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Language, Camera, Action! Motivating Young Learners with Video ...

Language, Camera, Action! Motivating Young Learners with Video ... | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
18 months on, we again get the chance to collaborate as part of the EVO 2012 Digital Storytelling for Young Learners team along with some other fantastic educators, namely Shelly Terrell, Özge Karaoğlu, Esra Girgin, ...
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I can't find my mum (Kaede/Daiya)

I can't find my mum (Kaede/Daiya) | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Created with Sock Puppets for iPhone and iPad. Luna International's students and staff sharing their ideas, inspirations, and credit card details - kind of because they have to...they get...
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phonics; Masa. Long/short /u/

phonics; Masa. Long/short /u/ | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Created with Sock Puppets for iPhone and iPad. Luna International's students and staff sharing their ideas, inspirations, and credit card details - kind of because they have to...they get...
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My favourite possession - my iPod drip!

My favourite possession - my iPod drip! | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“Ipod touch (Photo credit: Wikipedia)It's got two high quality cameras at the front and back, the one at the back has flash which also can be a flashlight. It's got a big 32GB memory can hold lots of...”
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How war changes people

How war changes people | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“Author and peace activist Deborah Ellis has spent years in war-torn countries, witnessing first hand the impact of war on young people's identity.”
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Oh help! Oh no! It's a Gruffalo Games app for children

Oh help! Oh no! It's a Gruffalo Games app for children | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“New iOS app is clearly not a book but aims to inspire children to re-read Julia Donaldsons original stories The Gruffalo may have terrible claws, teeth and poisonous warts, but the enduringly popular childrens characters new mobile app is...”
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And it looked good!
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IATEFL Young Learners (Children and Teenagers) Special Interest Group (YLTSIG) Webinars 2014-15 | Stop and Learn English

IATEFL Young Learners (Children and Teenagers) Special Interest Group (YLTSIG) Webinars 2014-15 | Stop and Learn English | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“IATEFL Young Learners (Children and Teenagers) Special Interest Group (YLTSIG) Webinars 2014-15 | Stop and Learn Eng…http://t.co/peQ6uq4yxm”;
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Answerables

Answerables | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Answerables is a wonderful free site/app for Gamifying a lesson or Game Based Learning. I like to think of it as a Learning Management System meets Game Based Learning.
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Storyboard That

Storyboard That | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“Storyboard That is a fantastic Web 2.0 tool for digital storytelling w/ educational portal. This portal allows for educators to create student accounts (even batch upload) and assign them to their class via a URL and unique code (i.e.”
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Corpse Talk with Einstein: bringing the dead famous to life gallery

Corpse Talk with Einstein: bringing the dead famous to life  gallery | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
To celebrate the launch of the new Corpse Talk cartoon in The Phoenix comic, we bring you an interview with Einstein himself. Discover Einstein's horror that the first application of his genius theory was to develop the nuclear bomb!
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Looks like a cool magazine for YLs

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My teacher can't read properly - The Dolphin Pool with YLEs

My teacher can't read properly - The Dolphin Pool with YLEs | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
One of the things I like to do with my YLE classes is to review a graded reader by reading it badly. Sounds a bit daft I know,  but for my way of thinking, if the teacher's making mistakes, it's...
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ExpeRimental: Homemade Lava Lamp & Rubber Band Cannons

ExpeRimental: Homemade Lava Lamp & Rubber Band Cannons | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Explore the densities of liquids and household objects with Olympia Brown and her daughter Viola.
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Young at Heart! 15 Young Learner Blogs We Love | Sprout English

Young at Heart! 15 Young Learner Blogs We Love | Sprout English | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
A lovely post from Shelley Terrel showing blogs that can inspire our learners 'Young at Heart! 15 Young Learner... http://t.co/2WIDybsaOW
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@shellterrell knows a thing or two about a thing or two!

 

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How to coach a mini-rugby team

How to coach a mini-rugby team | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“Stuart bids farewell to wasted Sundays and tries coaching a kids' rugby team.”
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Hilarious
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At the supermarket

At the supermarket | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Created with Sock Puppets for iPhone and iPad. Luna International's students and staff sharing their ideas, inspirations, and credit card details - kind of because they have to...they get...
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StoryMap JS

StoryMap JS | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
StoryMap JS is a new (beta) site that I just found out about from Richard Byrne's excellent blog. It reminds me a lot of MeoGraph in that it lets users create digital stories surround by maps.
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Malala Yousafzai: exclusive Q&A with teen readers

Malala Yousafzai: exclusive Q&A with teen readers | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“Exclusive: as part of our Amnesty teen takeover week, our site members got to ask teenage education campaigner Malala Yousafzai about her thoughts on identity issues Want to win a copy of Malala's latest book?”
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Zaption

Zaption | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“Zaption is a excellent learning tool that can be used by educators for Blended or Flipped Learning, as well as for Project Based Learning.”
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6 Ways Teachers Respond To Education Technology

6 Ways Teachers Respond To Education Technology | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“TEST 6 Ways Teachers Respond To Education Technology by TeachThought Staff The Backstory of the Pencil Metaphor If you’re looking for the 6 ways part–well, hold your horses; first, a little backstory.”
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Create Online Presentations

Create Online Presentations | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“There are many tools to create online presentation and Slides is one of them. It’s practical and very user friendly. After you sign up, you can immediately start creating your presentation. It is just like an online PowerPoint.”
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Using Puppets with Babies,Toddlers, and Preschoolers | Music for Kids with Sharon Novak

Using Puppets with Babies,Toddlers, and Preschoolers | Music for Kids with Sharon Novak | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
RT @SharonNovak5: Using puppets is great for teaching and entertaining young children. http://t.co/qgKiC1ur33 http://t.co/gknMYbijQY
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Only try this if you actually can carry it off! Otherwise you look like a pratt & will never recover the students!
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Children’s iPad App, Shadow Puppet

Children’s iPad App, Shadow Puppet | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Children’s iPad App, Shadow Puppet by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com
In Creating Digital Stories with iPad, I said I hope to review Shadow Puppet soon.
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Click through to read the review on Susan's excellent site. This app well worth discovering.

 

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Children learning English: an educational revolution - OUPblog (blog)

Children learning English: an educational revolution - OUPblog (blog) | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
OUPblog (blog) Children learning English: an educational revolution OUPblog (blog) Academic journals rarely publish work on teaching English to young learners, which has become something of a Cinderella subject in research into English language...
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A day at Sasabe Kindergarten – a new perspective

A day at Sasabe Kindergarten – a new perspective | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Sing-a-long timeI was fortunate enough to be invited along to Sasabe Kindergarten, for their last day before breaking up for the summer holidays, to observe how it’s possible to manage a class of...
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How I Became a Pirate

How I Became a Pirate | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
How I Became a Pirate, by Oceanhouse Media and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has hit the app world by storm!
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My classroom "What is it" on Sockpuppet

My classroom "What is it" on Sockpuppet | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Great way to get kids to sing the song again from their English textbooks! My Wednesday afternoon pre-schoolers took the Sockpuppet bait!

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