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For better English: Collocation dictionary


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Shaeley Santiago's comment, January 27, 2013 6:03 PM
I hadn't seen this collocation dictionary before. I like that it sorts the examples and provides concordance lines with each.
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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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Will you check this scoop? Thank you so much. http://sco.lt/5okJ17
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How to Make an Infographic: A Visual Guide for Beginners [Free E-Book]

How to Make an Infographic: A Visual Guide for Beginners [Free E-Book] | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A free step-by-step visual guide for beginners on creating on infographic, from how to write copy for your visual to how to promote it effectively.

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5 cartoons of confused words | OxfordWords blog

5 cartoons of confused words | OxfordWords blog | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Dessert islands? Bear feet? Stationery cars? We have turned some commonly confused words int

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Google Slides: Create Shapes with Polyline Tool - Teacher Tech

Google Slides: Create Shapes with Polyline Tool - Teacher Tech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A useful tool for younger (and older) students to know is the Polyline tool in Google Slides. This is a type of line creation where students click to create vertices to create shapes. Learning this tool allows students to identify things in a picture.

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Ed-Tech Tools for the Language Classroom

Anna Neil delivers a very informative and valuable teacher training session on educational technology. Do you want to learn more about tools you could us

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Open Educational Resources (#OER)

Open Educational Resources (#OER) | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may use and re-use for free! These resources are created by individuals or organizations who choose to retain few or no ownership rights so that you can download or share resources with others.  Some OERs can also be edited or re-mixed, depending on the…

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Always good to access free resources! We are all better when we share!
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Recursos educativos de código aberto.
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5 Ways for Educators to Use Social Media

5 Ways for Educators to Use Social Media | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Social media has changed the way that we approach communication and networking. Educators around the world are learning and sharing together. While many educators have taken to social media like a fish to water, there is still some resistance and anxiety. Most of this anxiety comes from not knowing what to post or how to connect.…

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How to Download Google Slides as Images

How to Download Google Slides as Images | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In the course of designing and building a great slide presentation, you may find that you have some slides that make great stand-alon

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, April 11, 6:50 PM
Mr Byrne shared a video on how to download a Google Slides presentation as images. It's not too hard but might be worth considering for students who don't have internet access.
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9 Online Tools For Better #Writing #Skills 

9 Online Tools For Better #Writing #Skills  | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How about some of the top Online Tools For Better Writing Skills? Check 9 Online Tools For Better Writing Skills that help students up their writing game.

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 5, 3:27 AM
Des liens intéressant pour écrire des textes académiques, trouver des écrivains, etc.
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12 Important Tips to Get Precise Google Search Results

12 Important Tips to Get Precise Google Search Results | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
After we have seen how to use Google Images to search for and locate free-to-use images, here is another handy visual to help you make the best of your Google search experience. The content of this visual is based on insights provided by Google Search Help. The 12 tips below will help you refine your Google searches and get precise search results using a wide variety of search operators. For instance, you will learn how to search for content published in social media or through hashtags, how to search for a specific site or related sites, how to search for an exact match and many more.
This visual is also available in PDF format from this page.

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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, March 29, 8:39 PM
After we have seen how to use Google Images to search for and locate free-to-use images, here is another handy visual to help you make the best of your Google search experience. The content of this visual is based on insights provided by Google Search Help. The 12 tips below will help you refine your Google searches and get precise search results using a wide variety of search operators. For instance, you will learn how to search for content published in social media or through hashtags, how to search for a specific site or related sites, how to search for an exact match and many more. This visual is also available in PDF format from this page.
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Teaching and Learning Resources about Scotland

Teaching and Learning Resources about Scotland | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Free online lesson activities about Scotland, for adult ESOL students and young learners. Includes reading & listening quizzes, word games and printable worksheets about Scottish history, places, people and culture, and important holidays and festivals including St Andrews Day, Hogmanay, Burns Night and the Beltane Fire Festival.


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Sue Lyon-Jones's curator insight, March 30, 3:46 AM

These resources may be come in useful if you are off to IATEFL Glasgow and looking for ideas to keep your learners occupied while you are away.

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5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead

5 technologies to avoid in the classroom-and what to use instead | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In a technology-dependent education culture, are there some technologies to avoid? And if so, why, and what are better alternatives?

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Nicole van Wyk's curator insight, March 26, 12:32 AM
Not all technology is useful for education
Becky Roehrs's curator insight, March 31, 4:28 PM

Ouch-lots of popular stuff to avoid-social media, e-books, gaming..but lots we can do instead-forums, VR/AR, OER..

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5 Formative Assessment Tools to Invigorate Your Classroom via @Sunsetparktech

5 Formative Assessment Tools to Invigorate Your Classroom via @Sunsetparktech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Inspired to turn useful tips, tricks, and ideas into infographics, #NYCSchoolsTech specialist, Joe Santiago created his first infographic. The focus is on how teachers who want to update their practice can use technology when doing formative assessments.

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'You're having a giraffe!?' A starter guide to UK slang | British Council

'You're having a giraffe!?' A starter guide to UK slang | British Council | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Are you moving to the UK for study or work? The British Council's Sophie Cannon explains some of the weird and wonderful words and phrases you might encounter.
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12 Tools for Creating Videos on Chromebooks - A PDF Handout

12 Tools for Creating Videos on Chromebooks - A PDF Handout | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Making videos is one of my favorite digital media projects to do with students and teachers. Chromebook users aren't able to access iMovie

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Fact Check now available in Google Search and News around the world

Fact Check now available in Google Search and News around the world | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

After assessing feedback from both users and publishers, we’re making the Fact Check label in Google News available everywhere, and expanding it into Search globally in all languages. For the first time, when you conduct a search on Google that returns an authoritative result containing fact checks for one or more public claims, you will see that information clearly on the search results page. The snippet will display information on the claim, who made the claim, and the fact check of that particular claim.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 12, 8:42 AM

An interesting attempt from Google to help stamp out fake news.

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 12, 3:32 PM

Built in Fact Check for Google Search! 

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5 Comma Types That Can Make Or Break a Sentence

They're just tiny marks on the page, but a lot can depend on them. Produced for Mental Floss.
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An Excellent Tool to Electronically Sign Docs and PDFs from Google Drive and Gmail

An Excellent Tool to Electronically Sign Docs and PDFs from Google Drive and Gmail | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Professional Editor's Corner: Canadian Spelling and Hyphenation

Professional Editor's Corner: Canadian Spelling and Hyphenation | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Billions of people around the world speak English. You’d think that this would facilitate communication, and it does. For the most part. Unfortunately, we have four major types of English (American, Australian, British, and Canadian), and when it comes to idioms and written communication, they differ somewhat.

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Where does the word Easter come from?

Where does the word Easter come from? | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Perhaps surprisingly the origin of  Easter is not biblical.

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Tools for creating polls and surveys

Tools for creating polls and surveys | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Any internet search will show that there are a huge number of online tools available for the creation on polls and surveys. The ones included here are some of the best I have used and show some of the variety of polling tools available.

Via Nik Peachey, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD, Timo Ilomäki
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Ines Bieler's curator insight, April 2, 11:09 AM

Nik Peachey shares useful survey tools.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 3, 2:39 AM
Tools for creating polls and surveys
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her er noen tips dersom du skal lage ordskyer eller enkle spørreundersøkelser for å fremme læringsutbytter i undervisningen

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How to Add Spoken Audio to Google Slides

How to Add Spoken Audio to Google Slides | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The  Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week  that I published yesterday was about adding music to Google Slides. In the twelve hours since tha

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Revealed: The secret Chrome and Google Search tricks that'll make your browser even more powerful

Revealed: The secret Chrome and Google Search tricks that'll make your browser even more powerful | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google's Chrome browser is one of the most popular ways of browsing the world wide web - but did you know it's also chock full of cleve

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Mysterious Word Parts, Demystified

There are a number of words in English that seem to be formed from two parts, but one of the parts is obscure. Wonder no more at where these parts com
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