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English Grammar Aids for Both Native Speakers and Students

English Grammar Aids for Both Native Speakers and Students | TESOL | Scoop.it
Everyone can struggle with English grammar’s complexities; these apps can improve your knowledge whatever your level of proficiency.
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A different side of EFL: Information gap activities: what does it take to design a successful task?

A different side of EFL: Information gap activities: what does it take to design a successful task? | TESOL | Scoop.it

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Is it realistic to learn a language for a job?

Is it realistic to learn a language for a job? | TESOL | Scoop.it
Is it realistic to learn a language for a job? Louise Tickle, who attempted Welsh, looks at what it takes to master a new tongue

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Here's How Foreign Language Speakers Typically Screw Up English - Business Insider

Here's How Foreign Language Speakers Typically Screw Up English - Business Insider | TESOL | Scoop.it
Here's How Foreign Language Speakers Typically Screw Up English Business Insider Computer scientists at MIT and Israel's Technion recently developed an algorithm that analyzes quirks and errors in English-as-a-second-language (ESL) essays to...

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BBC - History - British History in depth: Ages of English Timeline

Rogues, knights and fops chart the history of the language
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Web 2.0 Teaching Tools

Web 2.0 Teaching Tools | TESOL | Scoop.it
Cultivate critical 21st Century skills using Web 2.0 teaching tools. Help students excel in the digital world as they read, write and interact with Web 2.0 tools.

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Teaching Grammar in Today's Classroom

Teaching Grammar in Today's Classroom | TESOL | Scoop.it
Why Teach Grammar? A great lecture panel with Betty Aznar, Michael Swan and Keith Folse. Second part below.
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Awakening the intellect - The Star Online

Awakening the intellect - The Star Online | TESOL | Scoop.it
Awakening the intellect
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“There is a gap when it comes to education — somehow grades are valued more than learning.
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Elocution lessons: Who wants to speak the Queen's English?

Elocution lessons: Who wants to speak the Queen's English? | TESOL | Scoop.it
As the commercial director of one of the country's largest book-wholesaling companies, Annette Burgess makes an unlikely Eliza Doolittle. At the age of 44, she is responsible for a sales team that supplies books to the National Trust, Hamleys and hundreds of garden centres. Yet this successful bookseller shares one thing in common with the cockney flower-selling heroine of Pygmalion and My Fair Lady: she has taken up elocution lessons.
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10 theories on how uptalk originated

10 theories on how uptalk originated | TESOL | Scoop.it
The Magazine's recent piece on uptalk - the habit of making statements sound like questions - prompted lots of emails.
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Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | TESOL | Scoop.it

If kids can access information from sources other than school, and if school is no longer the only place where information lives, what, then happens to the role of this institution.


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mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: 41st ELT Blog Carnival: Teaching with Humor

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: 41st ELT Blog Carnival: Teaching with Humor | TESOL | Scoop.it
RT @eslcarissa: Here's a #giveaway / #raffle / #contest that's great for any #EnglishTeacher http://t.co/hBaAU0mOT5 #efl #esl #elt http://t…
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Getting English language students to practice outside of class

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For many teachers the extension of language learning outside the classroom can really benefit their students, but how can you be sure they’re using the right materials to further their practice? Fr...
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Kids, Eat Your Verts - Languages Are Good For You

Kids, Eat Your Verts - Languages Are Good For You | TESOL | Scoop.it
When it comes to language learning, I start this new school term like all those other parents sending their kids to a new school: a little anxious, a little excited, and hopeful for a brighter linguistic future....
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8 Questions Teachers Should Ask When Giving Ass...

8 Questions Teachers Should Ask When Giving Ass... | TESOL | Scoop.it
Research shows that when students help develop questions for an assessment, and have a deeper understanding of what they are expected to learn before they take the assessment, they take a greater responsibility of their own learning.
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Online safety: is the internet really a dangerous, lawless jungle for children?

Online safety: is the internet really a dangerous, lawless jungle for children? | TESOL | Scoop.it
Unsubstantiated news reports do nothing to help, argues Stephen Balkam, unlike education and evidence-based policy

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The EFL SMARTblog: Interactive Quiz - Are you a Good Language Learner? By Marisa Constantinides

The EFL SMARTblog: Interactive Quiz - Are you a Good Language Learner? By Marisa Constantinides | TESOL | Scoop.it

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From marvellous to awesome: how spoken British English has changed

From marvellous to awesome: how spoken British English has changed | TESOL | Scoop.it
A study called the Spoken British National Corpus 2014 reveals how our use of language is evolving. Is British English succumbing to American influence, asks Tim Dowling
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Digital learning continues to transform learning experiences - Worcester Telegram

Digital learning continues to transform learning experiences Worcester Telegram According to data from Project Tomorrow's "Speak Up" study, an initiative of the nation's leading education nonprofit organization, students are frustrated with the...
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101 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Tools for Teachers

101 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Tools for Teachers | TESOL | Scoop.it
This list of 101 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About is a resource for teachers who want to easily integrate technology into their classroom.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Web-based T...

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Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Web-based Tools for Delivering Flipped Lessons on Learning is always creative curated by Arnie Rotenberg (Free Technology for Teachers: Seven Web-based Tools for Delivering Flipped Lessons | @scoopit
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Vine wins funniest Fringe joke award

Vine wins funniest Fringe joke award | TESOL | Scoop.it
A joke by Tim Vine is voted the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, making him the first comedian to win the accolade twice.
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4 Keys To Designing A Project-Based Learning Classroom -

4 Keys To Designing A Project-Based Learning Classroom - | TESOL | Scoop.it

Project-based learning, or PBL, is generating a great deal of buzz in the world of education, and is often portrayed as an alternative to passive learning and rote memorization. If traditional education is classical, PBL is jazz. In a PBL classroom, teachers present problems that students must solve together in groups


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Five Good Resources for Teaching Digital Safety and Citizenship to Elementary School Students

Five Good Resources for Teaching Digital Safety and Citizenship to Elementary School Students | TESOL | Scoop.it

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Resources to engage young learners to develop digital citizenship capabilities.