Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Switched on Kids

Switched on Kids is a resource from the UK that is a great example of how a simple interactive website, not really designed for SLPs, can make a quick, fun, and educationally relevant lesson.  Students can use the site to review sources of energy (an elementary science topic) and identify electrical dangers at home.  The graphics and interface are fun and engaging as sort of a guessing game:

Language Lens:
In addition to aligning with science curriculum, this site would be a great one to develop sequences, categories and subcategories using graphic organizers, as well as practice sentence formulation using causals, e.g. "It's dangerous to have your soda on top on the TV because..."

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