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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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Oxford develops digital textbook

Oxford develops digital textbook | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Oxford University's Internet Institute has published its first digital, interactive textbook for students - which will also be free to the public. Nice pool of data to use in our ELT projects.

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Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Teaching with New Media | Edutopia

Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Teaching with New Media | Edutopia | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Empowering and connecting teachers, administrators, and parents with innovative solutions and resources to better education. Edutopia offers interesting guides for teachers such as the one giving teaching tips for the using new media in the classroom... truly interesting and inspiring.

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Shaping the Way We Teach English

Shaping the Way We Teach English | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
A website offering resources for the instruction of English to non-English speakers.
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Interesting Ways | edte.ch

The Interesting Ways series continues to be a great example of crowdsourcing good quality classroom ideas. Links to many sites with guides and tutorials... extremely useful!

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BBC - A History of the World - Explorer

BBC - A History of the World - Explorer | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

A History of the world - Explorer... a perfect site to find resources for our projects in ELT. Time line with very well set information... really engaging for students!


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Synchtube

Synchtube | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

This site lets you and your students watch a video online and comment it together in real time. really rich resource for communicative skills in the classroom, or outside!

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Educational Technology Guy: Project Based Learning

Educational Technology Guy: Project Based Learning | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Nice post for those who still have doubts on the concept of PBL... really good!

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Create Gap-Filling Exercises

Create Gap-Filling Exercises | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Create online tests and share them with your students. Easy-to-learn resource that makes creating gap-filling exercises truly quick and easy

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Words of the World by The University of Nottingham

Words of the World by The University of Nottingham | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Informative videos from language and culture experts about background and use of various important words. Presented by the University of Nottingham's School of Modern Languages and Cultures.
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467 ESL Songs For Teaching English Worksheets

467 ESL Songs For Teaching English Worksheets | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Song worksheets in case you don't have the time to prepare your own... handy!

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SPENT

SPENT | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

"Think you’ll never have to ask for help? Here’s your chance to prove it." This game asks students to decide how they want ot get on with life. They are unemployed young people looking for a job. They must choose what to do and carry out tasks to prove they are prepared to take up the job they apply for. Nice activity for decision making and group talk!


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40 Wonderfully Creative iPad Apps | iPad.AppStorm

40 Wonderfully Creative iPad Apps | iPad.AppStorm | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

We all have the capacity to be creative, it's in our very nature. The iPad is a wonderful tool for creation is almost every sphere you can imagine, from expressing poetry to capturing artistic ideas, from exploring musical invention to manipulating captured light. ...


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Instant Screen Sharing | Screenleap

Instant Screen Sharing | Screenleap | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

This is an excellent free screen sharing tool. It requires no downloads or registration and works in the browser so it's platform independent (works on MAC or PC). This is an excellent tool for giving or getting tech support. perfect tool to share projects, materials, creations with other people.. i.e. students!


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I'm not sure about classroom application yet...but you can't argue with the ability to share screens.

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Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2012 | Edutopia

Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2012 | Edutopia | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Get these easy-to-print guides that include useful tips for teachers, parents, and school administrators. Nice reads with inspiring ideas!

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TECHY TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS: IATEFL - Extensive Reading Foundation Reception and Awards Ceremony

TECHY TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS: IATEFL - Extensive Reading Foundation Reception and Awards Ceremony | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Don't miss this joyful read by my good friend and colleague Sue Dreger about the joy of reading... truly inspiring!!

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Video Games for Learning: Resource Roundup | Edutopia

Video Games for Learning: Resource Roundup | Edutopia | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and resources on using video games and simulations in the classroom.

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The Benefits of Bilingualism

The Benefits of Bilingualism | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Being bilingual makes you smarter and can have a profound effect on your brain. Good article from the New York Times... praise for languages!!

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20+ Fun Free Apps that Promote Student Centered Learning & Literacy : Teacher Reboot Camp

Good review of apps that can be used in digital storytelling

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What School Lunches Look Like In 20 Countries Around The World

What School Lunches Look Like In 20 Countries Around The World | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
What School Lunches Look Like In 20 Countries Around The World: Here are some pictures of school lunches from around the world.

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Great to compare and revise food vocabulary.


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Five Quick Classroom Management Tips for Novice Teachers | Edutopia

Five Quick Classroom Management Tips for Novice Teachers | Edutopia | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Blogger Rebecca Alber presents five management strategies new teachers can begin using immediately in their classrooms... sounds like the same old story, but unfortunately, some still need to learn about it!

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