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How Twitter Can Help Your Writing

How Twitter Can Help Your Writing | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Are you on Twitter? If you're a writer and you're not using the social media source, you should probably change that.
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Practical Google Docs Tips for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Practical Google Docs Tips for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Are Native English Speakers Really Better Teachers?

I’m an American English teacher living in Belo Horizonte, and after three years of teaching, it has become increasingly clear to me that the majority of Brazilians have a very strong belief that native speaking teachers are superior to non-natives/Brazilian teachers.


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Masters in English Language and Literature: Chaucer's Contribution in English Language and Versification

Masters in English Language and Literature: Chaucer's Contribution in English Language and Versification | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Father of verse! who in immortal songFirst taught the Muse to speak English tongue. 

          When it is said that Chaucer is the father of English poetry and even the father of English literature, we broadly mean that his contribution to the evolution of English poetry or literature is much more significant than that of his contemporaries and predecessors.


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10 Ways to Use Technology to Teach Writing > Eye On Education

10 Ways to Use Technology to Teach Writing > Eye On Education | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The following blog post is part of a blog series called "Comments on the Common Core," written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren ...
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Using Social Media for Academic Communication

Presentation for "PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION AND TRANSLATION STUDIES" International Conference, 8TH EDITION, Timisoara, Romani, 4-5 April 2013 - http://www.cls.

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Mural.ly - Google Docs for Visual People

Mural.ly - Google Docs for Visual People. Thousands of creative people from all over the world are using Mural.ly to grow ideas.

Via Nik Peachey, Lyudmila Anikina
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Ania Zielinska's comment, April 9, 2013 9:47 PM
oops got my canvases mixed up - meant to say http://www.edcanvas.com/
Alessandra's comment, April 9, 2013 11:02 PM
Ania, I don't know if a mobile app is available for apple (it's not for windows yet). It's very smooth, I agree. It reminds me of Prezi and Glogster, as well :)
Nik Peachey's comment, May 7, 2013 7:07 AM
Mural.ly runs natively in the Safari browser on mobile as it's html5 based
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7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Twitter

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Twitter | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Twitter has now been with us for seven years and counting, having celebrated its seventh birthday on March 21, 2013.

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EdTech Toolbox: 10 Tools for Getting the Most from Dropbox

EdTech Toolbox: 10 Tools for Getting the Most from Dropbox | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Word Tree / Fernanda Viegas & Martin Wattenberg

Word Tree / Fernanda Viegas & Martin Wattenberg | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
the word tree is a new text visualization technique.

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8 Great Free Digital Presentation Tools For Teachers To Try This Summer | Emerging Education Technology

8 Great Free Digital Presentation Tools For Teachers To Try This Summer | Emerging Education Technology | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A mix of web apps that can help you make presentations that are fun, eye catching, and engaging (great for students too)! In this month's free online
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UK - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette | global-etiquette | resources

UK - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette | global-etiquette | resources | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Guide to Britian (UK) and the British people, culture, society, language, business and social etiquette, manners, protocol and useful information

Via Sandra V. Barbosa, Juergen Wagner
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The 36 Rules Of Social Media - Edudemic

The 36 Rules Of Social Media - Edudemic | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The following rules of social media are geared towards online businesses and less toward teachers but they're worth seeing anyway.
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    Technology in Education

    Technology in Education | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Technology is becoming a daily part of our lives, from the way we communicate to the way we interact with the world.  Today's students do not know a world without technology, and as their...

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BBC - Learning Scotland

BBC - Learning Scotland | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

BBC Learning Scotland homepage - gateway to BBC content for teachers, parents and learners in Scotland.

Learn with CBBC in new 2nd Level activities for Literacy and English, Mathematics and Sciences.

Joining the 1st Level activities for Literacy and English, Mathematics and Sciences.

More websites BBC Scotland has for primary schools


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The apricot's irresistible voyage into the English language - Telegraph

The apricot's irresistible voyage into the English language - Telegraph | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

What is the most surprising word in The Hobbit? I ask because an exhibition opened yesterday in London called “The English Effect”, which features surprising things about the English language, notably how much of it is foreign. Well, we all knew that, but the details are stranger than expected.


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Collins Dictionaries | Always Free Online.

Collins Dictionaries | Always Free Online. | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The official online dictionary from Collins with over 1 million entries. View word definitions, translations and examples. Check spelling, grammar and pronunciation.

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lynnegibb's comment, April 5, 2013 8:43 PM
As it appears you have English as a second language Gus, you need to know you have better grammar than many people for whom English s a first language! However, this Collins Dictionary find is a gem - thank you
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A great find!

Gust MEES's comment, April 5, 2013 8:45 PM
Thank You, Lynne ;)
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Fotoflexer - Online Image Editor Perfect for the Classroom - Teach Amazing!

Fotoflexer - Online Image Editor Perfect for the Classroom - Check out Teach Amazing for educational technology, web 2.0, and great tips to teach amazing!

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Blogging Tips: For teachers

Blogging Tips: For teachers | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Blogging can be a smart move professionally, or it can be a powerful learning strategy for student achievement. But with all the platforms and blogs out the

Via Louise Robinson-Lay, Lyudmila Anikina
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Downloadable PDF of tips and tricks for blogging as well as a link to an online course for those who want to learn more.

Giancarlo Ganapini's curator insight, April 4, 2013 10:34 AM

...4 al of us

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Thenks!
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Prezzip: Prezi templates & more

Prezzip: Prezi templates & more | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Prezzip offers Prezi presentation templates & more. With mixing and matching our visuals you can optimize your presentations.
Unique; all our visuals are free-standing! Clipping paths, isolated.

Via Baiba Svenca, Wilmer Ramírez, Juergen Wagner, Lyudmila Anikina
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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 12, 2013 6:47 AM

Templates and more by prezi experts

Jo Blannin - The Know Tech Teacher's curator insight, November 10, 2013 11:44 PM

And try these great templates that are built into the  Prezi now...

peterlakeman's curator insight, December 3, 2013 3:15 AM

Veel templates voor Prezi, maar ook afbeeldingen sets.

Een aantal gratis en een aantal betaald. Mooie Prezi style graphics.

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The all-new British citizenship test – take the quiz

The all-new British citizenship test – take the quiz | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The new citizenship test for aspiring Britons, intended to place more emphasis on British history and achievements than previous versions comes into force this week.

Via David Mainwood / EFL SMARTblog, Dace Prauliņš, Luciana Viter, Montse Terés, Juergen Wagner
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Practical Advice for Teaching with Twitter - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Practical Advice for Teaching with Twitter - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words

A free online Talking English Pronunciation Dictionary - simply mouse over your entry to hear it pronounced. American and British spellings, with alternative pronunciations.

Via Marie-Hélène Fasquel, Juergen Wagner
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