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Australian question intonation? No good in Britain? Mate, really?

Australian question intonation? No good in Britain? Mate, really? | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
We could blame it on The Ashes. Last week, media outlets reported the Brits’ use of the Aussie accent might hurt their chances of promotion.
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The rising intonation at the end of declarations in Australian English can seem hesitant and submissive. The author of this piece compares it to the prosodic features of other accents and looks at research on the effects of the way that pitch affects our perceptions of the speaker. 

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Digital storytelling: How to tell a story that stands out in the digital age

Digital storytelling: How to tell a story that stands out in the digital age | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

Jasper Visser: "To address the most important issue first: there is no such thing as digital storytelling. There’s only storytelling in the digital age, and frankly speaking this isn’t much different from storytelling in the age of hunters, gatherers, dinosaurs and ICQ" ...


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ChelseyMarie's curator insight, January 18, 2013 5:10 PM

What the video! It's amazing.  Book Burn Pary!!! YESSS.

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Kafka’s Wound

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A digital essay by Will Self I am guilty of an association of ideas; or rather: I am guilty – that’s a given, and in casting about for the source of my guilt I find I cannot prevent myself from … More →...
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Education PowerPoint Templates - free download

Education PowerPoint Templates - free download | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

If you really have to use PowerPoint then the least you can do is move beyond the basic templates. Here are some great choices for classroom use.


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Rosemary Tyrrell's comment, August 10, 2012 11:12 AM
Awesome! Thank you!
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Discovery Space / Shakespeare's Globe

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Discovery Space is a new section of the Globe Education website.

 

Discovery Space offers insights into...

- rehearsing,

- producing and

- staging productions

...at Shakespeare’s Globe.

 

There are also...

- interviews with actors,

- an archive of past productions,

- information for learners

- teachers’ notes on school set works,

- academic papers

- links to further information sources.

 

A great resource for drama practitioners and those who use Shakespeare’s work in their learning environments.


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How writers can learn to accept criticism

How writers can learn to accept criticism | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
These tips are intended help novice writers learn to take criticism from instructors, peer reviewers and editors.

 

Start with the assumption that your work can be improved


The biggest mistake writers make is assuming that once they have submitted a piece of writing, that is finished… and perfect. This assumption sets the writer up for a frustration and anger when it is returned with a request for revisions. It can be helpful to approach your writing from the point of view there is always room for improvement.

 

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stripcreator : make your own comic strips

stripcreator : make your own comic strips | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

My first comic, more will follow... Learn ICT Security by watching comic-dialogues ;)

 

Stay tuned and follow my security blog where these comics will be integrated soon, the shown image is the first one, more to follow...

 

Main Link: http://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/01/05/pc-security-howto-secure-my-pc/ and here the link with the cartoon lessons 

 

http://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/why-ict-security-why-the-need-to-secure-a-computer/# ;

 


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'Macbeth': Act 1 scene 2 - 'Disdaining fortune'

'Macbeth': Act 1 scene 2 - 'Disdaining fortune' by SCC English - September 22, 2012...
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Free the apostrophe! Great infographic on the peskiest piece of punctuation

Free the apostrophe! Great infographic on the peskiest piece of punctuation | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Twitgoo offers image upload and twitter posts in a short, easy to use form. Share your pictures and videos on twitter with Twitgoo!
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Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Inklewriter

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: Inklewriter | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

This site looks INCREDIBLE - will be SO useful for ICT & English teachers


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Everything You Wanted to Know (and More) About Critical Thinking

Everything You Wanted to Know (and More) About Critical Thinking | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

A website providing a rigorous introduction to critical thinking.The purpose of this website is to provide a rigorous source of critical thinking information of value to many different communities. CriticalThinking.NET has been developed by Robert H. Ennis and Sean F. Ennis.

 

Gust MEES: A MUST READ

 

Read more:

http://www.criticalthinking.net/index.html

 


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Tuba Angay-Crowder's comment, May 26, 2012 7:19 AM
i love it! thank you so much. I will use it in my class.. this summer, I am teaching "Freakonomics" to them, and it is perfect time to introduce the site..
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Why and How to Teach Critical Thinking - Tool Kits

Why and How to Teach Critical Thinking - Tool Kits | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
My hope is that we’ll put our energy into making critical thinking a central and essential part of classroom pedagogy.
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