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The Up-Goer Five Text Editor

The Up-Goer Five Text Editor | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it

Can you explain a hard idea using only the ten hundred most used words? It's not very easy. Type in the box to try it out.


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A fantastic activity for ELTeachers to train to grade their own language

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, January 31, 2013 2:43 AM

This is a great activity for learners of English.

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Thanks Nik Peachey
Cindy Kroeker's curator insight, January 31, 2013 11:08 AM

Simplify your vocabulary.

Hey, isn't that the opposite of what we're trying to do?

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How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows,you have to work late again, otherwise you’ll never get it all done—right? Wrong.
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14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools

14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
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Blog | Russell Stannard's Blog | Writing about research in technology and language learning.

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TinyPNG – Compress PNG images while preserving transparency

TinyPNG – Compress PNG images while preserving transparency | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Make your website faster and save bandwidth. TinyPNG compresses your PNG images by 50-80% while preserving full transparency!
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Do This, Not That: 5 Mistakes to Avoid as a New ESL Teacher

Do This, Not That: 5 Mistakes to Avoid as a New ESL Teacher | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
We've all been there. Every ESL teacher has to start somewhere, and there are usually a few bumps in the road before the path becomes smooth. Most of us, despite our best intentions at
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50 Resources to Use Animation as a Teaching Tool - InformED

50 Resources to Use Animation as a Teaching Tool - InformED | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
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Edwin A. Londoño A.'s curator insight, March 29, 1:46 PM

Are you creative when planning your lessons? This tool can help you to go far to learn in an easy and funny way.

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Learn, teach, and share online video lessons

Learn, teach, and share online video lessons | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Join Curious.com for free online video lessons, how-to DIY projects, and community. Find or become a student in baking, photography, math, and more!

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Agora Abierta's curator insight, January 16, 3:13 AM

Cursos de todo un poco. También puedes colgar los propios.

Katherine Francis's curator insight, January 28, 6:54 AM

for adult students ?

Met Kous's curator insight, February 1, 3:03 PM

Μαθήματα online με ποικιλία θεμάτων, πολύ καλά κυρίως  για μαθητές.

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What's wrong with Dogme

A broadcast talk I gave on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of International House. (Apologies for poor synching).
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Humor in the classroom - SiOWfa12: Science in Our World: Certainty and Controversy

Humor in the classroom - SiOWfa12: Science in Our World: Certainty and Controversy | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
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5 ways tech has changed professional development

5 ways tech has changed professional development | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it

Technology has not only changed the way students learn but also the way educators grow through professional development. We talked with tech-savvy, leadership-oriented teachers, principals and professional development organizations to find out what’s trending.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 26, 2013 4:59 AM

I've written and presented a lot about this myself, so good to see more focus coming on it from the educational online press.

Progressive training's curator insight, October 27, 2013 4:00 AM

5 ways tech has changed professional development

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PhD Talk: 20 Tips for Surviving your PhD

PhD Talk: 20 Tips for Surviving your PhD | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
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Tips for conducting qualitative research with post-Millennials

Tips for conducting qualitative research with post-Millennials | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Dubbed Gen-I, the offspring of late-period Baby Boomers and Gen Xers are unique unto themselves.
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10 things you should NEVER say during presentations

10 things you should NEVER say during presentations | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
At our TNW Conferences we see a lot of presentations and I have given a fair share of presentations myself. I often see people making the same mistakes and cringe when I hear the same ...
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The Pointlessness of Unplugging

The Pointlessness of Unplugging | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it

If it takes unplugging to learn how better to live plugged in, so be it. But let’s not mistake such experiments in asceticism for a sustainable way of life. For most of us, the modern world is full of gadgets and electronics, and we’d do better to reflect on how we can live there than to pretend we can live elsewhere.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 24, 2:34 AM

Nice article which underlines how technology is now integrated with our lives.

RossanaPiccini's curator insight, March 24, 11:04 AM

It's more often than not that I come across someone who shuns modern technology for a day or two in pursuit of some sort of "purification". What are they really talking about and why? This article begins to explore some of the issues underlying our reborn fear of technology.

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Top ten questions for the PhD oral exam — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium

When you have finally finished writing a PhD dissertation or thesis, and submitted it to the university for review, you are at the end of a…
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Moodle: Shortcut to OpenBadges

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Open Badges and Moodle, A Quick guide
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The Illustrated Guide To A Ph.D.

The Illustrated Guide To A Ph.D. | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
A Ph.D. is hard to describe it in words. So, here it is in pictures.
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8 Keys to the Mindset of a Successful eLearning Professional

8 Keys to the Mindset of a Successful eLearning Professional | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Before you start designing or re-designing be sure you put first things first. And that means getting into an eLearning mindset.

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Barry Mapp's curator insight, January 30, 1:32 AM

Not complete by any means but some good tips for those thinking about creating an e-learning course

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How to Reduce Costs in E-Learning and Corporate Training

How to Reduce Costs in E-Learning and Corporate Training | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Our clients want to accomplish as much as possible with their e-learning budgets: we all want more bangs for our bucks. Fact is, you can do more for less and reduce costs in e-learning and corporate training.
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Students Hate Writing Papers. Professors Hate Grading Papers. Let’s Stop Assigning Them.

Students Hate Writing Papers. Professors Hate Grading Papers. Let’s Stop Assigning Them. | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Everybody in college hates papers. Students hate writing them so much that they buy, borrow, or steal them instead. Plagiarism is now so commonplace that if we flunked every kid who did it, we’d have a worse attrition rate than a MOOC.
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Create Flipped Classroom Content Easily with Articulate Replay - E-Learning Heroes

Create Flipped Classroom Content Easily with Articulate Replay - E-Learning Heroes | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
E-Learning Heroes: Step-by-step tutorials for building better courses, fast answers to your e-learning questions, free downloads for your e-learning projects.
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Edwin A. Londoño A.'s curator insight, March 29, 1:56 PM

Try this amazing technique that will impress your students..

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The risks of overfamiliarity

The risks of overfamiliarity | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Sometimes, if a favourite lesson or activity doesn't work, shouldn't we be looking at the reasons why, rather than dismissing it as a one-off? In her blog this week, Chia Suan Chong investigates issues of overfamiliarity...
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Writing for scientific publication: 3 common mistakes

Writing for scientific publication: 3 common mistakes | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Marc D. Baldwin is the founder & CEO of Edit911 Editing Service. He is also Professor of English at Hillsborough Community College and a published author. You can find more of his writing and e...
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ELT Dissertations - A New Blog Project

ELT Dissertations - A New Blog Project | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
My own dissertation experience was a particularly stressful one.  In effect I wrote two dissertations:  (a) the one I wanted to write and which I thought was going well and (b) the one my superviso...
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Telling research career stories - Part 2 - Common mistakes

Telling research career stories - Part 2 - Common mistakes | Teacher Training & Development | Scoop.it
Hopefully, after reading Part 1 of this ‘Telling research career stories’ series, you'll know that I'm sympathetic to the difficulties of accounting for life's curve-balls, and ambivalent about the...
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