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Visuals for Foreign Language Instruction | Pitt Edu

Visuals for Foreign Language Instruction | Pitt Edu | Culture 101 | Scoop.it

This site contains hundreds of visual aids (illustrations) that can be used to support instructional tasks such as describing objects and people (i.e., teaching vocabulary) or describing entire events and situations (i.e., teaching grammar).

 


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, March 4, 2014 6:56 PM

Thank you to the illustrators and all the folks from the University of Pittsburgh for development of these excellent world language teaching resources.

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10 Things To Know About Education Around The World - Edudemic

10 Things To Know About Education Around The World - Edudemic | Culture 101 | Scoop.it
Education is a concern to most people around the globe. Whether you’re pursuing your own education, worrying about the education of your child, or educating others, education really is a pretty universal concern. Those concerns, however, vary widely depending on where you are in the world and the background you come from. Students from wealthier …

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Amazing statistics on education! 

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Strategies to Reach Every Student, Regardless of Language Barrier

Strategies to Reach Every Student, Regardless of Language Barrier | Culture 101 | Scoop.it
Helping every student experience meaningful, deep learning is a constant challenge, in no small part because no two learners are alike. To reach students who are particularly challenged -- whether because of their ability to speak English or some other reason -- educators can find a way in by tapping into students' interests and passion.

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“The key thing about deeper learning for the kids we work with is not whether they can do it, but how can we structure classrooms so they can be successful,” 

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, March 19, 2014 6:35 PM

Good review article with applications with English as an International Language.

Rachael Grant's curator insight, March 31, 2014 12:09 PM

This article talks about how necessary it is for teachers to meet the needs of their students. Obviously, this is a tricky task since no two students are alike. This article basically states that by engaging students' passions and interests into the classroom they will be more motivated to learn. This article focuses mainly on students with language barriors but this concept applies to all students. I think that this could be a useful technique for myself and all teachers.

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Education Around the World

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"A glimpse inside the life of students from Senegal to Vietnam and China."


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This picture is amazing to me! It is so difficult to think about how different education looks in other countries.

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Tony Hall's curator insight, March 11, 2013 8:48 PM

Little bit different to my school:)

Nancy Watson's curator insight, March 15, 2013 5:13 PM

What does this do to your ethnocentric beliefs?

Jessica Rieman's curator insight, April 23, 2014 4:57 PM

Students in China take their college entrance exam lasting 9hours. To prevent cheating they all take it at the same time with 1,200 in an exam hall. In Guangdong province, on July 9, 2007.