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Fun on the Farm - Teachers With Apps

Fun on the Farm - Teachers With Apps | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Fun on the Farm by Kindermatica is jam packed with games that will get kids together in a flash. The graphics make this app kid friendly.
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Luna students' room: After-reading - a letter to one of Henry's wives

Luna students' room: After-reading - a letter to one of Henry's wives | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Dear KatherineThank you for sending me a letter. When I read your letter, I remembered our wonderful times.After my brother Arthur died, I became your husband. I was so happy because you were...
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Like this idea? Plenty more creative work from Luna students on at http://lunainternational.blogspot.com
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Ten of the best music apps for kids

Ten of the best music apps for kids | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
From dubstep moves in Toca Dance and animal instruments in Loopimal to Cookie Monster, opera and Frozen karaoke on Android and iOS
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More than one way to rock 'n' roll with the kids!
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5 Ways Graded Readers can Motivate your Students

5 Ways Graded Readers can Motivate your Students | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it

Jacqueline Aiello PhD (New York University, New York) specializes in research concerning Curriculum Theory, Teacher Education and Teaching Methods. Jacqueline was the lead qualitative researcher in an impact study on the Read On!

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Luna students' room: Colourful crafts - crayon candles

Luna students' room: Colourful crafts - crayon candles | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it

Bubbling awayWhat's the best way to make use of a drawer full of ancient crayons? Make crayon candles of course! Perfect for brightening up the cold, dark winter nights (we have far too many of those...

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How I Use Photo Story In My Elementary Classroom

How I Use Photo Story In My Elementary Classroom | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it

How I Use Photo Story In My Elementary Classroom

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Teaching English to very young children with songs - Super Safari

If you wish to find out how to teach English to very young children with songs, this video is for you. It includes practical ideas, best practice and actual ...

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5 Lessons To Learn From Minecraft In Education

5 Lessons To Learn From Minecraft In Education | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it

5 Lessons To Learn From Minecraft In Education

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Luna's monster scrapbook

Luna's monster scrapbook | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Cute and cuddly or stuff of nightmares?Eeek! It's Friday the 13th and there's something horribly frighting I have to show you all! My students have been busy making a monster scrapbook,...
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Excellent work from Damian's students; my bad with the scanning - Epson's drivers have not updated for W10

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Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners | Edutopia

Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners | Edutopia | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
By engaging ELLs with creating, identifying, and narrating through photographs, you can help them learn language by challenging their thinking in other media.
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Some simple yet powerful ideas - get that old iPhone out!

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Kate Winslet and the little Australian anti-bullying film that took on the world

Kate Winslet and the little Australian anti-bullying film that took on the world | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
From a quick bedtime story for his son, Galvin Scott Davis has crafted Daisy Chain, a Burtonesque animation with an Oscar-winning narrator When one of Australian writer-director Galvin Scott Davis’ little boys was bullied he wanted to comfort him...
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Not about Kate Winslett.


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Michael Rosen reads Angry

Michael Rosen reads Angry | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Watch Michael Rosen read his new poem ‘Angry’ from A Great Big Cuddle: Poems for the Very Young Continue reading...
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Love among the Haystacks - After reading

Love among the Haystacks - After reading | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Write about a night when you slept outdoors
When I was an elementary school student, I was a member of Girl Scout.  I experienced a lot of activities in Girl Scout.  The camping in...
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Viv Lambert: Stories & Scaffolded Learning

This presentation considers how Young Learners' acquisition of English can be scaffolded using stories, which support their learning in a meaningful an
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Top Ways for Kids to Tell Digital Stories

Top Ways for Kids to Tell Digital Stories | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Top Ways for Kids to Tell Digital Storiesby Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com When students want to tell a story digitally, or present information they know about, there are several...
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Luna students' room: Brit awards - What are they wearing? (Click Jan-Feb 2016)

Luna students' room: Brit awards - What are they wearing? (Click Jan-Feb 2016) | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it

Many of you may be aware of Mary Glasgow as a publisher, but have you ever heard of Mary Glasgow Magazines? The magazines cover all CEFR bands and targeted mainly for young learners. It is an...

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Teaching young learners to paraphrase

Can you say that again (differently) please? Part of learning a language is being able to express ourselves in different ways. Paraphrasing, rephrasing, adap...

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Luna students' room: Daiya writes & draws about his home

Luna students' room: Daiya writes & draws about his home | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it

In my house, there's a:
kotatsu (heated table)heaterIn my house, there are:gamescushions
In my city (Matsumoto), there's a:stationcastleIn my city (Matsumoto), there are:convenience...

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Nice house, nice city, nice country!

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How to make your own Ranterino puppet

Silly puppets are a great way to engage young learners of English in conversation and help develop question-forming skills. A badly-made puppet will make you...

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Looks like fun!

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Developing very young children's literacy with phonics - Super Safari

If you wish to find out how to teach English phonics to very young children, this video is for you. It includes practical ideas, best practice and actual les...

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Teaching Resources - Dick King-Smith

Teaching Resources - Dick King-Smith | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Dick was a primary school teacher for eight years before literary success allowed him to concentrate on being a full-time writer.
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Check out the teachers' resources

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Apps that actually help kids learn

Apps that actually help kids learn | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
  Apps that actually help kids learn Last week, I moderated a panel discussion at Sesame Street Workshop (yes, there were Muppets everywhere!)—an event that was part of the launch of a wonderful new book called Tap, Click, Read.
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Creative Prompt for Kids - Start with a Blob

Creative Prompt for Kids - Start with a Blob | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Creative Prompt for Kids - Start with a Blobby Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com
Here’s the next in my series of Creative Prompts for Kids. Find all the other prompts via my list, below.
* Today I propose we start with a blob.
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National Geographic Learning - English Language Teaching & Learning (ELT) - Young learners - Japan

National Geographic Learning - English Language Teaching & Learning (ELT) - Young learners - Japan | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
National Geographic Learning, part of Cengage Learning, provides customers with a portfolio of quality materials for PreK-12,
academic, and adult education. It provides instructional solutions for EFL/ESL, reading and writing, science, social studies, and
assessment, spanning early childhood through adult in the U.S. and global markets.
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Wary of Cengage stuff - not usually very free

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Michael Rosen reads I Am Hungry

Michael Rosen reads I Am Hungry | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Watch Michael Rosen read his new poem ‘I Am Hungry’ from A Great Big Cuddle: Poems for the Very Young Continue reading...
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