19 mayo, 2010

Useful Tools

Some useful tools from Isabel Pérez's talk at the "II Jornadas Provinciales de Intercambio de Secciones Bilingües" (Albacete):

- The Sounds of Spoken Language (University of Iowa)
- The Naked Scientists
- Lingro
- Tradukka
- Vocab profile
- Glogster

13 mayo, 2010

Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary

The Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work.
When you know what something looks like but not what it’s called, or when you know the word but can’t picture the object, The Visual Dictionary has the answer. In a quick look, you can match the word to the image.
-20,000 terms with contextual definitions, developed by terminology experts;
-6,000 full-color images of a wide variety of objects from all aspects of life;

One essential reference.

skoool.co.uk

skoool.co.uk is an Intel® driven initiative that brings you highly innovative, interactive and exciting learning resources via cutting edge technologies and devices. It provides learners and teachers with all they need to support their understanding of Science and Maths for Key Stages 3 and 4 (pupils aged between 11 and 16). With myskoool, students can download Maths and Science lessons to their PC to run offline, anytime.

Science-class.net

Science-class.net is an online destination for elementary and middle school science educators. Here you will find educational resources for astronomy, biology, chemistry, ecology, geology, health and much more.

12 mayo, 2010

PBS kids

PBS Kids is the brand for children's programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service founded in 1993 in the United States. It offers a site with educational games, videos and activities -such as coloring and music- for kids.

NOVA

NOVA is the highest rated science series on US television and the most watched documentary series on public TV. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. NOVA Teachers offers several teacher resources, among them NOVA's Classroom-Based Interactives. Designed for use in the classroom, these Interactives provide students the opportunity to build a deep understanding of the featured science concept. Each Interactive is accompanied by a background essay, student handouts, and teacher notes.

23 marzo, 2010

World of Teaching

World of Teaching is a website archive for PowerPoint presentations. There are hundreds and hundreds of them. It's run voluntarily and on a non-profit basis.

Enchanted Learning

Enchanted Learning is for those interested in a website where you can find just about every visual you can imagine for a learning purpose in different subjects. Very simple, but so very useful.

A Historical Atlas of Europe from Year 1 until Year 2000

The Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe shows the evolution of this continent through a sequence of 21 historical maps, every map depicting the political situation at the end of each century. 21 minimaps giving access to 21 full maps and 84 quarters of maps with detailed views of the states, provinces and main cities.

+Plus magazine ... living mathematics

+Plus is an internet magazine which aims to introduce readers to the beauty and the practical applications of Mathematics. This site is all about Maths in everyday life, which is always going to be useful when working with young people, i.e., getting them to relate their Maths to the world around them.

FACTWorld

FACTWorld is a forum set up to support the teaching of subjects through the medium of a foreign language, bilingual education, immersion education and content and language integrated learning (CLIL) The site contains links to country reports, useful websites and contact details of key people in participating countries. It is run entirely by volunteer teachers for other teachers.

17 diciembre, 2008

Science Across the World

Science Across the World offers students in thousands of primary and secondary schools all over the world the opportunity to exchange information, opinions and ideas on a variety of science topics. Register your school and one or more teachers so that your students can communicate with others worldwide. Most topics are suitable for students aged 10-16: food, diet & health, genetics, the environment, energy use,...

17 diciembre, 2007

ELLLO & Teachers TV

ELLLO (English Language Listening Lab Online) is a free online listening resource of over 1,000 listening activities designed especially for ESL and EFL students and teachers. Most listening activities include images, an interactive quiz, transcript of the audio and downloadable MP3.

Teachers TV is the UK's first television channel to provide almost all of its programmes online. Once most programmes have been broadcast on the channel, they can be accessed and watched 24 hours a day, absolutely free of charge from its website. It is also free to download the programmes and save them on your computer.

07 noviembre, 2007

CLIL Teacher´s Web Guide

Carmen Mellado Álvarez, profesora del IES "Aznalcóllar" de Aznalcóllar (Sevilla), nos ofrece una interesante guía de recursos interactivos para profesores de Secciones Bilingües en "CLIL Teacher´s Web Guide".

30 octubre, 2007

Scholastic & FREE

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, has created quality products and services that educate, entertain and motivate children and are designed to help enlarge their understanding of the world around them. A very interesting website with free online interactive learning activities.
FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excelence) makes it easier to find teaching and learning resources from US federal agencies. It was originally conceived in 1997 by a federal working group and launched a year later. It was redesigned and relaunched for the first time in November 2006.

01 septiembre, 2007

Recursos CLIL de Isabel Pérez

Isabel Pérez Torres, Profesora de Enseñanza Secundaria y, hasta la fecha, Coordinadora de Redes Internacionales de eLearning del Centro de Enseñanzas Virtuales de la Universidad de Granada, lleva más de diez años trabajando en su página web Isabel´s ESL site. Aparte de numerosos recursos para la enseñanza/aprendizaje del inglés como lengua extranjera, en ella encontramos una sección dedicada a CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning), de la que destacamos el apartado Recursos CLIL /Repositorios por sus abundantes enlaces de interés para el aprendizaje integrado de contenidos en lengua inglesa.

29 marzo, 2007

LearnEnglish Sport

LearnEnglish Sport is a British Council site aimed at helping learners of English to understand the language through the medium of sport. There are articles, games and listening materials.

Cubed

Cubed is a new British Council resource which combines science and innovation with language development. There are lots of interesting articles on fashion and design and also interactive features to help students develop their English.
Each cubed story has a language skills activity. You can find more activities on the LearnEnglish Science website and also check the LearnEnglish Science Archive.

Boggle's World

Boggle's World, a website maintained by a group of ESL teachers in Asia and North America, contains printable quality resources for teachers who teach elementary and middle school English to kids.
Lots of downloadable worksheets and flashcards on a variety of topics for learners of all ages.

15 marzo, 2007

Richmond Publishing: CLIL resources

La editorial Richmond dispone de una página web dedicada a recursos CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) online que pueden ser de utilidad para nuestras clases de Historia, Ciencias y Geografía.

28 febrero, 2007

Curriki

Curriki, a play on the words 'curriculum' and 'wiki', is a non-profit organization that is building the first and only Internet site for Open Source Curriculum (OSC). A community of educators, learners and committed education experts are working together to create quality materials that will benefit teachers and students around the world. The initial focus is on K-12 curricula in the areas of mathematics, science, technology, reading and language arts, and languages. The learning resources can be browsed by subject.

Thinkfinity

Thinkfinity, which is built upon the education programme formerly known as Marco Polo, is a non-profit consortium of seven education organizations and the Verizon Foundation. It develops and delivers commercial-free educational content of the highest quality, easily accessible to teachers and students. The site features lesson plans (currently over 3,400), which can be searched by subject, content partner, grade band and resource type.

15 febrero, 2007

INEBI / BHINEBI

INEBI y BHINEBI son los módulos del Programa de Normalización Lingüística y Multilingüismo del Departamento de Educación del Gobierno Vasco dedicados al aprendizaje de inglés a través de contenidos en Primaria y Secundaria. Disponen de materiales para trabajar determinados aspectos de las Ciencias Sociales, las Ciencias Naturales, las Matemáticas,...

13 febrero, 2007

BALL

BALL (Brainfriendly Accelerated Language Learning) es el resultado de un proyecto Comenius para la enseñanza de inglés en infantil y primaria. Se recomienda consultar los apartados topics y across the curriculum, así como teacher's manual.

Teaching Resources

Laura Candler, profesora de 4º grado en Stoney Point Elementary School, Fayetteville (Carolina del Norte), pone a nuestra disposición Teaching Resources, una página web con recursos utilizados por ella en clase. En la sección The File Cabinet encontraremos numerosas actividades relacionadas con la salud, las matemáticas, la geometría, las ciencias, el lenguaje, etc. en formato pdf .

11 diciembre, 2006

Cool Food Planet

El sitio web del European Food Information Council pretende informar a los más jóvenes sobre la importancia de una alimentación correcta. Para ello pone a su disposición Cool Food Planet, una página que ofrece actividades e información sobre la nutrición, los hábitos alimenticios saludables, el cuidado de los dientes, etc. Dispone también de una sección para adolescentes: Adoz Section.

Exploring the Environment

Exploring the Environment está integrado dentro de Classroom of the Future, sitio web patrocinado por la NASA y alojado en el Center for Educational Technologies. El apartado Modules & Activities ofrece abundante información sobre temas medioambientales. Algunas de las actividades presentadas, graduadas por niveles, pueden resultar de utilidad para la clase de Ciencias Naturales de los cursos superiores. Las tareas propuestas descansan en el aprendizaje basado en problemas y el empleo de estrategias para su resolución. Es conveniente consultar las Teacher Pages.