I was going through our "sites" of the day and really kind of taking joy at this list of resources. Solid sites that help educators. But I noticed one glaring hole -- Teaching Recipes.
Teaching Recipes is a site where you…
The Speech Accent Archive is for all those linguistic enthusiasts out there. A well organized site full of audio of how speakers from all over the world speak English. Ever wonder how an Uzbeki would sound like? No problem,…
There are so many online tools nowadays. Apps, tools, generators, makers, storage etc ... etc.... A list, a full list, would be so extensive.
So what's a teacher to do? How to decide? Especially if you are a newer teacher, it isn't…Continue
I've already written many reviews about websites for learning how to type. They are quite handy and also teach students a little English keyboarding at the same time - a vital skill.
Here's an addition - Letter Bubbles
It isn't too…Continue
BestWords.me is a really cool, authentic website where students can build vocabulary (adjectives) in a Web 2.0 / interactive fashion. Simple as pie and no registration!
1. make a personal "word" page
2. Choose words to describe themselves
3. Share the page with other students (by email or on your class page)…Continue
So simple in fact it might be too simple! But the simplicity can only be a foreshadow of great things to come. Just click and leave a note. Share the…Continue
Kids love comics! Any kind, they just devour them. So why not use it as a motivating tool/method in your language classroom? (see a full prior discussion on this topic, in our…Continue
Curriki.org is a wonderful endeavour. It is a place where teachers can share resources and bypass the big monopolization of "content" which many large
publishers hold. I"ve been a member for awhile but haven't looked at the Foreign language directory for a few months. Since then it has grown substantially and I'm thinking of putting our own EFL Classroom 2.0 materials there. Join, click on our pic! and see…
Present.me is a real cool, "new" way to share your teaching online. It is simple and effective. I've been testing it out and it works like a charm! A really exciting tool.
What is it?
It is just a simple power point set beside a video recorded through your webcam. That's it! Record up to 90 min free and save up to 10 lectures/lessons free. (and I'd just…Continue
43 Things is the kind of site that I call a "home work" site.
A place that you can send students for whole language practice BUT with the intention that they bring something back to class for a classroom language activity.
43 Things is where you can make "lists" of how you want to improve your life. You can hit some popular tags and follow what other people have…
Edochan, (3 Wise Monkeys) , a Japanese site, has some great teaching ideas.
You have to take your time to go through them but their lesson ideas and activities are really teacher friendly.
You'll get a wealth of useable ideas for games and lessons......As the promotional part of the site says,
Three Wise Monkeys, a collection of teaching ideas compiled by Japan…
Member Nik Peachey just shared a nice list of websites and tools for digitizing the ELT Coursebook.
Here it is - lots of pearls within...
It's incredible - EnglishCentral videos are now fully embeddable and shareable....
Just click under the video and grab the embed code. You are set!
Here's one of my favorites - a commercial with some great…Continue