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30+ recursos digitales educativos de calidad estrictamente seleccionados para profesores

30+ recursos digitales educativos de calidad estrictamente seleccionados para profesores | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it

Tras un mes de revisión de diferentes sitios webs educativos, nos dimos cuenta que la calidad del material digital para docentes y alumnos no siempre es la mejor. El diccionario de la RAE.es define "buena calidad" como sinónimo de superioridad o excelencia. Esta definición nos ha motivado a considerar como recursos webs de calidad sólo el material al cual le pudimos determinar las siguientes características: autor definido (natural o corporativo); objetivos precisos (claramente especificados)...


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Útil e interesante selección de recursos educativos

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Seleccionados con claros criterios de calidad.

Armando's curator insight, September 14, 2013 9:39 AM

30+ recursos digitais educativos de qualidade estritamente selecionados para professores.

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Bueno y útil...gracias!

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Training the Brain to Listen: A Practical Strategy for Student Learning and Classroom Management

Training the Brain to Listen: A Practical Strategy for Student Learning and Classroom Management | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it

Editor's note: This post is co-authored by Marcus Conyers who, with Donna Wilson, is co-developer of the M.S. and Ed.S. Brain-Based Teaching degree programs at Nova Southeastern University. During the school year, students are expected to listen to and absorb vast amounts of content. But how much time has been devoted to equipping students with ways to disconnect from their own internal dialogue (self-talk) and to focus their attention fully on academic content that is being presented? Listening is hard work even for adults. When students are unable to listen effectively, classroom management issues arise.


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Studying the brain is essential.
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Usign the 5 Cs for eLearning Visuals Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Usign the 5 Cs for eLearning Visuals Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
The Using the 5 Cs for eLearning Visuals Infographic presents a simple approach to creating effective visuals for eLearning by considering the 5 Cs.

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Calm Down and Release the Amygdala - YouTube

A video about the amygdala in our brain and how to cam it down. I know this is not like my regular video's. This was for a job and I need to post it to my yo...
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Teaching our students to breathe in order to calm down and to distinguish positive and negative thoughts. 

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MOOCs Aren’t Revolutionizing College, but They’re Not a Failure | MIT Technology Review

MOOCs Aren’t Revolutionizing College, but They’re Not a Failure | MIT Technology Review | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
Online courses may not be changing colleges as their boosters claimed they would, but they can prove valuable in surprising ways.

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Project-based Learning Framework

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In this quick post I am going to explain how to use a frame- work for project-based learning, which I have developed and used over the years. I like to use a lot of projects in my classes, but over...
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Constructivist framework for project based learning

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New- Portfoliogen Allows You to Create and Download Your Portfolios in PDF Format ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Comics English - Having Fun Learning English with Comic Strips

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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

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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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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

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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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2 Student Beliefs That Can Change Everything

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2 Student Beliefs That Can Change Everything by Grant Wiggins, Authentic Education We know the relationship between feedback and achievement is strong. What about the relationship between feedback, personalization and, hence, motivation?

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I hope every student has more than one teacher who makes them excited about their learning. One is not enough.

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Argues in favour of a model for secondary education that incorporates practices most commonly associated with college teaching - e.g., using mentoring techniques, and allowing students to "major" in certain self-selected subjects best suited to their strengths. The latter idea is described in terms that sound very similar to the way secondary education operates in the UK; it would be very interesting to explore this issue further in light of the relatively recent emphasis in Britain on wider-ranging student performance indicators such as the English Baccalaureate.

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Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding

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Through alternative formative assessment, teachers can check for student understanding without falling back on the tedious or intimidating pop quiz.
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Alternative formative assessment to check for student understanding.

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San Francisco Schools Transformed by the Power of Meditation

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Silence isn't something people usually associate with middle school, but twice a day the halls of Visitacion Valley School in San Francisco fall quiet as the...
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On how meditation can make long lasting changes in education and wellbeing.

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On how meditation can make long lasting changes in education and wellbeing

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The Key to Creating Good Writers

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Writing is one of the most important tasks that a student engages in.
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Important steps to consider when our students write

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Aesop's Fables

Visit this site dedicated to providing the tales of Aesop's Fables. Free, online versions of Aesop's fables. Read Aesop's Fables and the morals of the tales

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Great free texts, very appropriate for kids and teens studying English as a First Language. 

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6 Tips On How To Create Characters In eLearning - eLearning Industry

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How To Create Characters in Your eLearning Course. Check 6 Tips On How To Create Characters In eLearning.

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How to Apply Design Thinking in Class, Step By Step

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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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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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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

Best Free Children's eBooks Online | Interesting resources for English Teachers | Scoop.it
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, 2014 5:22 PM

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