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The PDF Toolkit

The PDF Toolkit | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A free online community devoted solely to education in the 21st Century. Communicate, Collaborate, Network, Share and Learn. We have so much to talk about.
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 10 Ways to Listen More. Talk Less. Teach Well.

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 10 Ways to Listen More. Talk Less. Teach Well. | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

So often, people don't hear what you say because they're too busy formulating their own response. Let's focus on listening, especially to our students.

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20 Blogs That Will Make You A Better School Leader

20 Blogs That Will Make You A Better School Leader | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
From the corporate workplace to the elementary school classroom, leaders are everywhere. Even born leaders need inspiration and practical tips to help them reach their highest potential.
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Why I don’t use games in the language classroom | One Year

Why I don’t use games in the language classroom | One Year | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

‘Language learning is hard work… Effort is required at every moment and must be maintained over a long period of time. Games help and encourage many learners to sustain their interest and work.’
The above quote appears in the introduction to Andrew Wright, David Betteridge and Michael Buckby’s seminal 1984 work, ‘Games for Language Learning.’ For many years I wholeheartedly agreed with the first sentence while considering the second to be something of an exercise in indulgence, both for the teacher and the language learner. Rightly or wrongly, it took me many years to even consider actively employing games in my teaching. Indeed, in the formative years of my teaching career, the following statements, at least in terms of how they relate to the use of games in the classroom, while not entirely anathema to me, didn’t exactly represent my teaching ethos:

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A GUIDE TO THE GUIDE

A GUIDE TO THE GUIDE | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

                                   

                                   A GUIDE TO THE GUIDE

 

Search for apps, video games, and websites within the guide -- first by age, then by subject and skill. Added "Bright Idea" tips will give you smart, concrete ideas about how to extend what kids learn from these apps, games, and websites into your home and beyond.

 


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Reading English as an Additional Language

Reading English as an Additional Language...

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How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education | TechCrunch

How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education   | TechCrunch | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Thanks to the rise of in-classroom technology, the focus in education tends to be on student engagement and how to improve learning. It becomes easy to forget the importance of great teachers.
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4 Tools for Building Academic Vocabulary - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad

4 Tools for Building Academic Vocabulary - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Technology is an effective and engaging tool that can be used to improve vocabulary acquisition for all learners...

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Interactive Whiteboard #101 : A short primer

Interactive Whiteboard #101 : A short primer | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If you are a newly qualified teacher, an existing teacher moving schools, or getting a new IWB, here’s a couple of handy tips to get you started.
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Britishisms in American English? Brilliant!

Britishisms in American English? Brilliant! | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
DD Guttenplan: As British expressions go mainstream, it may help to make living with the language police in my own house less exhausting...
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Activating Language: Writing

Peter Redpath, author of Incredible English and an expert in CLIL and brain-based learning, presents an Incredible Teaching Tip on Activating Writing. Try ou...
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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers

How To Make Students Better Online Researchers | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
I recently came across an article in Wired Magazine called "Why Kids Can't Search".
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12 Ed Tech Tools to Know and Use This Year

12 Ed Tech Tools to Know and Use This Year | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Free online resources offer options for integrating technology in the classroom.
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36 of Our Favorite #Education Hashtags - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - edchat, edreform, EdTech

36 of Our Favorite #Education Hashtags - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - edchat, edreform, EdTech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Terry Heick at TeachThought recently published "The 20 Top #Hashtags in Education." We liked it so much that we decided to compile our own list of favorites.
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Blogging vs Threaded Discussions in Online Courses | Connected Principals

Blogging vs Threaded Discussions in Online Courses | Connected Principals | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Proponents of social learning theory believe that learning is based upon an individual's overall environment.  What one observes and experiences has a pro...
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The ECLIL Resource Centre - Useful Material

The ECLIL Resource Centre - Useful Material | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
e-CLIL Content and Language Integrated Learning                           The ECLIL resource centre is designed to link to two types of web resources:
CLIL Resource Sites that either have more information on the use of CLIL or further links to more CLIL resources. Specific CLIL resources that can be used by teachers in the classroom Some of these resources have been further divided by language. The individual resources are categorised by subject area....

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Music English

Learn English through Pop Music

Are you learning English? Do you enjoy watching and listening to music videos? Then you will love MusicEnglish! Music videos with subtitles and translations to help you learn the words of the songs.


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Generate QR codes to share your docs with TagMyDoc

Generate QR codes to share your docs with TagMyDoc | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

This is a really useful site for creating QR tags for your documents. It allows you to upload documents then provides a QR tag image for the link so that anyone with a QR code scanner on their mobile phone just has to scan it to download the document.


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Media and Digital Literacy: Resources for Parents

Media and Digital Literacy: Resources for Parents | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Young people are immersed in technology in ways previous generations could not have imagined.
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100+ examples of use of social media for learning | Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies

100+ examples of use of social media for learning | Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Here are over 100 ways that different social technologies (and tools) are being used by learning professionals worldwide – compiled from the comments of those who have contributed to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009 activity.

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Why (And How) You Should Create A Personal Learning Network

Why (And How) You Should Create A Personal Learning Network | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How should you start your personal learning network? What are other teachers doing to learn from one another? Why isn't there a simple and easy-to-implement guide to building your very own PLN? Now there is ...
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Top Tools for Learning 2012

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 as voted for by 500+ learning professionals worldwide...

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To eTwinning στην elearning expo!

To eTwinning στην elearning expo! | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Ελάτε στην elearning expo 6- 7 Οκτωβρίου 2012 και λάβετε μέρος στην συνεδρία που αφορά  το eTwinning. 

Η μοναδική εξειδικευμένη έκθεση στο e-learning πραγματοποιείται για 4η συνεχόμενη χρονιά στις 6 και 7 Οκτώβριου του 2012 στο Ίδρυμα Ευγενίδου, προσφέροντας τη μοναδική δυνατότητα στους επισκέπτες της να διερευνήσουν τις  ευκαιρίες, που κρύβει σήμερα το e-learning, αλλά και τις μελλοντικές προοπτικές του. Το πρόγραμμα περιλαμβάνει παρουσιάσεις τεχνολογίας, ανοιχτές συζητήσεις, επιδείξεις εκπαιδευτικού λογισμικού, προβολή υπηρεσιών ηλεκτρονικής εκπαίδευσης και κατάρτισης, εκπαιδευτικών παιχνιδιών και εξοπλισμού ηλεκτρονικής μάθησης

Στην έκθεση θα συμμετέχει το eTwinning με δύο συνεδρίες!


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