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How to prepare kindergarten children for writing in English

How to prepare kindergarten children for writing in English

Teach 21st century skills with confidence Improve kindergarten children’s hand-eye coordination, pencil movement and letter recognition with this alphabet card activity. This activity is great for all levels, as well as children with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia This activity teaches the following 21st century skill: communication. Developing our children’s writing is animportant part of learning to communicate in English. This activity will improve their hand-eyecoordination, pencil movement and letter… Read Article →

Games for Students to Help Build Comprehension : Teaching With Games

Games for Students to Help Build Comprehension : Teaching With Games

Subscribe Now: Watch More: Certain games are great for helping your students build upon their existing reading comprehension. Find out about games for students to help build comprehension with help from an experienced teacher in this free video clip. Expert: Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster Bio: Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster has successfully improved the reading and writing skills of fifth-through-eighth grade, inner-city youths for six years. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz Series Description: Being a teacher doesn’t… Read Article →

Respect Song (Classroom Mix Version)

Respect Song (Classroom Mix Version)

The Respect Song (Classroom Mix Version) by Have Fun Teaching. This character song teaches students how to show respect to yourself, others in the classroom and at school. Treat others the way you want to be treated. Download this Video, Song, and Lyrics Sheet:

Girls on Motorcycles 2017

Girls on Motorcycles 2017

Girls on Motorcycles 2017 We reserve copyright for all the content. The video was created by our ideas for fun, motivation or advice. All the videos inside this video were used with the agreement of the original video authors. The authors asked for their channel to be publicized and for the followers to be able to communicate directly to them. I hereby declare that I do not break any rules… Read Article →

What makes a good teacher great? | Azul Terronez | TEDxSantoDomingo

What makes a good teacher great? | Azul Terronez | TEDxSantoDomingo

I’ve been asking the question: What makes a good teacher great? for 24 years. I have collected 26,000 responses from 8 different schools and patterns have emerged. For the last 24 years, he has repeatedly asked students the same question, “What makes a good teacher great?” Azul Terronez is the author of the best-selling book “The art of Apprenticeship” Azul has coached teachers and schools leaders around the world in… Read Article →

Sleepyheads | Children's Bedtime Books Read Aloud

Sleepyheads | Children's Bedtime Books Read Aloud

Time to end the day with a sweet and snuggly bedtime board book perfect for preparing little ones for a cozy night’s sleep. Don’t forget to say good night to all the adorable sleepyheads. Sleepyheads by author Sandra J. Howatt and illustrator Joyce Wan is available on Amazon here: greetings boys and girls welcome to the storytime family I hope you've been good today we have sleepyheads by Sandra J… Read Article →

Edward M. Kennedy Prize | Robert Schenkkan's Advice for Aspiring Playwrights

Edward M. Kennedy Prize | Robert Schenkkan's Advice for Aspiring Playwrights

Playwright Robert Schenkkan offers advice for aspiring playwrights. Schenkkan is the author of ALL THE WAY, a 2013 recipient of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. For more information, visit: my advice for a young playwrights or for anybody who's interested in in writing of any kind is to go do it don't wait for the moment to be right don't wait for someone to… Read Article →

The Reading Factory - A Life Changing Literacy Support Program DOCUMENTARY FILM

The Reading Factory – A Life Changing Literacy Support Program DOCUMENTARY FILM

A stunning documentary film by award-winning filmmaker, Amel Tresnjic that documents the genesis, implementation and fine-tuning of a highly successful, evidence-based literacy intervention program at Dandenong North Primary School, Victoria, Australia. The documentary provides a historical perspective of an educational breakthrough initiative that challenged conventional wisdom and practice. Rather than relying on motivation to learn to read as a precursor to literacy success, The Reading Factory, comprised of a dedicated… Read Article →

Oliver Jeffers, Author's top writing tips - BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Breakfast Show

Oliver Jeffers, Author's top writing tips – BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Breakfast Show

Oliver Jeffers, the author and illustrator of seven global bestselling picture books, including How To Catch A Star, Lost and Found and most recently Up & Down, gives his tips for successful writing as part of our BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Breakfast Show 500 Words short story writing competition for children – The Top 50 will be invited to watch the Breakfast Show being broadcast live from the Hay… Read Article →

Black Authors Breakfast Party

Black Authors Breakfast Party

The Black Authors Breakfast Party for the African-American Read-In was conceived by DC Author and Literacy Consultant Caroline Brewer was a way to celebrate and bring attention to the works of black authors in DC and across the U.S. Because when we read a book, recite a poem, tell a story, or sing a song by a black writer, or listen as they read, sing, or talk to us, we… Read Article →

The Ethics of Linguistic Democracy in Schools and Societies - a public lecture with  Donaldo Macedo

The Ethics of Linguistic Democracy in Schools and Societies – a public lecture with Donaldo Macedo

Thursday, March 31st 2016 at McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning, McMaster University The Ethics of Linguistic Democracy in Schools and Societies In this presentation, Donaldo Macedo will discuss the contradiction that often surfaces when liberal educators feel threatened by the legitimacy of a subordinate group’s struggle—a struggle that may not include them and demands that their liberal treatment of oppression be translated into concrete political… Read Article →

"Teaching Shakespeare" by Keir Cutler, PhD

"Teaching Shakespeare" by Keir Cutler, PhD

“Teaching Shakespeare” is a parody of a college Shakespeare class, and a portrait of a frustrated actor turned frustrated professor struggling to keep his teaching position, despite terrible student evaluations. Filmed before a live audience at the 2000 Montreal Fringe Festival. “Teaching Shakespeare” has won multiple awards, and has been performed consistently since its debut in 1999. “I remember “Teaching Shakespeare” as one of the most enjoyable Fringe productions of… Read Article →

Geography Now! Benin

Geography Now! Benin

ALRIGHT! Our first WEST AFRICAN country! BENIN Become a patron! Donate anything and Get exclusive behind the scenes footage! All profits go towards helping me pay my rent so I can focus more of doing GN videos. Go to: Have you been in Benin? Well, you have an invitation, to begin, in Benin. When in doubt, just use puns for the intro. SCORE! It's time to learn Geography…NOW!!! Hey everybody,… Read Article →

A. R. Gurney & Itamar Moses: Writing a Play, Part 2

A. R. Gurney & Itamar Moses: Writing a Play, Part 2

Be sure to subscribe for all new episodes! Award-winning playwright & novelist A.R. Gurney talks with Itamar Moses on striking the balance between artist and engineer in The Legacy Project Volume I. Produced by the Dramatists Guild Foundation, the Legacy Project is a series of interviews featuring prominent contemporary American playwrights, lyricists and composers. Each interview offers an intimate look into the lives and creative process of these writers of… Read Article →

Teaching Shakespeare - RSC & The University of Warwick

Teaching Shakespeare – RSC & The University of Warwick

Teaching Shakespeare is a ground-breaking education partnership between the Royal Shakespeare Company and the University of Warwick. Transform your classroom experience of Shakespeare. Our Accredited Courses and Practitioner Resources are designed for serving teachers and theatre practitioners working with students aged 8 to 16, from very experienced teachers to those beginning their professional careers. Interested? Find out more at I love Shakespeare but I didn't know how to communicate it… Read Article →