Utilizar blogs para aprender idiomas / Use blogs to learn languages. When you're learning a second language, it's not always necessary to spend money on formal teaching materials, especially if you have a limited budget.
While the purchases of things like tickets are always going to sting a bit, there are so many ways to make your travels feasible to do on the cheap. If a hostel is too pricey for you (though there are many which offer beds at 15 ...
At the launch of the Instituto Cervantes’ annual report on the Spanish language, El español en el mundo 2012, Spain’s Exterior Minister (Secretary of State) José Manuel García-Margallo, and the Institute’s director, Víctor García de la Concha, stressed...
How do teachers make informed decisions in relation to a balanced use of technology in the classroom? Where can new teachers become better informed about best practices for technology use in the classroom without becoming overwhelmed and discouraged by the overload of information?
The biggest and most oft-heard criticism of the iPad usually revolves around it not behaving like a desktop PC or laptop. The people making this complaint are simply missing the point. Apple aren’t trying to make a laptop replacement, why would they? They make a couple of extremely good ones! The iPad is a new kind of device that asks you to think and work differently.
From the big thinkers of the previous century that have influenced our own understanding of learning, to the strategic implementation of those pricnciples in designing pedagogy, this text sheds light on the great heritage that we draw upon in our...
As the image above suggests, the hyphen is going the way of much punctuation. There tends to be an inclination toward minimalism and they are used less and less. However, what I have attempted to provide are a few examples of how they might be used, to what effect and some of the rules of their use.
Hoy os presentamos una herramienta recién salida del horno. La semana pasada el Molino de Ideas presentó ClickLex, un diccionario que permite el acceso al significado de las palabras de una web, con tan solo hacer doble click sobre ellas.
Filed under: Arts and Culture, History, Learning, Europe, Finland, Norway I'm in a northern state of mind. Perhaps it's the hail tickity-tacking off my window, or maybe it's because Gadling is sending me to Estonia this February.
Filed under: Arts and Culture, History, Learning, Africa, Morocco, Middle East Being in Morocco, Tangier is a mostly Muslim city. Being a port, it's also a mixed city with a long history of Christian and Jewish influence.
Talking about Twitter brings to mind the power of hashtags. According to Twitter Help Center the symbol #, called hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already posted a guide on the use of hashtags in education. Check it out HERE
In fifty years, if not much sooner, half of the roughly 4,500 colleges and universities now operating in the United States will have ceased to exist. The technology driving this change is already at work, and nothing can stop it. The future looks like this: Access to college-level education will be free for everyone; the residential college campus will become largely obsolete; tens of thousands of professors will lose their jobs; the bachelor’s degree will become increasingly irrelevant; and ten years from now Harvard will enroll ten million students.
Are you on the hunt for a free, open source platform that will let you deliver free online courses? We've already told you about one option: Google Course Builder. Now here's another: Stanford's Class2Go.
With the New Year looming, many people want to get started on learning a foreign language, but they've been putting it off, maybe it’s procrastination, (5 Powerful Reasons Why You Should Develop Your Foreign #Language Skills in 2013
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