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Creating Innovators: a lecture by Tony Wagner

THINK Global School and Traidhos Three Generation Community for Learning host a lecture event with Tony Wagner, a renowned educator focused on transforming e...

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Good speech about 21 educational scenario

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Ra's curator insight, August 4, 2013 3:16 AM

Some great questions for educators to consider. At 19:34 how the culture of education is at odds with the culture of innovation, which Tony Wagner says is one of the attributes necessary for our students to have rewarding experiences in their working careers. 

Felix Jacomino's comment, August 4, 2013 1:59 PM
I can't wait to read his book by the same name!
Carolyn Wiberg's curator insight, August 5, 2013 2:55 PM

In the culture of innovators, the focus is problem specific not subject specific.  Fail early and fail often.

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Creating Innovators: a lecture by Tony Wagner

THINK Global School and Traidhos Three Generation Community for Learning host a lecture event with Tony Wagner, a renowned educator focused on transforming e...

Via Felix Jacomino
Marcia Monsálvez's insight:

Good speech about 21 educational scenario

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Ra's curator insight, August 4, 2013 3:16 AM

Some great questions for educators to consider. At 19:34 how the culture of education is at odds with the culture of innovation, which Tony Wagner says is one of the attributes necessary for our students to have rewarding experiences in their working careers. 

Felix Jacomino's comment, August 4, 2013 1:59 PM
I can't wait to read his book by the same name!
Carolyn Wiberg's curator insight, August 5, 2013 2:55 PM

In the culture of innovators, the focus is problem specific not subject specific.  Fail early and fail often.

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Cool Tools for Teaching Vocabulary

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Cool Tools for Teaching Vocabulary | English Alive | Scoop.it
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This site gives us a good account of other websources to work with vocabulary.

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BBC - History - British History in depth: British History Timeline

From the Neolithic to the present day
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In this site you'll find a good way to explore British history and more.

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Oral English assessments and ESL speaking English activities

Spoken English web tools for language teachers and ESL schools.
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Here you'll find speaking activities for your self-study. 

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Eslgold.com

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ESL, English as a second language, teaching materials and resources for speaking, study and learning. TESOL teachers, schools, and programs.
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Another available resource to self-conducted study.

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Onestopenglish: Number one for English language teachers

Onestopenglish: Number one for English language teachers | English Alive | Scoop.it
With over 8,000 resources, including lesson plans, worksheets, audio, video and flashcards, onestopenglish is the world’s number one resource site for English Language teachers.
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Here can have many resources to use.

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Learn English Listening Skills

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Learn the key points on how to improve your listening comprehension when listening to native speakers of the English language. Daily Dialogues (104) - http:/...
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This site gives some good hints on listening comprehension skills.

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Placing Literature maps book scenes in the real world

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Go behind the scenes of a new site based in Google Maps that combines geography, technology, and literature into a crowdsourced map of real locations from novels. Read this article by Amanda Kooser on CNET.
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A good idea to make lietarature closer to you.

 

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Professor Farzad Sharifian: English as an International Language (EIL) 2011 Lecture

Presenter: Professor Farzad Sharifian Director: Language and Society Centre, Monash University, Australia Convenor: English as an International Language webs...
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Real English ESL Videos&Lessons. Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School.

Real English ESL Videos&Lessons. Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School. | English Alive | Scoop.it
Original ESL videos with interactive lessons. Students of English improve their speaking, listening, reading & writing with our collection of self-grading exercises.
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Some good and easy real English videos to practice listening.

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ESL Discussions: English Conversation Questions: Speaking Lesson Activities

13,240 discussion and conversation questions for speaking practice. 662 FREE ESL lesson plans, handouts, worksheets and downloads. Controversial and mainstream topics.
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Check this since there is a good amount of questions which can lead you when in need to have a conversation.

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English Listening Practice

Practice your English listening skills by transcribing the sentences you hear and comparing how close you were. The English Sound System (117) - http://tinyu...
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In case you need practice transcription so that your listening comprehension skills improve.

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LearnEnglish Kids | British Council |

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In case your audience is composed by children see this interesting site.

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English Club

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The online English Club is for you to learn English online free or find online resources if you teach English.
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There are good exercises to do as homework. 

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