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'Read, listen & learn a little English'...is the strapline for this great website. Recently we have been discussing sources of listening homework for our students and this site is ideal for intermediate+. Students can read and listen, check vocabulary and even answer ready-made questions about the listening. On top of that there are are tips for teachers and instructions on how students can click and create a shortcut on the smart phones. What is not to love?
The word combinations option produces a great list of collocations for the word, and what's better, if you click on the collocates, you get the kind of list that a concordancer will produce, with the expressions highlighted in context.
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This is your only hope (that's also free) of protecting your BuddyPress site against spam account creation. When a new user account is created, this plugin can restrict the new user's access to BuddyPress pages and activity ...
By default members of a BuddyPress site are redirected to the home page after logging in. BuddyPress Login Redirect is a simple plugin that lets you change this. Currently you can select from three different locations:
- Personal Profile / Personal Activity- Site Wide Activity- Friends’ Activity
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Every day, your students are tested with each post, search, chat, text message, file download, and profile update. Will they connect with like minds or spill TMI to the wrong people?
Will they behave creatively or borrow ideas recklessly? Will they do the right thing or take shortcuts?
Numbers don't lie, but a bad chart decision makes it extremely difficult to understand what those numbers mean.
This is a collection of usefull web . and social media applications for anyone in education. I have tried them all and I have seen the potential in them. Now it is up to you and your imagination to use them in your teaching or when studying!
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The center of our digital lives soon will no longer be the personal computer, but the personal cloud.
When used effectively, technology plays an important role in enhancing the learning process. Teachers can use digital devices to present supplemental material for lessons or to encourage students to take a more hands-on role in their education.
This post is about using Voicethread as a tool for students to practice their speaking skills and build speaking confidence. This technology is now available as an App. It is a useful tool for rehearsal. EAP students can rehearse their presentations and IELTS students their Part 2 speaking. They can play back, anaylse their performance and rerecord. The teacher and other members of the group can comment. You can use video and images. Many teachers have trialled Voicethread and feedback is students like it and are motivated to use it ;-)
SC teachers, if you are interested, let's explore together and we can trial in our classes.
A study in 1985 “On the Brain of a Scientist: Albert Einstein” found that Einstein’s brain was actually not significantly different from others. As an Organization Development blogger put it:
==> what made Einstein different was his mind. <==
His thinking and passion for learning were the basis of his genius. His brain was the same, but his intellect was markedly different. He was often humble about his intellect, and instead said that learning relied on working hard and imagining the impossible. So what made his learning so different? What can we learn from Einstein?
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This is a great way to create eBooks from your own online content or from any content you find online.You can create and share reading lists for courses. Create your own eBooks of yours or your students' stories. Create your own collection of your favourite articles. Collect a reading list of articles to read when you don't have an Internet connection. Webpages that you capture in this way can be much easier to read and of course you have all the eBook's mark up and note taking functions which will store all your annotations on the eBooks you create.
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I was first introduced to the world of WordPress in 2008 when I was looking for a good way to build a website for a math course I was teaching.
A high school English teacher developed an app in his spare time that takes a new, red-ink free approach to grammar lessons.
BuddyPress Portfolio is an exciting new plugin that allows members to create their own simple portfolios within your community.
Right now each project includes a title, a description, a url and a screenshot of the project. The size of the description can be defined in the admin panel, as the template to be used.
Here's how to use free TED-Ed tools to turn any YouTube video into a flipped lesson.
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Surprisingly, according to research by Educause, only 78% of students feel that wifi is extremely valuable for their academic success, while 60% of students said they wouldn’t attend a college all if it didn’t offer free wifi. The study also finds that 47% of students believe technology makes professors better at their jobs, yet over 30% of students found their instructors to be incapable of getting technology working without student aid.
"This could be a good option if you would like people to be able to save parts of your blog or website as a PDF file, including having students do it as an archive of material for their notes."
RT @lenasterg: Just released version 0.4.3.2 of Buddypress Group Documents...