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Plus de 250 films en 150 secondes | Ecrans

Plus de 250 films en 150 secondes | Ecrans | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

"Le top 250 de Imdb est l’une des listes les plus célèbres du net. [...] elle offre un classement des meilleurs films de l’histoire. Jonathan Kheog a réussi l’exploit de tous les faire tenir dans une vidéo de 2 minutes et 30 secondes. Et vu qu’il avait encore de la place, il en a rajouté 53 autres pour un total de 303."

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---> Un (tout) petit extrait de cette vidéo pourrait être utilisé en classe d'anglais comme warming up -en guise d'oral ou writing prompts, pour faire ensuite développer une brève 'film-review' des films reconnus, par exemple... ou autre  :o)

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Teenage Brains | the National Geographic Magazine

Teenage Brains | the National Geographic Magazine | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Beautiful Brains: Moody. Impulsive. Maddening. Why do teenagers act the way they do? Viewed through the eyes of evolution, their most exasperating traits may be the key to success as adults.

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"Am I too old to learn a new language ?" | The Guardian

"Am I too old to learn a new language ?" | The Guardian | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
The brain's neuroplasticity decreases with age, but this shouldn't put off older learners – they do have some advantages
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"[...] Despite the difficulties, Black regards learning foreign languages as FUN, and treats the endeavour like A PUZZLE that has TO BE SOLVED [...].

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26/09/2014 : Journée européenne des langues

26/09/2014 : Journée européenne des langues | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
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Eve-Line Boulle's curator insight, August 27, 9:17 AM

"A l'initiative du Conseil de l'Europe la Journée européenne des langues est célébrée chaque année le 26 septembre depuis 2001."

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Pupils creating travel journals that make bright textbooks ! | Normal Park Museum Magnet School

Pupils creating travel journals that make bright textbooks !  | Normal Park Museum Magnet School | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Normal Park Museum Magnet School GRADES K-8 | CHATTANOOGA, TN Each student at Normal Park Museum Magnet School creates a unique “travel journal” to explore t...
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Inspirational !

There are many ICT tools to help achieve such textbooks but I guess paper, glue, scissors, pencils & hands might as well be enough to create nice objects/books :-)

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"How visuals help us learn" | EDUDEMIC

"How visuals help us learn" | EDUDEMIC | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

"Since we talked yesterday about the plethora of different types of visuals available to present information, we thought it might be useful to take a look at why visuals are useful as classroom tools, and some do-s and don’t-s of using visuals. Enter the handy infographic below. While this particular visual isn’t necessarily geared towards teachers, …"

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Most interesting & useful... for language teachers as well ;o)

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Règles de base pour créer vos Mind Maps | Nomadity

Règles de base pour créer vos Mind Maps |  Nomadity | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
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The Literature Network/ Periods, Movements & Authors - a VISUAL TIMELINE

The Literature Network/ Periods, Movements & Authors - a VISUAL TIMELINE | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
July 1, 2014
Here is a wonderful infographic that has been making rounds online during this week.This visual which is created by online-literature captures some of the major literary periods and...

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E-CLIL Resource Centre

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ECLIL is a European funded education project to build much needed resources for the language classroom. It includes a games engine, resources centre and CLIL story platform

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Useful links & resources for content & language integrated learning.

Of some help to English teachers in French High Schools STI2D sections (technological subjects in foreign languages).

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Shona Whyte's curator insight, July 5, 2:49 AM

Links to resources, tools, journals in CLIL

Eve-Line Boulle's curator insight, July 7, 9:28 AM

Useful links on various contents on language learning, learning strategies, multilingualism and multiculturalism...

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About DYSLEXIA

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How did English evolve ? | K. GARDOQUI

 

"What is the difference between "a hearty welcome" and "a cordial reception"?..."

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Full TED-Ed lesson :

>> http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-did-english-evolve-kate-gardoqui

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Randall Jarrell's Children's Books (Katherine Rundell)

Randall Jarrell's Children's  Books (Katherine Rundell) | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

 

 

"Randall Jarrell once wrote, “one of the most obvious facts about grownups, to a child, is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.” The Animal Family is proof that he had not forgotten."

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"[...] For those who know him as a hardboiled reviewer, a kind of Philip Marlowe of literary criticism, it would seem an anomaly that he wrote five books for children. For those who know his poetry, though, it might not be surprising at all. [...]"

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Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds

Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

Are your lectures droning on ? Change it up every 10 minutes with more active teaching techniques and more students will succeed, researchers say. A new study finds that undergraduate students in classes with traditional stand-and-deliver lectures are 1.5 times more likely to fail than students in classes that use more stimulating, so-called active learning methods.


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Quite logical...

 

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 15, 2:05 PM

I agree. If we stick with one mode it gets boring. Mixing approaches helps the teaching and learning.

Tony Parkin's curator insight, May 16, 3:13 AM

It would be interesting to know if this has changed over time?

Lisa Carey's curator insight, May 30, 9:50 AM

Who has the most "air-time" in a classroom?  The teacher or the students?  We learn by doing. 

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Facilitate Learning in Today's Classrooms | Educational Technology & Mobile Learning

Facilitate Learning in Today's Classrooms | Educational Technology & Mobile Learning | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
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"Children must learn to love reading, not just... | The Guardian

"Children must learn to love reading, not just...  | The Guardian | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

... learn to read"

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"[...] but unequal society can also be galvanised to radically reverse the trend to ever-greater levels of economic inequality, which correlate so clearly with children’s unequal reading levels."

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People speaking English in the EU by country : % MAP

People speaking English in the EU by country : % MAP | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Some native English speakers' attitude towards learning foreign languages can be summarized as "why should I learn a foreign language if
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"South Africa : Sign Language Approved As First Language" | FIRST LANGUAGE

"South Africa : Sign Language Approved As First Language" | FIRST LANGUAGE | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has welcomed the approval to allow hearing impaired pupils to choose sign language as a first language.
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Mentally prepare for a new school year | the Guardian

Mentally prepare for a new school year | the Guardian | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
The stress of school life might seem like a distant memory but with a new term approaching psychologist Gail Kinman offers her advice on how to prepare for the melee
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Setting small and achievable goals, listening to one's body, doing a bit of work... among others, realistic and efficient ways to prepare the new school year.

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Mourning Robin Williams and ‘teacher John Keating’ | Washington Post

Mourning Robin Williams and ‘teacher John Keating’ | Washington Post | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

Diane Ravitch writes about the teacher Robin Williams portrayed in 'Dead Poet's Society.'

 

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Film teaser trailer :

>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mc-j01j1nU

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The ‘Flipped’ Class in Language Teaching : What works ? What doesn’t ? | Calico Spanish

The ‘Flipped’ Class in Language Teaching : What works ? What doesn’t ? | Calico Spanish | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

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How to Teach English | e-Learning Infographics

How to Teach English | e-Learning Infographics | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
500 English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers from around the world were asked about what tools they use to enhance their lessons. The How to Teach English Infographic presents the methods ESL teachers have ...

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"Pas de notes au collège : ça change quoi ?" | Letudiant.fr

"Pas de notes au collège : ça change quoi ?" | Letudiant.fr | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

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L'idée, c'est que l'élève prenne conscience de là où il en est, de ce qu'il doit faire pour progresser et des points sur lesquels il peut s'appuyer. L'évaluation n'est pas une sanction mais un moyen de se situer et l'occasion de mesurer ses progrès", explique l'enseignante d'anglais. [...]"

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"Les collégiens de 6e et 5e que l'Etudiant a rencontrés se disent moins stressés au moment des évaluations. [...] N'allez pas en conclure pour autant qu'ils ne fournissent pas d'efforts. "L'idée selon laquelle les élèves ne travaillent que pour la note est fausse", insiste Pascal Delhom. Tous les jeunes ont envie de réussir et d'apprendre. Ici, on part de ce que l'élève a réussi plutôt que de ses échecs. Ce qui est très motivant. Nos collégiens nous démontrent chaque jour qu'ils savent travailler pour eux-mêmes.""

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"Maya Angelou : a titan who lived as though there were no tomorrow" | the Guardian

"Maya Angelou : a titan who lived as though there were no tomorrow" | the Guardian | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Gary Younge: America has not just lost a talented Renaissance woman and a gifted raconteur– it has lost a connection to its recent past
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A few quotes from the 15 reminded in the US Guardian online article (May 19, 2014) :>> http://bit.ly/1kZ0jGg

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- "Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option."

- "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain."

- "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."

- "I do not trust people who don't love themselves and yet tell me, 'I love you.' There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt."

- "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."

- "Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud."

- "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

- "I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights."

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Krashen's theory on 2nd language acquisition | Learning

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION SONIA ALBERTAZZI MILAGRO AZOFEIFA GABRIELA SERRANO Material created by Sonia Albertazzi, Milagro Azofeifa y Gabriela Serrano for ... (Krashen´s theory on second language acquisition....

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Where ideas come from & the fragmentary nature of creativity (David LYNCH)

Where ideas come from & the fragmentary nature of creativity (David LYNCH) | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
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"How to throw bait in the river of ideation. - "As soon as we ask what creativity is, we invariably ponder the essential question of [...]"

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Like, Degrading the Language? No Way | NYTimes

Like, Degrading the Language? No Way | NYTimes | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Casual American speech is becoming more polite and more subtle.
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