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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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The magic of QR codes in the classroom - Karen Mensing

Teaching is both a science and an art, and many teachers around the world spend endless hours perfecting their professional practice. At TEDActive 2013, a few teachers from the United States offer some tricks of the trade they've learned (and continue to hone) along the way.

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Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez's curator insight, October 14, 2016 11:38 AM
Hemos trabajado mucho con códigos para realidad aumentada como Zappar, pero no hay que olvidar los códigos QR. Aquí una charla sobre su uso en educación. #tecedu
GwynethJones's curator insight, October 16, 2016 1:55 PM

I am so proud of my GTAWA sweet friend Karen here! AND also honored and proud she used my QR Code tree in her preso! GREAT TEdX Video!

Gina Minks's curator insight, October 23, 2016 10:44 PM
How can you increase patron engagement with QR codes?
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TED Talks, FREE Worksheet to Use With ANY TED Talk, Public Speaking, Grades 6-12

TED Talks, FREE Worksheet to Use With ANY TED Talk, Public Speaking, Grades 6-12 | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
TeachersPayTeachers.com -- 1,300,000+ free and priced teaching resources created by teachers for instant download including lesson plans, interactive
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Well, I think it is a good idea... give it a look!

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Flow, the secret to happiness

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, "What makes a life worth living?" Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of "flow."
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It seems to me this gentleman is talking about some real things... that balance that will help people succeed in learning... and in life

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Five Key TED Talks

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Five key TED talks, and what they illuminate about the most successful lecture series ever given. Good source of listening comprehension activities for advanced students.

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Regina Dugan: Why We Should Never Fear Failure

TED Talks "What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" asks Regina Dugan, then director of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. A nice talk on failure and learning.

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TED-Ed - Lessons Worth Sharing

TED-Ed - Lessons Worth Sharing | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

TED's educational channel will be launched in April. Videos, animations, lessons, resources for educators and students will find a place there. A Youtube TED-Ed channel has already been launched. Promising pool of ideas, indeed!

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J.J. Abrams' mystery box | Video on TED.com

TED Talks J.J. Abrams traces his love for the unseen mystery –- a passion that’s evident in his films and TV shows, including Cloverfield, Lost and Alias -- back to its magical beginnings.
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Awesome Nature - YouTube

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TEDed: Lessons Worth Sharing
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An excellent list of educational videos related to science... a nice set of materials for CLIL!!
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How did English evolve? - Kate Gardoqui - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-did-english-evolve-kate-gardoqui What is the difference between "a hearty welcome" and "a cordial reception"?...
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Nice Ted Talk on the evolution of English language

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, June 11, 2015 12:20 PM

For those that love language... share this!

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Why School? TED ebook author rethinks education when information is everywhere. | Learning With Web 2.0 Tools & Mobile

Why School? TED ebook author rethinks education when information is everywhere. | Learning With Web 2.0 Tools & Mobile | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Schools were built upon the fundamental that teachers and knowledge and information were scarce. That is no longer the reality. Now, as so many more of us gain faster and broader access to the Web, all of those things are suddenly abundant.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: TED Talks for Teachers

Five-Minute Film Festival: TED Talks for Teachers | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

TED ED's shortlist of talks for teachers. Worth a look!

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The beauty of pollination

Beautiful video in slow motion. A nice example on how to describe what we see. Describing actions, processes, colours, shapes...

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The TED Talk from the Future.

The TED Talk from the Future. | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Guy Pierce stars as Peter Weyland, “a magnet for controversy” and would-be builder of “the first convincingly humanoid robotic system by the end of the decade”, in this awesome sci-fi TED Talk directed by Luke Scott with conception and design by Ridley Scott and Damon Lindelof.


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