November 7, 2014 InstaGrok is an interactive search engine that allows students to search for any topic in a visually engaging way. When students conduct a search query, InstaGrok finds the relevant...
"Using an innovative programming environment to support the creation of 3D animations, the Alice Project provides tools and materials for teaching and learning computational thinking, problem solving, and computer programming across a spectrum of ages and grade levels." Free via Carnegie Mellon University
What are Podcasts and how you can use them in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign language. (RT @ICALTEFL: Podcasts can be integrated into your English language classroom to complement instruction.
Description by Geoff Taylor | 23 Jun 2014 TESOL International Association. Resource Description:
'“Sounds IELTS” is an iPhone/iPad app for English language learners. It provides interactive pronunciation training for students English as a foreign language at intermediate (B1) level and above. It is based on the Academic Word List (AWL). This version provides British English models.'
In line with online tools Roanoke Times (blog) Quizlet is an online learning tool that was recently converted into an app. It offers online vocabulary flashcards that a student can create to meet his or her needs.
Get News-O-Matic, Daily Reading for Kids on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
TELLS library's insight:
This is suitable for adults also.
"Each News-O-Matic article is aligned to the CCSS at the 3rd- and 4th-grade levels for English Language Arts and Mathematics. The articles will make it easy to provide students with necessary and exciting nonfiction content.
Teachers will have access to the precise correlations from our free daily Teacher Guide. Recall, comprehension, and discussion questions embedded within the guide will provide further practice. The assessments will reinforce a wide range of new and prior knowledge across academic subjects and platforms. For schools without tablet technology, News-O-Matic will be accessible via a free daily School Version (delivered in PDF format via email)." --http://press4kids.com/education.html
"Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words. I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, here’s how:"
Med Kharbach: Today I am introducing you to a set of awesome tools that allow users to easily select any part of a text and hear it in the voice and accent they want. These tools can be very helpful for language teachers.
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