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52 Presentation Tips by SOAP

http://soappresentations.com/52_tips/ SOAP Presentations wants to help you achieve exceptional performances in 2013, so we're giving you this eBook of 52 Presentation Tips...


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Shona Whyte's curator insight, January 16, 2013 12:32 PM

Nice slides with good advice for moving learners away from school assignments towards more modern, personal and engaging talks.  "Beware the first idea that pops into your head" is my favourite of the 52 tips, which include some psychobabble but otherwise solid advice and concrete suggestions. 

Sylvain Briol's curator insight, January 22, 2013 2:52 AM

I guess it's an art, in a way ^^

Luca Brigada's comment, March 25, 2013 7:16 PM
You are welcome and thanks for link :)
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Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference? | Developing Your Digital Literacy

Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference? | Developing Your Digital Literacy | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Difference between digital literacy and digital citizenship. (#uosdiglit Digital literacy and digital citizenship: what's the difference?

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Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step

Meeting the Needs of All Students: A First Step | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar encourages teachers to confront their own biases so they connect more deeply with each child in their classrooms.
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5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback

5 Research-Based Tips for Providing Students with Meaningful Feedback | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Teacher feedback must be informative and encouraging for students to fully understand whether they're learning and what they can do to improve the learning process.
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Practical tips to provide feedback . Excellent material to start the new year with clear objectives

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Teaching Critical Thinking in Age of Digital Credulity

Teaching Critical Thinking in Age of Digital Credulity | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it

Now, the enormity, ubiquity and dubious credibility of the information available to most of the world’s population is requiring each of us to become something of an expert on figuring out when we’re being misled or lied to.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 23, 4:42 AM

Interesting article with a 15 minute video from Howard Rheingold.

Edgar Mata's curator insight, August 26, 8:41 AM

Enseñar pensamiento crítico en la era de la credulidad digital. ¿Cómo desarrollar un sano escepticismo si las personas creen todo lo que ven en internet? Un reto que el profesor debe enfrentar.

Chris B. Olds's curator insight, August 26, 7:04 PM

This is enormously important - We support Education and the idea of Critical Thinking here at SCIRadio~ 

 

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How to turn small talk into smart conversation

How to turn small talk into smart conversation | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Tips from a comedian and a journalist on the art of going from small talk to big ideas. Try these out at the next summer wedding reception.
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Teaching with mobile devices: FAQs [part 1]

Teaching with mobile devices: FAQs [part 1] | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
There is a good reason for my 3 month blogging hiatus. Since January, work has taken me to Chile for 2 weeks, Egypt for a week, India for 3 weeks, and Moscow for a week. And then the TESOL US confe...
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Moblie or not mobile in the classroom

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Top 10 Education Gamification Examples that will Change our Future

Top 10 Education Gamification Examples that will Change our Future | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
The Top 10 Education Gamification Examples according to Pioneer and Stanford Lecturer Yu-kai Chou is 1. Duolingo 2. Ribbon Hero 3. Class Dojo 4....
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12 things parents raising bilingual children need to know

12 things parents raising bilingual children need to know | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
1 - It doesn’t happen by magic Children do not become bilingual “by magic”. There is a persistent myth claiming that “children are like sponges when it comes to language” and that they will learn a...
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5 Things Edtech Startups Can Learn From Classroom Teachers

5 Things Edtech Startups Can Learn From Classroom Teachers | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Edtech is a big market, trillions of dollars globally. No wonder there are so many entrepreneurs trying to grab a piece. In an age when start-up entrepreneurs routinely try to come up with the next big gold rush, however, it is easy to forget that the fundamentals of pedagogy have remained [...]

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Curating Digital Magazines with Flipboard 2.0: More Noise or True Resources?

Flipboard founder Mike McCue gives you an inside look behind 2.0.

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Jeff Domansky's comment, April 1, 2013 6:14 PM
Thanks for this post Robin. Sadly, curation without purpose is just noise. It's not the tool, it's the talent.
Robin Good's comment, April 2, 2013 2:10 AM
Can't disagree with that.
Farid Mheir's curator insight, April 20, 2013 2:53 PM

Read Robin Good comment, he is right on I think!

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Angel or devil? The strange case of Sugata Mitra

Angel or devil? The strange case of Sugata Mitra | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Last Saturday Sugata Mitra gave a plenary at an international teachers’ conference. When it was over a proportion of the audience gave him a standing ovation, but an equal number refused to get to ...
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Passionate discussion about Sugata Mitra polemic talk at IATEFL 2014

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Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers?

Technology in education: if students aren't worried, why are teachers? | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it

I couldn't agree more. As teachers, our role must change to one that enables, guides, personalises and embraces digital technology as a fundamental part of student learning. The most dangerous thing we can do to our students is to keep doing what our teachers and professors did to us:


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Our role is to convince teacheer sthat Technology is here to stay. Nothing more scary than colleagues stubbornly refusing to get into the wave of this digital world.It reminds me of the times when voiced films were seen as "the devil"

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Filipe Cálix's curator insight, March 16, 8:27 PM

Muito interessante este artigo de Edward Lawless a propósito de um debate no The Great Hall of King's College London, no 3º episódio da série da BBC Radio 4, My Teacher is an App.

Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, March 18, 11:05 PM

very interesting.....lol

Navtej Kohli CDC's curator insight, March 20, 1:30 AM

Teacher's play main role in student's life. #Navtej Kohli CDC on #scoopit provide latest career and technology news.

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5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

5 Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
"I'm not very tech savvy" is the response I usually hear from teachers that struggle with technology. Whether it's attaching a document to an email or creating a PowerPoint, some teachers really have
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New Study: Engage Kids with 7x the Effect

New Study: Engage Kids with 7x the Effect | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
The way to engage students is to make sure that they care about the material and that they know how much you care about them.
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Are You Ready to Join the Slow Education Movement?

Are You Ready to Join the Slow Education Movement? | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Teacher and PBL consultant Shelley Wright offers her first draft of a Slow Education manifesto and urges other educators to join in the effort.
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Does Tech Hold Back Educators?

Does Tech Hold Back Educators? | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it

Teaching is not easy. It is a profession that requires educators to be relevant. Being relevant doesn’t come with age. Just the opposite occurs, and it requires work to keep up. Teaching is not a profession that enables one to stop learning after the degree is earned and the job is secured. Technology is moving us all too fast for anyone to sit back relying on old methods and tools.


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Tom Whitby`reflections always worth a slow reading

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 15, 3:48 AM

Lots to agree with here.

Alessandra's curator insight, August 20, 6:23 PM

"Teaching is not easy. It is a profession that requires educators to be relevant. Being relevant doesn’t come with age. (...) Teaching is not a profession that enables one to stop learning after the degree is earned and the job is secured."

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Choices and Challenges in ELT – Sylvia

Choices and Challenges in ELT – Sylvia | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Choices, Motherhood and Becoming Myself Sylvia Guinan This is my story of motherhood and becoming an online teacher, professional development organizer, blogger and writer. Chuck Sandy asked me to tell...
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WOW ! Sylvia Guinan's amazing story, told by herself . Thank you Silvia, inspiring and motivating for all of us teachers and parents!

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EMI

English as a Medium of Instruction
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Is it CLIL?
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Nik's QuickShout: Why do students frequently drop out of online courses?

Nik's QuickShout: Why do students frequently drop out of online courses? | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
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Questionnaire  reflecting about the reasons why students quit MOOCs. Have you ever done so??

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8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it

Certain widely-shared myths and lies about education are destructive for all of us as educators, and destructive for our educational institutions.


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Advocating equal hiring practices and employment rights in TEFL: Why I wish I was a Non-Native English Speaker by James Taylor

Advocating equal hiring practices and employment rights in TEFL: Why I wish I was a Non-Native English Speaker by James Taylor | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
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Such wise words and deep reflection about the role of ESL , EFL Teachers related to their place of birth..

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5 Bad Technology Habits Teachers Can Fall Into

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5 Bad Technology Habits Teachers Can Fall Into

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Why we should be afraid of the big bad wolf: Sugata Mitra and the neoliberal takeover in sheep's clothing

Why we should be afraid of the big bad wolf: Sugata Mitra and the neoliberal takeover in sheep's clothing | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
The proliferation of blog posts that have followed in the wake of Sugata Mitra's keynote speech at IATEFL Harrogate last Saturday morning is almost as remarkable as the fact that such a controversi...
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More on controversial Mitra's Plenary Talk IATEFL 2014
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10 Signs You’re A Critical Thinker

10 Signs You’re A Critical Thinker | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
If you want more success in business and life, discover your ability to think critically today with these ten signs you're a critical thinker.

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It Sure Is Complicated: Teen Life in the Digital Age | MiddleWeb

It Sure Is Complicated: Teen Life in the Digital Age | MiddleWeb | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it

As parent of two teenagers and as a teacher of pre-teens, I took away a lot of information from It’s Complicated. First and foremost is the idea that young people have less and less access to public spaces and time in which to socialize with friends and peers. The days of our moms and dads kicking us outdoors in the morning and saying, “Don’t come back until dinner time” are over.


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David Baker's curator insight, March 22, 8:06 PM

The seven main ideas that are shared will make a great starting point for ongoing conversation about the role of technology, schools and students.  This will be especially important as we talk with parents about the role digital learning will have as a part of our 1:1.

Deborah Welsh's curator insight, March 23, 5:22 PM

The danger of labelling students as digital natives, and other interesting observations about their online lives.

Francisco Restivo's curator insight, March 31, 10:02 AM

It's a completely new world, that strangely no one asked for.