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January 2008

Resource: Teaching Foreign Languages K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices

Teaching Foreign Languages K–12 is a video library illustrating effective instruction and assessment strategies for teaching foreign languages

lingro: multilingual dictionary and language learning site

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lingro is an on-line environment for people learning languages. lingro's dictionaries remember all your translations and help you learn the vocabulary most important to you easier and faster

Wikijunior:Languages - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks

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The target age of this title is 8-12 years old. This is intended to be a basic introduction for kids to learn about different languages around the world. As a general survey, this project is more oriented to covering a large variety of languages rather than studying any particular language in depth. The goal of this project is to provide some basic language skills for younger children and introduce the idea of other languages, especially in areas where children are not exposed to some of these other languages.

Spanish Vocabulary and Expressions Audio

The format is mostly the following: the word or expression spoken in English, then repeated twice in Spanish. Please note that the audio files are up to 7 Mb in size, so the built-in player may need a bit of time after clicking "play" to load the one you'd like to listen to.

Cosmic Zoom

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This visual representation is to help give you an idea of the size and scale of the universe.(similar to the Powers of Ten site) Each image is 10 times bigger or smaller than the one that comes before it or after it. The numbers are written using exponential notation. This is a convenient way scientists use to write very large or very small numbers.

December 2007

BBC - History - Viking Quest

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Play the game of 'Viking Quest', which takes you back to AD 793. Can you build a ship, cross the seas, loot a monastery and return home to claim your prize? Your chief has set the challenge, it's up to you to respond. Turn up your sound for the full Viking experience.

Historic Tale Construction Kit

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Online writing tool with picture and text tools to complement the study of medieval themes

Activities and learning resources to accompany the Bayeux Tapestry

Create your own Bayeux Tapestry with the online interactive. Complete the missing final stages of the tapestry or recreate your favourite scenes. There are further fun activities for all, build a Norman ship and make the helmet of a Norman Soldier, alongside more teacher orientated material like the topic web.

LoudLit.org

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LoudLit.org is committed to delivering public domain literature paired with high quality audio performances. We pair together great literature and accompanying audio. Putting the text and audio together, readers can learn spelling, punctuation and paragraph structure by listening and reading masterpieces of the written word. Read and listen via your web browser or on your mp3 player.

Tom & Jerry Trap-O-Matic

Create Rube Goldberg-like contraptions in this flash game

Select Math

Math lessons for grades 6 - 12 aligned to standards and online manipulatives

Myths and Legends from E2BN

Welcome to Myths and Legends. This site is for pupils, teachers and all those who enjoy stories and storytelling. The British Isles is rich in myths, folktales and legends. Almost every town, city and village in Britain has its own special story, be it a Celtic legend, Dark Age mystery, strange happening or fable.

Word Magnets

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Quick and easy online tool for working with words and sentence structure. Easily adaptable to other activities as well.

Interactive multimedia for social skills, understanding feelings, relaxation and coping strategies, etc.

Here are some interactive applications and games that focus on social skills, coping skills, feelings, stress management, relaxation, communication, attention, or study skills. Multimedia applications present students with experiences that address a variety of modes of learning, communication, and thinking. This can be helpful with students who have more difficulty with traditional word-based counseling techniques. The links with an asterisk (*) have online demos or offer the content on-line. Click on the links to view on-line activities and information.

Welcome to Picture Planner

Picture Planner is an icon (picture) based scheduling system that assists individuals with disabilities in planning activities by the day, week, or month. Picture Planner uses synthesized speech to provide feedback and aid in accessibility.

Free ESL Flashcards

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Nice list of picture flashcards for beginning EFL. Only click the middle column links. Everything else is an advertisement.

Interactive Multimedia Technology: Updated MegaPost-Resources For All: Interactive Multimedia and Universal Design for Learning

new technologies have made their way into an increasing number of classrooms, and many educators are aware of efforts such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Response to Intervention or Instruction (RTI), as well as innovative technologies that provide engaged, interactive learning experiences for students. In this post, I've consolidated information and updated links and resources from some previous posts from my TechPsych and Interactive Multimedia Technology blogs. Although many of the resources cited in this post relate to K-12 education, some of the information is useful for instructional designers, school administrators, researchers, college/university educators, parents, and technologists who are interested in developing interactive multimedia applications for children and teens.

November 2007

ASPIRE - Lessons

Interactive astronomy and physics lessons and labs. Great for differentiation.

Subject Matter Interactives

"Interactives" provides educators and students with strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of curricular areas.

Dynamic Earth Interactives

Delve into the earth's interior, learn about its tectonic plates and their movements, and discover how mountains, volcanoes, and earthquakes are formed.

Chart Chooser

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Choose the chart to display your data, then download as an Excel or PowerPoint file.

Welcome to BugGuide.Net! - BugGuide.Net

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We are an online community of naturalists who enjoy learning about and sharing our observations of insects, spiders, and other related creatures. Includes clicable guide, taxonomy, images, and indo