MUZZY Club for Schools - Online Classroom SubscriptionItem #: MCLUB
Grade Level: K-8
MUZZY BBC, the award-winning language learning program, has taught a second language to more than 22 million children. The classroom edition’s curriculum is designed for flexibility and is curriculum independent. Teachers can either follow MUZZY’s built-in curriculum or the curriculum adopted by their academic authority. Step-by-step lesson plans packed with worksheets, activities, videos, assessment sheets and more makes learning a new language effortless for teachers and fun for students!
TEACHING IS FUN AND EASY WITH MUZZY'S MOVIES, GAMES, AND SONGS
Developed by the BBC, MUZZY's simple and effective program works by teaching through fun and animated stories, songs, and games. These stories use a natural immersion method, mimicking the way children learned their first language.
FOR GRADES PRE-K TO GRADE 8 (or beyond)
MUZZY BBC is designed for children as young as two up to age 12 or older. Reading AND non-reading children can use, and learn from, MUZZY. MUZZY's entertaining and captivating video story is appealing - and effective - to children of all ages.
NO NEED TO SPEAK ANOTHER LANGUAGE IN ORDER TO TEACH IT
Simple and clear lesson plans, subtitles, and other supports are available in English to help teachers effectively and easily teach students another language. Teachers can choose to give their students a bilingual or monolingual experience.
LEARN 1,200 PHRASES AND CONCEPTS
Students will learn present and past tense verbs, adjectives, useful phrases such as greetings, telling time, counting and much more. Additionally, MUZZY Club - Spanish has added new features to introduce reading and writing in Spanish to learners.
THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE LEARNING PROGRAM FOR SWEDEN AND DENMARK
MUZZY has 30+ years of success teaching millions of children worldwide a second language, and is trusted by parents, schools, and libraries around the world.
ALL THE WORK HAS BEEN DONE FOR TEACHERS
Comprehensive lesson plans are provided for each MUZZY Unit and include objectives; activities before, during and after watching the MUZZY video story; grammar notes and additional suggestions. Cultural lessons, and more, round out the supporting materials.
SPECIAL POPULATIONS ARE SUPPORTED
Alternative learners, such as English Language Learners and special needs students, benefit from MUZZY. The captivating video story, multisensory features and characters who express feelings all help to engage every type of learner.
MUZZY’s curriculum is pedagogically sound and based on the guidelines of the British Council and meets the standards of the Common European Framework of References for Languages. Teachers can choose to use MUZZY’s built-in curriculum or follow their own curriculum.
The MUZZY BBC curriculum was created following the guidelines of the British Council and supports the standards identified for language learning by the Common European Framework or References for Language. Educators can either follow MUZZY's internal curriculum or build their own curriculum according to the curriculum adopted by their school.
38 lesson plans provide explicit instructions to cover two to three class periods of approximately 20 to 45 minutes in length. In addition, the lesson plans suggest a variety of activities such as skits, songs, games and projects to make learning fun.
Cultural lessons help children understand what it’s like to live in countries where the target language is spoken. These lessons can be used as part of the language learning curriculum or interspersed across curriculum with social studies, geography, history, music and art.
Teacher Activity Masters & Student Activity Sheets
Reproducible masters provide students with a range of engaging activities that complement the video material.
Assessment Masters & Student Assessment Sheets
Listening Comprehension Assessments help educators build their child’s listening comprehension skills. Reading Comprehension and Written Expression Assessment Masters with answer keys and Assessment Sheets provide a year-end summary assessment.
Easy-to-Use Teacher Dashboard
The Teacher Dashboard allows instructors to search everything in MUZZY, including the 1200+ words and concepts, lesson plans, cultural lessons, activity sheets, scenes in the video story, games and more.
Language Learning Movies
Children are captivated as they watch 3-D video stories of the adventures of Muzzy and his friends while scenes introduce, then reintroduce, language usage and vocabulary.
800+ Online Games (Designed for non-readers and readers)
Interactive online games and exercises are aligned with the content in each lesson and are designed to reinforce the concepts introduced in the video.
28 Vocabulary Builder Videos
28 lesson scenes reinforce the vocabulary that is introduced in the Muzzy Story. Each lesson is an animated vignette with its own simple story line that captivates children.
Learning with Norman
Amusing vignettes help children learn the nuances of languages, such as times of day or how to ask for something.
24 Sing-a-long Songs
Nothing captures learners like MUZZY's 24 catchy sing-a-long songs. Whether listening to the good morning song with the lovable Norman or the colors song along with Princess Sylvia, kids can't help but sing along - and learn in the process!
Good, old fashioned flashcards remain a fun and effective way to learn new words.
Online Language Recording Studio
MUZZY's recording studio allows children to hear themselves speak in a new language. Optional features allow players to practice spelling and word recognition.
Resources to help teachers implement lessons are provided. These resources include reproducible image illustrations for use in lessons or cultural projects, props, flashcards, useful classroom expressions, holidays, and more.