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Storytelling for Presentations

"Storytelling for Presentations" was a short lesson I developed for my online Professional Communication and Presentation course. How do you teach storytelling
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Chemistry Ph.D. Student Turned Her Thesis Into a Comic Book

Chemistry Ph.D. Student Turned Her Thesis Into a Comic Book | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
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A robot has just passed a classic self-awareness test for the first time

A robot has just passed a classic self-awareness test for the first time | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
A researcher at Ransselaer Polytechnic Institute in the US has given three Nao robots an updated version of the classic ' wise men puzzle ' self-awareness test... and one of them has managed to pass. In the classic test, a hypothetical King calls...
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Steep Your Soul: A Quote that Made Elizabeth Gilbert Want to Marry Her Husband

During her journey of self-discovery chronicled in 'Eat, Pray, Love,' Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with and later married a Brazilian-born man named Jose Nunes. Readers may know about the blossoming of their romance, but what you don't know is how one quote made Elizabeth even more excited to marry her husband. Watch as she reveals what it is. Plus, learn why one poet's quote about defending joy is still her favorite of all time.
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This genius Donegal postman actually managed to deliver this letter

This genius Donegal postman actually managed to deliver this letter | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
It was addressed to ‘Your man Henderson” along with other, eh, details.
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Steep Your Soul: A Quote that Made Elizabeth Gilbert Want to Marry Her Husband

During her journey of self-discovery chronicled in 'Eat, Pray, Love,' Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with and later married a Brazilian-born man named Jose Nunes. Readers may know about the blossoming of their romance, but what you don't know is how one quote made Elizabeth even more excited to marry her husband. Watch as she reveals what it is. Plus, learn why one poet's quote about defending joy is still her favorite of all time.
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JD Salinger: the little-known legacy of one of the world’s most-read authors

JD Salinger: the little-known legacy of one of the world’s most-read authors | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Salinger is still known for the resonance his only novel, The Catcher in the Rye, has with young readers, but at the core of his fiction sits a theme that is often overlooked – unresolved grief.
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Summer Camps in the United States Infographic

Summer Camps in the United States Infographic | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
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Giant hogweed; digging deeper into the history of a 'killer weed'

Giant hogweed; digging deeper into the history of a 'killer weed' | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
This isn’t the first time giant hogweed has hit the headlines for its dangerous qualities. Jane Perrone delves into the Guardian archives for an alternative look at this controversial, invasive weed
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Moving Paintings Will Bend Your Mind, Especially When You Learn How They're Made

These images are a little hypnotic; you might want to set some time aside for staring at them.
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See a 1932 Infographic on the History of Evolution

See a 1932 Infographic on the History of Evolution | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Decades before the word 'infographic' became commonplace, a 1932 'Histomap' managed to chart evolution on one big sheet of paper.
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Fontus: A Self-filling Bottle That Takes Water From The Air As You Cycle

Fontus: A Self-filling Bottle That Takes Water From The Air As You Cycle | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Now a days, almost every bikes have a place to hold a water bottle. Kristof Retezár, an Austrian designer, has come up with Fontus, a device that collects the moisture…
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22 Photos That Brilliantly Capture The Beauty And Horror Of Human Life.

22 Photos That Brilliantly Capture The Beauty And Horror Of Human Life. | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
It's sometimes easy to forget, even after watching the news or traveling to a foreign country, that there is a lot going on in the world outside of our small bubbles of influence. Things both horrifying and beautiful, amazing and sorrowful, positive and negative.

The photos below illustrate 28 amazing moments which capture the beauty and essence of humanity, even if it's not always uplifting.
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Kenyan Artist Digs Through Electronic Refuse and Found Metal to Create Dazzling Sculptural Eyewear

Kenyan Artist Digs Through Electronic Refuse and Found Metal to Create Dazzling Sculptural Eyewear | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Digging through electronic refuse and found metal in Kenya's capital of Nairobi, Cyrus Kabiru refashions found materials into different wearable forms. Often these take the form of flamboyantly composed glasses, large eyewear that can often mask the entire face.

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WATCH: The School Board Asks For Comments, Once This Girl Starts Talking ... Wow

WATCH: The School Board Asks For Comments, Once This Girl Starts Talking ... Wow | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
This is one determined fourth grader.
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Global threat interactive: What's the world scared of?

Global threat interactive: What's the world scared of? | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Climate change is what the world’s population perceives as the top global threat, followed by global economic instability and Isis, according to a survey, conducted in 40 countries and taking in the views of more than 45,000 respondents, that attempted to measure perceptions around global threats.
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Kenyan Artist Digs Through Electronic Refuse and Found Metal to Create Dazzling Sculptural Eyewear

Kenyan Artist Digs Through Electronic Refuse and Found Metal to Create Dazzling Sculptural Eyewear | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Digging through electronic refuse and found metal in Kenya's capital of Nairobi, Cyrus Kabiru refashions found materials into different wearable forms. Often these take the form of flamboyantly composed glasses, large eyewear that can often mask the entire face.

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What it takes to teach a large class – and do it well

What it takes to teach a large class – and do it well | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Large classes don't have a good reputation when it comes to fostering student learning. But there are a few ways for teachers to adapt to bigger classes.
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Introduction to Computer Science

Introduction to Computer Science | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
An introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming.
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Which digital books work best in the classroom?

Which digital books work best in the classroom? | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
For the first time, teachers have voted for the best ebooks to use in school.
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