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Could Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose Be the Keys to Motivating Students?

Could Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose Be the Keys to Motivating Students? | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Author Dan Pink says the complex problem solving skills now required for most white collar jobs demand that students be intrinsically motivated, not lured by external rewards.
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The 5 Critical Categories of Rules

The 5 Critical Categories of Rules | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Rick Curwin believes that rules and limits, while necessary in a classroom, are subtly shaded in meaning and use. He defines five critical categories of rules: academic, social, procedural, cultural and personal.
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Creating an Emotionally Healthy Classroom Environment

Creating an Emotionally Healthy Classroom Environment | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Making students feel safe and earning their trust are critical elements for turning your classroom into an emotionally healthy environment.
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8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
"Change your language and you change your thoughts." -- Karl Albrecht

Understanding Academic Language

Academic language is a meta-language that helps learners acquire the 50,000 words that they are
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This chart can change your mindset and unlock new learning opportunities - Learn Egg

This chart can change your mindset and unlock new learning opportunities - Learn Egg | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
This chart helps lay out the basic idea behind changing your mindset. You can use a 'fixed' or a 'growth' mindset to enhance your life. Which will you choose?
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5 Proven Ways Students Can Learn Better - Edudemic

5 Proven Ways Students Can Learn Better - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Many students don't realize the difference between learning and getting good grades. This is a quick guide to a few proven ways students can learn better.
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How To Combat Student Plagiarism - Edudemic

How To Combat Student Plagiarism - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
It's exam time and students are stressing about turning in papers on time. What's a teacher to do in terms of noticing student plagiarism?
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27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher - Edudemic

27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
If you're looking to harness the power of education technology, you should probably know what it means to be a digital teacher in a modern classroom.
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The 8 Characteristics Of A 21st Century Teacher - Edudemic

The 8 Characteristics Of A 21st Century Teacher - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
So what are the 8 characteristics of a 21st century teacher? Are they risk-takers, collaborators, and visionaries? Well, yes! Check out the image below to get a clearer picture.
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10 Teacher Resources For Motivating Students - Edudemic

10 Teacher Resources For Motivating Students - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Learnist and Edudemic have teamed up to bring you some useful resources for motivating students, encouraging discussion, and more!
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Students Share Characteristics Of Their Favorite Teachers - Edudemic

Students Share Characteristics Of Their Favorite Teachers - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
There are some critical characteristics students found in their favorite teachers and they may or may not be what you'd expect.
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The Four Language Systems

The Four Language Systems | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Learn about The Phonological System, The Syntactic System, The Semantic System and The Pragmatic System in our lesson, The Four Language Systems.
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Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education | The Center for Teaching and Learning | UNC Charlotte

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education | The Center for Teaching and Learning | UNC Charlotte | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
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Why Language Learners Should Take Notes

Why Language Learners Should Take Notes | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Margaret Brooks, a co-author of Q: Skills for Success, Second Edition, offers some tips to help your students take notes in class. Whether in the context of taking a phone message or listening to a...
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3C's to Supporting Student Success

3C's to Supporting Student Success | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Care, captivate, and catapult: these are Katie Jacobs' daily practices to help her second graders become the best students and people they can possibly be.
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10 Things Smart People Don’t Do

10 Things Smart People Don’t Do | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
Being smart means so much more than simple intelligence. And these are 10 things smart people definitely don't do.
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How To Use The 4 Gamer Types to Help Your Students Collaborate - Edudemic

How To Use The 4 Gamer Types to Help Your Students Collaborate - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
The way we play games mirrors how we act in real life. A 2008 study by the Pew Internet and American Life project found that 97% of teens play computer games.
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10 Resources To Help You Become A Great Teacher - Edudemic

10 Resources To Help You Become A Great Teacher - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
A truly great teacher knows that every student is gifted. The greatest teacher mentors students, hoping that one day, the student will, in fact, surpass the teacher--and then celebrates when they do.
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10 Open Source Tools For Busy Teachers - Edudemic

10 Open Source Tools For Busy Teachers - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
If you need some powerful software right now and don't have time or money to waste, these open source tools are perfect for you.
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Yes, You Can: 8 Keys to Being a Successful ESL Teacher

Yes, You Can: 8 Keys to Being a Successful ESL Teacher | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
One of the first things I am asked when I tell people I am an English as a second language teacher is, “What languages do you speak?” Though it might make my high school French t
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27 Ways To Be A 21st Century Teacher - Edudemic

27 Ways To Be A 21st Century Teacher - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
So what does it take to become a 21st century teacher? This handy chart details more than two dozen ways to get started. A must-read and share.
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Using The Power Of The Pair To Enhance Active Learning - Edudemic

Using The Power Of The Pair To Enhance Active Learning - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
I remember when I first figured out the "power of the pair". I had walked onto our school library and the noise was way above what I would expect.
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20+ Tips From The Most Effective Online Teachers - Edudemic

20+ Tips From The Most Effective Online Teachers - Edudemic | Language Teachers | Scoop.it
The fundamentals that define a great teacher don’t differ much whether classes are taught in the online setting or off, but there are certain things that need greater emphasis and gain greater importance when a teacher is working with students who...
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