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What British people say vs. what they really mean | Today I Learned Something New

What British people say vs. what they really mean | Today I Learned Something New | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It's not always easy to understand what British people think simply by listening. Sometimes, you have look beneath the surface.
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The History of the English Language: Infographic

The History of the English Language: Infographic | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The English Language is icreasingly the language of Education and Business | The Brighton School of Business and Management
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12 Business English Jargon Phrases To Avoid And What To Use Instead

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Free Online Quiz Tool - Easily Create Online Quizzes

Free Online Quiz Tool - Easily Create Online Quizzes | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Qzzr is a simple online quiz tool that allows you to quickly create beautiful quizzes, post them anywhere on the web, view on any device, and track results.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Kelly Blair, Juergen Wagner
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Kimberly House's curator insight, July 27, 5:22 AM

Easy, embeddable, slick looking online quizzes!

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I haven't tried this, but it looks pretty slick. 

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добавить ваше понимание ...

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A Handy Tool for Turning PowerPoint Presentations into Interactive Lessons

A Handy Tool for Turning PowerPoint Presentations into Interactive Lessons | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Worth a look...

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12 things you didn't know you could do with Gmail

12 things you didn't know you could do with Gmail | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Schedule Gmail messages, see when your email was opened, and other tips to make Gmail super powerful.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Multi Forward for Gmail Forwards Emails in Bulk

Multi Forward for Gmail Forwards Emails in Bulk | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Chrome: Dealing with a large amount of email will always be a drag. When you’ve got a bunch of messages you need to loop someone in on, it can be tedious to forward them all. Multi Forward for Gmail helps make this process simpler.

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5 Great Tools for Sending Newsletters

5 Great Tools for Sending Newsletters | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As a small business owner, newsletters should be an important part of your online strategy. Here are several providers that you may want to check out. They are not just easy to use. They are also affordable!

Via Cendrine Marrouat - SocialMediaSlant.com, oconnorandkelly, Jean-Pierre Blanger, Bhushan THAPLIYAL
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If you don't send newsletters to prospects, your small business could lose many potential leads. In my latest contribution to the Paper.li blog, I briefly introduce 5 newsletter providers. Some you know, others you have probably never heard of...

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If you don't send newsletters to prospects, your small business could lose many potential leads. In my latest contribution to the Paper.li blog, I briefly introduce 5 newsletter providers. Some you know, others you have probably never heard of...

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If you don't send newsletters to prospects, your small business could lose many potential leads. In my latest contribution to the Paper.li blog, I briefly introduce 5 newsletter providers. Some you know, others you have probably never heard of...

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If you don't send newsletters to prospects, your small business could lose many potential leads. In my latest contribution to the Paper.li blog, I briefly introduce 5 newsletter providers. Some you know, others you have probably never heard of...

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600 Other Ways To Say Common Things: Improving Student Vocabulary

600 Other Ways To Say Common Things: Improving Student Vocabulary | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Your students are bright, but they don’t always sound like it. Their diction is full of cliche and emaciated language that doesn’t reflect their inner voice, nor does it indicate their vocabulary level.

Via Mary Perfitt-Nelson, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Vocabulary is vital!  

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, May 25, 2013 2:44 PM

Vocabulary is vital!  

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Vocabulary is vital!  

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Vocabulary is vital!  

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Great Interactive Guides to Help Use Twitter in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Interactive Guides to Help Use Twitter in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Cloud Dictionary: 50 Cloud Computing Terms Defined - Webopedia.com

From planning a private cloud project to finding a cloud provider, this A to Z Cloud Computing Glossary offers definitions to more than 40 cloud computing phrases.
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VOA Learning English - What’s in a Name?

VOA Learning English - What’s in a Name? | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
For VOA Learning English, I’m Anna Matteo.
And I’m Mario Ritter.
The English writer William Shakespeare was right when he said, “What’s in a name?

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Top Ten of Glossaries of Month

Top Ten of Glossaries of Month | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
This article collects the most interesting glossaries and dictionaries that have been published over the last month.
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How Do Words Get in the Dictionary?

How Do Words Get in the Dictionary? | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Why do words like “irregardless” and “ain’t” show up in dictionaries? Who decides what words are included in dictionaries?
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6 Minute Vocabulary - Downloads - BBC Radio

6 Minute Vocabulary - Downloads - BBC Radio | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Build your English vocabulary in six minutes.

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Digital Video - An interactive ebook for teachers

The book focuses on practical ways teachers can explore and exploit the potential of the vast web-based video resources that now exist on the internet. In addition to this the book offers guidance on how to encourage students to use video as a creative tool that can support their language learning.
The book has 10 chapters beyond the introduction. These chapters focus on a range practical , theoretical and technical issues which should help the reader to fully utilise digital video in a range of contexts from the classroom, blended learning and all the way through to fully online delivery.
The book contains:
-: 315 full colour illustrations
-: 26 embedded video tutorials
-: 42 detailed activities with materials and links
-: 17 Cool tools with step by step illustrated guides, video tutorials, suggested activities and getting started suggestions
-: 70 pages of reviewed links to tools and resources
-: Detailed tips and advice on pedagogically related aspects from choosing a clip and task design to paradigms for building video into your syllabus through a range of up to date approaches.
-: An interactive glossary

Via Nik Peachey
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The first in my series of independently published ebooks for teachers.

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Yuly Asencion's curator insight, August 4, 3:33 PM

The first in my series of independently published ebooks for teachers.

Javier Sánchez Bolado's curator insight, August 4, 3:37 PM

The first in my series of independently published ebooks for teachers.

Miloš Bajčetić's curator insight, August 4, 6:00 PM

The first in my series of independently published ebooks for teachers.

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Research Trends: Why Homework Should Be Balanced

Research Trends: Why Homework Should Be Balanced | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Research suggests that while homework can be an effective learning tool, assigning too much can lower student performance and interfere with other important activities.
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5 ways teachers can foster creative thinking with technology - Daily Genius

5 ways teachers can foster creative thinking with technology - Daily Genius | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Why do we teach? For me personally, it is the moment my students come up with original ideas, innovations, inventions. Simply put, a different way of thinking. How can we utilise technology to foster diverse,... Continue reading...
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8 Creative Uses of Google Drawings You Shouldn’t Ignore

8 Creative Uses of Google Drawings You Shouldn’t Ignore | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

"Did you ever click the bright red "New" button inside your Google Drive?

 

"Google Drawings isn't at the forefront of tools. The limelight is reserved for Docs, Sheets, and Slides. But let's do a reawakening of sorts and click on More to go to the "neglected" siblings. We have seen the usefulness of Google Forms. It's time to appreciate the versatility of Google Drawings.

 

"Google Drawings is the freshest among all Google Drive tools. It is not a full-blownimage editor like MS Paint. But the graphic editor is more powerful for one simple fact – it is a real-time collaborative application."

 

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EXCELLENT suggestions and tips for how to use Google Drawings. Well worth the time to investigate.


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theASIDEblog's curator insight, August 3, 8:00 PM

I look forward to exploring this!!

Barbara Sweet's curator insight, August 3, 8:04 PM

I look forward to exploring this!!

Tim Haag's curator insight, August 3, 9:24 PM

I look forward to exploring this!!

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Learning Theories: Behaviorism, Cognitivism, Constructivism, Connectivism

Learning Theories: Behaviorism, Cognitivism, Constructivism, Connectivism | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Constructivism is not a very unique theory is teaching and learning context, but it is an approach created and suggested by many other famous theorists known for their contribution to learning theories like Piaget and Vygotsky.

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A Wonderful Free Tool for Creating Interactive eBooks for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Free Tool for Creating Interactive eBooks for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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3 Good Interactive Guides to Help You Integrate Technology in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Good Interactive Guides to Help You Integrate Technology in Your Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Online Slang

Meanings of acronyms, abbreviations, and slang terms used in online chat, email, and text messaging.
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Some Great Educational Resources from Google ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Some Great Educational Resources from Google ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Great Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers - A PDF Handout

Free Technology for Teachers: Great Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers - A PDF Handout | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Google Drive Add-ons can include some really useful tools.  It's worth taking a look at these.

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Consultants-E's curator insight, July 31, 1:23 PM

Google Drive Add-ons can include some really useful tools.  It's worth taking a look at these.

Juergen Wagner's curator insight, July 31, 2:01 PM

Google Drive Add-ons can include some really useful tools.  It's worth taking a look at these.