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Description. A nice subtle child theme for BuddyPress. You can upload a custom header (or download a blank one at: http://angelicaflorine.net/goodies/wordpress-goodies/my-buddypress-theme/). Widgets can be used with ...
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The best resources and tools of web 2.0 in the classroom...
How comics can be created and used as presentations
Information graphics which are the visual representation of data known as infogographics are making rounds online these days. It seems like web users are favouring this form of content format over other forms. Their visually attractive display, the bright and shiny colours they include are what make out of them an appealing means of communication. I personally like them because I find them factually interesting, to the point, and easy on eyes. I have devoted a whole section in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning to the educational infographics I find online. Anyway today I am sharing with you tools that you can use to make your own infographics. Check out the list below.
"For better or worse I spend most of every week on Twitter. I use several tools to help me tweet. Here are 9 I especially recommend. In no particular order."
In this article I will relate my experiences with teaching English online after 7 years classroom teaching.
An article discussing functional approaches to teaching English.
The following notes are merely my own informal observations from several years of teaching ESL. ... The lack of precise testing is due mainly to the lack of real teaching method; the two problems therefore tend to be circular.
Μια σειρά από πολύ ωραία εκπαιδευτικά παιχνίδια, στα αγγλικά, για να παίρνετε ιδέες.
Adobe has just released their Creative Cloud, which a new service that makes all of the products in Adobe Creative Suite 6 available for a monthly subscription fee instead of a one-off cost per program.
A collocation thesaurus concordancer that produces word clouds!
On the surface of it Just-the-Word looks just like any other online dictionary or thesaurus, but start using it and you will soon find that it's much more.
"VoiceThread is a web based program that allows users to upload practically any type of media and give an online presentation that other users can view and comment on. It is an amazing way to help students learn to interact with web based content and is starting to take over the world, one classroom at a time.
A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that allows users to view and leave comments on. Listeners can leave comments by text, voice, movie, or by phone. These comments, when approved by the contents creator, show up with the presentation to provide an amazing experience to the user. VoiceThreads can be shared with friends, students, colleagues by email, or by embedding the voice thread on a website."
Adobe Launches Creative Cloud, Proto, Collage for iPad, Updates Touch Apps http://t.co/KQCrSMVq...
Try STORYBIRD with EFL TEENAGERS... They were ENGAGED in the task, they had fun, they were writing, they were asking for vocabulary and most importantly, they were QUIET!!! Read more on my blog.
Strip generator...a Slideshare presentation by guevara2010
ChartTool is a free tool from Google that lets you create great looking charts. It's very easy to use. You can select a chart from the gallery, or import your own chart.
Each chart can be edited and customized: title, size, data, data style, axis labels and much more. The charts can be saved, shared, or embedded in a site.
Critical reading is a technique for discovering information and ideas within a text; critical thinking is a technique for evaluating information and ideas, for deciding what to accept and believe.
Liz Regan's 20 Teaching Tips for ESL teachers give free advice for new teachers, and experienced ones too.
Australians Brendan Sparks and Darran Daido are men with a mission to make teaching English more effective and learning it... ...
Use multi-media to design student-driven learning experiences that are fueled by standards-based Essential Questions and facilitated by digital tools to provide students with flexible learning paths.
I began thinking about how all of this applies to the educational setting. I have a cynical view about assessments, most often in the form of tests, and how they are used at school. They are often contrived and separate from the learning process, and a measure of a student’s deficiencies. As such, students do not use information gleamed from the assessment process to improve their performance. As a deficiency model, rather than a sense of achievement, the opposite often results with students who do not achieve 100% proficiency feeling as though they have failed in some way.
Un message Twitter c'est 140 caractères maximum ! C'est à la fois long et souvent trop court.
Skype is a free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom and their students to a world way beyond their campus. With Skype, students can learn from other students, connect with other cultures, and expand their knowledge in amazing ways. Teachers and parents can also benefit from Skype in the classroom. Read below to learn how you can take advantage of the power of Skype in your classroom.