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6 Reasons to use football-related topics in your classroom

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damianf | Help, Posts (6 Reasons to use football in your ELT classes http://t.co/dBBbWlUN Can you add any more?)

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Developing Personal Learning - by Stephen Downes

In this online presentation I discuss the evolution of personal learning technology and then itemize in more detail the elements of the NRC Learning and Perf...

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More on the native versus non-native speaker debate | Online TEFL Training

More on the native versus non-native speaker debate | Online TEFL Training | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Non-native and native speakers of English can be effective TEFL teachers.

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Marek Kiczkowiak's curator insight, June 9, 2014 12:30 PM

No, you don't. As you don't have to be Italian to be able to make good pizza :)

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The purpose of education

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If our students leave school with a belief in their ability and capacity to identify problems and find solution to them, then maybe they are prepared not only for what ever the future may bring but possess the capacity to shape that future.

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Thought provoking article.

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Evidence Based EFL: MISAPPLIED LINGUISTICS

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It's been a while but I'm very pleased to announce a guest post from a man who requires no introduction, none other than Leo Selivan (also know as lexicalLeo.) Leo is one of the people I've known online for years but haven't yet had the chance to...

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Brilliant article ! ESL Teachers , a must

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Online Course: Research-based Recommendations for Instruction of Adolescent Newcomers

Online Course: Research-based Recommendations for Instruction of Adolescent Newcomers | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Center on Instruction, your gateway to a cutting-edge collection of scientifically based research and information on K-12 instruction in reading, math, science, special education, and English language learning.

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The case for and against RP

The case for and against RP | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
"Since being in hospital, the only people I have heard speaking in the UK prestige model of "received pronunciation" are some of the consultants and surgeons.  Everyone else in the hospital is from...
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Community Post: 21 Teacher Problems Every Educator Faces (As Told In Tina Fey Gifs)

Community Post: 21 Teacher Problems Every Educator Faces (As Told In Tina Fey Gifs) | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Because if there is one celeb who gets your struggles, it's probably Tina Fey.
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Putting Teachers Back In The Driver's Seat - EFL Magazine

Putting Teachers Back In The Driver's Seat by EFL Magazine. Check out our great, free resources for English language teaching. See more details about it on EFL Magazine.
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21 Twenty-First Century Quotes from Teachers and Thought Leaders around the World

21 Twenty-First Century Quotes from Teachers and Thought Leaders around the World | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
21 21st century quotes from teachers and thought leaders all around the world continue to inspire online teachers from around the world.

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The Evolution of Blended Learning - Huffington Post

The Evolution of Blended Learning - Huffington Post | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
The concept of "blended learning", which was introduced as early as 2000, has assumed more importance than ever before and has transformed from a theoretical concept with rudimentary applications to an essential part of mainstream education...
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Bended learning and its evloution

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Beware spreading 'the good word of ELT'

Beware spreading 'the good word of ELT' | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Blog discussions about English language teaching, the interests of teaching gurus, and a wariness about anyone pretending to 'spread the good word of ELT' – these are all elements that have contrib...
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To Tweet Or Not To Tweet

To Tweet Or Not To Tweet | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
A lot of people use Twitter, obviously, but how is micro-blogging interesting for a teacher or education personnel in general? I think it's an amazing tool f...
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The Future of Learning — Learning {Re}imagined — Medium

The Future of Learning - Learning {Re}imagined - Medium
What is the purpose of school & the role of EdTech?
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The purpose of education

The purpose of education | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
If our students leave school with a belief in their ability and capacity to identify problems and find solution to them, then maybe they are prepared not only for what ever the future may bring but possess the capacity to shape that future.

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Thought provoking article.

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Thought provoking article.

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Thought provoking article.

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Thought provoking article.

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Putting the Blend in Blended Learning - Why Blended Learning in K-12 Schools? | Education | CET Connect

Putting the Blend in Blended Learning - Why Blended Learning in K-12 Schools? | Education | CET Connect | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
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So many definitions , one only purpose

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A Different Kind of Lesson from Finland - Education Next

A Different Kind of Lesson from Finland - Education Next | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Finland has been lauded for years as this planet's grand K-12 education success story, but since 2009, it's scores and rankings have slipped.
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The Modern Workplace Learning Landscape: it's more than telling people what to learn

The Modern Workplace Learning Landscape: it's more than telling people what to learn | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
UPDATED: 12 DECEMBER 2014 I was recently asked to summarise my view on the evolving modern workplace learning landscape and L&D’s role in it, so here it is. Although people learn in many differ...
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Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

Why Technology Will Never Fix Education | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
The real obstacle is student motivation, and no gadget can create that.
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We need to talk about native speakerism. | Christopher Graham's Teacher Development Blog

We need to talk about native speakerism. | Christopher Graham's Teacher Development Blog | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
My experiences as a teacher recruiter at the sharp end of the native speaker non-native speaker debate have made me a strong advocate of non-native speaker (NNS) rights in ELT.
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Visible Tweets – A Twitter visualisation for displaying at events

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grat visual tool for having a look at tweets from people you follow

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In defense of Demand High Teaching

In defense of Demand High Teaching | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it
Because simply going through the motions is not enough. My first post about demand high teaching.
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The other side of the controversia on Demand High
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Beware spreading 'the good word of ELT'

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A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit

A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it

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Ajo Monzó's curator insight, June 20, 2:01 AM
Molt bo!
António Leça Domingues's curator insight, June 24, 2:54 AM
Kit de desenvolvimento pessoal para professores.
David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 29, 7:38 PM

Very useful! Thanks to Michel Verstrepen.      

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Comparing Asynchronous and Synchronous Learning

Comparing Asynchronous and Synchronous Learning | Reflections on Learning | Scoop.it

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 8, 2015 6:56 PM

Asynchronous learning allows for reflection and is not exclusive to online learning. The two are complements to each other regardless of media.

 

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Armando's curator insight, January 10, 2015 5:30 AM

Comparing Asynchronous and Synchronous Learning

Andrew Hockley's curator insight, January 27, 2015 2:10 AM

Nice little summary.  For more on developing an e-learning strategy check out http://the-round.com/resource/managing-education-in-the-digital-age/ ;