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17 free resources for lessons about jobs and careers | Teach them English

17 free resources for lessons about jobs and careers | Teach them English | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
At some point in your teaching you'll have to do a course book unit based on jobs and careers. Here are 16 resources for you to take a look at, all on the theme of jobs and careers

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, September 14, 2013 3:09 PM

Thank you Adam for such great resources!

Sharla Shults's curator insight, September 22, 2013 6:33 PM

GREAT resource! A never ending question from students is "When are we ever going to use this anyway?" Making instruction relevant is the key and what better way than through lessons/units related to jobs and careers.

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Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners

Create Interactive Online Presentations, infographics, animations & banners | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Easily Create online Presentations, animations, animated HTML5 banners, infographics and other rich visual content free in your browser.


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Daniel Compton's curator insight, June 14, 12:37 PM

Another PowerPoint alternative

Sergei Polovin's curator insight, June 17, 11:32 AM

Great tool!

josé krijnsen's curator insight, June 23, 4:02 AM

another great tool for students to create online presentations and animations

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Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online

Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
The best tools and services to capture, edit, publish and distribute video online.

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Darleana McHenry's curator insight, June 29, 3:43 AM

This is something that I need to read. 

Salon de tecnologia's curator insight, July 6, 5:40 PM

Vale la pena echarle un ojito!

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, Today, 9:54 AM

Video Production

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Free Technology for Teachers: Word Sense - See the Connections Between Words

Free Technology for Teachers: Word Sense - See the Connections Between Words | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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What a great tool - thanks :-)

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The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

The right tool for the job: Five collaborative writing tools for academics. | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Research collaboration now involves significant online communication. But sending files back and forth between collaborators creates redundancy of effort, causes unnecessary delays and, many times,...

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massimo facchinetti's curator insight, April 5, 3:34 AM

Not only for academics…!!!

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 14, 2:58 AM

Five collaborative writing tools for academics.

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Online Brainstorming and Planning. Add a sticky note and post it online with dot voting.

Online Brainstorming and Planning. Add a sticky note and post it online with dot voting. | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Stormboard is an online brainstorming and collaboration platform. The name comes from a combination of brainstorm and whiteboard.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 24, 10:28 AM

This looks like a nice tool for getting students to think things out and collect ideas before class. You can use it for free with up to 5 users, but with more than that you need a license.

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Ana Cristina Pratas - Six Degrees of Integration | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Ana Cristina Pratas - Six Degrees of Integration | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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Sokratik, create and share html5 audio-visual presentations

Sokratik, create and share html5 audio-visual presentations | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

Sokratik - a way to create audio-visual presentations in your browser and share them with the world.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 19, 5:54 AM

This looks like a really nice tool to get students creating presentations and using their own voice to narrate. Great way to get students speaking.

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, March 22, 1:18 AM

Looks fun

Ana María Andrada's curator insight, March 31, 2:56 PM

Es fundamental en este tiempo, como diría el sociólogo Richard Rorty "mantener las convesaciones en movimiento, como forma de investigación implícita". Estas herramientas ayudan.

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20 video project ideas to engage students

20 video project ideas to engage students | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Videos are engaging. They can be a powerful tool to draw students in and connect them to content in innovative ways. Here are 20 ways to do it.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 12:57 PM

Integrating video projects into the classroom can be as simple or complex as you want. Just grab a phone, digital camera or tablet and your students are on their way.

Here are some video project ideas, divided into ideas for any classroom and ideas for specific subject areas:

Betty Skeet's curator insight, April 10, 8:57 AM

Video project ideas!

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, May 1, 9:12 AM

These look like great ideas to encourage media literacy as well. You have to understand media from the inside to create media. Nothing makes you more media literate then learning to create it.

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5 Awesome Interactive Web Tools to Help Students in Their Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Awesome Interactive Web Tools to Help Students in Their Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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Using YouTube to encourage authentic writing


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Quick video conferencing

Quick video conferencing | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
appear.in is an easy to use video meeting system in your browser

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Wilko Dijkhuis's curator insight, March 4, 2:43 AM

alternative  for hangouts

Patty Ball's curator insight, March 10, 12:26 PM

another video conferencing option

John O'Connor's curator insight, March 20, 7:15 AM

FaceTime on the iPad is great but this could be better in that its multiplatform.

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Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words

Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
A free online Talking English Pronunciation Dictionary - simply mouse over your entry to hear it pronounced. American and British spellings, with alternative pronunciations. Sounds are fast, clear and completely natural, pre-recorded by native speakers. Answers the question "How do you say...?".

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Indrit Bulku's curator insight, February 4, 6:42 PM

what I need for mus students!

Filipe Cálix's curator insight, February 6, 3:30 PM

Muito útil e fácil de usar: basta passar o rato em cima da palavra. resposta rápida, clara e natural. Opções de pronúncia para inglês britânico e americano.

Jovi Buendia's curator insight, March 7, 1:49 PM

A good resource for ELs

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The Future of E-Ducation Report

The Future of E-Ducation Report | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

We invite you to read our latest SVC2UK White Paper, “The Future of E-ducation“, written in collaboration with Gold Mercury International, the Corporate Vision® Strategy Think Tank. The Paper draws on many of the case studies from SVC2UK 2013 and explores what the future is likely to look like for teachers and students.


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Designing for Learning's curator insight, February 4, 10:57 PM

One to add to your reading list. The report covers the main players in education and technology, providing case studies that explore the future of learning and teaching.

Laura Rosillo's curator insight, June 14, 7:17 AM

Buena selección de artículos sobre el futuro de la educación

A/Prof Jon Willis's curator insight, June 16, 6:28 PM

Where is technology taking us in Higher Ed? Here's one vision, from the UK

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Interactive storytelling for English Exams

Professional Development : Virtual Round Table 2014 http://www.sylviasenglishonline.org/putting-the-p-into-phrasal-verbs-infographic/ Facebook:https://www.fa...

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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Visual Dictionaries and Thesauri for Students

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Visual Dictionaries and Thesauri for Students | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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Rewordify - Understand what you read

Rewordify - Understand what you read | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Rewordify.com helps you understand more of what you read, faster. It translates hard English into easier English.

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Awesome!

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Volkmar Langer's curator insight, April 7, 10:48 AM

Sounds great, a tool that makes English texts understandable and at the same time promotes the learning of English :-)

Lucy Georges's comment, April 7, 10:39 PM
A bit slow and too buggy to be of any real use for the moment. Great idea however.
Agora Abierta's curator insight, April 9, 5:24 AM

Una herramienta muy útil para facilitar el reading

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Teaching with mobile devices -Nicky Hockly


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Lauren Lewis's comment, April 4, 1:00 PM
La presentadora mencionó un estudio hecho reciente por PollNation que examinó la adquisición/aprendizaje del lenguas con el uso de flashcards en aparatos mobiles versus los flashcards tradicionales hecho por mano en papel, por ejemplo. El estudio encontró que los flashcards mobiles con ciertas aplicaciones para iPhone, iPad, Android etc. produjeron resultados mejores y positivos que los flashcards tradicionales. Este es solo un ejemplo de cómo el aprendizaje de lenguas con la tecnología, particularmente con los teléfonos inteligentes o tablets, promueve la adquisición. Los flashcards de aplicaciones son inteligentes y tienen la capacidad de recordar tus palabras, tu progreso, o por ejemplo, notar ciertas palabras para practicar más. Son capaces de proveer apoyo del aprendizaje individual de manera práctica, fácil, lógica, y portable.
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Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives

Exposure - Create Beautiful Photo Narratives | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Exposure enables photographers to easily tell vibrant stories with their photos. Assemble a more complete narrative than you could with a feed or lonely photo on a permalink page.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, March 25, 2:27 PM

A lovely tool, but the free version is really just a trial. Not too expensive, though, at only $5 a month for anyone who has need of it. 

JordiMarínba's curator insight, March 26, 5:53 AM

Ready to create your amazing narratives with your mobile? This is a great tool which assembles photos on a permalink page.

flea palmer's curator insight, April 7, 11:35 AM

This looks a really good way to create a photo story - nice layout too...

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Digital books for teacher development

Digital books for teacher development | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

If you are interested in finding out how to create your own digital e-book and discovering some of the problems I come across and some of the resources I find to overcome these problems, then you can follow my digital magazine on Flipboard, where I’ll be sharing some of the ups and downs and insights into the project.


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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, March 17, 5:23 PM

Nice resource!

David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 20, 9:29 AM

Thanks to Nik Peachey.

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 28, 7:59 PM

Some tips for creating your own e-books.. sounds good to me! I'd like to try this with my class. 

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Creating social phrasebooks with Phraseum

Creating social phrasebooks with Phraseum | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

I spend a lot of time looking at different web-based tools and apps and thinking about if and how they can be used for learning. Sometimes it takes some thought and at other times it’s really obvious. With Phraseum it was instantly obvious that this was a really great tool for learning.


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Anthony MARTINS de NOBREGA's curator insight, March 20, 5:26 AM

un exemple des apports de la technologie à la simplification de l'apprentissage

David Baker's curator insight, March 20, 12:27 PM

I am sharing this with several ELL teachers I work with.  I see this as a tool of potential for our secondary learners as they will have an iPad over the next few years as a part of our 1:1.

Marianne Hart's curator insight, April 3, 9:20 PM

Organize vocabulary...

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A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

If you're going to ignore social media in the classroom, then [..] stop pretending that you're helping low-income children overcome the digital divide if you aren't going to teach them how to communicate online.
Social media is here. It's just another resource and doesn't have to be a distraction from learning objectives. Social media is another tool that you can use to make your classroom more engaging, relevant and culturally diverse.


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, March 12, 6:29 AM

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Cédric's curator insight, March 12, 5:33 PM

Toujours dans la même ligne de notre précédent atelier des TICE en cours de FLE mais on peut apprécier certaines indications qui peuvent être bien utiles!

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 14, 8:55 AM

Bridging the divide...

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Tocomail - safe email for kids

Tocomail - safe email for kids | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Tocomail is free, simple and safe email for kids that offers parents complete control over kids email activity while providing a fun and safe email service experience with kids email app.

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Luis Ferreira's curator insight, March 13, 9:44 AM

bom

Anne Macdonell's curator insight, March 28, 8:48 AM

Worth looking into

Rosanna López 's curator insight, March 30, 5:40 AM

Email seguro para niños.

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FlipQuiz | Gameshow-style Quiz Boards for Educators

FlipQuiz | Gameshow-style Quiz Boards for Educators | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

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David Baker's curator insight, February 27, 5:43 PM

Starting to think about digital resources to support teachers and students as we move 1:1.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 2, 12:57 PM

Easy to design gameshow-style quizz board

Maryalice Leister's curator insight, April 14, 3:02 PM

An important approach for all learners and no more so than for reluctant or at-risk  learners.

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The best free presentation software and other alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint

The best free presentation software and other alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it
Want to make a splash with your presentations, but don’t want to splash out any money on a program? Forget PowerPoint, we’ve got some totally gratis...

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Solange Giardino's curator insight, March 21, 4:54 PM

Ótimas alternativas para variar nas apresentações.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 3:22 PM

A new compilation of free software to prepare digital presentations.

Of course... alternatives to Power-point or Keynote.


Have a look, and if you're not into any of them, give them a try!!!

Ingrid B's curator insight, April 2, 8:34 AM

Algunos programas gratuitos para hacer presentaciones, como nuevas y más completas alternativas al ppt.

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Voxy - Learn a language from life

Voxy - Learn a language from life | ICT tools for EFL | Scoop.it

We don’t believe learning should be based on static content, memorizing verb charts, grammar rules, or learning vocabulary words out of context. That’s why we create engaging exercises with authentic language used by native speakers. We don't write lessons for you, we curate real-world discourse and turn it into lessons adapted to your language level.


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MimicDotOrg's curator insight, February 7, 1:50 PM

Put down your textbooks, learn language by listening and practicing!

 

Quick Idioms's curator insight, February 9, 2:08 PM
creating engaging exercises with authentic language
Aguilar Dominique's curator insight, February 26, 1:24 PM

Pour améliorer la compétence  LANGUE , anglais.