New resources: Book Reports /Graphic Organizers, K-5


This is the latest resource I added to my TES shop. There are, I think, 14 pages on this one, but do not get mad if it is less.  Notice that they are all differentiated k-1, 2-3 and 4-5 All of my resources are made with the Wixie and Pixie authoring tool. Advertisements Continue reading New resources: Book Reports /Graphic Organizers, K-5

FREE ESL practice for SPEAKING (and listening) online


Remember these resources? Not long ago, I posted about how I keep my resources saved and stored in my Padlets. Check them out now if you want!  ❤️ I got you some extra ESL ❤️ Here are MORE ESL practice sites that can help you in every standard area of life. The ROBOT! THE ESL ROBOT!  The English Tutor is already an ANDROID app that … Continue reading FREE ESL practice for SPEAKING (and listening) online

How Padlet can Save Your Life


What Is Padlet? Padlet is, according to the site,  a virtual wall. It is like a micro organizer, cataloguer or pinner. It is a “Pinterest of words and links and stuff.” I cannot explain it. For sure, I can tell you that it is free to use and it is super flexible. You can get a hyperlink to share with a unique URL You can … Continue reading How Padlet can Save Your Life

Top 4 Sites for Typing Accents (tildes) in foreign languages and loads of shortcuts!


This is a quick share of my favorite tools for tildes , accents and even symbols for currency.   #1 The TYPEIT program works off and online and includes the IPA or International Phonetic Alphabet.  TypeIt will select, copy/paste the letter that you need.  #2 StudySpanish.com is also very helpful and simple to use.    #3 Starr.Net helps a lot with keyboard shortcuts   on laptops as well:     … Continue reading Top 4 Sites for Typing Accents (tildes) in foreign languages and loads of shortcuts!

Free TOEFL Test Practice Sites


The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is given to students who have not graduated from a US High School, or have attended a non-US college, and are interested in pursuing Higher Ed studies in the United States.  This is the breakdown of the test Listening 30 to 50 40 to 60 minutes adaptive short conversationslong conversations dialogues Structure 20 to 25 15 to 20 minutes adaptive … Continue reading Free TOEFL Test Practice Sites

ELL and Foreign Language Tech Project Idea


I started out the year with a combined ESL /FL prOject using PPT where I apply the same vocab in English and Spanish depending on the group. It is based on common core. If you are interested in acquiring it, click on the picture and follow the link to my document area. This is just a preview. It is about adding animation to the foods … Continue reading ELL and Foreign Language Tech Project Idea

Top 7 sites for L2 and Foreign Language teachers 2014


Fun. Fabulous. FREE. Here’s my top lucky 7 besties of all as of February 2014. ELL, Foreign Language (FL) and ALL SUBJECTS – CLASSTOOLS Classtools is a free, interactive site where teachers can prepare games and resources with minimal or no experience. Included as part of the free resources there is the Fruit Machine (which helps in selecting students to do tasks without them raising … Continue reading Top 7 sites for L2 and Foreign Language teachers 2014