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Entries open for Foyle young poets of the year award

Entries open for Foyle young poets of the year award | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Newsflash: The world’s largest literary competition once again leads the call for the most exciting poets aged 11-17 from across world. Find out more and how to enter here!
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Yuto explains an ancient Viking boardgame

Yuto explains an ancient Viking boardgame | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Check out How to Play Hnefatafl by Jim George on Snapguide.
I held the camera! Yuto's homework last week was to read a good chunk of his reader about Vikings, use the vocabulary to figure out a...
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Biased; Yuto is 'one of mine' - think he did a tremendous job with this

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How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom
by TeachThought Staff
Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your classroom.
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Here you are, Wednesday!

Here you are, Wednesday! | 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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We made this 'on the hoof' in class using iOS app Sock Puppets; free & easy!

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Creating a stimulating classroom for very young learners: Lynn Durrant - YouTube

This webinar with Lynn Durrant is for teachers who are dealing with very young learner classes or going to be teaching children around the ages of 4 to 6 and...
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Incredibly Pinteresting Ideas for Teachers of Young Learners | Sprout English

Incredibly Pinteresting Ideas for Teachers of Young Learners | Sprout English | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Top story: Incredibly Pinteresting Ideas for Teachers of Young Learners | Sprou… http://t.co/5IptrTxDCN, see more http://t.co/aNKr7FbbTQ
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Some very good ideas in here, but follow boards selectively.

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Five ways teachers use Lego creatively in class

Five ways teachers use Lego creatively in class | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
From teaching coding to modelling texts for literature analysis, teachers share the inventive ways they use Lego in lessons Continue reading...
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Sure beats walking on it barefoot in the bedroom!

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Why should songs be used MORE in the Young Learners classroom?

Why should songs be used MORE in the Young Learners classroom? | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Songs are a great way for children to learn English. But what other benefits does using songs in the classroom bring? In this post, Devon Thagard, co-owner of Super Simple Learning and songwriter f...
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Devon Thagard of Super Simple Learning knows his stuff, and personally love Super Simple Songs (as do all the kids I teach!)

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Check out Yuto's awesome 'after reading' Glog

Check out Yuto's awesome 'after reading' Glog | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
I was scratching my head a bit about how to make Captain Cook's discovery of Australia come to life
for young Yuto. I mean, getting your head around a three-year sailing voyage from 250-odd years...
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Awesome outcome from one of my students, using Glogster

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Sphero

Sphero | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Sphero is a programmable toy/robot/sphere that is being used in schools worldwide.  This is a super fun and fantastic learning device that lets students program their Sphero on any mobile device.
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Classroom resources for Christmas

Classroom resources for Christmas | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Christmas nearly upon us, so we thought we’d share some classroom resources to help you and your class get in the festive mood.
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Slideshow from September

Slideshow from September | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Remember back when shorts and t-shirts were the way to go? Long evenings lingered a bit past 6pm and the weather was nice?
Just in case you can't, here's a lovely compilation of photos from around...
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Jim George on Twitter

Jim George on Twitter | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
#Cambridge #YLE success looks like this! My #TGIF ;) pic.twitter.com/7qpkGGeZhW
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Visit Luna's blog for more happy YLE candidates!

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Similar, the same, but different - Cambridge Conversations

Similar, the same, but different - Cambridge Conversations | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
In the first of a new series of blogposts on lexis and young learners, Anne Robinson, author of the Fun For series, explores how teachers can use similarities between words to make learning vocabulary fun and more memorable.
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Introducing yourself, as a superhero

Introducing yourself, as a superhero | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Getting to grips with self introductions is an integral part of learning a language, particularly early on on your learning journey. However, self introductions and personal questions can get boring...
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Good job LunaTeacher Damian!

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Lynn Durrant: Creating a stimulating classroom for very young learners

Lynn Durrant: Creating a stimulating classroom for very young learners | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Lynn Durrant's webinar was designed for teachers who are dealing with very young learner classes or going to be teaching children around the ages of 4 to 6 and want ideas on...
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New webinar: Fun, useful, meaningful lexis for young learners

New webinar: Fun, useful, meaningful lexis for young learners | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Which words are useful for young learners? What 'things' do they need to know about words? How can we go about giving them this knowledge? This webinar will consider these questions and share tips ...
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Including sign language in the early childhood classroom

Including sign language in the early childhood classroom | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Including Sign Language in Early Childhood Curriculum Co-written by Emily Patterson and Kathleen Thomas One of the keys to thriving in the modern economic climate is versatility – and the ability to communicate articulately in a variety ofRead...
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Best learning experience I ever had as an English teacher = teaching a profoundly hearing-impaired Japanese girl English...she taught me how to be lip-read, and we used signing to prove how thick I was. Cambridge provided us with special arrangements for YLE exams - she aced the listening test (yes) as well as the speaking test...

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Activities to improve young learners' communication - Caroline Nixon and Michael Tomlinson

Most children love talking, so in the EFL classroom it's just a question of getting them to do it in the right language! Through fun, hands-on activities, Ca...
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A Beautiful Visual on The Importance of Games in Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Beautiful Visual on The Importance of Games in Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
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Three Ways to Engage Visual Learners

Three Ways to Engage Visual Learners | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
In your classroom, you probably have many different types of learners. For visual learners, adding the arts can be a huge help. Here are three ways to start.
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After reading a graded reader; multimedia project & presentation.

After reading a graded reader; multimedia project & presentation. | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Nanako recently read a really interesting book about another young girl called Heidi, who grew up in the Swiss Alps. She really liked the book, and we had a lot to talk about - living in the country...
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I'm biased; Nanako is my student...still a fab way to present a topic.

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Apps for teaching children coding skills MOVE THE TURTLE

Apps for teaching children coding skills MOVE THE TURTLE | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Move the Turtle teaches children (ages 5+) the basics of programming.Move the Turtle - Programming for Kids on the iPhone and ...
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Routines with Young Learners - A guest post by Jenny Holden

Routines with Young Learners - A guest post by Jenny Holden | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Today I have the great pleasure of publishing a guest post written by the Young Learner Coordinator at my school. I've been trying to persuade Jenny to share her YL expertise here for some time and...
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A lot of common sense and useful ideas

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October variety slideshow from Luna's classsrooms

October variety slideshow from Luna's classsrooms | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
I thought October was suddenly overwhelming with demands for Hallowe'en stuff, but I'm glad I was wrong and we could get on with some significant learning & laughter too!
As you can see, lots...
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