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Educational Web Tools to Start Your New Year ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educational Web Tools to Start Your New Year ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

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This is a great short list to get us staarted using the essential tools.

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Educational Web Tools to Start Your New Year ~ Educational Technology and Mobile

Gary Harwell's curator insight, January 9, 2014 2:37 AM

Grewat short list to give us the essential tools.

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, January 9, 2014 10:05 AM

Great new tools that can enhance classroom instruction!

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First Steps Towards a Student Film Festival: Promotion & Professional Development - Edutopia

First Steps Towards a Student Film Festival: Promotion & Professional Development - Edutopia | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it
The deadline for the video submissions to our first system-wide film festival is quickly approaching. With this in mind I thought it would be a good time to reflect on how things have gone up to this point. For this entry I will focus on the following topics:

Promotion
Teacher professional development
Additional planning
Promotion

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4 Proven Ways to Make Your eLearning Courses Wow-Worthy

4 Proven Ways to Make Your eLearning Courses Wow-Worthy | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

"Remember those whodunits or the comic books from your school days that you stayed up late to finish? Or those old movies that stirred you so much that you still can't stifle a sob or resist a chuckle when you think about them? Was that an autobiography, a piece of news item, or a meeting that inspired you to ditch a bad habit or take up a cause for life? We all have memories of such stories that touched our hearts and changed our lives. Don't you wish your eLearning courses would touch people's lives in the same way?"


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10 Best Websites for English Teachers - South to Southwest

10 Best Websites for English Teachers - South to Southwest | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it
The 10 sites I go back to again and again for fun, easy-to-use resources. Bookmark these for your own class, or send 'em to your favorite English teacher!

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Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, March 8, 11:04 PM
As a substitute teacher, I'm always looking for ways to make my temporary classes more interesting and exciting for my students. These ten sites provide a wealth of usable, simple ideas that will revitalize your teaching and energize your students. Great stuff--and its not only for English teachers. Aloha, Russ.
Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 9, 3:30 AM

Always useful!!!!!

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Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

In a fixed mindset students believe their basic abilities, their intelligence, their talents, are just fixed traits. They have a certain amount and that’s that, and then their goal becomes to look smart all the time and never look dumb. In a growth mindset students understand that their talents and abilities can be developed through effort, good teaching and persistence. They don’t necessarily think everyone’s the same or anyone can be Einstein, but they believe everyone can get smarter if they work at it (Morehead 2012).


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Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, February 26, 10:33 PM

"Parents around the dinner table and teachers in the classroom should ask, ‘Who had a fabulous struggle today? (Morehead 2012)"

Lorraine Carhart's curator insight, March 1, 4:44 PM

given the right encouragement and guidance the mind  can go anywhere

Don Breedwell's curator insight, March 13, 9:15 PM

Effort may produce failures. Sustained efforts = success.

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Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology

Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

Technology is way too often given a bad rap by administrators and educators as a distraction or a hazard for students.  When technology is integrated intentionally with foresight and with intention of addressing specific growth-oriented goals, it increases the potential to help students learn, develop, and grow in unique ways.  It can be used to help address the needs as described by Maslow.


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Mechanical Walking Space Man's curator insight, February 6, 5:08 AM

"The first rule is so important, it’s RULE 0.… The new thing is never as good as the old thing, at least right now. Soon, the new thing will be better than the old thing will be." Seth Godwin

 
Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, February 6, 2:19 PM

gosto da premissa que tecnologia não endereça/resolve necessidades emocionais, básicas na pirâmide aqui ilustrada.


A hierarquia tecnológica de segurança, sociabilização, cognição, estética, etc é um excelente passo a passo para utilização da tecnologia como ferramenta de aprendizagem.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 2, 7:19 PM

This is a project which is ongoing. Maslow, like others i.e. Ellul, had reservations about computers, but his work is important in their uses.

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How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes - Class Tech Tips

How-To: Link Audio Recordings to QR Codes - Class Tech Tips | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

"Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words.  I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, here’s how:"


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, October 14, 2014 3:25 AM

Enriching QR codes turns them into an even more powerful educational tool.

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 14, 2014 5:38 AM

Awesome educational...

Don Breedwell's curator insight, December 17, 2014 8:22 PM

This is great for students who can use an and iPad to allow them to "hear" a message, set of instructions repeatedly, or repeat passages for memorization. Definitely something for Special Needs students too. 

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Creative ways of using Google Presentations (2014 Edition)

Are you looking to create amazing presentations? Are you a Google Apps for Education School and you are interested in expanding what GAFE can do? Check out th…

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Needs to be gone through and tested

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GwynethJones's curator insight, October 5, 2014 11:42 AM

nicely done!

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, November 2, 2014 1:40 PM

For more resources on STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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The Best iPad Apps to Use with SAMR Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best iPad Apps to Use with SAMR Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

"SAMR model is a conceptual framework developed by  Dr. Ruben Puentedura to help you better integrate technology in your instruction. SAMR stands for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition. Each of these four levels correspond with a set of tech-based activities and learning tasks. The strength of SAMR model is that it provides teachers with a robust method to gauge and assess the efficacy of the technology they and their students use in class. Check out this section for more resources on  SAMR."


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Can we do this?

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, September 27, 2014 12:23 AM

Can we do this?

Zigmas Bigelis's curator insight, September 27, 2014 1:53 AM

Very interesting model - you should study it in detail

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 28, 2014 8:51 AM

Substitution - Augmentation - Modification - Redefinition

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Higher education technology landscape

Higher education technology landscape | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

"In case you had trouble viewing the original, here's a high res version of our Higher Education Technology Landscape ..."


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The next generation of education system [Infographic]

The next generation of education system [Infographic] | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it
This info-graphics provides the information about tutoring for high school students and befits and import ants of Online education system.

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Where do we fit in?

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 22, 2014 11:25 AM

Online learning will be part of School in the future. I see School as more blended perhaps than others. The blending should be focused on personal student needs which can only be met in various ways rather than one monolithic way.

 

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Jess Ojeanto's curator insight, September 22, 2014 1:26 PM

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, September 23, 2014 11:05 AM

For more resources on STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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thePortfolium - Free Student Portfolio

thePortfolium - Free Student Portfolio | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

uldThe free student portfolio network. Showcase your work and projects to employers and collaborate with others across all fields of study.


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This could be very good for our students.

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, June 12, 2014 12:19 PM

This could be very good for our students.

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Competency Based Education... in 5 easy steps

Competency Based Education... in 5 easy steps | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

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Competency based education is a great idea but can it be used in a traditional classroom setting?

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, January 6, 2014 12:08 AM

Competency based education is a great idea but can it be used in a traditional classroom setting?

R Kay Richardson's curator insight, January 10, 2014 7:46 AM

Sounds a bit like principles of Instructional Design, doesn't it?

Peinture Deco's curator insight, January 18, 2014 2:07 PM

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Education-2020 - 21st Century Learning

Education-2020 - 21st Century Learning | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

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What Is A Personal Learning Network? - TeachThought

What Is A Personal Learning Network? - TeachThought | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it
What is a personal learning network, or rather a Personal Learning Network? How about a Professional Learning Network?

In the video below, Marc-André Lalande offers a concise, useful definition that simplifies the idea from hashtags and movements and social engagement and badges and, well, all the buzzwords you hear, into a clear explanation that works not just within education, but any field.

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How to Setup a Google Hangout On Air (March 2015) - Moving at the Speed of Creativity

How to Setup a Google Hangout On Air (March 2015) - Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it
Last weekend at the first annual "Google Summit Oklahoma City" hosted by the EdTechTeam, I shared a breakout session titled, "Google Hangouts 101." Afterwards, I visited with two librarians I know ...

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Knowing about Hangouts is a good thing.

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, March 14, 12:30 PM

Good for reference.

Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 16, 9:39 AM

This article and video tutorial help anyone interested in setting up and using Google Hangouts.

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Do I have Low Expectations?

I know the adage about students rising to our expectations.  I also know that the hard thing about expectations is that they can be culturally based.  My biases, which I believe I am aware of, shape my behavior more often than I know.So I am not doubting myself, but checking myself.... http://elearningfeeds.com/do-i-have-low-expectations/


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50 tips to develop and run your online courses

50 tips to develop and run your online courses | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

"From getting started to managing the day-to-day business, try these 50 tips for setting up a successful online course for any grade level.


As many K-12 U.S. public schools and districts are struggling to compete with 100 percent online cyber charter schools for essential student funding, many universities are struggling to understand the impact of MOOCs on future enrollment. Both of these scenarios point to the one thing that is abundantly clear, online education is having another growth spurt in the second decade of the 21st century and the race to create in-house online content is on."


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5 Movement Strategies That Get Students Thinking

5 Movement Strategies That Get Students Thinking | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

"Each day more research confirms the link between movement and learning. Brain researcher David Sousa claims that physical activity increases the amount of oxygen in our blood, and this oxygen is related to enhanced learning and memory. A recent Washington Post article suggests that many student behaviors we associate with ADHD may stem from an overall lack of physical movement  – both in and out of school. In addition, a phenomenally popular blog post by Alexis Wiggins recently touched upon how much sitting students actually do every day, and how all that sitting affects energy levels and learning."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, January 28, 9:19 PM

What would happen if you incorporated more movement in your classroom, providing students opportunities to get up from their seat and physically move their body? Based on current brain research you may find your students more engaged in their learning. This post provides five suggestions on activities you can incorporate into lessons to allow students opportunities to move. What are they?

1. Gallery Walks/Chalk Talks

2. White Board Meetings

3. North Pole-South Pole/Continuum

4. Musical Mingle

5.  Stations

Each is explained in detail in the post. Do you have ideas on how movement can be incorporated into lessons? If so, share them in the comment section.

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The Perfect Storm for Maker Education by Jackie Gerstein

The Perfect Storm for Maker Education by Jackie Gerstein | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it
TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink

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Jose Pietri's curator insight, October 7, 2014 3:27 AM

Possible approach for LEC Roadmap. The incremental cost of redoing the graphic is minimal compared to the printing costs, so tagging may be the solution (plus links to "deeper" content)

Gary Harwell's curator insight, October 7, 2014 3:46 AM

Looks promising

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, October 9, 2014 10:16 AM

The "Maker " Movement etc. - What do you make of it?

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6 Tips To Estimate Your eLearning Course Length - eLearning Industry

6 Tips To Estimate Your eLearning Course Length - eLearning Industry | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it
How Can eLearning professionals estimate eLearning Course Length? Check 6 Tips on How To Estimate Your eLearning Course Length.
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Mazlow's needs for students using technology for learning

Mazlow's needs for students using technology for learning | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

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You can not get better than this. Anywhere!

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Armando's curator insight, September 26, 2014 4:59 AM

Mazlow's needs for students using technology for learning

Anna-Liisa Hayward's curator insight, September 26, 2014 5:22 AM

Interesting summary of the value of using technology in education from the point of view of learners

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30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015

30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015 | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

"What’s trending up for 2015 school year in terms of education technology?"


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This is a lot to wrap your head around.

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, September 25, 2014 11:55 PM

This is a lot to wrap your head around.

Oracle Apps Online Trainings's curator insight, September 26, 2014 5:29 AM

Oracle Apps Online Trainings offers Cost Effect and Industry Rich E-Learning Solutions provider on Oracle. We are a conservatively running organization with a laser sharp focus on delivering IT programs to the Students and it adds great value to your Skill Set.

 

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Olga Boldina's curator insight, September 28, 2014 8:42 AM

добавить свой понимание ...

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The Shift of the Role of the Teacher

The Shift of the Role of the Teacher | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

We know today’s students will have to create their jobs, not look for jobs. They will compete with others around the globe. They will have jobs replaced by outsourcing and technology if their skills are easily replicated or duplicated.  To succeed, students will need creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and entrepreneurship.

 

They will need to be able to adapt to change, be resilient and able to work effectively in a variety of environments.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/so-whats-the-change-for-teachers-in-21st-century-education/

 

 


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nihal abitiu's curator insight, September 29, 2014 4:32 AM

The  role of the Teacher

Pamela Perry King's curator insight, September 29, 2014 11:14 AM

What's the change: Excellent Tips!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 28, 9:53 PM

There are huge shifts in the role of the teacher these days! A very worthwhile read and great graphic

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Educational Web Tools to Start Your New Year ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educational Web Tools to Start Your New Year ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it

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Educational Web Tools to Start Your New Year ~ Educational Technology and Mobile

Gary Harwell's curator insight, January 9, 2014 2:37 AM

Grewat short list to give us the essential tools.

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, January 9, 2014 10:05 AM

Great new tools that can enhance classroom instruction!

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Facilitating Collaborative Learning: 20 Things You Need to Know From the Pros

Facilitating Collaborative Learning: 20 Things You Need to Know From the Pros | Teaching ESL and Learning | Scoop.it
Facilitating Collaborative Learning: 20 Things You Need to Know From the Pros (Facilitating Collaborative Learning: 20 Things You Need to Know From the Pros http://t.co/jrejDzlieg)...

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Do we k now these things that have to be done?

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Sue Boychuk's curator insight, January 3, 2014 10:37 AM

Great information for younger and older collaborators!

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, January 4, 2014 11:45 AM

Nicely laid out info about collaborative learning!!

Gary Harwell's curator insight, January 5, 2014 4:02 AM

Do we know or practice these things?