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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.

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Hector Ariceaga's curator insight, August 12, 2013 3:01 PM

From the basic to the more advanced, these tips will help get the most out of Google's tools.

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The 21st century pedagogy teachers should be aware of

The 21st century pedagogy teachers should be aware of | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it

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Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning

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Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning

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añada su visión ...

Jorge Jaramillo's curator insight, February 5, 10:42 AM
Alternativas de selección de material educativo para la planeación de actividades de aprendizaje. Esta es una excelente alternativa, buscando conectar a los estudiantes en el conocimiento.
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Nik Peachey - creativity in the language classroom | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Nik Peachey - creativity in the language classroom | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it

Creativity or rather the lack of it is becoming and increasingly important issue within a global context of increased emphasis on standardisation and testing within educational systems. In this webinar Nik looks at a new British Council publication that seeks to redress the balance and help teachers to interject an element of creativity into the English language classroom.
Nik examines the background to the emergence of the book and explores the re-emerging importance of creativity in the educational milieu.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 14, 2015 3:59 AM

Great to see a recording of my webinar on creativity in the language classroom live on the British Council| BBC TeacheingEnglish site.

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What does intelligence look like?

What does intelligence look like? | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
For much of its history schooling has been obsessed with one type of intelligence as evidenced by what is given time within the learning day and that which is the focus of assessment. Indeed, pedagogy, curriculum and assessment within schools has delivered a clear and consistent message about what constitutes intelligence. Knowledge, defined as the recall of information, literacy, defined as the ability to read and write and numeracy, defined as the ability to calculate, have formed the pillars of educational systems and have both framed and been framed by our view of intelligence.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 1, 2015 12:58 PM

An interesting read.

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Ten reasons for taking Aptis for Teachers

Ten reasons for taking Aptis for Teachers | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
The article shows reasons why teachers of English should take the British Council's Aptis test for teachers. It explains how the test can be taken online.
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30 Universal Strategies For Learning

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30 Universal Strategies For Learning

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Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, November 22, 2015 10:12 AM

what is the learner doing...not the teacher...a basis for planning lessons and observations

Marta Gómez Lopez's curator insight, November 24, 2015 3:20 AM

#SCEUNED15 los profesores deben ponerse al día en métodos de enseñanza y hacer sus clases dinámicas.hoy los alumnos con las TICs lo tienen más al alcance, por lo que debemos darles algo distinto

Marta Gómez Lopez's curator insight, November 24, 2015 3:44 AM

#SCEUNED15la mejor manera de enseñar es hacerlos partícipes, protagonistas de un cuento.ser creativos

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BiblioNasium

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Excite, encourage and engage kids to read! Check out BiblioNasium, where young readers connect & share book lists and good reads with friends, teachers & parents. Look up the reading level difficulty of thousands of books and find the right fit books. A powerful teacher tool and valued parent resource.

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60 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know

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60 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know

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Tony Guzman's curator insight, November 18, 2015 11:56 AM

This article lists 60 things students can create to demonstrate understanding. How many of these have you used in your classrooms already?

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, November 20, 2015 5:03 AM

A useful list of possible ways for students to demonstrate understanding. Nothing else, just a list, so a good place to refresh your memory, or get a new idea ver quickly!

Campus Extens - UIB Virtual -'s curator insight, December 14, 2015 5:23 AM

Aquest article ofereix una llista de propostes, i eines digitals per aplicar-les.

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CristinaSkyBox: Reading Resource for Young Learners

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Creative writing prompts that you can do in 10 minutes

Creative writing prompts that you can do in 10 minutes | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
What can you write in 10 minutes or less? Let's find out! For a quick creative writing exercise, try one of the 21 writing prompts below, excerpted from Chronicle Books' 642 Tiny Things to Write Ab...

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'Timothy Leyfer's curator insight, November 19, 2015 3:50 PM

These can be used to create ideas that can be used to enhance your emails and ads and articles you write for your business

Chris Carter's curator insight, December 2, 2015 8:41 PM

It was a dark and stormy night ... kidding!

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Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn

Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
By understanding the level of learning and intentionality in our mistakes, we can identify what helps us grow as learners.

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Print Posters With Almost Any Printer

Print Posters With Almost Any Printer | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
Last night I published a post that featured a poster of explanations of common logical fallacies. This morning I received an email from a reader who wanted to know if there was a way for her to print the poster.

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What Kind of Thinker Are You?

What Kind of Thinker Are You? | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
It matters to your team, not just to you.

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Is there a "Standard English" - yes or no?

Is there a "Standard English" - yes or no? | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
Throughout the years, one thing above all continually astounds me about my fellow English Language teachers, researchers, writers, administrators and even students. What is it? Well, it is how conservative they are about language and how they fervently believe and attach themselves to a "standard" English that should be taught. I'm not so sure that there is a correct way to say anything. Is the "Queen's English" really what we want students to learn? Doesn't language always change and if we accept that, how can we ever teach a standard, given the differences through time,

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No Fear Shakespeare: Shakespeare's plays plus a modern translation you can understand

No Fear Shakespeare: Shakespeare's plays plus a modern translation you can understand | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it

No Fear Shakespeare No Fear Shakespeare puts Shakespeare's language side-by-side with a facing-page translation into modern English—the kind of English people actually speak today.


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The 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong. How to Really Master a Skill

The 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong. How to Really Master a Skill | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it

Additionally, Gladwell failed to adequately distinguish between the quantity of hours spent practicing, and the quality of that practice. This misses a huge portion of Ericsson’s findings, and is the reason why Tim Ferriss scoffs at Gladwell’s 10,000 hour rule in this video.


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Aline Choupin's curator insight, December 13, 2015 4:26 PM

Very interesting. A must read.

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The 10,000 Hour Rule Is Wrong. How to Really Master a Skill

TD's curator insight, March 8, 6:03 PM

Great. I've always thought this 10k hours rule to be incredibly simplistic.

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- Phocabulary word - Photo Word of the Day to improve and enhance word memory. Beginner, intermediate, advanced words including definition, synonyms, and antonyms.

- Phocabulary word - Photo Word of the Day to improve and enhance word memory. Beginner, intermediate, advanced words including definition, synonyms, and antonyms. | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
Photo Word of the Day with definitions, synonyms, antonyms to help improve and enhance word memory for learning and studying.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 29, 2015 9:18 AM

A free flashcard app for improving vocabulary

tomnguyen's curator insight, November 30, 2015 11:53 AM

A free flashcard app for improving vocabulary

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, December 3, 2015 3:17 AM

Good tool!!

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The Future Belongs to the Curious: How Are We Bringing Curiosity Into School?

The Future Belongs to the Curious: How Are We Bringing Curiosity Into School? | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it

The only rational answer to the conundrum of curiosity is to disengage our educational system from standardized testing and common curricula. Curiosity does not hold up well under intense expectation. Give agency to teachers, with the explicit message to slow down and provide students time to wonder and be curious.

 


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Barbara Goebel's curator insight, November 28, 2015 10:32 PM

Curiosity projects, MakerSpaces, Passion projects, asking questions and seeking answers...all mind-expanders.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 3, 11:51 AM

Children, and for that matter teachers, bring curiousity with them. Teachers can help create contexts where that curiousity remains vibrant.

Valerie Morris's curator insight, May 25, 3:18 PM

Curious?

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BBC Science Club - Music

Music - Short animation, which was part of the Science Club series on BBC2 hosted by Dara O Briain, © BBC. Directed by: Åsa Lucander @ 12foot6 Produced…

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CristinaSkyBox: Pathways of Learning

CristinaSkyBox: Pathways of Learning | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it

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50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom's Taxonomy -

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50 Resources For Teaching With Bloom’s Taxonomy by TeachThought Staff Bloom’s Taxonomy was a remarkable attempt to create a system of learning that focuses on how people learn and organize...

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hghodbane's curator insight, November 22, 2015 7:57 AM

Everything you could ever need to know about Bloom's.

Tony Meehan's curator insight, November 22, 2015 9:19 AM

Here you will find an enriched list of blog posts, apps, tools, videos and strategies to help educators become more proficient with the system Of Bloom's Taxonomy

petra zuiderwijk's curator insight, November 27, 2015 5:33 AM

De (digitale) taxonomie in verschillende vormen.

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Why Do You Read? — Medium Writing Prompts

Why Do You Read? - Medium Writing Prompts - Medium
The November Writing Prompt

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Nine Things Educators Need to Know About the Brain

Our brains require stimulation and connection to survive and thrive. A brain without connection to other brains and without sufficient challenge will shrink and eventually die—moreover, the modern human brain’s primary environment is our matrix of social relationships.

 


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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, November 14, 2015 7:30 AM

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Make the connection - tune  the kids into how their brain works

Edgar Mata's curator insight, November 16, 2015 8:20 PM

Physical activity exerts a stimulating influence on the entire brain that keeps it functioning at an optimal level. Exercise has been shown to stimulate the birth of new neurons in the hippocampus and to pump more oxygen through the brain, stimulating capillary growth and frontal-lobe plasticity.

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The Top 5 Complaints of the Modern Learner

The Top 5 Complaints of the Modern Learner | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
The Modern learner is a complex animal. Resourceful yet easily distracted. Social yet distant. Untethered yet connected. Hungry for information yet impatient.

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Gino Bondi's curator insight, November 26, 2015 3:46 PM

Understanding and creating context for your learners

Dr. Pyrate's curator insight, November 30, 2015 9:05 AM

There are plenty of ways to address these successfully. In any delivery mode. I stake my career on it. 

online4ed's curator insight, December 6, 2015 11:25 AM

As an online learner I can relate and always push to make learning meaningful and relevant, but also worry that DEEP learning isn't always as obvious to learners and there needs to be the patience and trust that it will build to more meaningful application.  

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Education Technologies

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Pinterest is a visual discovery tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests.

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MoocNote - Take notes on videos

MoocNote - Take notes on videos | EFL Teaching Journal | Scoop.it
Take notes that are link back to the appropriate place in the videos and are collected into one central place.

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 31, 11:44 AM

Effectivement une idée pour avoir des vidéos annotés.

Marta Sponsiello's curator insight, March 11, 6:39 AM

This looks like a great way to create a video library and take notes and interact around the videos. Great tool if you are using blended learning or trying out a flipped apprach.

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