Friday, 30 November 2012

European programmes

Information about deadlines to apply for the different activities of the Lifelong Learning Programme (Comenius, etc.) has been published.
In Basque
In Spanish

Sunday, 25 November 2012

'I Like Pets' eTwinning project

I Like Pets is one of the eTwinning projects awarded last October with the European Quality Label.Details about the aims, organisation and outcomes of ths activity can be found on this wiki.

Saturday, 24 November 2012

Christmas activities

These are some online activities related to Christmas from the British Council's Learn English Kids site:
'Santa's Little Helper' story
Whose present?
Balloon Burst Christmas

Friday, 23 November 2012

Smories: new stories for children website offers recordings of stories and nursery rhymes told or sung by children (mainly girls!). These are several examples:

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

A blog on teaching English at nursery levels

El blog de Espe collects a good number of resources that can be useful for teaching English in Nursery.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Garammar and Vocabulary

Grammar and Vocabulary from the Teens section of LearnEnglish offers several sets of interactive activities aimed at working on different vocabulary fields.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Draw a Stickman

A couple of interactive cartoon stories can be tried on the website of Draw a Stickman app. The layout is simple and attractive and the language of the instructions can be useful for reading and vocabulary work on the interactive whiteboard.

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Flocabulary: educational videos

Flocabulary is an online learning platform that delivers educational hip-hop songs and videos. Some samples can be watched without subscription.

A couple of  examples:
Gimme 6    I Ate 8 

Monday, 12 November 2012

Drawing like Picasso

Picassohead website allows to create portraits made up with a variety of features drawn in a 'picassian' style. All features can be altered with regard to size, colour and position. The tool can be used for oral dictation of instructions (e.g. make it larger/smaller, change into blue, drag it to the left...) when using the interactive whiteboard or as a pair activity when sharing a computer.

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

CLIL units

The Catalan Department of Education has fostered the creation of CLIL units throughout the last years. Resources related to this task carried out by primary and secondary teachers of English can be seen and downloaded from this link.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

A CLIL project

Teachers from Escola Maria Osso in Sitges explain their CLIL project in primary education. They reinforce English teaching through maths and science. A video and specifications on the project can be accessed from here.

Monday, 5 November 2012

Webinar on eTwinning

'Abre tu aula con eTwinning' webinar, held on 18th October, was aimed at explaining what eTwinning is to teachers interested in getting to know this European project. The recording and slide presentation can be seen or downloaded from this webpage.