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Just places for great online English

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An update to my directory of places to explore on the internet for great learning - all these just have a range of resources for general language learning...
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How to get started as an online teacher of English

How to get started as an online teacher of English | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
Have you thought about becoming an online teacher of English? Emma Segev, second time winner of British Council's Teaching English blog award, gives some practical tips and useful websites for getting started.

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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, June 19, 1:54 AM

Excellent post by Emma Segev with a mention of WiZiQ's upcoming MOOC! #ttmooc

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Language learning links - Newsletter Fremdsprachen Nr. 98


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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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Michael Winkemann's curator insight, May 18, 1:30 AM

Möglichkeiten einer 1:1 Tablet-Lösung im Unterricht.

Tatiana Kuzmina's curator insight, May 18, 9:28 AM

Good presentation

Stephan Hughes's curator insight, July 3, 11:16 AM

A teaching treasure

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How big data is changing how we study languages

How big data is changing how we study languages | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
Big data is enriching the field of language study, but data access needs to be opened up more for academics to scrunitise the figures properly
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David Petrie - The future of language learning: A case study from 2034 | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

David Petrie - The future of language learning: A case study from 2034 | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
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Using cell phones in the classroom when computers are not available (by Fabiana Casella)

Using cell phones in the classroom when computers are not available (by Fabiana Casella) | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
Everybody is talking about 21st Century skills and preparing students for a whole different world. The truth is that our students have become digital and there are a whole lot of educators around t...
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Susan's curator insight, March 6, 4:03 AM

A nice read.  Thanks for that!

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Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures

Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
See these amazing collages of well known paintings of cities around the world – Istanbul to Saint Petersburg, Tokyo to New York – superimposed on to Google Street View
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CEMAAI Tijuana: Páginas Recomendadas: Inglés / Recommended EFL websites

CEMAAI Tijuana: Páginas Recomendadas: Inglés / Recommended EFL websites | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
Interesting Things for ESL/EFL students (Fun English Study), This web site is for people studying English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL). There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, ...
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11 Of The Best YouTube Channels For Learning English

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11 Of The Best YouTube Channels For Learning English

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Hundreds of Resources for Teaching Using Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Hundreds of Resources for Teaching Using Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
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Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future

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Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future

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Writing - Old Style Newspaper Template

Writing - Old Style Newspaper Template | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
This is an old style newspaper template for InDesign CS6. It is 11.25×17.25 inches (includes bleed) and in CMYK. It has 10 page designs.


Fonts Used in Old Style Newspaper Template Design

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4 reasons to be happy about the end of teaching | City A.M.

4 reasons to be happy about the end of teaching | City A.M. | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it

A Whitehall unit has been set up to look at how children can be taught by computers that use algorithms to pace work according to the ability of the individual.
Hancock's move echoes the work of Sugata Mitra, whose 1999 Hole in the Wall experiment championed the ability of children to use technology to effectively to teach themselves and retain information.

A Whitehall unit has been set up to look at how children can be taught by computers that use algorithms to pace work according to the ability of the individual. 

Hancock's move echoes the work of Sugata Mitra, whose 1999 Hole in the Wall experiment championed the ability of children to use technology to effectively to teach themselves and retain information.

- See more at: http://www.cityam.com/blog/1387211628/4-reasons-be-happy-about-end-teaching#sthash.PCXrTI3s.dpuf

A Whitehall unit has been set up to look at how children can be taught by computers that use algorithms to pace work according to the ability of the individual. 

Hancock's move echoes the work of Sugata Mitra, whose 1999 Hole in the Wall experiment championed the ability of children to use technology to effectively to teach themselves and retain information.

- See more at: http://www.cityam.com/blog/1387211628/4-reasons-be-happy-about-end-teaching#sthash.PCXrTI3s.dpuf


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 18, 2013 12:01 AM

Actually this sounds nothing like the work of Sugata Mitra and totally misses the point. Again this looks like the UK government totally failing to understand anything related to education except how to make it cheaper and charge more for it.

Kibet Koskei's curator insight, December 19, 2013 2:56 AM

Education is one of the largest indusrties in the World, and With Education Going Online with New web technologies, we must be prepared to equip our Students with knowledge which will help them face the real world. Get more at www.firstandfastcapital.com

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Top ten resources for teachers

Top ten resources for teachers | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
The internet is a great place for English language teachers, if you know to where to look! Here are my top ten resources (ok I cheated a bit by grouping some!) - have you used them all yet? Convers...
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Top 10 Websites for Teaching Grammar To Your Students

Top 10 Websites for Teaching Grammar To Your Students | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | 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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Top ten resources for English language teachers

Top ten resources for English language teachers | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
The internet is a great place for English language teachers, if you know to where to look! Here are my top ten resources (ok I cheated a bit by grouping some!) - have you used them all yet? Convers...

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ENGLISH STUDENTS ONLINE STUDYING TOOLS

ENGLISH STUDENTS ONLINE STUDYING TOOLS | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
www.englishaula.com is the webiste where you will find anything to do with Official English exams and online English learning, exercises, videos, courses, Cambridge First Certificate, TOEFL, Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, Certificate in Prficiency English, Business English. You can also find Business concepts, grammar, Use Of English, Speaking elements, Street talk. Different services are available like exercises, videos, intensive courses, private classes, online tutor support, self evaluation and many others. You cans also find a blog and a forum where students share english knowledge.

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The Future of Language Teaching - a reply to my critics

The Future of Language Teaching - a reply to my critics | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
About a week ago, I wrote a piece on “The Future of Language Teaching” for the Teaching English blog.  It seems to have been slightly controversial. In it, I tried to paint a picture of what langua...

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Survey - The English language needs of young adults in Europe - research project - Northumbria University, Newcastle UK

Survey - The English language needs of young adults in Europe - research project - Northumbria University, Newcastle UK | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
The English language needs of young adults in Europe - research project University of Northumbria at Newcastle, situated in the North East of England.
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Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it

danah boyd (she doesn’t capitalize her name) is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center, where she looks at how young people use social media as part of their everyday lives. She has a new book out called It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, and she’s made it available as a free PDF. On her website she writes, “I didn’t write this book to make money. I wrote this book to reach as wide of an audience as I possibly could.


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Tricia Adams's curator insight, March 10, 4:06 AM

Social history and reflection on today's connected youth - looks interesting

gawlab's curator insight, March 16, 6:01 PM

a téléchargé la copie libre  du livre de danah boyd. 

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 21, 11:58 PM

Free Download

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Writing by numbers: The myth of coursebook creativity - eltjam

Writing by numbers: The myth of coursebook creativity - eltjam | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
Well, you only have to flip through a selection of adult courses and note the way that the same, relatively limited set of topics resurface again and again: friends and family, home and neighbourhood, leisure activities, travel, shopping and...
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Pedagogy - 'Disillusioned' teachers bored by chalk and talk

Pedagogy - 'Disillusioned' teachers bored by chalk and talk | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
Traditional methods do not suit modern classrooms, expert says

 

Professor Fullan identifies them as the root of the problem. But he stresses that the new methods of teaching he describes take teachers beyond being “mere facilitators” to becoming “partners” who recognise the “importance of proactively learning alongside students”.

 

“Through such partnering, teachers not only become learners themselves, but also begin to see learning through the eyes of their students,” he writes.

 

“This ‘visibility’ is essential if teachers are to continuously challenge students to reach for the next step.”

 

The report acknowledges that many of the teaching strategies it describes have been “advocated for at least a century by the likes of Dewey, Piaget, Montessori and Vygotsky”.

 

But it says that today’s conditions means they are now being widely embraced: “

 

Through the combination of the ‘push’ of traditional schooling that fails to keep students or teachers engaged, and the ‘pull’ of new pedagogies unleashed through digital access, the transformation of education systems on a broad scale becomes not only possible, but inevitable.”


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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 26, 7:25 AM

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/is-your-professional-development-up-to-date/

 

Jacqui Sharp's curator insight, January 26, 5:14 PM

This article supports the need to change from a traditional style of teaching to one which is in partnership with the student.

Kirsten Macaulay's curator insight, January 27, 1:17 AM

Very interesting article which gives educators much thoughts about the methods they chose to "deliver" their classroom content.

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Teacher Marija ESL: Present Simple Fun

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The International Children’s Digital Library Offers Free eBooks for Kids in Over 40 Languages

The International Children’s Digital Library Offers Free eBooks for Kids in Over 40 Languages | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
For all of the free literature and essays available online, a surprisingly small amount is geared toward children. Even less is aimed at children who speak foreign languages.
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How To Use Smartphones for Oral Homework in Language Classes

How To Use Smartphones for Oral Homework in Language Classes | EFL and ESL Techno Skills | Scoop.it
As a modern language teacher, I often find myself trying to balance the need to know that they 'have it' with the practical realities of a language class.

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