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La classe inversée en 5 épisodes | Thot Cursus

La classe inversée en 5 épisodes | Thot Cursus | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Pourquoi la classe inversée attire-t-elle de nombreux enseignants et formateurs ?
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Flipping the classroom - Research & Resources | 21centuryedtech

Flipping the classroom - Research & Resources | 21centuryedtech | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Greetings from Boston and  BLC12 (Alan November's Building Learning Communities Conference ).  If you wish to follow the happenings at BLC12 check out the hashtag #BLC12 on Twitter. Welcome to anot...
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Language : Coding Toil and Trouble with Shakespeare | Motherboard

Language : Coding Toil and Trouble with Shakespeare | Motherboard | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
 A programming language that forces coders to write like the bard.
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Coding : considering it "the" future language or not, the article makes yummy food for thought :)

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Coding : considering it "the" future language or not, the article makes yummy food for thought :)

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Online courses | 50 sites to get educated for free

Whether you are looking for a master?s degree program, computer science classes, a K-12 curriculum, or GED study program, this list gives you a look at 5
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35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better | opencolleges.edu.au

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better | opencolleges.edu.au | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with Power Point presentat
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Highly trained, respected and free : why Finland's teachers are different | the Guardian

Highly trained, respected and free : why Finland's teachers are different | the Guardian | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

Welcome to a countrywhere teaching is a highly prized profession

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Mind your language ! Swearing around the world

Mind your language ! Swearing around the world | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
What makes a word profane, and how does cursing vary from place to place? James Harbeck explains. Warning: contains very strong language.

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As a language learner, I've come across swear words in other languages that to me, as an English speaker, sound horrifying! But to the native speakers of said language, it's nothing out of the ordinary....

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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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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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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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The 100 greatest British novels | BBC

The 100 greatest British novels | BBC | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
BBC Culture polled book critics outside the UK, to give an outsider’s perspective on the best in British literature.
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Evaluation | Pedagogical Quickies

Evaluation is one hot potato, but let's talk about it nonetheless. I think that wise use of technology will help us develop better evaluation practices. Woul...

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Evaluation might build, it might crash as well -depends on how you use it: it's a tool, and Marc-André Lalande helps consider it properly...

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Flipping a Classroom or PD | M-A Lalande

Flipping a Classroom or PD | M-A Lalande | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it

LalaSelected resources for flipping a classroom and professional development.

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Resources collected on Pinterest by Marc-André LALANDE.

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5 Ways to "Remove the Walls" From Your Classroom

5 Ways to "Remove the Walls" From Your Classroom | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
By rearranging students across the usual groupings and grade levels, you can redirect bored expectations and harmful behaviors into a refreshed, energized will to learn.
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What a difference a word can make : How a single word can change your conversation

What a difference a word can make : How a single word can change your conversation | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
British psychologist Elizabeth Stokoe studies the patterns in talk that most of us don’t even notice. She explains how her research can be used to train people to interact more effectively.
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Most interesting !

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An effective way to take notes in class | Edudemic

An effective way to take notes in class | Edudemic | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Whether students are participating in brainstorming sessions, or making annotations during reading, notes are an effective way to learn and retain ideas.
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Go visual : have your pupils get their thoughts/ideas organized -mind maps also help.

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Ergonomics matter ! | 10 steps to transform your classroom

Ergonomics matter ! | 10 steps to transform your classroom | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Want to create the perfect learning environment? Design expert David Bill offers his advice for revamping your classroom
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Engaging students after the holidays -use brain science | LEARNING

Engaging students after the holidays -use brain science | LEARNING | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Neurologist and former teacher Judy Willis explains how techniques such as walking backwards and changing the furniture in your classroom can motivate students on the first day back of term
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... it does work.

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Different learning styles -can neuroscientists dispel the myth ? | P. Etchells

Different learning styles -can neuroscientists dispel the myth ? | P. Etchells | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Pete Etchells: A new initiative from the team behind “I’m a scientist – get me out of here” aims to bring neuroscientists and teachers together to discuss how brain science can inform education
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The Wilds of Education | The NY Times

The Wilds of Education | The NY Times | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
The landscape that students romp across shouldn’t be too tame.
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"[...] Isn’t education supposed to provoke, disrupt, challenge the paradigms that young people have consciously embraced and attack the prejudices that they have unconsciously absorbed ?

Isn’t upset a necessary part of that equation ? And if children are lucky enough to be ignorant of the world’s ugliness, aren’t books the rightful engines of enlightenment, and aren’t classrooms the perfect theaters for it ? [...]"

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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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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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