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Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in education... especially in ESL
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Tour Builder - Bobby Lake

Check out how Teacher Bobby Lake uses Tour Builder to bring together education and technology. Watch the video to see how he brings history to life for hi
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If you skip the Gym part, the video is really inspiring ;-)
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divernic - YouTube

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Have fun with the episodes of your favourite characters like Frozen, Peppa pig, Disney princesses and many more. We use all kind of toys, even tiny food an
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This youtube channel contains more than 70 videos with animations created by a catalan English teacher using dolls and her own voice. A good example of how teachers can create good materials out their imagination and with the simplest resources. A source of inspiration!!
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This Will Revolutionize Education - YouTube

Many technologies have promised to revolutionize education, but so far none has. With that in mind, what could revolutionize education? These ideas have been...

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María Luisa Meza's curator insight, December 9, 2014 11:08 PM

Video para los desafíos de la educación en el curso de docencia en línea.

Tina Jameson's curator insight, December 14, 2014 6:48 PM

When so many new technologies promise to transform education - what role is left to the teacher?  Why is the teacher still important?  This powerful clip effectively presents compelling arguments for the importance of teaching students in a 'social' classroom setting - with reference to 'how' students learn; making the best of all types of tools to aid what goes on 'in the student's head'.

Anabela Luís's curator insight, December 15, 2014 3:54 PM

Dá que pensar.... 

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OUlearn - YouTube

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Well, good for those who want to know more than just the language... I love it! :-)

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Susan's curator insight, March 6, 2014 7:07 AM

An interesting watch, esp. the American English one!

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Introducing Tablets with Google Play for Education

Schools in Hillsborough, New Jersey were among the first to try out Nexus 7 tablets with Google Play for Education. See the difference it made for students, ...
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Time for the great leap forward!!!!

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Using Commercials in the EFL Classroom guide

Using Commercials in the EFL Classroom guide | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Here is a nice list of youtube commercials that are the best of the best - for use in the classroom. Also a full guide book with videos


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Smartphone in Teaching and Learning

This video shows how technology can help teachers take different learners into account. In the video Finnish first grade pupils (7-year-olds) learn how to read with the help of smartphones

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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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The 10 Most Important Educational YouTube Channels for Teachers

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YouTube is packed full of educational stuff to share with students. It is usually our first choice when thinking about video resources online. It is true that YouTube interface is not student friendly particularly with the annoying ads and sometimes irrelevant and indecent content on the list of the featured videos but thanks to web technologies , we can now use these awesome tools to easily control the content that is displayed on YouTube and make it educationally relevant platform for our students.

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/07/10-most-important-educational-youtube.html

 


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Thank you for sharing this!
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How to...

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"How to...", a playlist created by BritishCouncilLE to help students in a variety of everyday situations... nice short useful videos covering many situations.

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TubeQuizard

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Automatically generate vocabulary and grammar quizzes based around YouTube videos.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 15, 2016 12:39 AM

This looks like a fantastic tool. You can use the search engine like a corpus to look for vocabulary and grammar you want to teach and then the site will make the activity for you. Lots of ready made quizzes there already too.

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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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What Does the World Eat for Breakfast? - YouTube

Where should your taste buds actually live? Post to Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1ep1sRf Like BuzzFeedVideo on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1ilcE7k Post to Twitter...
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Use this video to illustrate how people from across the globe have their breakfast, and don't go saying this isn't good for language learning!! :-)

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How to Change Education - Ken Robinson - YouTube

Sir Ken Robinson addresses the fundamental economic, cultural, social and personal purposes of education. He argues that education should be personalised to ...
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One more great approach from Sir Ken Robinson

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7 of the Best Channels on YouTube for Teachers

7 of the Best Channels on YouTube for Teachers | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
There are a whole host of fantastic channels on YouTube for teachers out there with great educational content to take advantage of. Here are 7 of the best.
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Good sources of materials for our projects!!

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An Unexpected Briefing #airnzhobbit

Air New Zealand partnered with WETA Workshop on a brand new Hobbit inspired Safety Video. It features cameo appearances including Sir Peter Jackson. Nice video to foster speaking abilities by eliciting questions on what students see

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YouTube brings interactive quizzes to videos with Questions Editor beta

YouTube brings interactive quizzes to videos with Questions Editor beta | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

The chronic learners among us will be happy to hear that the site is testing an interactive -- and potentially educational -- feature that lets users add quizzes to their clips. A new page on the YouTube site describes a "Video Questions Editor Beta," which lets channel owners display multiple-choice questions on top of their videos as they play.


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TubeChop - Recortar vídeos de Youtube con un par de clics

TubeChop - Recortar vídeos de Youtube con un par de clics | Creative Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Existen muchas herramientas para seleccionar un fragmento de vídeo en Youtube

TubeChop sobresale por la facilidad de uso: sin necesidad de instalar nada basta con localizar el video, indicar dónde debe empezar a reproducirse y dónde debe parar y pulsar Chop.
Con estos sencillos pasos obtendremos el enlace y el código para insertar el recorte en nuestro blog o wiki.

Si pulsamos sobre el vídeo para ir a Youtube podremos ver la versión original completa.

Aquí tienes un ejemplo: http://www.tubechop.com/watch/509160


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In An English Country Garden

Things found in an English country garden Sung by Jimmie Rodgers...

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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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