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Open Shut Them

Part of the Fingerplay and Fine Motor Fridays Series

Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown is a classic bedtime story for children 6 and under. It is perfect for phonics practice and vocabulary acquisition because it has plenty of repetition!

Roaring Rockets

Join me on a space adventure as I read Roaring Rockets by Tony Mitton. This book is perfect for young learners ages 2 to 5 that are curious about outer space, astronauts, rockets, and the world we live in.

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21  May

5 ways to bring vocabulary into the online classroom – Erika Osváth

Being restricted to the online world in teaching can feel terribly limiting in terms of what and how you can deliver, especially in the lower primary classroom. In this webinar we will be looking at five ways to bring vocabulary into the online classroom both for lower and higher primary students making new words as memorable as possible…

27  May

Russell Stannard – Evaluation and Assessment when teaching online

In this talk, Russell Stannard will highlight a range of ways of assessing students online. From basic formative assessments through quizzes and tests to the use of E-Portfolios, Russell will take you through practical examples of how he assess students on his online courses. A talk full of ideas looking at  assessment over range of skills including assessing speaking, writing, reading, listening as well as looking at reflection, peer and self-evaluation.

28  May

Assessing Young Learners Online – National Geographic Learning

When we are teaching online, we need to be able to check our students’ progress so that we can reassure them about their learning achievements and gather information on where they may need further support. The online learning environment allows us to explore different methods of formative assessment and gives us an ideal opportunity to develop students’ ability to self assess through intensive questioning and targeted feedback.

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26 May

Warmer or Filler: Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters are a fun way to start the class or to give students a mental break during the lesson. They are silly by nature and usually don’t make any sense at all which allows you to use them to practice pronunciation while having a good laugh!

23 May

Barnyard Dance

Join us for a farm adventure as I read aloud Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton. This book is perfect for young learners ages 2-6 since it incorporates movement, sounds, and vocabulary. Plus, it’s a great story to use when learning about farm animals, sounds that animals make, and action verbs!