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"Knowing how to research and find the information you seek is an important skill. Fortunately, the Internet is a vast font of knowledge. The trick is in using the right tools. Here are a few that can aid learners in their search for answers."
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Finding great tools for students to use is often overwhelming. This post shares six specific tools as well as two lists from EdShelf. The six tools shown also include a video overview. They are:
One list from EdShelf includes 18 tools and the other includes 12 tools. The range of tools is applicable for students from elementary school though high school and college.
[Business Insider] We've already written about the most common grammatical mistakes, but to find out what word-related wrongdoing really irks people, we turned to the Internet. Quora and Reddit users started two similar threads about the English errors they find most ...
As we celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth this year, English tutor and resource writer Genevieve White responds to some of the common problems teaching Shakespeare in the English language classroom.
Writing is probably the most difficult area for learners to improve on by themselves. Writing demands an audience and if you have no-one to tell you how successful your efforts are - or not - then...
Here are some useful tips for a teacher. Take a look at these dos and don’ts for project based learning.
I was trained in this method of teaching which can be used for an evaluation-type observation in Louisiana (per the Charlotte Danielson-style Rubric.) I have a powerpoint and would be available to make 30-, 45-, or 90-minute presentations to your school or deparetment.
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Hello again, and welcome to As It Is! I’m Jonathan Evans in Washington. Today on the program, we have great news for all of our listeners. By learning English in addition to your own language, you could delay or prevent many forms of mental decline!
Instructional design is a loaded term with many meanings. This post reviews common instructional design challenges and presents some practical solutions.
Did you know that people in the north of the UK use the word "tea" in another way? British English Slang What people in northern British homes say to refer t...
Michael Skapinker: Are we witnessing the development of a new English dialect? Could we call it Eurish?
VIDEO: Are you a Valley Girl, a Yankee or a Dixie?
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This comes and a perfect time as my TnC356 preservice students from Sterling College are creating PSA videos and digital storytelling projects.
An expanding flock of novelists is writing in second languages, enriching and expanding the literature of their host cultures.
Find hundreds of free teaching ideas, lesson plans, and primary / secondary resources which can be used in the classroom. A fantastic resource for primary teachers!
The Gates Foundation released a report today surveying teachers and students on the kinds of digital tools they'd like to see available in classrooms.
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Dear “Nervous To Try Something New With EdTech”: You know when you spoke with me the other day and told me that that introducing more tech into my class was fine for me because I was ‘into it’ and ‘understood’ it? That you were not going to try a new way of doing things (edtech-wise) …
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Humans are unique in their ability to acquire language. But how? A new study shows that we are in fact born with the basic fundamental knowledge of language, thus shedding light on the age-old linguistic 'nature vs. nurture' debate.
Mind the gap.