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Free Video Converter: best software for converting video files easy and fast.

Free Video Converter: best software for converting video files easy and fast. | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it

Free Video Converter designed to help you convert any video files from one format to another. All video formats are supported, conversion is fast and easily. Very useful piece of free software and there is a version for both MAC and PC.


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Silvana Richardson: How to become a teacher trainer | EnglishAgenda | British Council

Silvana Richardson: How to become a teacher trainer | EnglishAgenda | British Council | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
If you are considering becoming a teacher of teachers, then join me tomorrow at 16:00 UK time.
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Regsitration for the webinar on Observation- Tips and Tools now open

Regsitration for the webinar on Observation- Tips and Tools now open | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
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Students learn more if they'll need to teach others - Futurity

Students learn more if they'll need to teach others - Futurity | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
Students learn better and recall more when they think they will soon need to teach the material to someone else.
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Ten things I learnt at IATEFL

Ten things I learnt at IATEFL | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
This is my colleague Lindsay Warwick's personal highlights of the IATEFL Conference 2014. An informative summary.
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Silvana Richardson: How to become a teacher trainer | EnglishAgenda | British Council

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Sokratik, create and share html5 audio-visual presentations

Sokratik, create and share html5 audio-visual presentations | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it

Sokratik - a way to create audio-visual presentations in your browser and share them with the world.


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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, March 22, 1:18 AM

Looks fun

Ana María Andrada's curator insight, March 31, 2:56 PM

Es fundamental en este tiempo, como diría el sociólogo Richard Rorty "mantener las convesaciones en movimiento, como forma de investigación implícita". Estas herramientas ayudan.

Juan Fernández's curator insight, August 1, 3:06 PM

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This looks like a really nice tool to get students creating presentations and using their own voice to narrate. Great way to get students speaking.

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New case studies: Mobile learning

New case studies: Mobile learning | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
Posted on behalf of Dr Richard Walker, E-learning Development Team Manager How can mobile learning enhance the student learning experience? What are the pedagogic benefits related to the use of mob...

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Rolf tynan's curator insight, February 3, 3:55 AM

We should be effecting changes in academic perceptions of the learning process, embracing a new reality of learning controlled and owned by individual learners who are using multiple devices; the trend towards universal ownership of these devices and an expectation that these technologies will be recognised as part of the fabric of education (formal and informal study) is unmistakably there.

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Training News

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Nice that my session on Sacred Cows in ELT was picked as a highlight! 

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Twitter / Search - #eukteach

Twitter / Search - #eukteach | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
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Having fun during my session at the EnglishUK Teachers' Conference 

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Using graphic organisers to help students process written texts

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Resource details | Cambridge English Teacher

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My new resource: Adapting authentic reading texts for low-level students
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MailDrop

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MailDrop provides free disposable e-mail addresses for use in web forms,
app signups, or any other place you'd like to protect your privacy.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 7, 2013 3:12 AM

This is a great tool to use if you or your students use a lot of web based apps that you need to sign up for.

G Coleman's curator insight, August 10, 2013 11:41 AM

Good for school activities that request parent response.

Casey Anley's curator insight, August 21, 2013 6:27 AM

Useful!

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Primary teachers' best tips for language lessons - The Guardian (blog)

Primary teachers' best tips for language lessons - The Guardian (blog) | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog) Primary teachers' best tips for language lessons The Guardian (blog) This is particularly interesting when there are learners who have languages other than English as their mother tongue as it allows comparison with a number of...
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The 4 Most Important PowerPoint RULES for Successful Presentations

There are a million and one tips and tricks for using PowerPoint effectively, but what REALLY matters most? This presentation takes the 4 most important change…

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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 26, 5:17 AM
E seguiamo pure questi Tip!
juanjovilar's curator insight, November 4, 8:08 AM

Presentación con unas reglas básicas para diseñar una buena presentación tipo Powerpoint.

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Brain baloney has no place in the classroom

Brain baloney has no place in the classroom | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
Pete Etchells: A study published this week brilliantly debunks myths about the brain that pervade the education system
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Immigrants Do Want to Learn English: Where Is The Funding?

Immigrants Do Want to Learn English: Where Is The Funding? | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
What occurs to me is that in all the rhetoric, Sajid Javid has forgotten something very simple. Where is the government funding and access for keen families and individuals to learn English if they should wish it? While the will may be there from immigrant families, the financial ability to attend classes may not be.
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The author makes a very valid point about funding for ESOL classes.

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Gove announces independent review of initial teacher training courses - The Guardian (blog)

Gove announces independent review of initial teacher training courses - The Guardian (blog) | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog) Gove announces independent review of initial teacher training courses The Guardian (blog) The government has announced a review of initial teacher training courses, in a move that will highlight divisions between the education...
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Yet another review, and a new set of recommendations that will attempt to change the  system that hasn't had sufficient time to settle ...

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Training News

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A blog post describing the last afternoon at the English UK Management Conference.

Nice to be described as a powerhouse! 

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Digital_natives_(LSERO).pdf

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A critical study on the deterministic concepts of the digital native and the digital immigrant. A must read for any educator interested in Ed Tech

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Dyslexia for Teachers of EFL

Dyslexia for Teachers of EFL | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it

Foreign language teachers often lack sufficient understanding of the nature of dyslexia and the difficulties it causes in foreign language learning and are not familiar with the relevant teaching techniques and methods to further the language learning processes of dyslexic students. Therefore the preparation of teacher training materials for this target group of language learners is both timely and highly needed.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 15, 2013 4:49 AM

This site contains a free 10 unit course for teachers of English as a foreign language and helps them to support students in their classroom who have dyslexia.

Virginia Doherty's curator insight, November 25, 2013 10:13 AM

Very interesting, online materials.

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Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning

A recent 93-page report on online education, conducted by SRI International for the Department of Education, has a starchy academic title, but a most intriguing conclusion: “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.”


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Steve Klien's curator insight, November 13, 2013 11:05 PM

Online learning outcomes

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, November 14, 2013 5:05 AM

A good and interesting article

robyns tut's curator insight, November 26, 2013 8:45 AM

I understand that this may be an average, however I hope that it is kept in mund that this is not true for many students. I for one have to print out my online notes in order to use them to the best of my ability. Also, even if this is true, I believe that face- to - interaction is being lost in this technological age. but it is still as important as it has always been and that needs to be remembered - Justine Pearce

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Resource details | Cambridge English Teacher

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Mobile devices in EFL: What do students think?

Mobile devices in EFL: What do students think? | Silvana Richardson | Scoop.it
What do EFL learners think about working with mobile devices in the classroom? Does it make them more motivated? Do they participate more in class? Does it

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Rolf tynan's curator insight, September 23, 2013 10:21 AM

so - were we right?

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Seven deadly sins of teacher development - news - TES

Is your professional development beset by superficiality or gluttony? Repent now and focus on what really matters - learning quality
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Sound advice for those engaged facilities tasting and supporting the CPD of teachers. 

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