Wednesday, 12 December 2007
Monday, 10 December 2007
Smock: n. A loose coatlike outer garment, often worn to protect the clothes while working. (Answers.com)
Information on the history of school smocks
Little girl with school smock and carrying backpack with books.
Date: 1978 June
Wednesday, 5 December 2007
Teachers TV. Lots of videos about different subjects and issues related to primary and secondary education in the United Kingdom. Here you can find reports on classroom management, class routines to reduce disruptions, foreign language teaching, etc.
TeacherNet. Information on the British Education System, resources for assemblies, etc.
Starshine Music. This firm publishes scripts and supplementary materials for teachers and other people in charge of children's activities to organise musicals, choirs, etc.
Crickweb. Educational interactive activities linked to the British curriculum.
Tuesday, 4 December 2007
Magic vocabulary. You are requested to pay for a subscription but the home webpage allows you to test this tool by creating samples of activities with the vocabulary you want your students to practise.
ESL printables. Worksheets here are not given for free either but this time the price consists of sharing a printable. For each printable you upload, you get permission to download ten.
Wednesday, 21 November 2007
This is an example of project carried out through the eTwinning net:
Culture in a box
Teacher Express is a directory aimed at giving British teachers easy access to a series of useful websites related to education.
The Internet Picture Dictionary offers pictures with their corresponding words, flashcards and exercises to practise vocabulary.
WatchFilms offers the possibility of watching some old films, cartoons, commercials... online.
Tuesday, 20 November 2007
- Atzerriko Hizkuntza Lehen Hezkuntzan.
- Lengua Extranjera en Educación Primaria.
General documents about INEBI project also include guidelines for building school ICP/PCC's.
Heinemann syllabi: Programaciones
Friday, 16 November 2007
- Oinarrizko konpetentziak
- Competencias básicas
Curriculum for languages: Basque, Spanish & Foreign Languages in primary:
Tuesday, 13 November 2007
Montte On-line contains a catalogue of furniture and supplementary materials for schools and offices.
Tuesday, 30 October 2007
LEARNENGLISH KIDS proposes the following resources for this month:
-To practise listening with an online activity.
- To listen to the descriptions and find the right dragon.
- To learn about mythical creatures from stories and legends* listen to a song about mythical creatures.
- To read and listen to a story about a princess and a dragon
Wednesday, 17 October 2007
These are two links to webpages offering resources based on this methodology:
Free Phonic Resources
BBC Words and Pictures
Wednesday, 10 October 2007
Here you have several links to resources from the Caillou Official Site:
Memory Game. Printable handouts to make a set of cards to play 'pelmanism' game.
Paper Dolls. Printable pictures of characters and clothes to be coloured and cut out. Useful for colour dicatations and work on clothes.
Storybook. A printable small book with a story. Useful for some simple dictation, copy short texts from the blackboard and further reading.
Colouring Book. Twelve pictures of characters from Caillou's stories.
Several songs like this one about the Days of the Week.
Tuesday, 25 September 2007
The Muffin Man.
EFL Playhouse: Songs for Young Learners
"Do Not Open" A rhymed story, easy to follow.
"Woodpecker Knocking" A sung story with repetition of "Knock, knock. Who's there" sentence.
Count for Fun. A simple activity useful for practising oral and written forms of birds, fish, bees, flowers, beetles and grasshoppers.
Count the Couloured Balloons. Similar to the previous one but this time with the language focus on colours.
Jigsaw puzzles. Not much English but entertaining as a treat for young children.
Pictures to print and make a picture alphabet freeze or booklet.
Jokes for older students to try and get the punchline.
Source: Might Books, free resources.