Idioms are an important literary element that all students need to understand. This free web app helps tremendously when teaching idioms.

In this 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, education expert Monica Burns explains how to use the Eye on Idioms web app. This interactive app introduces students to metaphorical language, and helps them explore seven different idioms.

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Watch as Monica explores this free tool, and outlines how students can practice idioms.

Can you see yourself using this app in the classroom? Let me know what you think in a comment on this article.

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About Our “Teaching Idioms” Presenter

Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author

Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for SimpleK12.com. She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at editor@simplek12.com.