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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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iPad lessons with Aurasma | ipadders.eu

iPad lessons with Aurasma | ipadders.eu | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

The living pictures from the Harry Potter books just became a reality. With Aurasma you can make still images come to life on your phone. What the app does is bring the physical and the virtual worlds together by adding video content to images.


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Information Hunt by Email - Betchablog

Information Hunt by Email - Betchablog | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Students use Gmail to do a treasure hunt for clues about national parks. Gmail Filters and Canned Responses make it work.
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Unused Words - A new word every day

Unused Words - A new word every day | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Unused Words - Discover a new word every day..., many of them still in use. The site gives some interesting information about the history and origin of th words as well. You can browse by verbs, nouns... Users can submit that long forgotten word they once heard and have never used.

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Create Free Interactive Timelines – Stories Displayed on Maps | myHistro

Create Free Interactive Timelines – Stories Displayed on Maps | myHistro | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
On myHistro you can create advanced geolocated timelines that you can play as presentations. Pin your events, videos and photos to the map and share them with friends and family.
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Everyday.me - Record your life. Store it forever.

A free daily life journal for your mobile phone that integrates with other social media sites. Nice tool for building a narrative of your life.


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25 Ways Teachers Can Use iPads in Their Classroom

25 Ways Teachers Can Use iPads in Their Classroom | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

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Quilt: Create multimedia scrapbooks from your mobile phone

Quilt:  Create multimedia scrapbooks from your mobile phone | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Collaborative scrapbook app for creating multimedia scrapbooks. Ideal for group events projects or digital narrative. Create multimedia scrapbooks from your mobile phone.


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First Class Ice Breakers Using Mobile Devices

First Class Ice Breakers Using Mobile Devices | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
I previously wrote about the importance of beginning a class focusing on the learners in the room as opposed to the content to be covered in Beginning the School Year: It’s About Connections Not Co...

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Laura's comment, August 27, 2012 4:57 AM
Great scoop, v useful.
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The LEGO® Story

As The LEGO Group celebrates its 80th Birthday, we take a look back at its history with this short animated film. A nice documentary that will surely catch our students' attention. Different activities can be elicited: Why don't they create a timeline of LEGO's history, for example? Find out more here, http://www.facebook.com...

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Voscreen

Voscreen | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

This is an interesting tool for developing your understanding of different languages through the use of short video clips. Just watch the video clip and test your understanding. Choose the most accurate transcript of the words spoken in the clip.


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Juan Fernández's comment, August 21, 2012 11:05 AM
it´s a shame it is only for learners of English...
Ricard Garcia's comment, August 22, 2012 2:16 AM
Indeed, Juan, una pena... espero que alguien lo pueda adaptar...
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Dr. Zeuss Clipart

Dr. Zeuss Clipart | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Clip art of many different characters from Dr. Seuss that you can put your own text in.

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IdiomSite.com - Find out the meanings of common sayings

IdiomSite.com - Find out the meanings of common sayings | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Useful site for studying idioms. It gives simple and accurate definitions to a good range of idioms.


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SMARTphones: Student Motivation and Autonomy using Relevant Technology.

SMARTphones: Student Motivation and Autonomy using Relevant Technology. | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
The purposes of the activities listed below are to increase students’ exposure to natural English, their autonomy, and their motivation. This will be achieved by the innovative use of familiar and ...

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Renee Maufroid
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Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going

Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. –William Butler Yeats
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Deconstruct the fun in any good game, and it becomes clear that what makes it enjoyable is the built-in learning process.

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Linxy - Augmented reality encyclopedia

Linxy - Augmented reality encyclopedia | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

This is a fantastic augmented reality dictionary / encyclopedia. Simply donload the app to your phone then point the camera at any word and see the entry on screen. Great free app.


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::: Cartoon Maker Zone :::

::: Cartoon Maker Zone ::: | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Another good website where students can create their own comics and stories. Nice layout and easy use. It will quickly catch students' interest.


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 Drama in the ESL Classroom

 Drama in the ESL Classroom | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Resource for ESL/EFL teachers who want to learn how to incorporate drama into their classroom...

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Ricard Garcia's comment, August 23, 2012 3:00 AM
Good job/Bona feina, Laia!
LaiaJoana's comment, August 25, 2012 6:29 PM
Gràcies Ricard!
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25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online - Virtual Education Websites | Ace Online Schools

25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online - Virtual Education Websites | Ace Online Schools | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
25 websites featuring awesome virtual learning experiences.
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Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads

Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

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Grammaropolis

Grammaropolis | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Songs, books, games, and videos make the parts of speech come alive. Fun grammar quizzes are also present. A nice way to introduce basic grammar concepts for primary students

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Britain is Great | LearnEnglish | British Council

Britain is Great | LearnEnglish | British Council | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Find out what is Great about Great Britain and share your opinions!

This series of twelve videos shows different aspects of the best of Britain. They're not just about the country, though. There are lots of exercises to help you improve your English. The videos are lively and fast-moving


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Movies » Simple English Videos

Movies » Simple English Videos | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Learn English with movies and videos with interactive clickable transcripts. Read the whole transcript or click on the part you want to listen to. Nice way to introduce beginners to clips in real English

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Hablamos de educación: Realidad aumentada

Hablamos de educación: Realidad aumentada | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

'Realidad aumentada: involúcrame y lo aprendo' por Pilar Soro ¿Os imagináis poder sostener en la mano una imagen 3D de un elefante, de la torre Eiffel?

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Fables, Writing and Creativity

Fables, Writing and Creativity | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Very recommendable article on creativity in writing. Really worth reading.


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Talking about paintings – Norman Rockwell – a ppt cooler, warmer or filler.

Talking about paintings – Norman Rockwell – a ppt cooler, warmer or filler. | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Here’s another PowerPoint warmer, filler or cooler for your English lesson. If you can’t be bothered to read the short blog – download the ppt file here. http://chrisspeck.files.w...
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