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Voki - speaking avatars - Resources - TES

Voki - speaking avatars - Resources - TES | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

These two avatars give you an idea of how Voki works and the possibilities for use in a lesson. Visit the website for more details and to set up your own account.

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How to teach... the economy

How to teach... the economy | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
The Guardian Teacher Network has resources this week to help pupils understand how the economy works, in the UK and globally...
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The History of Climate Change Negotiations in 83 seconds

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Round up of the week in ELT 16/11/12

Round up of the week in ELT 16/11/12 | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
After being inspired by Naomi post on continuous professional development and how some times I need to let the same thought mull over in my mind a bit more (like a fine wine) I’ve decided to ...
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Anxious dad awaits Arabic dyslexia test for daughter - The National

Anxious dad awaits Arabic dyslexia test for daughter - The National | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Dyslexia in children goes largely unnoticed in the UAE as no standardised Arabic tests are available. Those with the disorder have problems reading, spelling and recognising words.
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Connectivism - Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching and Technology

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Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups?
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Let It Ripple | A DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE

Let It Ripple | A DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Over the course of 6 months, we asked people from all over the world to send videos of themselves feeling their heartbeat and thinking about what it means. This is the film that unfolded...
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Accenting Improvements - Language Magazine

Accenting Improvements - Language Magazine | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

As educational institutions expand their recruiting horizons and employ more staff from other countries, the extent to which accents may interfere with teaching has become a hot topic. Whether communication is hindered by the accent itself or is a result of the audience’s prejudice, the issue needs to be addressed.

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Vintage TIME Covers

Vintage TIME Covers | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

 

 

TIME's most notable covers

 

throughout its 89-year-old

 

history.


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Tests of and Degrees in French as a foreign language - tice

Tests of and Degrees in French as a foreign language - tice | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

Five countries host more than half of the world's international students: the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Australia, and Germany. France hosts more than 260,000 international students, putting it in third place ...

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The New Yorker’s Endorsement of Barack Obama

The New Yorker’s Endorsement of Barack Obama | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
The choice is clear. President Obama has been progressive, competent, rational, decent, and, at times, visionary.

 

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English where she is spoke

English where she is spoke | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
LAST YEAR we looked at the first-ever global survey of English-language skills by EF Education First, a teaching company. This year, EF has produced its second...
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AdultESLjobs

Adult ESL jobs official blog with interview tips, teaching methodolgy, fun stuff and more TESOL related goodness...
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15 Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators - Edudemic

15 Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators - Edudemic | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

 some conflict resolution tips to use in school and the classroom, 

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English Language Learning

English Language Learning | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Center on Instruction, your gateway to a cutting-edge collection of scientifically based research and information on K-12 instruction in reading, math, science, special education, and English language learning.
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educational-origami - Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

educational-origami - Bloom's Digital Taxonomy | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

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Learning strategies for World language students

Learning Strategies for World Language Students | CLEAR Newsletter | #auselt #tesol #tefl http://t.co/YnUK3lTz...
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Struggle For Smarts? How Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning : NPR

For the most part in American culture, intellectual struggle in school children is seen as an indicator of weakness, while in Eastern cultures it is not only tolerated, it is often used to measure emotional strength.
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How The Internet Is Like A Child's Brain

How The Internet Is Like A Child's Brain | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
"Brain Power" explores the connection between the developing human brain of a child and the emerging global brain of the Internet and aims to help us think about the best ways to nurture and strengthen both.
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Michael Rosen: Exams: testing, testing, testing

Michael Rosen: Exams: testing, testing, testing | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

Interesting.

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Critical Thinking with Language Learners

Free Friday Webinars!Find more info here, http://bit.ly/ELTLINKs...

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Resources for ELT writers | ELT Teacher 2 Writer

Resources for ELT writers | ELT Teacher 2 Writer | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it

Don't forget our Resources page - author stories, tips, blogs & advice to inspire you with your #ELT materials-writing http://t.co/cPlSQ8zd...

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E-readers kindle enthusiasm for learning among children in Kenya

E-readers kindle enthusiasm for learning among children in Kenya | Articles Worth Reading (mostly ELT) | Scoop.it
Laila Ali: Digital readers supplied by the Kilgoris project are encouraging kids who might otherwise lack basic textbooks to love reading...
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