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Happy Halloween with Halloween Party App!

Happy Halloween with Halloween Party App! | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Are you having a Halloween Party or Halloween themed lesson this year? Halloween Party App is a multi-player party game for use in homes and classrooms for kids aged 6 to 12.
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Get into Halloween with your YLEs.

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Tweet from @oyajimbo

Tweet from @oyajimbo | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
#YLE #Cambridge spooking examiners certifiable at King's Road! Well done team #JP004 pic.twitter.com/G7ueI05T3D
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This was a very good day - who says YLE examiners have to be serious all the time?!

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Danyah Miller's top ten tips for stunning storytelling

Danyah Miller's top ten tips for stunning storytelling | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
To mark school libraries celebration day, storyteller and performer Danyah Miller gives her advice for reading groups wanting to wow their members, or families wanting to jazz up storytime
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Our alphabet chantalong

Our alphabet chantalong | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
My Fotobabble
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Use Fotobabble to record those precious moments & share with parents etc...tends to help YLEs focus on output as well when there's a phone on the table doing something!

The app is free, as are the smiles!

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Teaching Writing With Technology? Blogging, Blogging, Blogging

Teaching Writing With Technology? Blogging, Blogging, Blogging | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“TEST Teaching Writing With Technology? Blogging Continues To Make Sense by Tracy Collins, Central Michigan University Helping students to cultivate the skills needed for writing is often about cultivating a love of writing.”
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Keep an Online Diary

Keep an Online Diary | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“We teachers, from time to time, assign students to keep a diary specially when it is holiday time.”
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Spelling the Bee Game

Spelling the Bee Game | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“If you are working on spelling or if you are hosting a spelling competition with your students, here is a cool website that you can work on spelling with your students: SpellingBeetheGame The spelling game asks you to choose one of the real...”
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Shadow Puppet Edu

Shadow Puppet Edu | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
I've been in touch w/ the people over at Shadow Puppet and excited to announce their new spinoff free iOS app for education, Shadow Puppet Edu.  This is an excellent easy to use app for Project Based Learning and Digital Storytelling.
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Excuse me - I can't see

Excuse me - I can't see | 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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Spice up that start of unit dialogue/end of unit review...Sock Puppet is your go to app! Shy & quiet ones ramp that recording level into the red without any prodding!

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Making the Most of Storytelling With Young Learners

Making the Most of Storytelling With Young Learners | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
In this teaching task, Lynn Durrant outlines the importance of telling stories to young learners and provides some strategies to use when reading to your group.
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Top Trumps: Baby animals

Top Trumps: Baby animals | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Baby animals is a cute, fun and friendly Top Trumps game with text adapted by Carol Read for primary and lower secondary children learning English.
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Young learners English | Cambridge English

Young learners English | Cambridge English | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Cambridge English Language Assessment (Cambridge English) provides the world’s most valuable range of exams and qualifications for learners and teachers of English.
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Why do leaves change color?

Why do leaves change color? | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
The arrival of autumn is a great reason to talk about chemistry: When tree leaves change from green to reds, oranges, yellows, and browns, we’re seeing the tree’s green chlorophyll fade away, revealing hidden autumnal pigments.
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Elimination games with young learners | Super Simple Learning Blog

Elimination games with young learners | Super Simple Learning Blog | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Elimination games like Simon Says and Musical Chairs can be a lot of fun, but need to be handled with care when teaching very young learners. Here are a few
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"You're Out" can be a very harsh end to a game you got very excited about being in!

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2 Ingredient Cloud Dough - happy hooligans - flour and baby oil

2 Ingredient Cloud Dough - happy hooligans - flour and baby oil | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
2-ingredient Cloud Dough! Make some now! Ready in under 5 minutes. Silky, soft sensory play that smells SO good!
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DIY fun - can't beat it!

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7 Powerful iPad Apps for Young Learners

7 Powerful iPad Apps for Young Learners | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
It's been 2 Years now since I first introduced iPads into the infant school and to be honest some things have changed a lot and others not much at all has changed. One thing that hasn't changed muc...
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My role model Lionel Messi

My role model Lionel Messi | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“Lionel Messi of Barcelona against Osasuna. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Lionel Messi is a one of the best football player in the world. Messi is a good play maker and good team player. Messi plays for...”
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Personally I hate Diego....but Messi is the real deal - can't stand Real Ronaldo!
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Halloween teaching resources - Resources - TES

Halloween teaching resources - Resources - TES | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“These free Halloween teaching resources, activities and ideas will ensure that your lessons are more treat than trick this All Hallow’s Eve. Get into the spirit with the help of all sorts of spooky ghosts and gruesome ghouls.Halloween...”
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NASA Kids Club

NASA Kids Club | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.”
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Can you be too young to start? - Teaching and Learning nuts and bolts

Can you be too young to start? - Teaching and Learning nuts and bolts | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“Being a champion of technology to support learning I want to support teachers and students in using technology to enhance their educational experience. As a...”
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Couple of very simple but powerful ideas/apps
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ZooKazam

ZooKazam | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
ZooKazam is a wonderful free iOS app for Augmented Reality that can be used in the Science classroom.
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This looks like an app to blow parents' minds, if they come along to an open class :) Kids might just be engaged too!

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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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Using Projects with Young Learners

Using Projects with Young Learners | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
“In this teaching task, Lynn Durrant advises on the best ways to ensure projects motivate young learners and stimulate further learning. (RT @CamEngTeacher: Try using topics that reflect what your young learners are currently studying at school.”
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Introducing question forms to young learners - YouTube

Ritsuko Nakata, co-author of Let's Go, shares a fun and effective way to introduce new vocabulary to young learners. For more free videos, webinars, articles...
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Introducing new vocabulary to young learners - YouTube

Ritsuko Nakata, co-author of Let's Go, shares a fun and effective way to introduce new vocabulary to young learners. For more free videos, webinars, articles...
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