It's about the kids! Supporting Teachers – Educating Kids

Muzzy Club

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.

Lesson Plans

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

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!

Flashcards

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.

Additional Resources

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.