domingo, 29 de octubre de 2017

What a Digital World! (2ºESO)

Los recursos educativos abiertos constituyen una gran oportunidad de contar con materiales de calidad en los más diversos ámbitos de enseñanza. En la entrada de hoy nos gustaría llamar la atención sobre el tantas veces mencionado Proyecto EDIA, en este caso, a través de la serie de recursos What a Digital World! dirigida al alumnado de 2ºde ESO y cuyo hilo conductor se basa en las nuevas tecnologías (medios, Internet, aplicaciones y juegos, periodismo digital...)

Si no lo conocéis, os invitamos a visitar estas propuestas que parten del apendizaje basado en proyectos para trabajar las diferentes habilidades implicadas en el aprendizaje de la lengua inglesa.

Podéis acceder a este y otros recursos en:

jueves, 26 de octubre de 2017


Halloween is coming. If you think it would be interesting to replace your typical school Halloween party with a valuable service-learning project, we invite you to celebrate it in a fun alternative way.

Here we have an example:

sábado, 21 de octubre de 2017

KidLit TV

Winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, KidLit TV is the place to discover great children’s books and connect with the people who create them. KidLit TV is a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and awerd winning filmmakers working together to create fun new ways to to reinforce an appreciation of reading that children will carry with them for the rest of their lives. 

It is available in over 600,000 schools worldwide via their website and video distribution partners. 

KidLit TV offers TV shows (Storymakers, Read out Loud, Ready Set Draw!, Young at Art, Phil's Fast Five...) and children's literature podcasts for kids.

On Twitter: 


The English We Speak

As part of the BBC World Service, BBC Learning English has been teaching English to global audiences since 1943, offering free audio, video and text materials to learners around the world. 

The English We Speak is your chance to catch up on the very latest English words and phrases. In under 3 minutes, we help you stay ahead of the pack by giving you 'must have' phrases that you can use in your everyday conversation. 

(Source BBC Learning English).

domingo, 15 de octubre de 2017

Vocabulix is a language learning platform that focuses on vocabulary, verbs, grammar and reading. It can be a good resource for English, French, Italian, German and Spanish language learners. Vocabulix has a smart system that guides through the entire language learning process until the students reach their certificate. 

Its drills include audio and visual support. It has a "Find friends" section where users interact with each other. Each account has a personal trainer that analyzes the progress and gives tips on how to learn better.

It is a paid service. Only the trial is free.

Vocabulix is based in Switzerland and it is in the market since 2005. Since then it has served over 100,000 active students and has received 50 million visits on its web.

Visit on:

On Twitter: @Vocabulix

jueves, 12 de octubre de 2017


TweenTribune is a free online educational service offered by the Smithsonian for use by K-12 grade Teachers and students. 

It consists of daily news sites for kids, tweens, and teens, and includes text, photos, graphics, and audio and/or video materials prepared by the Smithsonian and others about current events, history, art, culture and science. 

It also includes lessons, instructional and assessment tools, and opportunities for the registered users to communicate with other participants (Source: TweenTribune)

sábado, 7 de octubre de 2017


No is a translator that translate slang and acronyms.

No was started in 2005 by Ryan Jones after talking to relatives on AOL Instant Messenger and not being able to understand a damn thing they were typing. 

After much research (and free child labor) he compiled a large database of slang terms, and continues to add new ones every day 

(Source No

miércoles, 4 de octubre de 2017

Prelinger Archives. Film collection

Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.
Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and videotape titles (all originally derived from film) and a large collection of home movies, amateur and industrial films acquired since 2002. (Source: Prelinger Archives)
Visit Prelinger Archives:

domingo, 1 de octubre de 2017

The Mapping History Project

The Mapping History Project has been designed to provide interactive and animated representations of fundamental historical problems and/or illustrations of historical events, developments, and dynamics. The material is copyrighted, but is open and available to academic users.

The fourth edition (2016) converted most modules to HTML5, making the maps compatible with current web browsers.


There is also a German version:
Gadget de animacion Social - Widgets para Blogger