English Resources from the Web
1.6K views | +0 today
Follow
English Resources from the Web
Teaching Engish? Need some inspiration? Try here
Curated by Dee KC
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties

Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Reading is the area in which students with dyslexia struggle the most. Luckily, there are mobile apps that can help with functions like text-to-speech translation.
Dee KC's insight:

Ebooks and screens can help those with dylexia - 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

LendMeYourLiteracy - Inspiring Young Writers

LendMeYourLiteracy - Inspiring Young Writers | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Our mission is to inspire young writers by providing them with a global audience. Share school work with an engaging online community!
Dee KC's insight:
A lovely way to get kids published online
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

The Literacy Shed

The Literacy Shed | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
A website for teachers filled with ideas for literacy teaching using visual resources such as film, animation, photographs and picture books.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Search Results : Oxford University Press

Search Results : Oxford University Press | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it

Videos from Gary Wilson on encouraging boys the be the best that they can be.

 

Dee KC's insight:

Saw Gary "live" and in action yesterday - what an inspiration.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Mantle of the Expert.com

Mantle of the Expert.com | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Dee KC's insight:

Fantastic way to engage whole classes in "hidden" literacy

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Help your child's learning with free tips and eBooks | Oxford Owl

Help your child's learning with free tips and eBooks | Oxford Owl | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Oxford Owl is an award-winning free website packed with expert advice, top tips, eBooks and activities to help you support your children's reading and maths at home.
Dee KC's insight:

wFerrite

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Early Years Boys Writing Project Report.pdf

Dee KC's insight:

EYFS and Year 1 - encouraging boys to write now makes it better for them latter on.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Raising Boys' Achievement

Raising Boys' Achievement | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Dee KC's insight:

Go for 5 - an interesting and possibly very effective strategy as a whole school.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

English: Boys can do better

Dee KC's insight:

Produced by Kent - exceleent ideas for the classroom that you can take and use.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

1-Year Educational iPad Pilot Complete: Students Writing Markedly Improved

1-Year Educational iPad Pilot Complete: Students Writing Markedly Improved | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
The results of a 1-year classroom pilot of Outline Pro for iPad are in: student writing has improved beyond expectations and both students and faculty love the app (sources: Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, IT Launchpad).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

6 Interactive Storytelling Apps For Younger Students - Edudemic

6 Interactive Storytelling Apps For Younger Students - Edudemic | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Exploring 6 Interactive Storytelling Apps that are appropriate for both classroom and home use, helping students learn language arts skills while having fun
Dee KC's insight:

Good tools for older children too. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Mario and Sonic English - Resources - TES

Mario and Sonic English - Resources - TES | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
This describes how a games based approach can be used for collaboratively building descriptions of characters and or settings. It can be used as the initial stimulus for imaginative writing by providing "concrete" experiences for learners.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Mr P's ICT blog - iPads in the Classroom: Engaging reluctant boys to write through the local schools football league

Mr P's ICT blog - iPads in the Classroom: Engaging reluctant boys to write through the local schools football league | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Dee KC's insight:

What a fantastic way of getting our DBs to write.(urg Mumsnet speak!)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Boys will be.....brilliant!

Margaret Wente in the Globe and Mail spoke with Ontario educators about Boys and their Boyness.

Dee KC's insight:

Margaret Wente in the Globe and Mail spoke with Ontario educators about Boys and their Boyness. Here are  the highlights:

Boys need to have a good relationship with the teacher.

Boys will only stay engaged as long as the work interests them.

Boys need purpose, to make a difference, to know they measure up. Boys need challenge, above all, a need for a meaningful vocation. Boys need purposeful work.

Boys long for to be a part of something bigger than themselves.

Boys love rituals, trophies and tradition.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Scrapstore & Resource Unit

Scrapstore & Resource Unit | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Scrapstore features on Channel 4 Super Scrimpers programme On last night's Super Scrimpers the Oak family from Nottingham discovered the delights and advantages of being a member of their local scr...
Dee KC's insight:

Create a space for social  play in the playground.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Web Wonder Week #5 - Newspaper clipping - TES ICT and computing - Blog - TES ICT and computing - TES Community

Web Wonder Week #5 - Newspaper clipping - TES ICT and computing - Blog - TES ICT and computing - TES Community | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
TES Community connects teachers around the world to share classroom support, healthy debate and extra-curricular fun
Dee KC's insight:

Excellent tool for a quick starter, pleary of homework. Whats not to like?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

What is the evidence on writing? DfE guidance.

Dee KC's insight:

DfE guidance but somewhat detached and long winded for my simple brain.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Raising standards in reading and writing at Key Stage 1 and Foundation Stage

Raising standards in reading and writing at Key Stage 1 and Foundation Stage | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Introduction What were your reasons for doing this type of development work?
Dee KC's insight:

Tim Rylands (and others) and moving images to get creative writing going in schools.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Literacy Activities and English Games

Literacy Activities and English Games | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Many interactive English Games and Activities to help improve Literacy Skills - Woodlands Literacy Zone making learning fun (RT @Visuwords: Literacy games and activities http://t.co/JdCNBdnnbu #LiteracyDay...
Dee KC's insight:

Woodlands, as ever, wins hands down! Well done and thank you so much for sharing.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

8 Steps To Great Digital Storytelling - Edudemic

8 Steps To Great Digital Storytelling - Edudemic | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
Consider Digital Storytelling as the 21st Century version of the age-old art of storytelling with a twist: digital tools now make it possible for anyone to create a story and share it with the world.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Freak the Mighty Unit

Websites, Activities, and Assignments to provide an extension of the reading of Freak the Mighty
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Dee KC
Scoop.it!

Free Technology for Teachers: Widbook Makes It Easier to Collaboratively Create Multimedia Books

Free Technology for Teachers: Widbook Makes It Easier to Collaboratively Create Multimedia Books | English Resources from the Web | Scoop.it
widbook. Create collaborative online multimedia books.
more...
No comment yet.