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3 Digital Storytelling Project Ideas - Edudemic

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Digital storytelling projects encourage students to express themselves visually, which is a different skill from writing.

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Susan's curator insight, December 23, 2012 12:19 PM

Here are three creative ideas to get you students working on projects that reflect their own ideas and preferences.

Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, December 24, 2012 8:31 PM

One of the most important skill set required in 21st century is DIGITAL STORY TELLING!

Bmw's curator insight, February 9, 2013 2:12 AM

I really want to focus on digital story telling this year.

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The e-textbook transformation

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A new wave of e-textbooks is giving students more than just words and a few hotlinks on a digital page. Publishers over the last few years have been adding video, interactive maps and gamified quizzes designed to engage students more deeply in their learning.


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Dennis Granlund's curator insight, July 24, 6:18 PM

This site is timely as schools move from hard copy to etexts.

Martin Debattista's curator insight, July 24, 11:22 PM

A transformation which is not a revolution. It will take time and effort.  It's important we give it the space to take its natural course.

Angela C. Dowd's curator insight, July 25, 11:11 AM

Thank you Nik. I like reading about innovations like e-textbook transformation that make learning more accessible to all students.

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Top 10 Websites for Teaching Grammar To Your Students

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Here is a list of top ten websites for teaching or learning grammar lessons.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, May 20, 11:06 PM

Useful list, indeed!!

Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, May 24, 4:30 PM

They are very helpful.

Mita Jordan's curator insight, June 1, 1:28 AM

A quite useful list

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ClipFlair - Foreign Language Learning through Interactive Revoicing and Captioning of Clips

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A common project from different institutions


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 21, 2:00 AM

Clipflair allows users (both students and teachers) to create and use their own materials in language learning, and share those materials with the community. Worth a try!!

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10 ways to use the course book | Online TEFL Training

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Using course books in ELT

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Linking words of contrast (FCE Use of English and Writing)

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Here is a worksheet I put together to help my students with some of the linking words of contrast which commonly come up in FCE Use of English part 1, and which they can use in their writing. The f...

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New Moodle Book: Moodle for Mobile Learning

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As Moodle mobile themes and apps have advanced over the past few years, so has Moodle as an engine for Mobile Learning. Mark Aberdour, the author has created a new text with Packt Publishing which ...

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Mário Ferreira's curator insight, October 20, 2013 4:25 AM

Nice!

Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, October 20, 2013 11:26 AM

Have a read through. The marriage between Moodle and mLearning is inevitable. See some simple apps  developed at the University of the South Pacific..http://www.usp.ac.fj/index.php?id=mlearning . 

Moodle_UK's curator insight, October 21, 2013 1:52 AM

Although the Jim Judges "jury" is out as far as mobile learning is concerned - this looks like it may be worth investigating further. I haven't read it yet so can't comment or recommend.

The publisher describes this as "A guide with practical examples that gives you hands-on knowledge in creating learning environments for Mobile devices using Moodle"

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Blended Learning Implementation Guide

Blended learning means rethinking how class is structured, how time is used, and how limited resources are allocated. Compared to high-access environments, which simply provide devices for every student, blended learning includes an intentional shift to online instructional delivery for a portion of the day in order to boost learning and productivity. Productivity in this sense includes improvements to teacher access of data and its potential to inform instruction. Greater student productivity includes less time wasted on skills already mastered. Increased learning opportunities and improved student outcomes enhance overall system productivity.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 25, 2013 9:24 AM

We should have thought about restructing classrooms and the relationship we have with learning as teachers and learners.

robyns tut's curator insight, September 27, 2013 3:01 PM

The integration of technology and teaching is completely a good idea in my opinion. Especially given that we are living in a digital age, where learners have access to a lot of technical devices, which aim at improving and making life efficient. Thus by building curricula that welcomes the use of technology inside the classroom, will change the face of education - hopefully for the better. However my concern is the introduction of a 'customised' form of learning. Education is supposed to be unified experience where learners access information at the same time and at the same pace. It seems unfair that because there wil be fast learners in a class, that means they have to get to the end of the syllabus quicker than others. Everyone should receive attention in a similar manner, whether they understand the work or not. Teaching should not favour one person over the other. 

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Eva Ramos's curator insight, September 28, 2013 4:42 PM

Blended learning... certainly I will be trying this soon with my students.

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The Best Ways To Use Photos In Lessons | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Ways To Use Photos In Lessons | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | TechInELC | Scoop.it

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Tracy Webb Sharp's curator insight, September 14, 2013 7:34 AM

Great reminder of how to use photos strategically for language development. 

Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, September 15, 2013 9:01 PM
Great lessons,thank you Larry.
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The EFL SMARTblog: What are they doing? - Quiz Game

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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Pronunciation Resources

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: Pronunciation Resources | TechInELC | Scoop.it

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Wendi Pillars's curator insight, September 3, 2013 3:18 PM

10 links for pronunciation practice and objectives. 

Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, September 12, 2013 10:07 AM
Great tips Clarisa,thank you.
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English Grammar – Exercise 3 ”Conditionals 2 ...

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Names of wild animals for kids, wild animal flash cards for preschool children for seo plugin comment;. Hello Web Admin, I noticed that your On-Page SEO is is missing a few factors, for one you do not use all three H tags in your post, also I ...

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a Google Translate experiment with language

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Now this is a story all about how We can use TV theme songs to bring students 'round To seeing Google Translate for how it really makes Their writing and their reading, quite substantially fake &lt...

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Learning Theories for the Digital Age

A slidedeck created for the ELESIG webinar on 9 May, 2013 hosted by Nottingham University

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 6, 2013 11:01 PM

Food for thought! Nice presentation with some good ideas on the different learning theories en vogue today.

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Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educ...

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Teacher's Guide to Using Padlet in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Opetusohjelmat, käyttöohjeet ja -vinkit - Educational programs, user guides and tips curated by Mika Auramo (Teacher's Guide to Using #Padlet in Class ~ Educational...

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Consultants-E's curator insight, July 13, 8:55 AM

Here's a nice Teacher's Guide to a really useful ICT tool -Padlet.

Fiona Price's curator insight, July 15, 12:32 AM

A useful  guide to a really useful tool  - one of my favourites .

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Teaching 1 to 1 with Tablets

This is the presentation from my workshop on using tablet computers in a one to one context.

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Fiona Harvey's curator insight, August 11, 1:06 PM

Yet another superb collection of ideas, tools and apps for education

Patricia Daniels's curator insight, August 26, 4:28 AM

Slides from Nik Peachey concerning iPad use in the context of one-to-one teaching. As well as providing some practical tips there are some useful links to tools that will enable students to practise diverse literacy skills.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 26, 9:10 PM

Here is a great presentation filled to the brim with simple ideas for using iPads - from Tellagami (recorded animation) to TodaysMeet (backchannel) to Fotobabble (recording voice over a picture). Some of these are ones we have used at school before, others open up new channels we are yet to explore! 

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ClipFlair - Foreign Language Learning through Interactive Revoicing and Captioning of Clips

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A common project from different institutions


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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 21, 2:00 AM

Clipflair allows users (both students and teachers) to create and use their own materials in language learning, and share those materials with the community. Worth a try!!

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How Technology Trends Have Influenced the Classroom

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Teachers all over America are faced with this challenge of keeping students engaged in the classroom when their world outside of school is one of constant engagement and stimulation. Knowing the world outside of our institutional walls is only one step in addressing modern learning styles. How to act and adjust schools today is the next step in making the classroom of today ready for tomorrow.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, March 19, 12:17 AM

Worth reading... we need to bridge that gap for good!!

Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, March 21, 3:06 AM

Interesting insights, American-based, but applicable worldwide. 

Serge Dielens * Soci(et)al Marketing Communication expert @ EdgeCommunication.be *'s curator insight, March 23, 3:20 AM

L'école est-elle (loin-très loin-trop loin) à la traîne en Belgique?

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Why technology is not always the solution for better education

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Until quite recently, I was a keen advocate of transforming education through technology.

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The Use of Authentic Listening Material in Developing Student´s Listening Skills - Teacher BLOG - Wydawnictwo The Teacher

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The Use of Authentic Listening Material in Developing Student´s Listening Skills at Upper Intermediate Level

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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, October 8, 2013 10:38 AM
Nice activity.
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Preparing Teachers to Teach Writing Using Technology

Technology is changing not only how people write, but also how they learn to write. These profound changes require teachers to reconsider their pedagogical practices in the teaching of writing. This books shares instructional approaches from experienced teacher educators in the areas of writing, teacher education, and technology.


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Marie-Ann Roberts's curator insight, November 25, 2013 4:48 AM

Could be useful for study skills sessions or embedding functional English?

Susan Wegmann's curator insight, November 25, 2013 6:08 AM

Download this Free book! Excellent resources.

Richard Whiteside's curator insight, November 26, 2013 6:21 AM

Not research per se, but an e-book aimed at training teachers. Includes units on using apps and tools and fpcsing in general on the teaching of writing in the so-called 'digital age'.

 

No mere pamhplet either, this is a proper book!

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17 free resources for lessons about jobs and careers | Teach them English

17 free resources for lessons about jobs and careers | Teach them English | TechInELC | Scoop.it
At some point in your teaching you'll have to do a course book unit based on jobs and careers. Here are 16 resources for you to take a look at, all on the theme of jobs and careers

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best podcasts for learning British English from the BBC | Online TEFL Training

best podcasts for learning British English from the BBC | Online TEFL Training | TechInELC | Scoop.it
Best podcasts for learning real British English, listen to BBC speakers of English, listening practice for advanced learners

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Tomahto - Tomayto: British and American Pronunciation

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To join the IATEFL webinar, follow this link: http://www.iatefl.org/membership-information/iatefl-webinars/ There's no need to register and it's free to all....

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Susan's curator insight, September 2, 2013 3:21 AM

Great video where you can listen to the different pronunications in American or British English.  Not sure where Canadian pronunication fits in though quite frankly.  I think we've taken a good mix of both of them and use it as we see fit!  

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, September 2, 2013 3:26 AM

Good resource, Sue!!

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Teaching the Teacher: The Write Advice: More About Commas

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Delta Notes 2: Teaching Listening

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This Delta Notes series has come about because I am packing up all my stuff to move out of my flat and have found my Delta notebooks. I don’t want to put them in a box (got plenty to store as it is...

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