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How to be a TERRIBLE iPad Teacher

How to be a TERRIBLE iPad Teacher | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it
The following is a list, written in the first-person, of ideologies or stances from a Terrible iPad Teacher: 1. I own an iPad and I use it in class. I am, therefore, an effective Twenty-First centu...
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Storytelling tools for ESL students #1 Storybird

Storytelling tools for ESL students #1 Storybird | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it

I believe storytelling is a very powerful teaching resource for young learners. They feel comfortable with it, and when they read or listen to a story they stop caring about “understanding every single word" of it.


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Great for students to make their own stories.

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Annarita Bergianti's curator insight, April 21, 2013 2:04 PM

#giovanna g.: da twitter #Scuola2.0...... lo strumento è proprio utile, specie nelle difficoltà di apprendimento alla lettura.

 

Steve Button's curator insight, February 25, 1:53 PM

I haven't tried this, but it could be interesting. Any comments?

Stephanie Scarce's curator insight, March 28, 1:42 PM

reading

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Have Fun Teaching - Activities for Young Learners

Have Fun Teaching - Activities for Young Learners | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it
Activities, Fun Activities, Games for Kids, Free Fun Activities, Fun Activities for Kids, Fun Activities for Teachers, Games for Teachers, Games for Kids...

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We all need these.

 

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6 Good iPad Apps for Teaching Vocabulary to Young Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Good iPad Apps for Teaching Vocabulary to Young Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it

"iPad has made teaching vocabulary to young learners way easier and much more fun. There are now a wide range of fabulous iPad apps to use with your kids to get them to improve and enrich their vocabulary and move to the next level of their language learning. I have been curating some of these apps over the last couple of weeks and here is an initial list that features 6 good apps to start with."


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This could be very useful.

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, August 20, 2014 3:09 PM

This could be very useful.

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Versal - Build free interactive courses

Versal - Build free interactive courses | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it

Versal brings knowledge to life. For the first time, create and publish amazingly engaging online learning experiences - no coding required. From homework and classroom exercises, to product tutorials and corporate training, to yoga and computer programming, Versal is flexible, powerful, and open to everyone.


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Amélie Silvert's curator insight, June 16, 2014 12:21 PM

for flipped classrooms

MFaculty's curator insight, June 18, 2014 7:35 AM

Another potential presentation took to give continue management systems a run for the money...

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, June 18, 2014 8:23 AM

If you want to build up an interactive course, check out this tool

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6 Higher Education Institutions Leading the way with Mobile Learning Apps | Emerging Education Technology

6 Higher Education Institutions Leading the way with Mobile Learning Apps | Emerging Education Technology | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it
These Universities are leveraging the smart phones that are in most students hands to provide mobile access to learning resources and administrative tools. As
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The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners | Classroom Talk

The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners | Classroom Talk | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it
The 40 best iPad apps for young learners http://t.co/2aKYhwHH...

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lots of good stuff here

 

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Teaching Young Learners

Teaching Young Learners | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it

All the best resources out there for teaching YLs. Come Join Us!


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more and more resources.

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Reading Bear - Reading and Phonics

Reading Bear - Reading and Phonics | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it

A well made site for teaching young learners phonics through interactive video presentations.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English


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looks good...

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Content Curation Tips 101: Best Practices How to Build Local Business

Content Curation Tips 101: Best Practices How to Build Local Business | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it
Is Content Curation a FINE ART? Yes, it involves some CREATIVITY - by supplying a Variety (videos, excerpts of a post,images) of great content. Yet it is ALSO

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malek's curator insight, June 17, 2014 5:59 PM

The difference between content sharing and curation is sharing has its limitations.

[url=/u/129000 x-already-notified=1]Martin (Marty) Smith[/url] heavily touched on that here

 https://plus.google.com/102639884404823294558/posts/TUsNtsAsjWp

Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, June 18, 2014 12:38 AM
Thanks for the mention and share @malek :). Marty
Roger L. Gill's curator insight, June 18, 2014 8:10 AM

Content will remain King of SEO.  Here are some good tips.

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10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment | ESL for Young Learners | Scoop.it

"Wherever we are, we’d all like to think our classrooms are “intellectually active” places. Progressive learning (like our 21st Century Model, for example) environments. Highly effective and conducive to student-centered learning. But what does that mean?

The reality is, there is no single answer because teaching and learning are awkward to consider as single events or individual 'things'..."


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Henrietta Marcella Paz-Amor's curator insight, June 17, 2014 11:15 AM

What are the characteristics of an effective learning environment? Read on...

Ruby Day's curator insight, June 18, 2014 3:24 PM

These criteria really outline some solid  principles that should direct our planning and thus be evident in our learning environments. Principles such as: student enquiry, work readiness, personalised learning, flexibility, authentic and transparent assessment. I like the focus on critical thinking here :)

Sue Alexander's curator insight, June 21, 2014 5:02 PM

Great scoop Beth. I love the goal of "intellectually active" classrooms.