Young Learners of English
5.1K views | +1 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Jim George
onto Young Learners of English
Scoop.it!

BBC - School Radio Programmes - Playtime

BBC - School Radio Programmes - Playtime | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Songs, stories and movement activities for pre-school children.
Jim George's insight:

Ideal for immersion classes, and original songs for a new twist on projects eg planting things in spring.

more...
nicolaperry's curator insight, March 29, 2013 2:33 AM

Great resource from the BBC

Young Learners of English
Games, songs, tools, tech & ideas for teachers of young learners, especially in EFL. Ideal for parents & school owners too.
Curated by Jim George
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Revised Cambridge English: Young Learners tests – an overview

Chapter 1: Overview 0:00 Chapter 2: Why we've made the changes 2:17 Chapter 3: What are the changes 6:40 Chapter 4: Changes to scales and results reportin
Jim George's insight:
Cambridge #YLE gets a make-over from 2018. Significant (positive) changes which teachers, parents, schools etc need to get in front of promptly.
more...
Jim George's curator insight, February 23, 1:47 AM
Coming into effect in 2018, small but noticeable changes. 
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

DIY Story Stones

DIY Story Stones | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
I’ve had a lot of interest in the set of Story Stones that I made for Olivia, so let’s talk about how you can make your own, how you can use them, and why they are such a helpful develo…
Jim George's insight:
You don't need wifi for this!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Gamification for struggling learners

Gamification for struggling learners | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Jim George's insight:
Gaming learning? Of course it appeals to different styles of learning & learners
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Digital Storytelling Tool: StoryTop |

Digital Storytelling Tool: StoryTop | | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
via @ozge Digital Storytelling Tool: StoryTop https://t.co/BTVM138zyd
Jim George's insight:
Always like a log-in free beginning to a story! 
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Jim George from iPads, MakerEd and More in Education
Scoop.it!

The magic of QR codes in the classroom - Karen Mensing

Teaching is both a science and an art, and many teachers around the world spend endless hours perfecting their professional practice. At TEDActive 2013, a few teachers from the United States offer some tricks of the trade they've learned (and continue to hone) along the way.

Via Nik Peachey, John Evans
Jim George's insight:
QR codes really are the teachers' secret weapon.
more...
Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez's curator insight, October 14, 2016 11:38 AM
Hemos trabajado mucho con códigos para realidad aumentada como Zappar, pero no hay que olvidar los códigos QR. Aquí una charla sobre su uso en educación. #tecedu
GwynethJones's curator insight, October 16, 2016 1:55 PM

I am so proud of my GTAWA sweet friend Karen here! AND also honored and proud she used my QR Code tree in her preso! GREAT TEdX Video!

Gina Minks's curator insight, October 23, 2016 10:44 PM
How can you increase patron engagement with QR codes?
Rescooped by Jim George from Edtech PK-12
Scoop.it!

10 Must Have iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers

10 Must Have iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
iPad provides great learning opportunities for students and when it comes to young learners possibilities are endless. iTunes app store i
Via Cindy Rudy
Jim George's insight:
A solid selection!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Dyslexic Thinkers Aren't Disabled Thinkers -

Dyslexic Thinkers Aren't Disabled Thinkers - | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
RT @edshelf: Dyslexic Thinkers Aren’t Disabled Thinkers https://t.co/byE2nYe97R via @TeachThought
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 9 ABCs of Livestreaming

Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: 9 ABCs of Livestreaming | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Livestreaming is such a great opportunity for #educators, but make sure you know your ABCs!
https://t.co/nFG6mToEre https://t.co/MYLmr0v4ct
Jim George's insight:
Make sure you have permission! Never hurts to ask
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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...
Jim George's insight:
Like this idea? Plenty more creative work from Luna students on at http://lunainternational.blogspot.com
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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
Jim George's insight:
More than one way to rock 'n' roll with the kids!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Cambridge English: Flyers (YLE Flyers) | Cambridge English

Cambridge English: Flyers (YLE Flyers) | Cambridge English | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Free Cambridge English: Flyers (YLE Flyers) test preparation including sample papers, word lists and tips for your child’s test.
Jim George's insight:
Have a free practice - never hurts!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

A day in my school life - a Japanese learner shares

A day in my school life - a Japanese learner shares | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
A blog by EFL learners & teachers at a language sch & Cambridge exam Centre in Japan.
Jim George's insight:
What do your teens' daily school lives work out? Personalising tasks extremely motivating!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Creative Prompts for Kids - Start with a Map

Creative Prompts for Kids - Start with a Map | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Book reviews, resources, tips for parents and teachers from an Australian writer who's passionate about children's literacy, learning and literature.
Jim George's insight:
lots of very good ideas - standout being the interactive Nat Geo map
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Halloween Projects, Lesson Plans, Websites, Apps, and a Costume (copy)

Halloween Projects, Lesson Plans, Websites, Apps, and a Costume (copy) | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Three holidays are fast-approaching–Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If you’re a teacher, that means lots of tie-ins to make school festive and relevant to students.
Jim George's insight:
That time of the year
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

20 Questions |

20 Questions | | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
20Q is a website where users log onto the website and play against an artificial intelligence. To play the game, you think of an animal, vegetable, mineral, or other object and 20Q guesses what you are thinking in twenty questions or less.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Lesson: Using Infographics To Teach The Life Cycle Of An Insect -

Lesson: Using Infographics To Teach The Life Cycle Of An Insect - | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Lesson: Using Infographics To Teach The Life Cycle Of An Insect https://t.co/fXAxmL0aBp #edchat #digln
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

Design Thinking and the Deskless Classroom

Design Thinking and the Deskless Classroom | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Use design thinking (brainstorming, prototyping, testing, building, and reflecting) to co-create your classroom environment with the students who will be learning in it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

10 Sensory Tubs For 3 year olds - No Time For Flash Cards

10 Sensory Tubs For 3 year olds - No Time For Flash Cards | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Fun sensory tubs for 3-year-olds. Great activities for 3-year-olds and preschool classrooms.
Jim George's insight:
Young Learners of everything - get your hands in down & deep, dig around and squish stuff!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Jim George
Scoop.it!

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...

more...
No comment yet.