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A Complete EFL Teacher Training Course Online

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Shaping the Way We Teach English is a fantastic resource that I came across recently. The resource is similar to other online courses from colleges and universities. It's free and accessible through The Online Language Center of the University of Oregon and it is a pretty complete teacher training course that has videos , viewing tasks, transcripts, observation checklists and even recommended supplementary web based reading.


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Shona Whyte's curator insight, April 21, 2013 7:56 AM

Nik Peachey recently reflagged this 2009 resource from the University of Oregon.  I watched a 10-minute video on managing large classes, which is full of sensible advice with examples of classroom interaction in a wide variety of teaching contexts.  Good for self-study for pre-service and new teachers, but probably better as a resource to stimulate discussion during a teacher education course.

Adrianna Kowalska's comment, April 24, 2013 1:51 AM
I watched the episode 12 about teaching very young learners before my interview. Gives an amazing summary which really helps interviewees to look more professional and knowledgeable
Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, April 24, 2013 3:15 PM

even if it's not CLIL oriented, a nice colection of videos focusing on key aspects  of Language Teaching.

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Comics English - Having Fun Learning English with Comic Strips

Comics English - Having Fun Learning English with Comic Strips | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
ComicsEnglish provides and explains English comic strips for EFL/ESL learners and teachers. Keep having fun reading comics while learning English.
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Teachers’ Most Powerful Role? Adding Context

Teachers’ Most Powerful Role? Adding Context | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
When information is available in abundance, teachers will still be subject matter experts, but their true value will lie in their ability to facilitate and share the expertise of their students.

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Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, June 30, 9:01 PM

Añadir contexto significa relacionar la realidad con las experiencias de aprendizaje de nuestrx alumnx y sus conocimientos previos. Significa poner ese andamiaje que ayuda a crear productos únicos y compartidos con su entorno; bien sea porque ayuda a pensar con claridad y rigor, bien porque ayuda a crear un producto único y original, bien`porque ayuda a estructurar la lengua asociada a cualquier proceso. 

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The Travelling Teachers: Poetry in EFL classes

The Travelling Teachers: Poetry in EFL classes | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it

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Voices in the Park

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Voices in the park
Four different voices tell their own versions of the same walk in the park. Read the book online.(interactive)


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Do You Hear What I Hear? 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Do You Hear What I Hear? 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
Listening is the gateway to understanding and communicating and, therefore, is absolutely critical for language learners of all skills. If students struggle to listen carefully, they will mi

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6 Ways Color Psychology Can Be Used to Design Effective eLearning

6 Ways Color Psychology Can Be Used to Design Effective eLearning | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
Here're some ways in which you can use color when designing eLearning courses by taking physiological and psychological effects into consideration.

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Marco Polo: Showing Teachers How to Use Internet Content in Their Classrooms

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Standing with teachers, President Bill Clinton participated in the launch in December 1999 of the MarcoPolo professional-development program in seven Mississippi Delta states. Credit: Todd Brekhus
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Your Writing Guide to Becoming An Academic Writer | Selected Reads

Your Writing Guide to Becoming An Academic Writer | Selected Reads | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
A platform featuring academic reviews of books spanning different topics. Selected Reads is particularly helpful for Teachers, educators, academics, student researchers and bibliophiles.

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Sense of humour | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Sense of humour | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
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10 Herramientas Web para generar cómics y animaciones

10 Herramientas Web para generar cómics y animaciones | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it

La entrada de esta semana está relacionada con herramientas de la Web 2.0, en concreto con servicios y aplicaciones que nos permiten generar tiras cómicas, cómics o animaciones y que podemos utilizar de forma gratuita en nuestros sitios de Internet (blogs, wikis, etc.) o enviar a través del correo electrónico.


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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 3, 8:20 AM

Excelente colección de herramientas (con enlaces con ejemplos concretos aplicados al campo educativo) para la creación de comics y su uso en la docencia

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10 Herramientas Web para generar cómics y animaciones
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Collins English Dictionary | Always Free Online

Collins English Dictionary | Always Free Online | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
The official Collins English Dictionary online. Comprehensive and authoritative, rely on Collins for up-to-date English with insights into language trends and usage.

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Sergei Polovin's curator insight, March 27, 10:47 PM

A very useful resource.

Tatiana Kuzmina's curator insight, March 29, 8:04 AM

It's a must

Justin Hodge's curator insight, April 15, 12:41 PM

Great online dictionary.

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How Visual Thinking Improves Writing

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing | Interesting resources for English Teachers | 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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How To Create Doodle Videos For Language Teaching

How To Create Doodle Videos For Language Teaching | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
Animated doodle videos can be a powerful tool for teaching languages. Find out how you can create animated doodles videos without buying expensive equipment
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How to Apply Design Thinking in Class, Step By Step

How to Apply Design Thinking in Class, Step By Step | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
For educators ready to try the idea of design thinking, you'll be glad to know it does not require extensive transformation of your classroom. That said, it can be a transformative experience for all involved. Here, we try to answer your questions about the different integrating components of a design learning experience into familiar, pre-existing scenarios that play out in every school.

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Cecilia Rosas's curator insight, July 2, 7:48 PM

For all of us that have read, heard, talked, discussed and tried teaching by design or the backwards design, here's the how

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Teaching Presentation Skills with Ignite

Teaching Presentation Skills with Ignite | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller describes how Ignite, a clock-driven presentation method, offers students an exciting challenge.

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Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD

Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
French children don't need medications to control their behavior.
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Books That Boost Self-Esteem

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Learning paragraphs - YouTube

At the University of Washington, instructors experiment with different techniques to assure meaningful understanding and deep learning. Mary Pat Wenderoth, a...

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Best Free Children's eBooks Online

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This article lists a large amount of places online to get your free children's books legally. You can view it online or download it for free.

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BookChook's curator insight, February 28, 2:22 PM

So many children's eBooks for free from various online sources! 

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Lessons Worth Sharing

Lessons Worth Sharing | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.

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Katja Kranjec's curator insight, October 12, 2013 8:14 AM

Really good. A wide variety of engaging TEDx videos with comprehension checks and further discussion questions.

Jet Houwers's curator insight, October 18, 2013 12:15 AM

Volgens Hattie (2009) leren studenten  enorm van inhoudelijke feedback van docenten, maar ook van lessen geven aan elkaar. ik ga starten met hiermee experimenteren! #mli #yam

 

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, November 1, 2013 11:10 AM
Hmmm...maybe a lesson where students create lessons? You would definitely know if students knew the material!
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5 Razones por las que tus alumnos no te escuchan mientras les enseñas

5 Razones por las que tus alumnos no te escuchan mientras les enseñas | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
¿Hablas y no te escuchan? ¿Explicas y no te hacen ni el más mínimo caso? ¿Tienes la sensación de que estás hablando a las paredes? ¿Estás harto de hablar y

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Audio/Video Lectures | MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials

Audio/Video Lectures | MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
Free video and audio lectures from MIT faculty.

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Robin Yu's curator insight, February 13, 7:14 AM

Lectures and more from  MIT.

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RM Books - The first ebook solution designed specifically for schools

RM Books - The first ebook solution designed specifically for schools | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
RM Books is the first ebook solution designed specifically for schools. By overcoming the barriers to adoption (cost, ease of use and device restrictions), RM Books makes it easy for schools to migrate from paper textbooks to ebooks.

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Begoña Iturgaitz's curator insight, April 18, 12:01 AM

books for kids just a click and a couple of cents away.....

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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Get Students Using Different Words

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» Focus on Social, Emotional Skills in Classroom Tied to Academic Gains - Psych Central News

» Focus on Social, Emotional Skills in Classroom Tied to Academic Gains - Psych Central News | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
Classroom programs designed to improve elementary school students’ social and emotional skills can also increase reading and math achievement, according to a n
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