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Top 10 Websites for Teaching Grammar To Your Students

Top 10 Websites for Teaching Grammar To Your Students | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Here is a list of top ten websites for teaching or learning grammar lessons.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 20, 11:06 PM

Useful list, indeed!!

Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, May 24, 4:30 PM

They are very helpful.

Mita Jordan's curator insight, June 1, 1:28 AM

A quite useful list

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Turn your whiteboard photos into clean legible pdf documents

Turn your whiteboard photos into clean legible pdf documents | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Turn your whiteboard photos into clean legible pdf documents. Just email your photos to us and we reply with your cleaned up slide deck.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, May 19, 6:05 PM

This looks pretty cool. 

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The Compelled Educator: 7 Pinterest Boards You Need to Follow

The Compelled Educator: 7 Pinterest Boards You Need to Follow | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - A tough nut to crack

Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - A tough nut to crack | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Some problems are tough, like opening a coconut. Today's Phrase: 8 May 2014
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10 Ways To Use Songs In The EFL Classroom | Tea...

10 Ways To Use Songs In The EFL Classroom | Tea... | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Gap Fill The most obvious one but not without its merits. Most people simply delete random words and then let the students fill them in. This can help students practice listening in a fun way, but ...

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Learning Theories for the Digital Age

A slidedeck created for the ELESIG webinar on 9 May, 2013 hosted by Nottingham University

Via Anne Whaits, Geraldine Lefoe, Diane Goodman, Bonnie Bracey Sutton, Dean J. Fusto, Bobby Dillard, Lynnette Van Dyke
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Ian Olney's curator insight, July 24, 2013 6:07 PM

More academics need to be aware of these ideas

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 9, 11:19 AM

There are some interesting slides and ideas. For example, wisdom is included as the bridge between knowledge and transforming. Just knowing something does not change us unless we apply and use knowledge wisely.

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Paper.li as a tool for the English Language Classroom

Paper.li as a tool for the English Language Classroom | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Paper.li is an online service for creating your own online paper. You filter the content you are most interested in and is then automatically produced for you to enjoy it yourself, or share it with...

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The 4-Step Guide To Critical Thinking Skills - Edudemic

The 4-Step Guide To Critical Thinking Skills - Edudemic | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Here is a guide to critical thinking skills complete with four (count 'em, 4!) steps accompanied by fill-in-the-blank questions designed to pique your interest and illustrate how each step works.
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The Best Web 2.0 Tools to Boost Your Teaching

Keynote presentation at the "2e Colloque International sur les technologies en éducation", May 2nd, 2014, Montreal (Canada)
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13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice

13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

""Students need a voice.

By voice, I mean the ability to recognize their own beliefs, practice articulating them in a variety of forms, and then find the confidence — and the platform — to express them."


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Chris Carter's comment, May 3, 4:55 PM
I appreciate the breadth of options suggested here. This is not, "just use tech!"
Ruby Day's curator insight, May 4, 5:51 PM

Ideas to help find career focus - what suits them

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 4, 7:06 PM

A very important reason to use media tools is to give a voice to everyone, even little ones!

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English jargon invading the French workplace - Telegraph

English jargon invading the French workplace - Telegraph | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
France's language police powerless to stem a flood of English and franglais from invading the office with jargon such as 'brainstorming'

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5 Ways to Cure Technophobia in the Classroom

5 Ways to Cure Technophobia in the Classroom | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The British-based Telegraph recently posted an article about how technophobia could hold back the use of technology in the classroom. Their experts (including Lord David Puttnam, Member House of Lo...
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10 ways to use video in the classroom

10 ways to use video in the classroom | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Ten ways to instantly make use of video in the classroom


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carldowse's curator insight, April 30, 2:05 AM

Simple, effective ways of exploiting video for teaching purposes.

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Learning to Think Outside the Box - NYTimes.com

Learning to Think Outside the Box - NYTimes.com | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Coursera

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The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has launched a pilot Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) prepared by and for English-teaching professionals. Shaping the Way We Teach English was developed by the University of Oregon. It is hosted on the Coursera platform as part of the Department’s partnership with Coursera. This is a free opportunity for current and future educators of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to improve the quality of their teaching methods.


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Nicos Sifakis's curator insight, April 1, 6:59 AM

The MOOC is divided into two five-week sessions with the first course beginning on April 7; the second session begins on May 12. Participants can enroll in the second session without participating in the first session.

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26 Google Drive Tips You Can't Afford to Miss

26 Google Drive Tips You Can't Afford to Miss | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, May 10, 5:50 AM

A slide show list of tips about Google Drive.  Good for beginning users of Drive and the applications and add-ons within.

Despite the headline, I don't think that I would have lost money if I hadn't have read this post.

Marcelo Triviño's curator insight, May 10, 6:51 PM

We are. Using it .... Check these tips about drive

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Learning and teaching with digital technologies is a mindset

Learning and teaching with digital technologies is a mindset | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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9 digital citizenship considerations

9 digital citizenship considerations | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

“Digital citizenship is a cornerstone of education today. Here are nine important things to consider when it comes to digital citizenship.”Especially "point 6" is very important!!!Learn more:- http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/19/only-internet-safety-and-no-cyber-security-education-in-schools/- http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/10/27/cyber-security-is-easy-get-the-right-reflexes/


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Irony – What It Is and Different Types of Irony

Irony – What It Is and Different Types of Irony | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Irony is when somebody says or does something that is the exact opposite of what is expected. There are three types of irony in English: verbal, dramatic, and situational. Click here to learn more about irony.

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101 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Tools for Teachers

101 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Tools for Teachers | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
This list of 101 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About is a resource for teachers who want to easily integrate technology into their classroom.
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6 Key Benefits Of Mind Mapping - Edudemic

6 Key Benefits Of Mind Mapping - Edudemic | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
When I talk to people about mind mapping, I usually find myself facing one of two reactions: The person I’m speaking with either LOVES mind maps, or pretty much has no idea what they are or what they could be used for. We’ve discussed mind maps occasionally in the past, but I recently stumbled on …
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Plain Sailing: Motivating Young Learners to Write | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Plain Sailing: Motivating Young Learners to Write | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Plain Sailing: Motivating Young Learners to Write http://t.co/tO19F8wpfz - my latest post for @TeachingEnglish #eltchat

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How To Use Social Media In Education

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(this is a continuation from yesterday’s article about barriers to using social media in education) The first step towards applying social media into education starts with empowering teachers by giving them freedom to use social media to engage with students and giving them the freedom to come-up with innovative ways of teaching using technology. On …

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Can You Guess The Shakespeare Plays From The Quotes?

Can You Guess The Shakespeare Plays From The Quotes? | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Test your knowledge of the Bard.
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Glossary

Glossary | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

I thought it would be useful to put together a glossary that explains and shows what I mean by each word I use. (Glossary perfect for home bakers!


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