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The 10 golden rules of Twitter

The 10 golden rules of Twitter | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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No week seems to pass without some tweeter or other having their handle felt by officers of the law.
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Ten Tips for Classroom Management

Ten Tips for Classroom Management | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Learn how to improve student engagement and build a positive climate for learning and discipline for grades K-12.
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HotChalk's Lesson Plans Page - Over 4,000 Lesson Plans for Teachers by Teachers

HotChalk's Lesson Plans Page - Over 4,000 Lesson Plans for Teachers by Teachers | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
4,000+ Free Lesson Plans in Math Social Studies Art Language Arts Music PE Reading Writing Geography Science projects and Science lesson plans. Great educational resource for teachers and parents!

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11 Excellent Ways Teachers Can Use Google Docs

11 Excellent Ways Teachers Can Use Google Docs | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Google Docs has stood the test of time since its launch a few years ago. Several other similar services have been created since then but nothing can be compared to what Google Docs does. Part of the secret behind its success is its being constantly upgraded. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning been posting alot about the educational uses of Google Docs for teachers and students. Today we are adding more tips and tricks to enable you to learn more about some features Google Docs provides for free and that you might not have known before.

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6 Ways For Teachers To Effectively Use Social Media - Edudemic

6 Ways For Teachers To Effectively Use Social Media - Edudemic | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Using social media inside the classroom can be extremely effective. Increase productivity, communication, and understanding by using these six tips.
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Technology blogs

Technology blogs | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Higher education blogs with useful resources on technology, including digital media, narratives and public engagement...
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9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again

9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

T.H.E. Journal asked educators for the most creative storytelling apps available, and we did a little digging on our own, too. The tools and apps we found turn students into novelists, artists, and moviemakers with each tool bringing its own powerful mechanism for transforming the traditional narrative--both inside and outside the classroom...


Via Baiba Svenca, Dean Mantz, Timo Ilomäki
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Teachers' obsession with technology sees gadgets worth millions sit in cupboards - Telegraph

Teachers' obsession with technology sees gadgets worth millions sit in cupboards - Telegraph | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Millions of pounds of technology is languishing in school cupboards because teachers are being lured into buying the latest gadgets, according to research.
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50 Powerful Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

50 Powerful Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Skype offers some unique opportunities for tech-savvy teachers to get their students learning in exciting new ways.
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26 famous places in London

26 famous places in London | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
London may not be the best place in the world to live (apparently that’s Vienna), but it is one of the most interesting to visit.

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5 Amazing Facts About Reading | You Can Improve Your English!

5 Amazing Facts About Reading | You Can Improve Your English! | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

What’s the best way to improve your English? Of course, there are many ways. But big, easy reading is one of the best. And it probably has the most research and evidence to support it.

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Discover the Shakesperience | Sourcebooks.com

Discover the Shakesperience | Sourcebooks.com | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Discover the Shakesperience: Changing the Way You Read Shakespeare. Explore Shakespeare’s plays in unexpected and exciting new ways, including an engagingly touchable interface with remarkable audio, video, photos, and illustrations.

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Teaching English Toolkit - English Language Teaching Materials

Teaching English Toolkit - English Language Teaching Materials | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
ELT teaching materials for English language learners (#Teaching English Toolkit - English Language Teaching Materials: reading, listening etc http://t.co/3s3Ijo6K #ESL #EFL #ELT #teachingenglish...)...

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Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Presentation

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Presentation | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Google Slides or Presentation is one of my favorite web services for creating presentations. We have covered several other useful presentation tools before and you have a wide range of choice to choose from but Google Presentation will always remain your best alternative when things are not going the same way you want.


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From alphabet to y'all: Linguists reveal the 100 words that have shaped the English language

From alphabet to y'all: Linguists reveal the 100 words that have shaped the English language | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Technology has changed the way we speak beyond all recognition, a leading academic has claimed.
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The Complete Beginners Guide To Joomla

The Complete Beginners Guide To Joomla | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted to create your own website, but not confident that you have the skills to create one yourself? MakeUseOf is proud to announce The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Joomla which is now available to download for free.

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Back to School with Web 2.0: Part 3

And finally, Part 3 of the “Back to School with Web 2.0” series is here.
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52 Tips And Tricks For Google Docs In The Classroom

52 Tips And Tricks For Google Docs In The Classroom | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
52 Tips And Tricks For Google Docs In The Classroom...
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10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing

10 Ways To Use Technology To Teach Writing | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Both high-tech innovations for learning and the inability of many American schoolchildren to write well have been major talking points in educational circles for quite some time, but oddly enough, one may offer a solution to helping remedy the other.

There are a variety of tech tools and methods out there for teaching writing that can make the process easier and more fun for both teachers and students. While not every high-tech way of teaching writing will work for every class or every student, there’s enough variety that there’s bound to be something for everyone.

Here, we offer just a few tech-focused ways to help students learn grammar, essay-writing, and, most importantly, why good writing is so important to their futures.


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paula ugalde's comment, December 14, 2012 9:35 PM
Adorei essa curadoria!!
Francisco Velasquez's comment, December 15, 2012 6:04 AM
Bom mesmo !
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The Classroom Evolution: What Technology Means for 21st Century Teaching

The Classroom Evolution: What Technology Means for 21st Century Teaching | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Digital media use in the classroom has been proven to expand students’ critical and creative thinking skills, to increase motivation and self-esteem, and to develop skills needed for the modern world.
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Wallwisher - Paper for the Web

Wallwisher - Paper for the Web | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The simplest way to create. From any device, with anyone.

Wallwisher is an old tool but I did not have it on my Scoopit, so here it is. Try using it if you have not done it yet and you will join the fan club!


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Free Technology for Teachers: Google+ Added to Google Apps for Education

Free Technology for Teachers: Google+ Added to Google Apps for Education | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

When Google+ first came out I was excited about the prospect of using the Google+ Hangouts as a way to host online tutoring sessions. Unfortunately, at that time Google+ could only be used with personal Google (@gmail.com) accounts. Today, that changed as Google announced that Google+ can now be activated for Google Apps for Education users.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Handy New Ways to Organize File in Google Drive

Free Technology for Teachers: Handy New Ways to Organize File in Google Drive | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

For years now almost all of my documents have been created and stored in Google Docs and now Google Drive. Over the last year I've moved more files into Google Drive for storage. Today, Google added some new features to Google Drive that will make it easier to store, organize, and locate your files in your Google Drive account.

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3 Reasons Students Should Not Raise Their Hands - Edudemic

3 Reasons Students Should Not Raise Their Hands - Edudemic | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In my class one of the first things I say is “Please don’t raise your hand.” And so when a student asks why…here’s what I say:...
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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment | TEFL & Ed Tech | Scoop.it

New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.

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