lunes, 30 de marzo de 2015


EnglishTestStore provides you free English tests and exercises online for English learners to practice. It can be a useful resource if you want to improve your English skills or if you are interested in taking an examination in English for work or study.

You can also download many tests for offline use.

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viernes, 27 de marzo de 2015

Science Museum (London) Teaching Resources

The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London. Opened in 1857, today constitutes one of the city's major tourist attractions. In fact, it is well worth a visit. Unfortunately it is not always possible. However, on its webpage a very interesting bank of free online resources is available for teachers and students.

You can select an age, choose a subject, and then a topic from the list or browse by the following categories:

- Hands-on activities and fun challenges.
- Short videos to use in your teaching.
- Online games and websites to motivate and engage students.
- Techniques and demos to use in your teaching.

Teaching resources:

jueves, 19 de marzo de 2015 is a very interesting resource in order to learn English grammar, vocabulary and speaking with games, free lessons & more. A number of sections are available: Speaking, Grammar, Vocabulary & Idioms, Reading, Real Life English, Lessons, Games and Quizzes and a free English Course.

Since its launch in 1999, more than 350,000 visitors a month come to the site to learn English, generating more than 700,000 monthly page views.

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miércoles, 18 de marzo de 2015

The Noun Project

The Noun Project is a website launched in 2010 that aggregates and catalogs symbols that are created and uploaded by graphic designers around the world. Based in Los Angeles, the project functions both as a resource for people in search of typographic symbols and a design history of the genre.

The Noun Project’s mission is to share the world’s visual language. They collect and organize all the symbols that form languages into one easy-to-use online library that can be accessed by anyone. All the symbols on this site are completely free to download, and can be used for many different purposes, including presentations, vocabulary flashcards, etc.

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viernes, 13 de marzo de 2015


Whyville is a virtual world with over 100 games and constructive educational activities covering a wide range of subjects which helps children play and have fun while learning. 

It can also help teachers promote socially responsible behavior in an engaging and safe collaborative gaming environment. Membership is free.

Whyville works with such institutions as NASA, the Getty Museum, the School Nutrition Association, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to bring the educational content to its citizens.

jueves, 12 de marzo de 2015

Saint Patrick

Known as the Apostle of Ireland, Saint Patrick is the primary patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious celebration occurring annually on 17 March.

St. Patrick features in many stories in the Irish oral tradition and there are many customs connected with his feast day. There are also many educational resources to learn more about him and about Irish culture.

Webquest on Ireland on our virtual library (

Saint Patrick's Day ideas, activities and crafts on Pinterest:

domingo, 8 de marzo de 2015

Real World Math

Real World Math is a resource site consisting of a collection of free math activities for Google Earth.

Real World Math has been designed for students and educators.Teachers have access to lesson write ups and additional material to integrate these activities effectively and students will find downloads for over 30 activities, videos, and instructional tutorials for Google Earth & SketchUp.

If you are interested in a student-centered and task-oriented approach to mathematics that embraces active learning and project-based activities, this resource is highly recommended.

lunes, 2 de marzo de 2015

I Think It's a Monster. Nuevo libro de Daniel Martínez Cremades

Daniel Martínez Cremades, maestro especialista en inglés y colaborador asiduo del CEFIRE de Elda desde hace tiempo, nos anuncia su nueva obra I Think It's a Monster ilustrada por Francisco Javier García Hernández y publicada por ECU.

En esta ocasión, Óscar, el protagonista de la historia sufre una noche de insomnio obsesionado por mirada de alguien o algo que lo espía en su habitación.

La obra está orientada a estudiantes de Primaria de inglés como lengua extranjera y en la práctica del presente y de vocabulario significativo. Puede resultar útil para el profesorado que desee realizar una lectura graduada con su clase a partir de la cual desarrollar actividades de refuerzo y evaluación, que también se proporcionan al final de esta publicación.

La presentación oficial en nuestra provincia tendrá lugar en la FNAC de Alicante el 27 de marzo a las 19.00 horas.

domingo, 1 de marzo de 2015

BBC School Radio

BBC School Radio is the audio division of BBC Schools, the educational division of the BBC. 

It offers audio and video teaching resources for KS1 and KS2 primary school curriculum subjects including teacher's notes for lesson plans available online via the website for most series and simple to print or download as PDF files. Its content is divided into 8 subjects: Early Learning, History, PSHE- Citizenship, Mathematics, Collective Worship, Music, Dance and English.

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