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Shaping the Way We Teach English

Shaping the Way We Teach English | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
A website offering resources for the instruction of English to non-English speakers.
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One Time A Guy Gave A Homeless Man A Computer, And The Recipient Did Exactly What The Giver Expected

One Time A Guy Gave A Homeless Man A Computer, And The Recipient Did Exactly What The Giver Expected | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
If I'd have heard about what this guy was planning to do before it all played out, I might have thought he was unrealistic or maybe even condescending. But...
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‘Aerial Bold’: A Typeface Formed By Satellite Imagery Of Earth - DesignTAXI.com

‘Aerial Bold’: A Typeface Formed By Satellite Imagery Of Earth - DesignTAXI.com | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Designer Benedikt Groß and geographer Joey Lee have created 'Aerial Bold'—a typeface made up of a collection of letters found through...
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Oceans Could Lose $1 Trillion in Value Due to Acidification

Oceans Could Lose $1 Trillion in Value Due to Acidification | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
A very young field of research is trying to measure the costs of oceans growing more acidic
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Monica Lewinsky Gives Her First Public Speech In 16 Years And Says Exactly What Needs To Be Said

Monica Lewinsky Gives Her First Public Speech In 16 Years And Says Exactly What Needs To Be Said | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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What She Did To Save Her Language From Going Extinct Is The Most Inspiring Thing I've Seen All Day

What She Did To Save Her Language From Going Extinct Is The Most Inspiring Thing I've Seen All Day | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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Vatican Library Puts 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free - MessageToEagle.com

Vatican Library Puts 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free - MessageToEagle.com | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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The Women Who Shaped The Computer Age - World Science Festival

The Women Who Shaped The Computer Age - World Science Festival | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
One key element of The Innovators, Walter Isaacson’s new book on technological history and culture—and the focus of an upcoming World Science Festival event—is the unsung contributions that women have been making since the earliest days of computers. The book opens and closes with Ada Lovelace, who channeled her imagination and gift... [read more]
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LED Lights Are A 'Transformative Technology' In The Developing World

LED Lights Are A 'Transformative Technology' In The Developing World | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
This year's Nobel Prize in physics went to scientists who invented the blue light-emitting diode. Paired with solar power, the energy-efficient LED is bringing affordable light to places off the grid.
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Gunther, Christine and Otto

Gunther, Christine and Otto | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
How a man met a woman and they set off on an epic journey across six continents in one amazing unbreakable car
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Couple's Extraordinary 550,000-Mile Road Trip Across 177 Countries Over 26 Years

Couple's Extraordinary 550,000-Mile Road Trip Across 177 Countries Over 26 Years | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
In 1988, before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set off on a monumental road trip that would span 26 years, 177 countries, and nearly 550,000 miles (885,139 km). The couple originally planned to spend just 18 months touring the African countryside in their Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen named "Otto," but a year and a half eventually turned into a continuous voyage interrupted by only a few periods of rest. Without sponsorship, publicity, or the online fanfare that such
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Free Technology for Teachers: Wiki Summarizer Can Help Students Start Their Research Projects

Free Technology for Teachers: Wiki Summarizer Can Help Students Start Their Research Projects | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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Expecto Patronum: Lessons from Harry Potter for Social Justice Organizing

Expecto Patronum: Lessons from Harry Potter for Social Justice Organizing | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Have you daydreamed about being a member of an intergenerational social justice organization like the Order of Phoenix? Do you want Dumbledore to be your mentor?

Have dementors ever burned you...
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Free-Energy Ocean Turbines: The Death Of Fossil Fuels!

Free-Energy Ocean Turbines: The Death Of Fossil Fuels! | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
By Steven Bancarz|  We already know that using fossil fuels as a main source of energy is completely outdated and unnecessary.  Several significant pollutants are produced by fossil fuel combustion as well: carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, and hydrocarbons.

Oil spills and co
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Marine Pollution -- National Geographic

Marine Pollution -- National Geographic | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Learn about the environmental issue of marine pollution and its causes and consequences in this oceans article from National Geographic.
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EdX To Offer Free Advanced Placement Courses For High Schoolers | IFLScience

EdX To Offer Free Advanced Placement Courses For High Schoolers | IFLScience | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
EdX is a non-profit website that offers over 300 massive online open courses (MOOCs), providing access to a world-class education to anyone with an internet connection at little or no cost.
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Enduring Voices Project, Endangered Languages, Map, Facts, Photos, Videos -- National Geographic

Enduring Voices Project, Endangered Languages, Map, Facts, Photos, Videos -- National Geographic | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Learn about National Geographic's Enduring Voices Project, working to document endangered languages. Get language facts, photos, map, and more.
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Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game - Innovate My School

Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game - Innovate My School | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Young people naturally gravitate towards games, but how can teachers gamify learning without making a huge commitment? The team behind hit RPG Classcraft have an innovative solution to this problem.
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10 volunteer opportunities for free travel

10 volunteer opportunities for free travel | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Consider these ways to travel free while you give something back.
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A Map Of The World That'll Make You Do *At Least* A Quadruple Take

A Map Of The World That'll Make You Do *At Least* A Quadruple Take | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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11 Children From Around The World Reveal What They Eat For Breakfast... Some Of These May Surprise You

11 Children From Around The World Reveal What They Eat For Breakfast... Some Of These May Surprise You | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
If you are sick of your typical breakfast options, try one of these.
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The World's Greatest Traveler: A 1988 Mercedes That Has Been to 172 Countries

The World's Greatest Traveler: A 1988 Mercedes That Has Been to 172 Countries | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Gunther Holtorf, a 75-year-old former airline CEO who has driven more than 820,000 kilometers over the past two decades, doesn't care if you remember his travels. But you better respect Otto, his G Wagon that will be placed in a museum if it makes it through this final leg.
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Can You Imagine If Your Neighbors Ripped Up All Your Grass But Replaced It With Something Better?

Can You Imagine If Your Neighbors Ripped Up All Your Grass But Replaced It With Something Better? | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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13 Lessons About Social Justice From "Harry Potter"

13 Lessons About Social Justice From "Harry Potter" | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
The wizarding world can teach Muggles a thing or two about how to fight for the common good.
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