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What YOU should know about Blogging

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. . . . KEYWORDS: . Blog, blogging, Flow Chart, Learners Interests, Respect of the learners, Learning by Doing, Proactive Thinking, 21st Century Tools, Sustainability, motivation, engaging your lea...

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5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics

5 Great Tools for Creating Your Own Educational Infographics | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
These fun, mostly free tools can help educators easily create their own Infographics, and bring a very modern twist to instruction. “A picture is worth

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, June 8, 2013 7:22 AM

Explore this tool to screate your own infographics

diane gusa's curator insight, July 20, 2013 9:21 AM

List of infographic tools to chose from.

Karen Johnson's curator insight, March 5, 2014 8:46 AM

Have you used an infographic before?  Here is an opportunity for you to try creating one yourself.  They can be quite good starter points for discussions.

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Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy of Mobile Learning

Presentation about moving from Education 1.0 to Education 3.0; from pedagogy to andragogy to heutagogy; from instructivism to constructivism to connectivism in

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VideoNotes - A Great Tool for Taking Notes While Watching Academic Videos

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VideoNotes is a neat new tool for taking notes while watching videos. VideoNotes allows you to load any YouTube video on the left side of your screen and on the right side of the screen VideoNotes gives you a notepad to type on. VideoNotes integrates with your Google Drive account.

 

By integrating with Google Drive VideoNotes allows you to share your notes and collaborate on your notes just as you can do with a Google Document.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 23, 2013 8:43 AM

 

By integrating with Google Drive VideoNotes allows you to share your notes and collaborate on your notes just as you can do with a Google Document.


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Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers

Using Technology Vs Technology Integration- An Excellent Chart for Teachers | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 6, 2013 7:14 AM

 

An Excellent Chart for Teachers...

 

Terheck's comment, April 6, 2013 10:18 AM
Thanks for this great document. A tool is just a tool. Don't use it because you like it. Use it when you need it !
Gust MEES's comment, April 6, 2013 11:04 AM
@Terheck I agree completely with You!
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A Great Project Based Learning Checklist for Teachers

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jillyfrees's curator insight, May 6, 2013 3:15 AM

This ia a neat checklist to assess whether the project you set is worth the effort.

Michelle Gohagon's curator insight, May 14, 2013 1:45 PM

Great checklist for project-based learning

KiwiBelma's curator insight, August 18, 2013 6:16 PM

Just to remind myself :-)

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Tube Teaching: How to Create a YouTube Channel

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Moushira Issa's curator insight, March 31, 2013 9:27 AM

Youtube is agreat educational tool.

Doug Joubert's comment, March 31, 2013 7:12 PM
Thanks, Gust!
F1 Deals's comment, April 2, 2013 3:27 AM
Nice Topic Thanks for shear with us.
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3 Reasons Why You Should Find Time For EdTech

3 Reasons Why You Should Find Time For EdTech | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
I argue to find time for edtech. Incorporating technology into my teaching allows me to do 3 things I ask my own students to do anything.

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ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web

ProfessorWord: Improve your vocabulary while you surf the web | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Get definitions with just a click. Identify SAT/ACT vocabulary words on any page. Our free bookmarklet makes it easy to improve your vocabulary while you surf the web!

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CarolGarriga's curator insight, February 27, 2013 3:16 AM

Une bonne idée!

nicolaperry's curator insight, February 28, 2013 2:53 AM

This could be a useful tool to help you improve your vocabulary

M. Van Amelsvoort's curator insight, February 28, 2013 6:34 PM

Very nice for SAT/academic vocabulary. Good for  high level EFL students.

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5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom | Edudemic

5 Tips For Using Pinterest In Your Classroom | Edudemic | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Pinterest has taken off in the past few months. According to a Shareholic study, it exceeds reddit, Google+, Linkedin, and YouTube as a referral source. It may seem as though everyone you know is Pinning something to the online bulletin boards to share their favorite articles, collections, and items available online.

 

This is a great social networking tool that you can use for educational purposes, whether you are a teacher or a student.

 

This tool can make it possible to create boards for specific projects and to collect and share lesson resources.

 

Be sure to see the education page!


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, February 17, 2013 3:29 PM

Here you have the link to my Pinterest Boards, http://pinterest.com/virtualf7punto0/

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Holiday History - Pumpkin Pie

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A timely upper-intermediate activity


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Flashcards: Free ESL Materials.com | Websites | Lesson Plans

Flashcards: Free ESL Materials.com | Websites | Lesson Plans | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Free ESL Materials.com - Flashcards: Handouts, lesson plans, worksheets, websites, blogs, wikis, forums and nings you need for teaching & learning.


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The Third Way: Effort Creates Ability « Annie Murphy Paul

The Third Way: Effort Creates Ability « Annie Murphy Paul | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Learning is the master skill, the ability that allows us to realize our ambitions: succeeding in school, getting ahead at work, playing a sport or a musical instrument, speaking a second language. Yet until recently, even the experts didn’t understand how learning works.

 

 

 

 

 

===> Now research in cognitive science, psychology and neuroscience is revealing the simple and surprising techniques that can help us learn to be smarter. <===


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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 24, 2012 8:54 AM

A MUST read, read Annie MURPHY PAUL's blog for more insights! Anny is also ===> Learning Columnist at Time.com • CNN.com • Forbes.com • MindShift.com • PsychologyToday.com • HuffingtonPost.com and on TED

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Survey: Learning '21st-Century Skills' Linked to Work Success

Survey: Learning '21st-Century Skills' Linked to Work Success | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Students' exposure to so-called 21st-century skills in school correlates positively with perceived quality of work later in life, according to a new study by Gallup Inc

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 31, 2013 5:37 PM

 

         ===> PracTICE matters, prepare the learners for the "Real-World"! <===

 

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21st century school tackles boredom

Middle and high school students need relevant curriculum

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46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences).

The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency...


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maite collados's curator insight, January 14, 2014 11:24 AM

Las infografías son una herramienta muy útil por su factor visual: en poco espacio y de forma visulamente agradable y atrayente, engloba datos y relaciona conceptos.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, July 30, 2014 7:50 AM

For more resources on Social Media & Content Curation visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl




Cynthia Day's curator insight, July 30, 2014 2:45 PM

apps

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What is Education 3.0

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Education 3.0 is a term that has been used to describe a level of transformative capabilities and practices for education in the 21st century.

 

Professor Derek Keats, of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa,[1] and his co-author Jan Philipp Schmidt, FreeCourseWare Manager at University of the Western Cape, South Africa, used the term in 2007 to apply to the use and impact on education of collaborative and personalized learning, reusable learning content, and recognition of prior learning (RPL) whether by formal or informal means.

 

Keats' explorations were focused on higher education.[2] Dr. John Moravec at the University of Minnesota broadens this view, and describes Education 3.0 as a product necessary to support what he labels "Society 3.0" - a near future paradigm of social co-constructivism, ambient technology, and propelled by continuous innovation at all levels of society.[3]

 


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Jillian Zuber's curator insight, May 2, 2013 12:57 PM

Interesting...

Bill Weigall's curator insight, October 26, 2013 10:38 PM

One possible imminent future...

Jeffrey Miles's curator insight, March 17, 2014 11:01 PM

The idea of web 2.0, and education 3.0 is interesting to me... what will they be called in the future if they are to become the norm?

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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
lynnegibb's curator insight, April 5, 2013 8:43 PM

A great find!

Gust MEES's comment, April 5, 2013 8:45 PM
Thank You, Lynne ;)
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How many words do you know? | Word Dynamo

How many words do you know? | Word Dynamo | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
I've just received my Word Score, an estimate of the total number of words I know. How many words do you know?

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Patty Ball's curator insight, March 30, 2013 11:42 AM

words, vocabulary

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20 Ways To Make Professional Development More Effective

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Administrators often ask how to best utilize their staff meeting time to promote best instructional practices and improve professional development.

 

It has been said that once teachers start teaching, we become the most uneducated of professionals about our own profession, failing to research and implement the cutting-edge best practices that make the difference in student engagement and learning. We can’t use 20th century practices with our 21st century students.

 

In order to encourage and even demand curiosity, creativity, learning, sharing and growing in our students, we must model those traits within our own profession; a staff meeting is the perfect time to cultivate these skills within and among our colleagues.

 


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20 Reasons Why you Should Use Google Plus [Infographic]

20 Reasons Why you Should Use Google Plus [Infographic] | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, March 10, 2013 9:05 AM

G+ is catching up big time for many reasons.  Among these reasons is the Hangout integration.  

 

We just facilitated a remote 1.5 day leadership development session with Hangouts and it was fantastic.  

 

Google is sticking to their strategy and their value is starting to win people over.  I was never a fan and, through valuable features, I am changing my perspective on the suite of offerings.

 

This is a relevant infographic.

Penelope's comment, March 10, 2013 6:43 PM
Been thinking about G+. Thanks for sharing, Al. ;)
Shanika Journey's curator insight, March 12, 2013 12:49 PM

NICE ONE! Great reference

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5 Places To Find Free Educational eBooks

5 Places To Find Free Educational eBooks | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
So what happens when Google, Amazon, and your local library come up short in your quest for free educational eBooks?

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Free TEFL EFL ESL ESOL Worksheets

Free TEFL EFL ESL ESOL Worksheets | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A collection of high quality resources for teaching and learning English for speakers of other languages.

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Patty Ball's curator insight, February 9, 2013 10:56 AM

A collection of high quality resources for teaching and learning English for speakers of other languages.

Sarah Kosloski's curator insight, September 23, 2013 11:35 PM

Free ESL worksheets, all skills covered.

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Creating a Classroom eBook with BookCreator

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Tweet It is no secret that I am a fan of the iPad app BookCreator since its release in 2011. Our students have created several eBooks with the app. You can read about the creation, its process and ...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 19, 2013 10:27 AM

Fun for the kids with learning included...

 

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Thanksgiving Lesson Resources

Thanksgiving Lesson Resources | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, and Intermediate English lessons and games - vocabulary, quizzes and worksheets for adult English language learners and kids.


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