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50 Ideas & Resources For More Visual Learning

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Visual learning is not just a learning style, but a way of seeing the world. This post offers up 50 ideas & resources for visual learning in your classroom.

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The History of the English Language: Infographic

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The English Language is icreasingly the language of Education and Business | The Brighton School of Business and Management
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17 Online Grading Tools for Busy Educators

17 Online Grading Tools for Busy Educators | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Grading is at the crux of educational evaluation. It’s a major factor in designating student success, and it’s a vital skill that every educator needs to have firm hold of. Succinctly, grades represent the extent to which the learner has met the defined objectives. Teachers generally define these objectives at the beginning of the year, aided by benchmarks, such as statewide academic achievement standards. Grading is an emotionally laden procedure that implies more than the degree of compliance with the goals. Before beginning to teach a class, teachers should think of and choose the grading criteria; students appreciate a grading …

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Project-based Learning: Teachers' Guide

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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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How To Use Flexible Grouping In The Classroom - via TeachThought

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50 Writing Prompts for All Grade Levels

50 Writing Prompts for All Grade Levels | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Sometimes students need a little push to activate their imaginations.

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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, July 12, 11:27 AM
Writing skills are one of the hardest skills for English language learners to grasp and achieve.  In past posts, I have discussed and shared links to writing journal activities.  Here is a list of great prompts at all grade levels.  Many are dealing with current events and topics which help build background knowledge.
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Boasting and bragging | OUPblog

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No one likes boasters. People are expected to be modest (especially when they have nothing to show). For that reason, the verbs meaning “to boast” are usually “low” or slangy (disparaging) and give etymologists grief and sufficient reason to be modest.

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Hmm: I just wonder: Who could have prompted such an in-depth analysis?
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Wait … is that a rule? Ten everyday grammar mistakes you might be making

Wait … is that a rule? Ten everyday grammar mistakes you might be making | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Before their workshop at the NGV Art Book Fair in Melbourne, writing studio the Good Copy shares some tips
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Sleep Expert Tells Students All-Night Study Hurts Performance

Sleep Expert Tells Students All-Night Study Hurts Performance | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Sleep expert David Earnest keeps telling students that they need a good night’s sleep. But many don’t listen.

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Voting in UK General Elections

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Learn some useful English words to talk about voting in UK general elections and other aspects of British government and politics. A comprehensive word list with clear and simple definitions, for adult ESOL learners and general English students. Part of a comprehensive collection of free study materials for teaching and learning about various aspects of life in the UK

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How to Update Shared Files on Dropbox Without Breaking Links

How to Update Shared Files on Dropbox Without Breaking Links | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Dropbox makes it very easy to replace or update files that you’ve already shared without breaking the link. If you’ve already generated a link for a file and shared it with others and they’ve left comments on that file, you can easily retain all that information and simply update the file to a new version for them to view.

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12 Words The English Language Owes To The Aztecs

12 Words The English Language Owes To The Aztecs | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Nahuatl was once the biggest language in Mexico, and we still owe many English language words to this ancient Aztec tongue. Here are just a few.

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New Google Sites: Match Page Headers - Teacher Tech

New Google Sites: Match Page Headers - Teacher Tech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google Sites match headers by clicking on the page tile in the side panel and then clicking the button to add a page. This will match the pages.

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Learn How to Use Gmail: 10+ Top Tutorials for Beginners

Learn How to Use Gmail: 10+ Top Tutorials for Beginners | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If you want to learn how to use Gmail, Envato Tuts+
has some great Gmail tutorials to get you started. We even have Gmail tutorial
videos to help you learn more quickly.Helping you learn
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Google Sheets: Sort Names Randomly - Teacher Tech

Google Sheets: Sort Names Randomly - Teacher Tech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In Google Sheets you can randomize a list of names or other data. Randomize range is available in right click or the Data menu.

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27 Ways Teachers Can Facilitate Learning in Today's Classrooms

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English Words for Travel and Holidays

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Learn some simple words for talking about holidays and travel. Part of a free series of easy English vocabulary lessons for adult ESL beginners, Elementary EFL students and young learners.


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Everyday Grammar: Native Speaker Mistakes

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VOA Learning English presents news, features, audio, video and multimedia about the U.S. and the world in American English. Stories are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level. Words are spoken one-third slower for ESL learners.

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6 Excellent Interactive Tools To Use With Students In Class via Educators' Tech

6 Excellent Interactive Tools To Use With Students In Class via Educators' Tech | 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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'Woke' and 'post-truth' added to Oxford English Dictionary

'Woke' and 'post-truth' added to Oxford English Dictionary | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Exclusive music news, big interviews, entertainment, social media trends and video from the news people at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.

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Wrong: Google Doc - Instead: Google Forms - 5 TIPS - Teacher Tech

Wrong: Google Doc - Instead: Google Forms - 5 TIPS - Teacher Tech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Use Google Forms not a Google Doc! Changing your Word documents into Google Docs is NOT the way to go, use Google Forms instead!

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, June 30, 10:28 PM
Alice Keeler makes a strong argument for using self-marking forms to give students immediate impact. She suggests that giving feedback on Google Docs or even using extended answer questions in Forms is useless unless you can work on it immediately.
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4 Anonymous Web Browsers That Are Completely Private

4 Anonymous Web Browsers That Are Completely Private | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A good way to protect your information on the web is to surf anonymously. Google Chrome’s Incognito mode can help to an extent, but you should also look at the following web browsers.
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Create Powerful Learning Experiences with Visuals

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Did you know that the human brain can process visuals way faster than text? Yep, not only are they more interesting and eye-catching, it’s a proven fact that we’re actually wired to respond more fa…

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How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio | The Rapid E-Learning Blog

How to Create an E-Learning Portfolio | The Rapid E-Learning Blog | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What Goes in the Portfolio?
The portfolio represents your skills and expertise. You need to decide if you want the portfolio to be static where you only do occasional maintenance and updates. Or do you want a site that’s more dynamic and continually updating?

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Here's a "Tool Review" article that also covers the basic elements of an online portfolio. This is aimed at instructional designers, but also speaks to online teachers. 

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, July 8, 8:05 PM
I might be able to use this when I begin teaching at the university level.
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Easier Data Interpretation and Visualization in Google Sheets

Easier Data Interpretation and Visualization in Google Sheets | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Interpreting data from a spreadsheet can feel a bit overwhelming to a lot of students. That's why I'm excited about Google's lates

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Words We Got From Weather

Some words that began with atmospheric conditions have made their way into other areas. Produced for Mental Floss.
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Google Classroom: Header Template - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom: Header Template - Teacher Tech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Add your Bitmoji or create your own custom header to the image banner in Google Classroom. Use this template to make it easy.

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