de 2020

Mixkit video

Mixkit video is a free stock footage website that allows you to download and use high-quality stock videos anywhere. 

No sign-up is needed, no attribution required. Videos are royalty-free and ready to use in commercial and personal projects. All the videos are full HD and are downloaded as 1080p MP4 files. You can contribute your own videos to Mixkit.


Mixkit offers other free assets for video projects (stock music, and video templates)

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sábado, 7 de marzo de 2020

International Women’s Day #IWD2020 #EachforEqual

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. 

The day has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911. 

About the IWD:


Access to some resources for your IWD activities:


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MOOC English for the Workplace by #FutureLearn

This course is aimed at non-native English speakers who have studied English to at least pre-intermediate level (approximately A2 on the CEFR). 

If you are interested in developing English language skills for employability and workplace contexts, you can join free and you will geta access to the course for 6 weeks. 

sábado, 29 de febrero de 2020

Lingua.com English Texts for Beginners

English texts for beginners to practice reading and comprehension online and for free.The texts are brief and appropriate to different levels of proficiency from A1 (CEFR) to B2.

You can also take a multiple-choice self-correcting quiz following each text or download as PDF and print all the exercises.

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viernes, 28 de febrero de 2020

Coronavirus on Brainpop.com

A new coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China in 2019, and then spread to people around the world.  

This resource from Brainpop.com offers a video and some interesting ideas to talk about Coronavirus with your students.

domingo, 23 de febrero de 2020

A Thin Line

MTV's A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower young people to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in their life and amongst their peers. 

The campaign is built on the understanding that there's a "thin line" between what may begin as a harmless joke and something that could end up having a serious impact on you or someone else.

You can visit this digital safety education resource on:

sábado, 22 de febrero de 2020

Gross Science by @anna_rothschild

Gross Science from NOVA is produced by WGBH for PBS Digital Studios. Here you can find bizarre stories from the slimy, smelly, creepy world of science. 

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domingo, 16 de febrero de 2020

Educandy

If you are looking to create interactive learning games, Educandy is an interesting tool to develop engaging activities very easily.

There are 8 types of games you can generate. They can be played on individual computers, tablets via the Educandy app as well as on the interactive whiteboard. You can even embed the games into your own website if you want to.

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viernes, 14 de febrero de 2020

How Did Valentine’s Day Start?

Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14.

Valentine's Day customs – sending greeting cards, offering confectionary and presenting flowers – developed in early modern England and spread throughout the English-speaking world in the 19th century. In the later 20th and early 21st centuries, these customs spread to other countries (source Wikipedia) but how did Valentine’s Day start?

sábado, 8 de febrero de 2020

European Parliament timeline

This resource may be a useful tool for teachers, students and anyone interested in the history of the European Union. 

You can filter events by category or tag. Each event is linked to a more detailed article on it. 

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Classics for Kids

Lesson plans and teaching resources that use classical music to help children learn. The materials incorporate various philosophies, including those of Orff, Dalcrose, and Kodaly. Games, composers, effective activities to help teachers teach the basics of music, musical terms, music education methodologies, and much more. 

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sábado, 1 de febrero de 2020

8 teaching resources about Brexit

On Friday 31 January the UK made history as the first EU member state to legally leave the European Union. Nobody has ever left before, so this raises fundamental questions. 

The following educational resources offer good explanations of Brexit and its importance.

Speakeasy News 

National Geographic 

Busy Teacher 

One Stop English  

UKRI 
ISLCollective 

Larry Ferlazzo  

New York Times 

VidReader. Interactive transcript of any YouTube video

VidReader is an amazing tool that makes it easy to create an interactive transcript of any YouTube video. It creates article-like transcripts for your videos. Now you can read, search, and locate a segment within any videos quickly. 

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