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Saint George's Day - Lesson Activities, Quizzes and Worksheets

Saint George's Day - Lesson Activities, Quizzes and Worksheets | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
St George's Day English lessons - English exercises and printable worksheets about Saint George's Day. Free ESL teaching materials and lesson activities for adult English students and young learners at all levels of English.
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More than just a worksheet: how to write effective classroom materials.

More than just a worksheet: how to write effective classroom materials. | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
Many teachers produce their own materials, either from necessity or to provide something more tailored to the needs of their students. However, writing materials for a whole lesson, which really en...

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Blended Learning: 10 Trends

Blended Learning: 10 Trends | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it

There is mounting evidence that complementing or replacing lectures with student-centric, technology-enabled active learning strategies and learning guidance—rather than memorization and repetition—improves learning, supports knowledge retention, and raises achievement. These new student-centered blended learning methods inspire engagement, and are a way to connect with every student right where they are while supporting progress toward grade level standards.


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Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 5, 7:56 AM

As I was looking through my Scoop.it listings I came across this blended learning option shared by Dennis T OConner.  I like how the infographic addresses learning styles, student centered approaches and newer education trends like gamification. 

Janet Shivell's curator insight, May 6, 8:40 AM

Great info graphic on blended learning.

Lara N. Madden's curator insight, May 19, 10:45 AM

This blended/hybrid & flipped classroom movement intrigues me. Add badging and we will have the trifecta of all elearning.

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Top 5 Reasons You’re Not a Good Writer

Top 5 Reasons You’re Not a Good Writer | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it

If you find writing difficult, you’re not alone. Most people struggle with writing, even many of the best writers. Writing uses different parts of the brain than speaking, and so even if your speaking skills rival President Obama’s, you might find writing very difficult. Unfortunately, so many people believe they’ll never be a good writer, so what’s the point in trying.

 

However, this attitude could actually be hurting your career.


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An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources

An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
Flipped Class Tool and Resource List from Turn to Your Neighbor We will keep a (clearly very incomplete) list of tools and resources we use and/or discover relative to flipped teaching here. Help u...

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niftyjock's curator insight, May 5, 6:26 PM

Peer instruction checklist, fantastic

Елена Гончарова's curator insight, May 7, 8:21 AM

добавить понимание ...

Murielle Godement's curator insight, May 29, 10:35 PM

Annuaire commenté des ressources utiles pour une classe inversée. Création et partage de ressources

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Otras miradas » PISA: preocupación y cinismo

Otras miradas » PISA: preocupación y cinismo | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
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What is TPaCK and why do I need to know about it? | Teach them English

What is TPaCK and why do I need to know about it? | Teach them English | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
I'm a big advocate of technology, but I still feel that I need to look in depth at how - and why - I'm using it in my teaching. A good way to do this is through

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Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’ | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it

“ The famed psychologist explains why one is not the other though they are often confused.” 1. Individualize your teaching as much as possible. Instead of “one size fits all,” learn as much as you can about each student, and teach each person in ways that they find comfortable and learn effectively. Of course this is easier to accomplish with smaller classes. But ‘apps’ make it possible to individualize for everyone. Read more, a MUST!!! ...


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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, January 28, 9:11 PM

His thinking now?  "

1.       Individualize your teaching as much as possible. Instead of “one size fits all,” learn as much as you can about each student, and teach each person in ways that they find comfortable and learn effectively. Of course this is easier to accomplish with smaller classes. But ‘apps’ make it possible to individualize for everyone.

2.        Pluralize your teaching. Teach important materials in several ways, not just one (e.g. through stories, works of art, diagrams, role play). In this way you can reach students who learn in different ways. Also, by presenting materials in various ways, you convey what it means to understand something well. If you can only teach in one way, your own understanding is likely to be thin.

3.       Drop the term “styles.” It will confuse others and it won’t help either you or your students."

 

IQ , as we KNEW it, is largely dependent upon context.  It is not a unitary trait, nor is it static.  

Elina Jeskanen's curator insight, January 29, 10:51 PM

As an educator, I draw three primary lessons for educators:

1.       Individualize your teaching as much as possible.  ‘apps’ make it possible to individualize for everyone.

2.        Pluralize your teaching.

3.       Drop the term “styles.” It will confuse others and it won’t help either you or your students.

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Project-based Learning * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

Project-based Learning * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it

Finally, Project-Based Learning measures a student’s ability to learn in depth.  It doesn’t rely on timed tests or multiple-choice tests to measure understanding.  Rather, it requires students to synthesize and create meaning from content. 


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Chris Carter's comment, January 22, 8:04 PM
Fantastic! Thank you!
Chris Carter's comment, January 23, 6:27 PM
Maribernat, I am honored to support the targeted use of tech to support learners of all stripes and abilities.
Jeannine Huffman's curator insight, January 23, 9:40 PM

...about time!

 

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About the Project | Love Letters 2 Strangers

About the Project | Love Letters 2 Strangers | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
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The Best Infographics About Teaching & Learning English As A Second (or Third!) Language | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Infographics About Teaching & Learning English As A Second (or Third!) Language | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it

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8 Simple Animal Idioms That Will Make You a Better Communicator

8 Simple Animal Idioms That Will Make You a Better Communicator | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
Discover the most popular animal idioms + exercises! Black sheep, Road hog, Eager Beaver and more. All in one big image to easily memorize them! Take a look

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A trip down the memory lane of English language teaching_0

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How to Use Swear Words in English

How to Use Swear Words in English | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
Are you scared of swear words? Are you unsure of when to use them? It’s good to be cautious, because it’s delicate issue. Swear words can be one of the most difficult parts of a language to master, as you have to be careful when practicing them.
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How Visual Thinking Improves Writing

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
Encouraging kids to think in pictures and words can free up their creativity and language skills as they write.

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, November 26, 2013 7:11 PM

Have you tried freewriting with pictures? In this project, ungraded writing and freedom of expression increased desire to write as well as writing skills. EFL students can connect art and writing at the phonic, word, or sentence level before getting into writing paragraphs.

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Usable Knowledge: What is Teaching for Understanding?

Usable Knowledge: What is Teaching for Understanding? | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
The Teaching for Understanding framework is a guide that can help keep the focus of educational practice on developing student understanding.

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“The (Teaching for Understanding) framework is a representation of what good teaching is. It captures what good teachers do so that we can take gut feelings and make them more explicit and visible.”


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Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, May 5, 2014

Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, May 5, 2014 | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
Mother’s Day is May 11, and this interactive quiz and the teaching ideas that follow can help make it a language-learning opportunity

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How to Reinvent Project Based Learning to Be More Meaningful

How to Reinvent Project Based Learning to Be More Meaningful | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
Project-based learning continues to be misinterpreted as a single teaching strategy rather than as a set of design principles that allow us to introduce the philosophy of inquiry into education in an intelligent and grounded way. It’s time to not only address the flaws in PBL, but to reinvent it in a way that leads to deeper learning, creative inquiry, and a better fit with a collaborative world in which doing and knowing are one thing.
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Why Minecraft may well be one of the best games for language learning

Why Minecraft may well be one of the best games for language learning | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
I love Minecraft. I don’t own it. I’ve never played it. I don’t know how to play it. But I love it. Why? Because, as a teacher of English as a Foreign Language, I have seen it have a HUGE...
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Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age

Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it

Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age


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Hannah du Plessis's curator insight, March 23, 12:58 AM

Put this to the test. Attend one of our one hour online, live and interactive courses, and see if you don't learn better. Visit weteach-it.net for details.

Laura Rosillo's curator insight, March 29, 11:07 PM

Conectivismo: Un nuevo tipo de aprendizaje para la era digital

Clarice Bagrichevsky's curator insight, April 2, 4:30 AM

Interesting.

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Rubric for Rubrics | Project Based Learning | BIE

Rubric for Rubrics | Project Based Learning | BIE | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it

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Chris Carter's curator insight, January 23, 6:34 PM

PBL rubric guide exemplar.

Chris Carter's comment, January 23, 6:35 PM
This is a wonderful exemplar guiding users through the creation of PBL rubrics. Thank you very much!
Deborah Banker's curator insight, January 24, 10:42 AM

A rubric for rubrics - of course!

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Learning English - Words in the News - Grand Canyon 'formed recently'

Learning English - Words in the News - Grand Canyon 'formed recently' | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
How old is the Grand Canyon? Not as old as we thought, says study. Words in the News: 27 January 2014
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Pelmanism for paraphrasing

Pelmanism for paraphrasing | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
This activity combines paraphrasing skills with a children's memory game and can help students practise Sentence Transformation exercises the likes of which appear in the Cambridge exams. It takes ...

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Tracy Webb Sharp's curator insight, January 14, 7:23 PM

I could adapt this to explore paraphrasing versus plagiarism. 

Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, January 15, 6:53 AM

A good practice for designing sentences with power.  Probably curating this more for my own children, than anything.

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BBC News - Spain country profile

BBC News - Spain country profile | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
Key facts, figures and dates

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Saint George's Day - Lesson Activities, Quizzes and Worksheets

Saint George's Day - Lesson Activities, Quizzes and Worksheets | English teaching scoop | Scoop.it
St George's Day English lessons - English exercises and printable worksheets about Saint George's Day. Free ESL teaching materials and lesson activities for adult English students and young learners at all levels of English.
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Story Starters: Creative Writing Prompts for Kids | Scholastic.com

Scholastic's Story Starters kids' writing activity generates creative writing prompts, from general fiction to adventure, fantasy, and science fiction.
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