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English language teachers connect to mobile learning

English language teachers connect to mobile learning | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
A survey shows internet-linked phones are being embraced in the classroom
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Introducing 200 Free Educational Resources for K-12 Students: Spread the Word & Tell Us Your Favorites

Introducing 200 Free Educational Resources for K-12 Students: Spread the Word & Tell Us Your Favorites | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
We got busy during the Thanksgiving holiday and put together a long-planned collection of free educational resources for K-12 students and their parents and teachers.
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Should Kids Play Games in the Classroom?

Should Kids Play Games in the Classroom? | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

Our students are playing video games, whether we like it or not. In the United States, there are 183 million active gamers – people who play games for an average of 13 hours a week, according to Jane McGonigal in her book “Reality Is Broken.” Rather than viewing this as a waste of time, some educators are seeing this as an opportunity and are using games in the classroom.

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More Technology, Please

More Technology, Please | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

Professors are using more technology in the classroom than they were two years ago, and their students have a message for them: Keep it coming.

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It’s a Digital World

It’s a Digital World | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

To celebrate the launch of Project fourth edition, teacher trainer, Gareth Davies looks at three ways to make the digital world work for you in your upper primary classroom.

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The 20 Best Learning Management Systems

The 20 Best Learning Management Systems | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

From Moodle to Edmodo to Inquisiq r3, there’s a lot of tools you can use to manage, track, and deliver courses and training programs in your school. They’re called Learning Management Solutions (LMS) or sometimes Learning Management Systems. Either way, how do you pick which is the best? A new infographic from Capterra spells it out in simple stats.

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The 1-minute guide to MOOCs

The 1-minute guide to MOOCs | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

If you’re wondering what MOOCs are about, here’s a brief overview. All in 1 minute. For fast readers.

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Top 10 Ways for Teachers to Use YouTube

Top 10 Ways for Teachers to Use YouTube | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

As the school year kicks into gear we wanted to share tips and tricks to help you make the most of YouTube

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The 10 Types of Social Media Addicts

The 10 Types of Social Media Addicts | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Are you a serial liker? A self-described "guru"? This entertaining infographic breaks down some of the most common forms of the social media obsessed.
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The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

This year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning list (the 6th Annual Survey) has been compiled from the votes of 582 learning professionals worldwide – 55% working in education, 45% working in non-educational organizations.

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50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses

50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

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 50 websites that promise education for free.

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Gaming in the Classroom: Why Bring Electronic Games into the Classroom?

Gaming in the Classroom: Why Bring Electronic Games into the Classroom? | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Studies have shown that using gaming in education can help increase students engagement in schools. Check this infographic out to see how technology can support learning.
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New MOOC Introduces You to the Wonderful World of Infographics & Data Visualization

New MOOC Introduces You to the Wonderful World of Infographics & Data Visualization | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Hans Rosling, a professor of global health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, became something of an internet celebrity because of his knack for presenting data in extremely imaginative ways. As you'll see above, he's the master of data visualization.
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The World of Massive Open Online Courses

The World of Massive Open Online Courses | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

Barriers that have prevented students from accessing a college education, whether they be financial, location or otherwise, are being torn down as higher education continues to develop.

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Pearson unveils OER search engine

Pearson unveils OER search engine | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

If you can’t beat them, join them.

That is Pearson’s latest approach to open educational resources (OER) — the free online learning materials that have proliferated over the last decade and a half, posing a threat to traditional publishers.

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The Year of the MOOC

The Year of the MOOC | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses are the educational happening of the moment. Everyone wants in. No one is quite sure what they’re getting into.
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Free Online Courses to Be Evaluated for Possible College Credit

Free Online Courses to Be Evaluated for Possible College Credit | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
A pilot project is to determine whether some massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are similar enough to traditional college courses that they should be eligible for credit.
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Go International

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Go International | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
A few quick notes from the MOOC front....

The first major providers of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) got their start in Silicon Valley and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Now we're seeing them sprout up outside of the United States.
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Stop the presses – the end of the printed dictionary

Stop the presses – the end of the printed dictionary | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

“Dictionaries have found their ideal medium. The traditional book format is very limiting for any kind of reference work. Books are out of date as soon as they’re printed, and the space constraints they impose often compromise our goals of clarity and completeness. There is so much more we can do for our users in digital media.”

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Social Media and ELT

Social Media and ELT | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

Another class interrupted by the chirping of a cell phone – has this happened to you? Are your students reading their cell phones or tablets under the desk, or even jumping up to leave the classroom?

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A List of 60 Free Courses Granting Certificates from Great Universities (Some Starting This Week!)

A List of 60 Free Courses Granting Certificates from Great Universities (Some Starting This Week!) | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Earlier this year we began telling you about a potential revolution in education -- the birth of MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses.
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When it Comes to Teaching Social Media, Colleges Fall Short

When it Comes to Teaching Social Media, Colleges Fall Short | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Dr. William Ward of Syracuse University has a dire warning to share with colleges and universities in the U.S. and around the world.
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The History of Online Education

The History of Online Education | English 2.0 | Scoop.it
Learn the history of distance education to discover where online education got its roots. The 280+ year history of this learning medium may surprise you!
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50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language | English 2.0 | Scoop.it

Teaching a new language to non-native speakers may be one of the most challenging educational jobs out there, so ELL teachers can use all of the help they can get! Thankfully, many excellent resources for ELL and ESL exist online, from full-service websites to reference tools and communities, all designed to make the task of educating ELL students just a little bit easier and more effective.


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Maria Margarida Correia
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Here we can find  50 of the best links for teaching a new language.