Grammar Ninja makes learning grammar fun

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Grammar Ninja is an excellent educational game, created by Greg Lieberman, which requires students to identify grammar features within a sentence. Students become “the grammar ninja” and they must identify nouns, verbs and adjectives in a sentence, by throwing ninja stars at words. Correct answers allow you to continue, while wrong answers literally explode. It's addictive and great fun. Grammar ninja works really well on an Interactive Whiteboard especially when you turn on the sound. Such … [Read more...]

Blabberize “make images speak”

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Blabberize allows you to quickly animate any image to make it talk, by simply adding audio and specifying the bottom lip or jaw section. Within minutes you have a talking photo and the novelty factor of this will never wear thin for students. They absolutely love Blabberize. Make a famous person speak, give an animal a voice, even add a mouth to an inanimate object like a hamburger and discuss its nutritional value. The key to utilizing Blabberize is being creative with your lesson planning … [Read more...]

Learning Games for Young Students

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The website Learning Games for Kids has a nice selection of educational games organised into categories. These online learning games and songs for kids are entertaining, educational and free for anyone to use. Students can access math addition facts, multiplication flash cards, language puzzles, and more to make their learning experience rewarding and fun. These games are aimed at preschoolers up to middle school aged children. And the selection is growing. Have a look to see if any might … [Read more...]