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Using Social Media and Smart Devices Effectively in the Classroom

Using Social Media and Smart Devices Effectively in the Classroom | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
How can you use digital technology to bring course material to life in the classroom? Thomas Healy, co-author of Smart Choice Second Edition, shares his ideas ahead of his webinar on 23 & 25 Se...
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Using a social media project as a tool for motivating young adults learning English

Using a social media project as a tool for motivating young adults learning English | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Stacey Hughes, former EFL teacher, is a teacher trainer in our Professional Development team. Here she uses course material from Network to explore how social media can be used in the classroom to ...
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eFeedback: ICT tools I use to give my students high-quality feedback

eFeedback: ICT tools I use to give my students high-quality feedback | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Mohamed El-Ashiry takes a look at four online tools that have helped him deliver high-quality feedback to his students.Upon introducing tablets into my classroom, the biggest gains I have received ...
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New All-Digital Curriculums Hope to Ride High-Tech Push in Schoolrooms

New All-Digital Curriculums Hope to Ride High-Tech Push in Schoolrooms | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Amplify, part of News Corporation, is one of many companies releasing all-digital curriculums for sale to school districts.
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White paper on Tablets and Apps in School

White paper on Tablets and Apps in School | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

There is a growing interest in using tablets in the English language classroom.

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Salman Khan Turned Family Tutoring Into Khan Academy

Salman Khan Turned Family Tutoring Into Khan Academy | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Salman Khan’s first student was a family member. Now his free electronic schoolhouse reaches more than 10 million users around the world.
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To MOOC, or not to MOOC

To MOOC, or not to MOOC | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
MOOCs are hot, but is the sizzle about to fizzle?
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Using blogs to create web-based English courses

Using blogs to create web-based English courses | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

Sean Dowling, an Educational Technology Coordinator, looks at whether blogs can be used to deliver web-based English language courses, using an example from his own experience.

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How to teach … English as a foreign language

How to teach … English as a foreign language | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
The Guardian Teacher Network has resources this week to help you whether you are teaching English as a foreign, second or additional language
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10 free apps for teachers to use for planning and classroom management

10 free apps for teachers to use for planning and classroom management | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
We know teachers can find it hard to make time to plan their lessons, or to manage their classes both in and out of the classroom, so Shaun Wilden has compiled a list of his top 10 free apps to hel...
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The Fun in GLEE - Gamified Language Educational E-tivities

The Fun in GLEE - Gamified Language Educational E-tivities | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
No, we're not talking about the show choir from the hit US TV series; we're talking about educational digital games. Karenne Sylvester, who used to write the popular ELT blog Kalinago English, shar...
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Major Players in the MOOC Universe

Major Players in the MOOC Universe | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Explore connections among the industry's major players.
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Why aren’t we using web-based tools with our students?

Why aren’t we using web-based tools with our students? | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Sean Dowling, an Educational Technology Coordinator, looks at why the uptake of Web 2.0 tools in the classroom has been slow, and offers some solutions. On a daily basis, many of us are using web-b...
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Ideas for strengthening English skills over the summer | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Ideas for strengthening English skills over the summer | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
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New MOOC for English-Teaching Professionals | American English

New MOOC for English-Teaching Professionals | American English | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
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The value of Virtual Learning Environments for Business English

The value of Virtual Learning Environments for Business English | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Pete Sharma explores some of the different Virtual Learning Environments suitable for Business English teachers. A colleague recently asked me: “Which VLE should I use with my Business English stud...
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5 Apps Every Teacher Should Have in 2014

5 Apps Every Teacher Should Have in 2014 | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Sarah Fudin, Community Outreach Coordinator for USC Rossier Online, shares 5 mobile apps that every teacher should be using in 2014. 2014 brings a new year and many changes in education nationwide....
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Online Education Is Trying Very Hard To Make Itself More Respectable

Online Education Is Trying Very Hard To Make Itself More Respectable | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Degree-like certificates and paid course tiers are designed to retain students and enhance the prestige of online study.
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So you want to teach online?

So you want to teach online? | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

Shaun Wilden, a freelance teacher trainer and expert in online tutoring, shares some thoughts on his upcoming series of webinars on teaching students online.

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MOOC Infographics

MOOC Infographics | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
MOOCs 101. What's a MOOC? Who are the major MOOC providers, the most popular MOOCs, and who cares?
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Turning Education Upside Down

Turning Education Upside Down | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
“Flipped schools,” where students watch video lessons at home and do “homework” in class, are showing early promise in improving learning.
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10 (mostly) free apps for creative language learning

10 (mostly) free apps for creative language learning | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Having shown us 10 free apps for teachers to use for planning and classroom management, Shaun Wilden returns with 10 more apps to aid language learning in creative ways. More and more teachers and ...
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Productive Skills: Resources for Independent Learning

Productive Skills: Resources for Independent Learning | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Helen Stepanova is an English language teacher, teacher trainer and author, currently working as a Business English teacher in Latvia. In this guest post, she looks at some of the resources availab...
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Receptive Skills: Resources for Independent Learning

Receptive Skills: Resources for Independent Learning | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Helen Stepanova is an English language teacher, teacher trainer and author, currently working as a Business English teacher in Latvia. In this guest post, she looks at some of the resources availab...
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Blended Learning Teaching Infographic

Blended Learning Teaching Infographic | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
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