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 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 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 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.