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The New Résumé: It's 140 Characters

The New Résumé: It's 140 Characters | EFL in Saudi Arabia | Scoop.it
Twitter is becoming the new job board, and it is also becoming the new résumé. Some recruiters are turning to the social network to post jobs, while job seekers are trying to summarize their CVs in 140 characters or six-second videos.

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Not exactly true, but food for thought in the "Twitter genre".

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 12, 2013 12:08 PM

 

This is very important to the students who are on exams now and looking later to find a job, read this!!! BUT, don't forget ALSO to write a résumé (CV), see below...

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners?q=CV

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, May 12, 2013 12:11 PM

 

This is very important to the students who are on exams now and looking later to find a job, read this!!! BUT, don't forget ALSO to write a résumé (CV), see below...

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-tools-for-teaching-people-and-learners?q=CV

 

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6 Easy Steps for Designing Problem-Based Learning Assignments > Eye On Education

6 Easy Steps for Designing Problem-Based Learning Assignments > Eye On Education | EFL in Saudi Arabia | Scoop.it
The following blog post was written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren Davis.
Last month, I blogged about the differences among problem-base...

 

Let’s take a closer look at problem-based learning, where students work on investigating and resolving a real-world problem. I’ve spoken to a lot of teachers who want to try this method in the classroom but aren’t sure how to get started. 

 

Nancy Sulla to the rescue! In her book, Students Taking Charge: Inside the Learner-Active, Technology-Infused Classroom, she offers the following clear, step-by-step guidelines for creating problem-based assignments.

 


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Collins Dictionaries | Always Free Online.

Collins Dictionaries | Always Free Online. | EFL in Saudi Arabia | Scoop.it
The official online dictionary from Collins with over 1 million entries. View word definitions, translations and examples. Check spelling, grammar and pronunciation.

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lynnegibb's comment, April 5, 2013 8:43 PM
As it appears you have English as a second language Gus, you need to know you have better grammar than many people for whom English s a first language! However, this Collins Dictionary find is a gem - thank you
lynnegibb's curator insight, April 5, 2013 8:43 PM

A great find!

Gust MEES's comment, April 5, 2013 8:45 PM
Thank You, Lynne ;)
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10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning

10 Apps For More Organized Project-Based Learning | EFL in Saudi Arabia | Scoop.it
These 10 apps for iPad and Android will help you organize project-based learning in your classroom.

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Apps mapped to PBL. Now they need to be mapped to the Benchmarks.

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What Makes Project-Based Learning a Success?

What Makes Project-Based Learning a Success? | EFL in Saudi Arabia | Scoop.it
Manor overview article - STW 1203

 

At one high school in Texas, where every class in every grade is project based, the answer is devotion to a consistent process, belief in relationships, and commitment to relevance and rigor. Results? Hard to beat.

 


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Chris Carter's comment, April 10, 2013 8:03 AM
You curate so many sites! You must drink more coffee than me, and I'm on 4-5 cups a day.
Gust MEES's comment, April 10, 2013 8:13 AM
Hi Chris, I 'm ONLY drinking 2 cups of coffee in the morning & no other stuff to stimulate ;) It's all about training, "Life Long Learning" keeps the brain fit ;)
Chris Carter's comment, April 10, 2013 8:59 PM
I bow to you, sir!
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A Great Project Based Learning Checklist for Teachers

A Great Project Based Learning Checklist for Teachers | EFL in Saudi Arabia | Scoop.it

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Not sure if I've already scoop'd this or not. Here it is again if I did before.

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jillyfrees's curator insight, May 6, 2013 3:15 AM

This ia a neat checklist to assess whether the project you set is worth the effort.

Michelle Gohagon's curator insight, May 14, 2013 1:45 PM

Great checklist for project-based learning

KiwiBelma's curator insight, August 18, 2013 6:16 PM

Just to remind myself :-)