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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

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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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Teaching Pre-School Children - The Importance of Stories

With very young learners, stories work magic. The story, then, is not an external means of conveying language – it is more of a journey the child participates in by ...
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Mary Sebag-Montefiore's top 10 classics to read before you're 10

Mary Sebag-Montefiore's top 10 classics to read before you're 10 | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Mary Sebag-Montefiore adapts adult classics for children and has rewritten everything from Wuthering Heights to War and Peace.
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Planting acorns - Luna's Reading Tree

Planting acorns - Luna's Reading Tree | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Current progressBack in April, to coincide with the start of  a new academic year here in Japan, we endeavoured on yet another project: Luna's Reading Tree. As our students develop their reading...
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Unfortunately, OUP no longer supporting Story Tree in Japan, nor wholesalers maintaining stock. There goes a 15-year success story :(

and something we are looking to replace. Any suggestions?

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Super Simple Grocery Store Alphabet Hunt - No Time For Flash Cards

Super Simple Grocery Store Alphabet Hunt - No Time For Flash Cards | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
easy alphabet hunt for you to do with your kids at the grocery store.
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Why didn't I think of this?! Doh!

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How to draw… a troll

How to draw… a troll | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Adam Stower teaches you how to catch your troll (you’re going to need some cake as well as your art materials for this assignment) and then get sketching. Good luck everyone, make sure that cake is delicious now won’t you?
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How I Use Photo Story In My Elementary Classroom

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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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Home

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Need Mathematics, History, Science or English resources? ABC Splash has over 3000 videos, games and other free resources for use in schools All mapped to the Australian curriculum - come and take a look.
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Looks like a treasure chest of useful resources.

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Essential Digital Toolbox for Primary Teachers

Essential Digital Toolbox for Primary Teachers | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
Cambridge webinars are back! Our first webinar presenter for the season was Vicky Saumell, a teacher and trainer, as well as Product Champion for our Kid´s box series.
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The importance of teaching content to young learners - Cambridge Conversations

The importance of teaching content to young learners - Cambridge Conversations | Young Learners of English | Scoop.it
In this week’s webinar, Guess What! author Kay Bentley set out to answer some key questions about teaching content to young learners: what do we actually mean by ‘content’, how can we motivate students to learn it, and why is it important to teach it to young learners? Kay answered the first of these questions …
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Herbert Puchta: Teaching Very Young Learners - What’s Hot, and What Not, E-merging Forum 5

Herbert Puchta TOPIC «TEACHING VERY YOUNG LEARNERS — WHAT'S HOT, AND WHAT NOT» Herbert Puchta is a co-author of a few extremely successful ...
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