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Edu Apps

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App after app for educational use.

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ED Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration on the Internet-- Pg 2

ED Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration on the Internet-- Pg 2 | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
The Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration was developed to help teachers use the Internet to
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A fairly comprehensive guide to online collaboration.

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[PUBLIC] 30 Ways to use Chromebooks in the Classroom

[PUBLIC] 30 Ways to use Chromebooks in the Classroom | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
30 Ways to Use Chromebooks in Schools created by: +Tom Gierke +Becky Evans

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7 Habits Of Highly-Effective Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

7 Habits Of Highly-Effective Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
7 Habits Of Highly-Effective Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology
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What do you think? Can you add any 'habits' or principles?

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Digital Curation: Definitions, Tools, and Strategies - Resources Shared During LINGOs Webinar

Digital Curation: Definitions, Tools, and Strategies - Resources Shared During LINGOs Webinar | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it

On April 17th, I had the privilege of leading a webinar for LINGOs titled Digital Curation: Definitions, Tools, and Strategies. This blog post is being set up a follow-up resource for those that at...


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So few teachers curate; so many should.

 

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Evelyn Izquierdo's curator insight, April 16, 1:17 AM
No time for blogging? Curate!
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Free Technology for Teachers: Speech to Text in Google Documents

Free Technology for Teachers: Speech to Text in Google Documents | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it

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This looks useful.

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Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers

Mobile pedagogy for English language teaching: a guide for teachers | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
The ideas within highlight the use of activities which exploit a dynamic language and technology environment while drawing on teacher wisdom and the distinctive capabilities of both teachers and th
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Innovations in Learning Technologies for English Language Teaching

Innovations in Learning Technologies for English Language Teaching | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
As a regular classroom teacher you will be able to find lesson ideas to adapt to your own contexts; as a teacher trainer, there is a useful overview of the current state of the art in each of the c
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A chapter on each of many different teaching contexts. 

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What’s the Difference Between a Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning?

What’s the Difference Between a Flipped Classroom and Flipped Learning? | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it

Why do I characterize this explanation as a flipped classroom and not flipped learning? Because, contrary to popular belief, these terms are not synonymous. Yet nearly every article written on these topics mistakenly equates them.

 

 


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Well explained.

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Moana TeaniniEnglishteacher's curator insight, September 14, 2014 12:10 PM

very good

 

Maria Persson's curator insight, September 18, 2014 11:13 PM

Keep in mind that no matter what 'method' you use it should be focused on the student and their learning. Very well explained in this article!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 22, 8:28 PM

This is a very important difference. 

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Open University: Online Learning Must Be Collaborative, Social

Open University: Online Learning Must Be Collaborative, Social | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
The future of online education must include more social, collaborative contact among students and professors, suggests an Open University report.

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Interesting implications...

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Алла Миргородская's curator insight, December 1, 2014 6:50 AM

добавить ваше понимание ...

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tom cockburn's curator insight, December 24, 2014 6:21 AM

I agree about collaboration, but have already voiced concerns about collusion and cheating which I regard as cheating and as disadvantaging those who are learning subject matter as well as potentially causing others problems if a person is thereby employed in a role for which they are incapable

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Free Online Pronunciation Guides with Instant Sound: English + 9 Languages

Pronunciation guides + online dictionary for English and 9 other languages with instant mouseover sound, completely free online: pronunciation guides are provided for English (7 varieties) French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Indonesian and Thai. Over 40 native speakers, with a unique ESL "Spoken Grammar". Further English language pronunciation practice is provided using minimal pairs.
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Interesting workout on phonetic sounds: I looked at Mandarin dipthongs.

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Phonetic Flash Card

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How are your phonetics? Practise with these flash cards.

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Jonathan Acuña's curator insight, September 25, 2014 10:51 AM

Great site to practice everything concerning phonetics

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Teaching 1 to 1 with Tablets

This is the presentation from my workshop on using tablet computers in a one to one context.

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Nik Peachey always has good tips.

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Patricia Daniels's curator insight, August 26, 2014 7:28 AM

Slides from Nik Peachey concerning iPad use in the context of one-to-one teaching. As well as providing some practical tips there are some useful links to tools that will enable students to practise diverse literacy skills.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 27, 2014 12:10 AM

Here is a great presentation filled to the brim with simple ideas for using iPads - from Tellagami (recorded animation) to TodaysMeet (backchannel) to Fotobabble (recording voice over a picture). Some of these are ones we have used at school before, others open up new channels we are yet to explore! 

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, February 6, 11:20 AM

Looks like an easy way to get started with tablets in classroom

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Visuwords™ online • Visual Dictionary, Visual Thesaurus

Playful word associations. Visually captivating. Connect words visually. Learn synonyms and other connections. Visuwords� produces an interactive node graph network.
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This is a beautiful, creative tool for students to use with new words.

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Top 10 Tips to Use Word Clouds in eLearning - eLearning Industry

Top 10 Tips to Use Word Clouds in eLearning - eLearning Industry | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
How to Use Word Clouds in eLearning. Check the Top 10 Tips to Use Word Clouds in eLearning.
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How to Transform Teaching with Tablets

How to Transform Teaching with Tablets | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it

Bereft of examples and inspiration, many educators struggle to conceive of iPad integration beyond mere substitution for whatever came before. Educators need guidance on how to leverage iPads as hubs of innovation that nurture the learning skills, competencies, and habits of mind that help students develop skills for today's world.


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A focus on CPD is the essential take away here.

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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, May 8, 7:59 PM

Great article Thx NikPeachey

Rosa Saló Sagué's curator insight, May 18, 4:16 AM

Tablets, m-learning

Sonia Santoveña's curator insight, May 21, 2:19 AM

añada su visión ...

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A New Visual on Flipped Learning

A New Visual on Flipped Learning | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 20, 12:58 AM

Joli tableau à propos de la classe inversée.

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A New Visual on Flipped Learning

A New Visual on Flipped Learning | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 20, 12:58 AM

Joli tableau à propos de la classe inversée.

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Teaching in a Digital Age | The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources

Teaching in a Digital Age | The Open Textbook Project provides flexible and affordable access to higher education resources | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching.The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not so much the IT skills, but the thinking and attitudes to learning that will bring them success. [Scroll down for list of contents] Book release date (final version): 1 April 2015

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Pauline Farrell's curator insight, April 14, 10:02 PM

interesting take

Joran Le Cren's curator insight, April 23, 10:22 AM

An exhaustive description of the teaching technics in the digital age.

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ESL lesson plans for the digital world

ESL lesson plans for the digital world | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it

I think if you asked most teachers, especially in their first few years of teaching, what would make their lives easier, the single most common answer you would get, would be ready made lesson plans and materials.

 


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Nik Peachey's review of Off2Class is clear and comprehensive, as ever. 

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 23, 6:45 AM

This is my review of a great resource for ESL and EFL teachers.

Robin Yu's curator insight, March 27, 6:02 AM

Nik Peachey's review of Off2Class - online lessons.

Eve Lackman's curator insight, April 9, 8:30 PM

Well thought out lessons created by real teachers who have a passion for elearning. 

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Innovations in the continuing professional development of English language teachers | EnglishAgenda | British Council

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Download a pdf on CPD ideas.

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Five Stage Model

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At Stage 1, our new online learner Mo is still transitioning into his cloud-based learning environment. Mo is used to being able to access learning everywhere and integrated into his everyday life...
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The steps in to good online learning.

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7 Tips to Effectively Use Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Tips to Effectively Use Google Scholar ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
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Lectures on video that aim to link theory and practice.

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Five new(ish) presentation and publishing alternatives — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Five new(ish) presentation and publishing alternatives — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Digital classrooms & CPD | Scoop.it
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Some new presentation options.

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