'one of the most important information literacy skills for students is learning how to critically evaluate information found on the Web. The page includes forms for teaching the process, articles for learning about the aspect of literacy and a list of bogus sites to use to showcase that all things on the Web are not real' --Kathy Schrock
Increasingly, educators are turning to Open Educational Resources (OERs) as teaching tools. OERs are free publicly available educational resources that anyone can copy, use, adapt, and re-share. Numerous OERs exist for teachers, but ever wondered if you could create your own? Do-it-yourself OER is n
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“Information, knowledge and culture are central to human freedom and human development. How they are produced and exchanged in our society critically affects the way we see the state of the world as it is and might be…”--The Wealth of Networks, Yochai BenklerLourdes Lopez had a conversation with her
TESOL tech blogger Tara Artnsen shares a website that enables you to play a fun gamae with your ESL students to help them with listening, speaking, and pronunciation.
TELLS library's insight:
"Although it seems to have been around for a number of years, I just recently stumbled upon Lyrics Training, a fun site that uses music to get students listening, reading, writing, and even speaking—well, singing. I am excited to share it with you and actually enjoyed the site so much that I spent quite a bit more time than anticipated testing it out. The same thing might happen to you. - Tara Arnsten, 28.4.15
Here teachers go through a lesson designed to build vocabulary for ELLs. By talking about art, students will use and learn prepositional phrases. By taking the role of the students, teachers will discover what more the students will need to succeed.
The Game: Name “5” is a highly motivating game that provides amusement and interest while giving practice to vocabulary and speaking skills. This game encourages students to interact and communicate.
TELLS library's insight:
"The ideas consist of naming five of something, like 5 wild animals, 5 occupations, 5 fruits, 5 vegetables, 5 past presidents, etc. This is an opportunity to add vocabulary categories that have been worked on in class and/or those that need review." - See more at: http://blog.tesol.org/esl-games-name-5/#sthash.IVkGN5Yw.dpuf
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