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25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques

25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it
Here is a list of 25 brainstorming techniques you can use to get out of the situation you are in. From this list, you can assess what’s the best method for the issue you are facing and apply it accordingly
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#ELTChat blog challenge | #ELTchat

#ELTChat blog challenge | #ELTchat | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

A new PLN challenge is born: Show us how to use your favourite bookmarking tool so that we can be organized this year!

Deadline January 31, 2012. 

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Learn the Basics of Photoshop in Under 25 Minutes

Learn the Basics of Photoshop in Under 25 Minutes | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it
Photoshop is an incredibly powerful but also intimidating application. If you've wanted to start using Photoshop but didn't know where to start, we'll be teaching you the basics all week long. The video above is your lesson.
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Send a voice message to Tara Benwell

Send a voice message to Tara Benwell | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

SpeakPipe could be a useful tool to place on a school website or classroom blog. Test it out with me! 

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All Sessions | Glasgow Online

2012 #IATEFL sessions. I'll be enjoying IATEFL from home in Canada this year. I enjoyed Harrogate from home and learned plenty.  Brighton was wonderful, though, and I wish I could be in Glasgow with all of my #ELTChat friends! I'll be at TESOL 12 instead this year (next week in Philly). 

 

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Boards for English language teaching and learning on Pinterest

Boards for English language teaching and learning on Pinterest | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

This is my growing English board on Pinterest:

Sites, tools, and resources that are useful for English language teachers and learners.

 

Please share your ELT Pinterest boards too! 

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20+ Activities and Resources for Teaching Language Through Song Lyrics | ESL Library Blog

20+ Activities and Resources for Teaching Language Through Song Lyrics | ESL Library Blog | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

"Music is the soul of language. ~ Max HeindelI am very interested in what motivates students to learn English. In conversations outside my classroom, I often ask language learners how and why they learned English. No matter what the age, I have found music to be a very powerful motivational tool for learning a language..."

 

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Alternatives to Picnik

Alternatives to Picnik | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

In case you use Picnik more than any other site like I do. Here are some alternatives now that it's closing down. 

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22 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue [Infographic] | Copyblogger

22 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue [Infographic] | Copyblogger | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

This infographic is all about creating great content. It was shared by one of ELT's most creative bloggers. Thanks, Brad Patterson! Lots of ideas here. 

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46th Annual Conference and Exhibition | Glasgow 2012

46th Annual Conference and Exhibition | Glasgow 2012 | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

Conference info for IATEFL 2012 in Glasgow. I'll be attending virtually this year. :(

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Know your photos; know your camera

Know your photos; know your camera | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it
When it came to deciding who to ask to post the first guest post of 2012, the answer seemed obvious as soon as we started preparing the calendar for the Christmas post. We would invite the most pro...
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PicMonkey

PicMonkey | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

Thank you Larry Ferlazzo! I was looking for a Picnik replacement for quick image resizing for web. This works great.

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25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques

25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it
Here is a list of 25 brainstorming techniques you can use to get out of the situation you are in. From this list, you can assess what’s the best method for the issue you are facing and apply it accordingly
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Ninjawords - a really fast dictionary

A really fast online dictionary...

Actually, I didn't know you could look up more than one word at a time! Fantastic. 

http://ninjawords.com/info/about/

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The Things We Do on MyEC - EnglishClub.com

The Things We Do on MyEC - EnglishClub.com | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it
Here is a taste of some of the things we do on MyEC for those who have not yet joined this club. I grabbed a few examples from the past week!
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10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

Shared by Nadiyah who made a great infographic after my MyEC challenge. 

http://my.englishclub.com/photo/7-secrets-to-stay-alive-in-myec?context=featured

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Creative writing for language learners (and teachers)

"There is little point in exhorting learners to engage in CW unless we do so too. The power of the teacher as model, and as co-writer is inestimable."

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ELTChat Podcast

"Made by teachers for teachers the ELTChat podcast will keep you up to date with everything that is going on in ELT"

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Macmillan Dictionary Love English Awards 2011 (Best Website)

Macmillan Dictionary Love English Awards 2011 (Best Website) | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it

If you love EnglishClub, please vote today! Deadline January 31, 2012.

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Diary of a language learner – Part One

Diary of a language learner – Part One | #ELT 2012 | Scoop.it
After decades pontificating to other teachers about how to teach languages, I am back in the classroom learning one.

I’m taking German classes for a very specific reason. My Spanish nephew is ...
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