jueves, 24 de noviembre de 2016

Grammar for Kids

Website created by Aurora Jove and Luz Pérez, teachers of English at Ponte dos Bozos State Primary School in Arteixo (Galicia. Spain).

The website is focused on the learner and on the use of ICT as a teaching tool in the ESL classroom. It provides a funny way to refresh grammar skills with lots of interactive games, quizzes, and tutorials.

Some other amazing websites by the same authors:

Web Tools For Kids Plenty of free web applications for your blogs.
Topics For Kids Lots of online activities, word games, exercises, quizzes, songs, videos, e-books and other ESL resources.

miércoles, 23 de noviembre de 2016

Cookie. Learning games for young children

At Cookie, child experts and educators design interactive online games for kids. Their learning games for kids help in building skills needed for success in school. 

This website provides games, stories, videos, worksheets, arts & crafts, and a preschool zone.

Very interesting and fun for kids.

jueves, 17 de noviembre de 2016

EF English Proficiency Index

The EF Education First English Proficiency Index (EPI), a report which attempts to rank countries by the average level of English language skills amongst adults, has published its latest research on where English is learned around the world and quality of teaching in each country to find the places with the highest proficiency of English as a second language.

The EF EPI sixth edition was calculated using test data from 950,000 test takers in 2015. The test takers were self-selected and no demographic information was collected on them. The tests are used by the company for marketing and placement purposes (Source Wikipedia)

EF EPI Executive Summary (2016):

Spain Country Fact Sheet:

miércoles, 16 de noviembre de 2016


Website for Primary and Elementary schools providing more than 260 free educational interactive teaching resources and activities and may free to use fun kids games and activites for kids. Subjects including: Maths, English, Science, History, Geography, R.E., D.T., I.C.T, French and Spanish. 

Crickweb can be used in the classroom, as well as at home

domingo, 13 de noviembre de 2016


Zing is a very interesting resource by Schoolwide that provides educators, parents, and students unlimited access to thousands of authentic eBooks in English (and Spanish), both in school and at home.

What does a free account include? (Source Zing):
  • Unlimited, simultaneous access to over 1,000 authentic eBooks and short digital texts
  • eReader tools (note taking/annotating, highlighting, bookmarks, and an interactive dictionary powered by Collins COBUILD Dictionaries)
  • Customized library-building capability
  • Audio eBooks and audio eLearning
  • Personalized collection-building capability (virtual book bins)
  • Access to student reading logs and reading progress monitoring
  • Embedded eLearning teaching points
  • Web-based access (accessible anywhere an Internet connection is available)
  • Robust searching and filtering functionality (by genre, guided reading level, Lexile level, theme, topic, etc.)
  • Can be used on laptops, desktops, interactive whiteboards, and tablets
  • eLearning assessments (multiple-choice, reading response, and constructed response) 
Zing! Promo Video from Schoolwide Inc on Vimeo.

martes, 8 de noviembre de 2016

Road to Grammar Jr

Road to Grammar Jr. provides quizzes (you can choose a topic from a large list), interactive activities (puzzles, word games...), and extra help suitable for younger ESL learners.

The website is viewable on smartphones and tablets. You can use a smartboard or projector to try it as a class activity.

The resource requires Adobe Flash.

(Main website for adult ESL learners: http://www.roadtogrammar.com)

viernes, 4 de noviembre de 2016

Math Playground

Math Playground is a learning site created by Colleen King in 2002 for students in her classes who needed to practice math facts. 

It provides math games, logic puzzles and problem solving activities. You can find math games by theme and by grade level. It is described as a safe place for children to learn and explore math concepts at their own pace.

On Facebook: https://es-es.facebook.com/MathPlayground/

jueves, 3 de noviembre de 2016

U.S. Geological Survey. Educational Resources

The USGS was created in 1879. It is the sole science agency for the US Department of the Interior. 

The USGS provides science about the natural hazards, the water, energy, minerals, the health of our ecosystems and environment, and the impacts of climate and land-use change.

It also provides educational resources (for Primary, Secundary and Undergraduate Education) and useful information about the Earth and its processes.

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