Based upon the award winning* educational resources of same name developed by Simon McIntyre and Karin Watson, the Learning to Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC is designed to help existing educators establish or improve their own online or blended teaching practices. The target audience is primarily teachers in higher education, K-12, community college, and vocational or private education.
'24th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference ‘No Frills’ to discuss three key areas vital to developing the VET system and meeting future skills demand:
Youth: engaging, inspiring and supporting students to realise their potentialPathways: transitioning through education and training into the workforceSkills: working with industry and employers to improve education and training
'No Frills' is a well-known annual national conference where researchers and those engaged in the vocational education and training (VET) sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector and network in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. The conference also provides professional development opportunities for new and existing researchers.' -- from website
World Education publishes and disseminates results from our programs around the world.
TELLS library's insight:
World Education ELA Guide to Classroom Activities That Promote Life Skills, College, and Career Readiness'This guide provides suggested classroom tasks that combine the academic knowledge and skills described by the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education with behaviors and composite skills needed to succeed in college, workplace, and civic life.' (from website)
Last fall I started to put together a playlist of how-to videos that I have created. I called the playlist Practical Ed Tech Tips. In the videos I provide demonstrations of how to use some of my favorite educational technology tools and services.
Published on Dec 15, 2014We recently previewed Skype Translator to two elementary school classes—one in Washington and one in Mexico City. A few rounds of “Mystery Classroom” was all it took for these students to discover the potential of Translator to break down language barriers and bring people together.
'The italk library is a set of online video resources in English, Australian Aboriginal dialects and other languages. These stories are aimed at adult learners and cover topics such as money, language learning, mental health, health and disability, the law, and workplace health and safety. These resources could be used in adult literacy, vocational training and community education contexts.' - from NZ Literacy Portal
In the movie The Life of Brian (1979), Reg, played by John Cleese, asks fellow members of the People’s Front of Judea: … apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation…
Video is a powerful medium in education. It can inspire, explain, and provoke emotion and action. Most of all, video provides a means of visual storytelling, and in the world of education, storytelling is an incredible mechanism for sharing best practices so that others can learn from them.Ready to
Eslflow's guide to ESL lesson plans, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, games and activities for English as a Second (or Foreign) Language for teachers and students
TELLS library's insight:
'This website provides lesson plans, worksheets and activities centred around business and everyday English. Resources are arranged by topic and level (elementary, pre-intermediate and intermediate). Some IELTS exercises are provided. There is a section on cross-cultural communication, socialising and small talk in business contexts. These resources are recommended browsing for tutors teaching literacy and English language skills in all contexts (including vocational education).' -- from NZ Literacy Portal
Immigration is a political hot potato. On the day the OECD published its latest annual survey of global migration, Swiss voters rejected a referendum to reduce annual migration numbers. A few days earlier…
Indigenous Australian practices, honed over thousands of years, weave science with storytelling. In this Indigenous science series, we look at different aspects of First Australians' traditional life and…
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