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Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
What’s the opposite of scaffolding a lesson? It would be saying to students something like, “Read this nine-page science article, write a detailed essay on the topic it explores, and turn it in by Wed
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Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads

Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
Online courses can be downloaded and shared between schools.
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Teaching resilience: Reflection - @kdwashburn

Teaching resilience: Reflection - @kdwashburn | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
“I’m so stupid. I’ll never get this!” The message looped inside Kent’s mind, its echoes blinding him to any way forward. When his teacher came by, she assu
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Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading

Read With Me: 5 Tips to Foster a Love for Reading | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
"Read along with me: the best is yet to be." - Lisa Dabbs (adapted from Robert Browning)

When I first became a teacher, I was excited to begin sharing the love of reading with my students. I grew up
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Great Educational Quotes

Human beings are curious by nature.
- Aristotle

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
- Abigail…
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20 Ways Teachers Are Using Legos in the Classroom - Edudemic

20 Ways Teachers Are Using Legos in the Classroom - Edudemic | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
It doesn't matter if you're four or 40, when you see Legos they are nearly impossible to resist putting together, pulling apart, and building into something. This is the reason, among many others, that they've become such a valuable tool in classrooms across the nation.
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The 5 Emerging Educational Technologies You Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 5 Emerging Educational Technologies You Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
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Read 700 Free eBooks Made Available by the University of California Press

Read 700 Free eBooks Made Available by the University of California Press | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
The University of California Press e-books collection holds books published by UCP (and a select few printed by other academic presses) between 1982-2004. The general public currently has access to 770 books through this initiative.
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IELTS and newspapers -

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Advice on and how and why to use newspapers to improve reading and vocabulary skills for IELTS, with suggested practice exercises and useful links

Via Jim George, EFL SMARTblog
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Brigid's curator insight, March 9, 2014 10:45 AM

Read a news article each day 

www. breakingnewsenglish.com

Mark A J Ellis's curator insight, January 28, 9:33 AM

Some handy links here to remind us to do this regularly

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20+ Tips and Resources to Engage Learners with Comics : Teacher Reboot Camp

20+ Tips and Resources to Engage Learners with Comics : Teacher Reboot Camp | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
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How Audio Technology is Transforming the Modern Day Classroom

How Audio Technology is Transforming the Modern Day Classroom | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
The ways in which the capture and transmission of sound is being used in instruction is quickly evolving along with many other aspects of technology use in
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10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic) | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
When delivering a presentation before an audience, our words aren't the only thing people pay attention to. Consider this advice for making better eye...
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TED Books App is Now Available for iPad for Free ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

TED Books App is Now Available for iPad for Free ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
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Why don't young men read novels any more? - Telegraph

Why don't young men read novels any more? - Telegraph | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
A generation ago, there was no shortage of novels that spoke to young male readers about their lives and experiences. Have publishers turned their backs on young men?
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AdviceToWriters - Advice to Writers - Reading is Everything

AdviceToWriters - Advice to Writers - Reading is Everything | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I've accomplished something, learned something, ...
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8 Excellent Kindle Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Excellent Kindle Tools for Teachers and Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is found dead, aged 46, at his New York home, after an apparent drug overdose.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Understanding Generation Y

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Understanding Generation Y | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
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20 Ways to Bring Your Textbook to Life! by @ShellTerrell - TeacherCast Blog

20 Ways to Bring Your Textbook to Life! by @ShellTerrell - TeacherCast Blog | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
Your textbook is another tool in your teacher's instructional kit. The problem is that for many of us it becomes a crutch when we begin lesson planning.
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Beauty and the Beast: low on budget, high on poetry - Telegraph

Beauty and the Beast: low on budget, high on poetry - Telegraph | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
A new version of Beauty and the Beast will feature Ewoks and CGI. But Jean Cocteau's which used twigs, paint and a plank to make its effects is pure magic, says Anne Billson
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Free Technology for Teachers: Borrow and Lend eBooks Through Open Library

Free Technology for Teachers: Borrow and Lend eBooks Through Open Library | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
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English e-books

English e-books | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
“ Adapted ebooks - best choice to learn English. Download ebooks for your device for free!”
Via Esther
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Why We Chose Pope Francis as Person of the Year 2013

Why We Chose Pope Francis as Person of the Year 2013 | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
With a focus on compassion, the leader of the Catholic Church has become a new voice of conscience. Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs explains why Francis is TIME's choice for Person of the Year 2013.
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Nelson Mandela Lesson: English Lesson on Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Lesson: English Lesson on Nelson Mandela | Reading for English language learners | Scoop.it
A 13-page lesson plan on Nelson Mandela. Biography, mp3 listening and online quizzes on this great man.
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