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Misconceptions - #4 - College Prepares Teachers to Teach Reading - Reading Horizons

Misconceptions - #4 - College Prepares Teachers to Teach Reading - Reading Horizons | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
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Bill Maher Outs America And Exposes Our Secret Love of Socialism | Politicus USA's Archives

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The Tug of War for China’s STEM Talent

The Tug of War for China’s STEM Talent | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
There is no clear view of what the future might hold for China’s competitive prospects over the short term, but many believe that the nation will, over time, regain its former prestige as an innovator.
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Critical Thinking or Opening Pandora's Box

Critical Thinking or Opening Pandora's Box | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Critical thinker. Alongside “creative”, it seems to be the ultimate compliment one can receive nowadays with so many other buzzwords invading social media (“leadership, “innovative”, “disrupting” a...
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The Fruit of Language Learning

The Fruit of Language Learning | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
I’m jumping into the new year worrying away at a pocket full of knots I can’t seem to untie.  Two years ago (give or take a few days) I stumbled upon Scott Thornbury’s blog an A-Z of ELT.  One of t...
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Personalize Learning: 10 Trends for Personalized Learning in 2014

Personalize Learning: 10 Trends for Personalized Learning in 2014 | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Bray and McClaskey provide the Top 10 Trends for Personalized Learning in 2014
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Inclusive assessment approaches to learning in the English Language Classroom – I’m a teacher not a psychologist! | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Inclusive assessment approaches to learning in the English Language Classroom – I’m a teacher not a psychologist! | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
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English-Language Learners Team Up with Elders to Tell Stories | Seven Days

English-Language Learners Team Up with Elders to Tell Stories | Seven Days | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Vermont's alt-weekly newspaper on the web, featuring Vermont music, news, politics, movies, food, apartments, jobs, dating and videos.
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Spring 2013 Volume 3(1)

Spring 2013 Volume 3(1) | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it

 

 

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Oxford Journals | ELT Journal | Editor's Choice: free to access 5 articles

Oxford Journals | ELT Journal | Editor's Choice: free to access 5 articles | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
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What It Takes (And Means) To Learn English As An Adult

What It Takes (And Means) To Learn English As An Adult | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
After making it off the class waitlist, keeping up can be a challenge. But for many, it's worth it.
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Overcoming the 6 Mistakes of Inaction

Overcoming the 6 Mistakes of Inaction | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Smart mistakes happen when you take action, fail, learn, and adapt. Dumb mistakes happen when you don’t try at all. Weak leaders over-prepare and under-execute. 6 Mistakes of inaction: Isolating. N...
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Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Learning to focus on one task while tuning out the many distractions vying for attention is a crucial life skill that some students are missing.
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The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic

The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic plus a very informative article to Debunk the myth of Learning Styles!
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Practice doesn’t make perfect, say psychologists - News releases - News - The University of Sheffield

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The cultural and environmental impacts of tourism

The cultural and environmental impacts of tourism | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Documentary shows how travelers end up spoiling the very "authenticity" they come looking for.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 6, 12:30 PM

Tourism can have negative environmental and cultural impacts and this interview with the film maker of the documentary "Gringo Trails" is a compelling perspective.   

planwithdan's curator insight, January 9, 7:55 AM

A short interview with Pegi Vail and her thoughts on how tourism helps and harms local communities.

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What’s Your Best Guess? Predicting Answers Leads to Deeper Learning

What’s Your Best Guess? Predicting Answers Leads to Deeper Learning | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Predictions pique our interest. Once we wager that our favorite sports team will win, we want to know the final score. Once we guess the identity of the murde
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Embracing Messy Learning

Embracing Messy Learning | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Learning is a messy process -- and authentic, project-based learning immerses us in unique parts of this mess. There are days when my check-ins with students reveal that many young people are lost or
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How Stories Change the Brain

How Stories Change the Brain | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Paul Zak's research is uncovering how stories shape our brains, tie strangers together, and move us to be more empathic and generous.
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Expatistan, cost of living

Expatistan, cost of living | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Cost of living comparisons in more than 800 cities all over the world. Get up-to-date full cost of living comparisons!
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Researchers show power of mirror neuron system in learning, language understanding

Researchers show power of mirror neuron system in learning, language understanding | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Anyone who has tried to learn a second language knows how difficult it is to absorb new words and use them to accurately express ideas in a completely new cultural format.
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What have I learned?

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I started this blog in January, and I’m currently writing my 49th and last post of 2013. ...

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Phuc Tran: Does The Subjunctive Have A Dark Side?

Phuc Tran: Does The Subjunctive Have A Dark Side? | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
Phuc Tran shares his story of how the subjunctive mood shaped his world.
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100 things we didn't know last year

100 things we didn't know last year | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
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EducationInvestor - Article: Pearson buys Brazilian ELT chain for £505m

EducationInvestor - Article: Pearson buys Brazilian ELT chain for £505m | ELT (mostly) Articles Worth Reading | Scoop.it
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