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Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers
Are you feeling tired, burned out after a hard year of teaching, exams, meetings, life? Well, take a deep breath and, when you feel like it, check some of these posts out. They include ideas, lessons, thoughts, images or insights that have inspired me and I hope they inspire you too :-).
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Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree

Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it

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I would love this as a poster on my classroom wall. Great conversation starter!

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English Learning in Italy: models for C21 learners.

English Learning in Italy: models for C21 learners. | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
 Welcome to Italy: a world of contradictions Italy is a world of contradictions, sparkling aquamarine seas and dazzling snowy summits, barren areas of parched wasteland and green forests. Areas of ...
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Rather longer than usual but relevant to anyone teaching in the "Expanding Circle" I think :-)

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Out of the mouths of Babes...

Out of the mouths of Babes... | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
We all know what the expression "Out of the mouths of Babes" means: that children often reveal the bare truth that adults might dress in the famous emperor's new clothes. This is also true of candi...
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Blended learning as a Social Process, Sugata Mitra at Iatefl and the Aftermath

Blended learning as a Social Process, Sugata Mitra at Iatefl and the Aftermath | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
Blended Learning: face to face interaction with support from the digital world. If you look at this image, you will see the essence of what I think of as learning in action. It isn't a mill drill, ...
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A few thoughts from me to add to all the blogposts that have been flying fast and furiously around the blogosphere over the past two weeks :-)

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So what's next? Web 3.0?.. Second Life? Or human beings communicating with each other?

So what's next? Web 3.0?.. Second Life? Or human beings communicating with each other? | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
So what's next? Web 3.0? .. Second Life? Or human beings communicating with each other? Most people have some idea these days what we generally mean by Web 2.0 even though Tim Berners-Lee, who inve...
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Here are my latest thoughts on technology after looking at learners' work on Wikispaces Classroom

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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0

Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0 | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
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Lovely tool. Try it Out.

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Siti Noraisha Mohamed Senin's curator insight, March 3, 9:01 AM

Bloom's Taxonomy accompanied with useful websites that make it easier to carry out the various levels.

Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 4:31 PM

A brilliant tool for all educators.

Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, April 14, 10:55 PM


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Free online speed reading software | Spreeder.com

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Very interesting site that helps learners, or anyne else for that ,atter, to increase their reading speeds. Try it out :-)

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Visualising Ideas - Correcting Errors and Teacher Survival – A Comment

Visualising Ideas - Correcting Errors and Teacher Survival – A Comment | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
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And the debate on correction continues...

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English Attack! | L

English Attack! | L | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
Improve your English with hit movies, cult TV shows, music videos and games.
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Marie Dossogne's curator insight, February 5, 2013 4:34 PM

JUST GREAT

Caf-langues's curator insight, February 15, 2013 5:03 PM

Great but not free unfortunately...

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Five Technology Skills Every Student Should Learn| The Committed Sardine

Five Technology Skills Every Student Should Learn| The Committed Sardine | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it

From having the courage to experiment with different technologies to possessing online literacy, readers said being a tech-savvy student in the 21st century is about much more than learning how to use a certain software program or device—it’s about being able to adapt to what’s constantly changing.


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20 Must Have Posters for Language Teachers

20 Must Have Posters for Language Teachers | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it

Posters are great learning tools that we use in our classrooms. They attract students attention and they can seamlessly communicate various concepts and ideas . These ideas can range classrooom rules to key grammatical structures. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has recently started a section called Educational Posters where we feature some awesome posters we come across online and that have a great educational value.


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Moodle MOOC 4 on How to Teach with Technology

Moodle MOOC 4 on How to Teach with Technology | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it

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Looks interesting :-)

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Dr. Nellie Deutsch's curator insight, June 20, 4:13 AM

For this who just joined and others who may have missed some of the information  on Moodle MOOC 4 on WizIQ and Moodle for Teachers, please review the syllabus of Moodle MOOC 4: goo.gl/eu3sr5

 

You will qualify for a certificate if you watch the live sessions or the recordings and reflect on 10 of them using this reflection guideline: http://goo.gl/xcvFo2 The deadline is July 31, 2014 so there's plenty of time.

 

The links to the upcoming sessions and the recordings are exactly the same. Please access the live sessions and recordings as well as the content under courseware (side bar) or here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Yp0jDA2DAVdEhba_1DYE5wtLsxn9wYZlaTEygTblolY/edit?usp=sharing

 

Participants will also receive free Moodle training and how to teach fully online, in blended and in the flipped class on Moodle for Teachers Moodle site. Please enrol in the Moodle for Beginners: http://moodle4teachers.org/course/view.php?id=30 or Moodle for non-beginners: http://moodle4teachers.org/course/view.php?id=29

The Moodle training courses allow teachers to edit and practice as teachers and managers of a Moodle course.

Enjoy the MOOC!

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Monday Morning Blog Challenge: which model?

Monday Morning Blog Challenge: which model? | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
June Blog Challenge Since it's the first Monday in June I thought I'd kick off the week with a Blog Challenge about models of English, which is something I've been thinking about quite a lot. Obvio...
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join in this month's Blog challenge and share your ideas :-)

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Do learners want to speak English... or not?

Do learners want to speak English... or not? | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
Do learners want to speak English... or not? Most learners, if asked why they are studying a language, will answer that they want to learn to "speak that language".  In fact, in English we collocat...
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Here are my thoughts on Speaking English in class

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Gearing up for Iatefl 2014 in Harrogate...

Gearing up for Iatefl 2014 in Harrogate... | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
Getting the Most out of a Great Conference Whether you are teaching in the UK or in New Zealand, or even a village in Umbria, you have almost certainly heard of the annual IATEFL conference, where ...
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Mark Pegrum's E-language wiki

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Using virtual worlds in language learning and teaching.


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Blogging with Students - LiveBinder

Resources & Useful Information on Blogging with Students
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Really good Liveb

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Correction or Feedback?

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Correction or Feedback? Last week I wrote a few thoughts on correction and how both oral and written language can be corrected meaningfully, in a separate stage from "within the task itself". One a...
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More on the subject of correction and feedback

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Is it an Error not to Correct?

Is it an Error not to Correct? | Inspiration for tired EFL Teachers | Scoop.it
To correct or not to correct? Different teachers have different views on this question, sometimes based on well thought out theories, or observation of learning in practice, and sometimes... Well, ...
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How do you feel about error correction?

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Quiz Up

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How good is your English? QuizUp from Cambridge University Press brings our high-quality content to your iPhone, with a social twist. Answer questions on a wide range of topics and discover new areas on the in-game map.
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