Are you having trouble with enormous noise levels in your classroom? Use this FREE resource to take control again.
My children love stories – but being language learners they usually need visuals to understand. Learn here what I came up with after having run out of kamishibai cards. (FREE download).
Many ESL children tend to forget about HOW MUCH they did learn already. Instead they tend to focus on the (often many) things they don’t yet master and feel discouraged. Here’s a fun, easy and time-effective way of visualising their progress to turn around this thinking. And yes, it’s FREE.
Syllables are a vital part of phonemic awareness instruction and definitely a must-do before jumping into any reading related activities. Luckily, this doesn’t have to be boring. Count smurf-syllables, Bob the Builder syllables, Filly Fairy or dinosaur syllables… With this FREE printable it’s even more fun.
One of the things I can be really passionate about is sign language: It’s so amazing how adding this additional ‘movement layer’ to language classrooms boosts students’ learning success. Especially ESL and ADD children as well as dyslexic students benefit greatly. Join me on the fascinating journey of hands in motion with this FREE and easy-to-use Finger Alphabet Cheat…
Some time ago I have uploaded the Sore Belly Croc manipulative to learn blending sounds. Now Eric Kane (ELF Learning) has put the whole concept in VIDEO.
Phonological awareness, the ability to break word up into syllables, recognizing upper- and lowercase letters are two of the main indicators of reading success. This FREE Syllable Song with additional resources helps your child develop both. And for all you ESL teachers: This song introduces animal names as well as possessive pronouns his / her as…
This ever-so-hungry crocodile has got a stomachache. In his hunt for food he has swallowed some too large items. But who can find out what this friend has gobbled down?
Let your child explore syllables and strengthen spelling strategies with this FREE floor puzzle!
Many young children struggle with their handwriting: Letters seem to be dancing all over the page, words are spelt backwards or letter sizes vary greatly in size. Here are three FREE handwriting sheets that can help overcome these difficulties.