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Writing for ELT magazines

Writing for ELT magazines | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
I’ve been published in a few industry magazines over the past year. Some of you might like to do the same. If so, here are a few tips. I’m no expert, but you might find them useful. What do you mean by ‘ELT magazines’? I mean publications in the ELT industry. Specifically, I mean online…
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Sketch-noting and beyond: let your students choose their own note-taking strategy!

Sketch-noting and beyond: let your students choose their own note-taking strategy! | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Overview Effective note-taking is a vital skill for students, but by no means a simple one to teach or to learn. From my experience, students have to be constantly reminded to take notes during a r…
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Viral ELT New Post: Facing reality

Viral ELT New Post: Facing reality | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it

The following short video by Keiichi Matsuda depicts daily life in a futuristic, media-saturated world where the boundaries between virtual and physical are blurred…

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10 Lessons in Digital Literacy | PeacheyPublications.com

10 Lessons in Digital Literacy | PeacheyPublications.com | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it

This e-booklet contains a collection of ten lesson plans to help you develop students' digital literacies and critical thinking skills. Based around authentic infographics the lessons start by using discussion to help students access what they already know about the topics and then move on to comprehension and a range of tasks that help students to explore the validity and authenticity of the information they find. They finish with structured research and presentation tasks that encourage students to work collaboratively and share what they have learned.

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Fact or Fiction examines “truths” in English language teaching

Fact or Fiction examines “truths” in English language teaching | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Join us as our experts examine 10 of the biggest "truths" in English language learning. You may be surprised about what you discover
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Visuwords

Visuwords | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
'A modern dictionary for a modern world.'
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Presentation Lesson Hacks

Presentation Lesson Hacks | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it

A concise workbook of 10 important presentation skill topics every presenter needs to master. Each unit has 3 activities that can be done in class, for homework or as self-study.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 18, 2016 2:40 PM

Just added this free ebook to my collection.

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Interesting site for ebook authors
 
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Teaching Shakespeare and historical enquiry

Teaching Shakespeare and historical enquiry | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Use object-led and historical context resources to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death 
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3 Things I Wish Educators Knew About their Own Learning

3 Things I Wish Educators Knew About their Own Learning | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
I meet many educators around the world, virtually and in person… Many times, I am still amazed at the resistance to new ideas, change and willingness to apply the learning they expect of students to their own learning.

Here are the 3 things, above all, that I wish educators knew about their own learning.

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The Other Pair

The Other Pair | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Sarah Zorik titled The Other Pair and the themes of altruism and empathy. Students watch a short film, write a story, and speak about a story…
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Onestopenglish: Number one for English language teachers

Onestopenglish: Number one for English language teachers | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
With over 9000 resources, including lesson plans, worksheets, audio, video and flashcards, onestopenglish is the world’s number one resource site for English Language teachers. Materials are written and edited by our expert team of teachers and authors and are organized into core ELT subject areas such as Skills, Grammar and Vocabulary, Business, ESP, Exams, CLIL and Young Learners - a world of TEFL resources at your fingertips.
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Teaching Shakespeare - TES

Teaching Shakespeare - TES | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Teaching Shakespeare contains classroom resources and lessons including schemes of work, images and videos for Shakespeare planning, language, plays and performance.
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Video for all | Video for language learning

Video for all | Video for language learning | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Video for Language learning will show language teachers best practices to use video in the language classroom
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Hijacking Pokemon Go for some learning

Hijacking Pokemon Go for some learning | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Chia Suan Chong assesses the potential learning applications of the latest videogame craze.
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use the New Version of Padlet

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use the New Version of Padlet | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Last week Padlet introduced a revamped version of their online corkboard tool. The core functions of Padlet are still the same, but the user interface has changed a little bit. The primary changes are in the way that you customize your Padlet boards. In the video that is embedded below I provide an overview of the new version of Padlet.
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Teaching for Success - British Council

Teaching for Success - British Council | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Look at lessons, courses and resources with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
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The alphabet of illiteracy

The alphabet of illiteracy | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film commissioned by Project Literacy and the theme of literacy. Students discuss problems related to illiteracy, practise vocabulary related to illi…
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Understanding IELTS - British Council

Understanding IELTS - British Council | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course.
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Britannica.com

Britannica.com | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and Web sites.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 26, 2016 7:58 AM

Lots of great interactive content here for your students.

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, April 26, 2016 8:03 AM
Anything with Prince on the cover is worth sharing ;-)
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Digital Publications for the Digital Classroom

Digital Publications for the Digital Classroom | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it

The home of my digital education publishing site.

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Ruby Rennie Panter's curator insight, April 10, 2016 4:16 AM
very useful materials and ideas for the classroom
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The home of my digital education publishing site.
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Exploring English: Shakespeare - British Council

Exploring English: Shakespeare - British Council | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Improve your English language skills by looking at the life and works of William Shakespeare and his enduring popularity.
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Rewordify.com | Understand what you read

Rewordify.com | Understand what you read | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it

Rewordify.com is powerful, free, online software that improves reading, learning, and teaching. This site can:
 - Intelligently simplify difficult English, for faster comprehension
 - Effectively teach words, for building a better vocabulary
-  Help teachers save time and produce engaging lessons
 - Help improve learning outcomes


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Teaching, Learning & Developing with Technology's curator insight, April 1, 2016 5:30 PM

This is a really nice tool to help lower level readers access authentic content.

Clairelouise's curator insight, April 1, 2016 6:54 PM

This is a really nice tool to help lower level readers access authentic content.

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, April 2, 2016 2:02 PM

This is a really nice tool to help lower level readers access authentic content.

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The Seven Best Film and Video Resource Sites

The Seven Best Film and Video Resource Sites | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
  As part of the launch of the website I’m organising a prize draw for my new book Film in Action. Everybody who subscribes to the website in February and March will be entered into the …
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