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The Overview Effect

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‘Overview’ is a short film that explores this phenomenon through interviews with five astronauts who have experienced the Overview Effect.
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National Culture - Geert Hofstede

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Kathleen Orr's curator insight, November 4, 2014 6:47 PM

This is a link to Hofstede's website where you can compare different countries and their ratings according to different dimensions.  It's very interesting to look at different countries and compare them to each other. It's a very useful tool! Check out how the U.S. compares to other countries!

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#AmericanTESOL Viewpoint, #TeachingEnglish & Technology | American TESOL Institute

#AmericanTESOL Viewpoint, #TeachingEnglish & Technology | American TESOL Institute | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
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King Felipe VI's Universal Spanish Language Proficiency Test - Language Magazine

King Felipe VI's Universal Spanish Language Proficiency Test - Language Magazine | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
King Felipe VI of Spain announces his plan to promote Spanish as the world's second language with a world-wide Spanish language proficiency test.
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English Teaching with Creativity, ETC.

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Forum for teaching English and Higher Order Thinking Skills
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ETS Job Readiness & 21st century skills initiative

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ETS Job readiness and 21st century skills initiative
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LINGUIST List 26.2969: TOC: ELT Journal 69/3 (2015)

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The LINGUIST List issue 26.2969, topic: TOC, title: TOC: ELT Journal 69/3 (2015)
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Ace the Assessment

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More employers are using tests as part of the hiring process. Here’s how to prepare for them.
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ELT Conference Logos: The Good, the Bad, and the Downright Ugly

ELT Conference Logos: The Good, the Bad, and the Downright Ugly | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Mike says: It all started when I shared a link to the KOTESOL RPSIG August 22nd Day of Reflection on a social network that allows more than 140 characters. My friend and fellow ELT professional com...
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Cutting to the Common Core: Constructive Conversations - Language Magazine

Cutting to the Common Core: Constructive Conversations - Language Magazine | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Constance Dziombak finds that quality academic conversations help ELLs to clarify and express their arguments Interest in the link between oral skills and literacy and my observations that students write the way they speak inspired me to enroll in the fall 2013 pilot MOOC, Constructive Classroom Conversations: Mastering Language for the Common Core State Standards, …
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Bilingual All-Level Academic Vocabulary: A Focus on Cognates

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Utilize the Spanish & English glossaries in Texas secondary textbooks for ESOL students. The NCTE declares ESOL students should have the chance to use their 1st language to learn English--cognates!
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Second Language Listening: Where Are We?

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The past twenty years has seen a big shift in the way in which second language listening is viewed, and in how it is practiced in the classroom. This article reviews some of these developments.
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24 Brilliant Portmanteaus You Should Add To Your Vocabulary

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The most brilliant portmanteaus perfectly represent today's fast-changing world.
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Language Learning, Technology and Motivation - Ken Wilson, ELT Author and Trainer

What is essential when learning a new language? Perhaps, it's motivation, having curiosity and wanting to learn. Or is it being immersed in a culture where that ...
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Child Language Experiments

How can we get at what kids know about language? What challenges do linguists face in working with children? This week, we take a look at child language ...
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Top tips for teachers on engaging parents in learning

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From having parents come in to speak about their jobs to sending postcards home, education experts share advice on parental engagement
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Scavenger (Treasure) Hunt Ideas and Clues for Adults

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Adults like to have fun too!! So why not organize a hunt with these treasure hunt ideas for adults. A treasure hunt for adults makes a great activity for friends and colleagues. The challenge is coming up with scavenger hunt clues and ideas to make your scavenger hunt different from the rest.
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Secret Teacher: we help students to cheat, but how long before it's exposed?

Secret Teacher: we help students to cheat, but how long before it's exposed? | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Teachers who break the rules will have nowhere to hide when exam-only syllabi come in, leaving us easy prey for our critics
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What it takes to be a real American, according to real Americans

Survey researchers finally figured it out.
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How the Migrant Crisis Is Testing Europe's Security Strategy

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COPENHAGEN -- The most revolutionary idea of modern Europe has been to purse the safety of its citizens by opening borders, not erecting barriers. A new European security strategy must make the case that the nexus of security and integration still amount to the formula of European peace. That is a battle that Europe cannot afford to lose.
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Teens Make Film In Broken English To Explain Why They'll Fail English

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Three high schoolers in Zanzibar have won a prize for a film tackling a fierce debate in African classrooms: Should the teacher instruct in English or the mother tongue?
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Saudi students learning English, tech skills at Sheppard

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Members of the Royal Saudi Air Force are going through a rigorous English-learning program at Sheppard.
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English Proficiency on the Rise Among Latinos

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A record 33.2 million Hispanics in the U.S. speak English proficiently. While this share of Hispanics has been growing, the share that speaks Spanish at home has been declining over the past 13 years.
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On privilege - The Pencilsword: On a plate

A short story about privilege. By Toby Morris.
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12 Things Language Learners Like | Language News

We've talked about the problems all language learners face, but what about the joys of learning a language? There’s a reason—or 12—that we all love it so much.
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