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The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model

The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
The goal of the model is simple enough–not pure academic proficiency, but instead authentic self-knowledge, diverse local and global interdependence, adaptive critical thinking, and adaptive media literacy.

By design this model emphasizes the role of play, diverse digital and physical media, and a designed interdependence between communities and schools.
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This is a well-developed model that gives plenty to think about. 

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Kelli DeBellis's curator insight, February 15, 2013 3:36 PM

interesting model that identifies what it calls The 9 Domains Of the Inside-Out Learning Model.

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2015 | IATEFL Online

2015 | IATEFL Online | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

49th Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition
Manchester Central, Manchester, UK
11th-14th April 2015
Pre-Conference Events & Associates' Day, 10th April 2015

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FaHim Far's curator insight, April 4, 10:54 AM

The best way is using interesting items and topics to help students enjoy learning English. For Example by using online learning strategies learners become motivated to study English.But  unfortunately the time is limited and all English teachers are not able to apply technology in their classroom.

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Skype's real-time translator – the end of language learning? | British Council

Skype's real-time translator – the end of language learning? | British Council | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Will emerging technology make language learning and teaching a thing of the past? Neil Ballantyne, the British Council's mobile learning manager, investigates.
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How languages evolve - Alex Gendler

How languages evolve - Alex Gendler | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How did we end up with so many? And how do we keep track of them all? Alex Gendler explains how linguists group languages into language families, demonstrating how these linguistic trees give us crucial insights into the past.
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Great illustrations! 

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Being a Better Online Reader - The New Yorker

Being a Better Online Reader - The New Yorker | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Soon after Maryanne Wolf published “Proust and the Squid,” a history of the science and the development of the reading brain from antiquity to the twenty-first century, she began to receive letters from readers. Hundreds of them. While the backgrounds of the writers varied, a theme began to emerge: the more reading moved online, the less students seemed to understand. There were the architects who wrote to her about students who relied so heavily on ready digital information that they were unpre
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I still meet lots of people who say they can't read properly online and don't enjoy a book as much when they read it on their e-reader. Here is an insight into this.

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How to teach a young introvert

How to teach a young introvert | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Susan Cain sticks up for the introverts of the world. In the U.S., where one third to one half the population identifies as introverts, that means sticking up for a lot of people. Some of them migh...
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CLT is built on the concept of interaction. But not everyone is comfortable with it. We should bear this in mind. 

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Howard Rheingold: The Peeragogy Handbook


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Not keen on the title but it is a good resource.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 14, 2014 2:22 PM

Edited by Howard Rhiengold, the Peeragogy Handbook is an ongoing project using open educational resources and peer collaboration to create an ever-growing crusted archive of ideas on collaborative or ''peer" learning. 

Angela Hoistion, PMP's curator insight, January 7, 8:21 PM

Interesting ideas!

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Rheingold, H. ..una historia de Trabajo Conjunta ... Howard Rheingold: El Manual Peeragogy |scoopit travéslgaretio http: //sco.lt / ...

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Larry Ferlazzo: Instructional strategies for multi-level classes of English language learners

Larry Ferlazzo: Instructional strategies for multi-level classes of English language learners | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Many schools, especially those with small English Language Learner populations, do not create separate classes for Beginners and Intermediates. What are a few instructional strategies that we can use in such an environment that provides an effective learning environment for our students and that doesn't drive the teacher insane at the same time?Here are a few:
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Good reminder of just how easy it is to differentiate effectively.

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The Evolution of Learning Technologies

How has learning evolved over the course of human history and what might the future hold for us? Follow our time traveller on his journey through time and space.
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The abacus, the pen, paintings  - all examples of learning technologies. Lovely presentation, easy to read. 

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Dyslexia: What You’re Seeing

Dyslexia: What You’re Seeing | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
These parent guides describe typical warning signs of dyslexia (a reading learning disability) in preschool, grade school, and middle school and in teens.
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Website for both parents and teachers to help them recognise and deal with learning difficulties.

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3 ways to speak English

3 ways to speak English | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English,” she celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents. As she explores the complicated history and present-day identity that each language represents, she unpacks what it means to be “articulate.”
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An interesting take on a common issue.

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The 4 Stages Of Edtech Disruption

The 4 Stages Of Edtech Disruption | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
What are the stages of technology in learning, and how can these stages be used as a framework for improving learning?

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Disruption as in 'shake you out of your routine'.

 

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Season’s greetings from Cambridge!

Season’s greetings from Cambridge! | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
I’ve described my festive season in three words and added them to the Cambridge Christmas Corpus. Add yours today!
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Add to the Christmas corpus!

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Webinars | EnglishAgenda | British Council

Webinars | EnglishAgenda | British Council | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

Continual Professional Development Webinars

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A series of sessions about CPD from a group of very experienced and well-regarded trainers.

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Seven ideas for using mobile phones in the classroom

Seven ideas for using mobile phones in the classroom | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
The other day I was reading Anthony Ash's post about mobile phones and ELT. The post was talking about if mobile phones are really a distraction and how they relate to classroom management. It talk...
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Bringing pronunciation to the fore: teaching pronunciation for new teachers | EnglishAgenda | British Council

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Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching — Lancaster University — FutureLearn

Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching — Lancaster University — FutureLearn | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Gain practical tools and theoretical insights to help dyslexic students learn second languages, with this free online course.
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Starts 20 April. Looks very practical and relevant for those of us who want to understand more about learners with SEN

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The importance of Social Presence in Online Courses

The importance of Social Presence in Online Courses | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

To me, Social Presence depends a lot on how participants choose to take part in an online course. Of course, it also depends on the opportunities of interaction provided during the course.


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This is so important for distance learning and too many people seem reluctant to do it.

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Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, January 27, 2:01 AM

La importancia de la presencia social en los cursos en línea

david's curator insight, January 28, 3:44 PM

Is it about design or the type of learner?

Anne Fox's curator insight, February 9, 6:07 AM

And the mirror image of this is that the course design and online moderator needs to facilitate this social presence. #CCDFLITE #M_Housetraining

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Vote for your favourite website about the English language

Vote for your favourite website about the English language | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Vote for your favourite website about the English language
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Take a look at this for it's great list of websites, even if you're not interested in voting. 

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nicolaperry's curator insight, January 17, 10:54 AM

Fantastic list of websites to support you in your learning. 

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Post-CELTA professional development: what teacher education awaits you in the first five years?

Post-CELTA professional development: what teacher education awaits you in the first five years? | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
In today’s post, I’ll look at what’s in store for you as a newly qualified teacher in terms of professional development and what you can do to make the most of

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interview index

interview index | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
All the interviews on the site are listed here. You can subscribe to the audio on iTunes, or just listen or watch through the site. Each name is followed by a very brief synopsis of the main areas ...
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Great teacher training resource. 

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10 Habits for successful English language learning

10 Habits for successful English language learning | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

Here are some tips to help you build good learning habits and make your lessons more productive and to make English language learning part of your life.


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Not rocket science but good sound advice.

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nicolaperry's curator insight, January 9, 7:16 AM

Not rocket science but good basic sound advice.

ITTC_TEFL's curator insight, January 21, 11:41 AM

Useful habits to help any language learner

Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, February 8, 2:44 PM

Good summary

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Post-CELTA professional development: working within time constraints

Post-CELTA professional development: working within time constraints | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
Simple solutions to common classroom management problems for newly qualified language teachers. This time we investigate time management inside and out of
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Useful tips for those early days when there don't seem to be enough hours in the day. Actually, I still feel like this sometimes!

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iPads: Less Than a Class Set

iPads: Less Than a Class Set | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it

Just a few iPads in a classroom can support and enhance learning and facilitate individualized instruction.


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I was talking to a colleague about this the other day:Just a few iPads in a room can make a big difference to engagement and interaction.

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Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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Prejudice toward African American dialect can result in unfair rulings

Prejudice toward African American dialect can result in unfair rulings | LearningTeachingTeachingLearning | Scoop.it
"It's likely this stems from social prejudice rather than mere lack of comprehension on the part of the listener,"
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Language is power ...

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