Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of the help they can get! Thankfully, many excellent resources for ELL and ESL exist online, from full-service websites to reference tools and communities, all designed to make the task of educating ELL students just a little bit easier and more effective.
Been working on my own little app directory and forgot about it. Saw one the other day and thought i'd finish up. Edit: Hey Imgur! Thanks for the responses! Firstly, I would like to apologize for choosing my words poorly. A lot of people felt as if I was saying that these applications are Windows exclusive, or not available in some form on other platforms. The reality is that the majority of the list is Cross Platform for all major desktop OSs (Yay! Rejoice!) Thanks to things like ...
BUILD YOUR OWN DRAGON!!! Whether you're a fan of Anne McCaffrey or George R. R. Martin, you need a little dragon on your shoulder. This one is fairly simply made using a wire armature, foil, tape and some other odds and ends. This was my first attempt at this sort of thing and I can tell you it's easier than it looks to get a great effect.
This is a great project for G+T students in fifth and sixth grade. Variations I have done include working individually and letting the students choose anywhere in the world they would like their country to be. The geography and climate of their portion of the earth affects the other aspects, such as history, customs, foods, etc.