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50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: An Updated List For 2014

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50 Inspiring TED Talks For Teachers: Updated For 2014 by Sara Briggs The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title educator embodies many forms...


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You’re More Ignorant Than You Think You Are | Big Think

You’re More Ignorant Than You Think You Are | Big Think | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Quick: Are you at all familiar with ultralipids, cholarine, or plates of parallax? All of them? One of them? None? Read on, and in a couple of paragraphs you’ll see what your answer means for your personal level of ignorance.  
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100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom

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100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom
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Jakarta drops language requirement for English teachers

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JAKARTA — Indonesia will withdraw a plan that would force foreign English teachers and other workers to take local language-proficiency exams after protests from investors, two government officials said.
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10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Socialized male speech dominance is a significant issue, not just in school.
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Response: 'Every Teacher Is A Language Teacher'

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Educators Margo Gottlieb, Maria Montalvo-Balbed, and Tracey Takuhama-Espinosa share English Language Learner teaching strategies in the final post in a two-part series.

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ELAdvocacy's curator insight, March 19, 7:34 PM

Exactly - if a child has a literacy or math development need we expect all teachers to attend to it.  Why is language any different?  We have to build the capacity.

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Looks good, sounds good – techno troubles and workshop summary

One thing I learnt recently in Slovenia is to make sure that I always have a Windows-friendly presentation ready to go. I'd already had to rearrange the furniture a little bit before starting my IA...
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Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning

Steps to Create the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Check out some resources meant to help education leaders find ways transform the vision and goals of schools to move towards applied, connected and real-world learning opportunities for students.
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NGO Jobs | Facilitate Virtual Exchange with Soliya! Join our Training this Spring!

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Supporting English Language Learners in NZ

This explores the ESOL resources that are available to support teachers in NZ. This presentation has been developed by Dan Haddock and Janis Maidment who work …
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Janet McQueen's curator insight, March 1, 10:57 PM

All the MOE developed resources and  support material available for teachers of ELL's in New Zealand Schools 

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How Does Consuming Glucose Affect Your Memory? | Big Think

How Does Consuming Glucose Affect Your Memory? | Big Think | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
While many people believe sugar makes kids hyperactive, this theory has long been debunked by research. However researchers are only just beginning to understand the complex relationship between glucose and learning.
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What is the ideal title for a talk/poster at IATEFL and TESOL 2015?

Although a lot of criticism can be made of mainstream teaching conferences they are not going away (yet?). As a way to get ready for the IATEFL 2015 conference I thought it interesting to see what ...
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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms - YouTube

This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benj...
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HazCom Training: How to Assist Non-English Speaking Employees

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HazCom training isn’t something to take lightly. If you have non-English-speaking employees, what can you do to make sure they understand?
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It's Time for PechaKucha: Do it with Style

It's Time for PechaKucha: Do it with Style | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." Michael Altshuler [Image credit: Greedy Pics] A 60-year-old woman was arrested after exceeding her allotted three minutes of speakin...
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Manchester 2015 Conference Programme - Manchester 2015 Conference Programme digital edition

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Please click to launch this digital edition.
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4 Strategies for Scaffolding Instruction for ELs | TESOL Blog

4 Strategies for Scaffolding Instruction for ELs | TESOL Blog | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Judie Haynes shares four important and practical scaffolds for helping English learners acquire knowledge in the content-area classroom.
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J is for Jokes

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The polemical Slovenian cultural critic and philosopher Slavoj Žižek recently published a book of jokes designed, in the words of the blurb, to ‘provide an index to certain philosophical, political...
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ESL/ESOL Teachers: This is Your Opportunity! Speak up to ETS and Praxis Exams

Here is your opportunity to provide input: Praxis ESOL Survey:  
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What is 'The Fair List'? | The Fair List

What is 'The Fair List'? | The Fair List | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
What is 'The Fair List'?   So what is this list about? There are many kinds of excellence in ELT. Some of these are rewarded. For innovation in ELT, for
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Language isn’t the problem

Language isn’t the problem | ELT Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
The debate about inadequate English language proficiency often focuses on the wrong issues
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PechaKucha: San Antonio's Passionate Chit-Chat

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It’s a once-every-three-months gathering that really gets San Antonians thinking. And it’s got a funny little name: PechaKucha San Antonio. Vicki Yuan is
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