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Montage - what's cool on the Web, made by you

Montage - what's cool on the Web, made by you | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it

Montage is a flexible web-based service that makes it fun and easy to create and share a visual album of the web on the topics you care about. You can design your Montage around any topic you can imagine by adding content that pulls information from a variety of sources, including RSS feeds, Twitter, Bing News, and YouTube. Montage is an expression of you.


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Montage lets you gather visual content from various sources on the web and create your own web pages displaying anything that interests you, then share it with other people.

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App to gather visual content creating your own web pages with anything that interests you and then sharing them.

Lyn Doolan's curator insight, November 5, 2013 6:15 PM

this looks great ans do easy to use

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, November 10, 2013 3:01 AM

Werkt niet helemaal op de iPad, ga ik zo op de Mac proberen.

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Outdoor and Environmental Education: Resource Roundup

Outdoor and Environmental Education: Resource Roundup | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
Looking for resources for teaching about the environment, examples of environmental action projects, or ways to take learning outside? You’ve come to the right place. Explore our list of curated resources for these green approaches to integrated...
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How My Students Learned English by Making Movie Shorts (EdSurge News)

How My Students Learned English by Making Movie Shorts (EdSurge News) | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
“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
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Handy Web Tools to Help You Grow Your Personal Learning Network ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handy Web Tools to Help You Grow Your Personal Learning Network ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
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Producing Newscasts for the ESL Classroom: TESOL Connections - June 2014


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Producing Newscasts for the ESL Classroom

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Learning the Ropes: A Project-Based Speaking Activity | TESOL Blog

This variation on a group oral presentation gets students out into the real world to solve problems, find information, and learn new things about their community.
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Excellent Guides and Tutorials to Help Kids Make Engaging Educational Movies

Excellent Guides and Tutorials to Help Kids Make Engaging Educational Movies | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
July 4, 2014
Engaging kids in creative video productions allows them to develop communication skills and enhances their technical know-how. It also gives them an avenue through which they can...
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Free Resources for English Teachers | Table

Free Resources for English Teachers | Table | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
1000s of free articles on all aspects of teaching English as a Second or Foreign language from qualifying to finding work to living abroad to lesson planning to...
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Project Based Learning: Explained. - YouTube

Learn more about Project Based Learning (PBL) at : http://bie.org/. The Buck Institute for Education commissioned the cutting-edge advertising agency, Common...
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English Language Learner University (ELL-U) | LINCS

English Language Learner University (ELL-U) | LINCS | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
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ELL-U was a free professional development network for ESOL practitioners. The resources developed through this federally-funded initiative were designed to broaden, deepen, and strengthen the knowledge and skills of educators working with adult ELLs. ESOL practitioners and ELLs may continue to leverage these resources and the network of practitioners where they now reside on the LINCS site. Follow the links below to explore these evidence-based, high quality courses and resources.

Online Courses

Each online course is self-paced and tailored to meet the needs of educators working with ELLs. Courses are divided into multiple segments to allow for practice, reflection, and extended learning. Certificates of completion are available. Learn more now!

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Teaching and Learning Resources - School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies - Victoria University of Wellington

Teaching and Learning Resources - School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies - Victoria University of Wellington | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
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Resources for aged care and construction (NZ)
Victoria University's Language in the Workplace project has added extra units to the aged care and construction industry resource collection. Topics include daily routines, making small talk, moving the gib board, and safety with construction tools. These may be of interest to tutors working in workplace literacy, vocational, community and ESOL contexts.

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"StepUp.io" Lets You Edit & Splice Together An Existing Video

"StepUp.io" Lets You Edit & Splice Together An Existing Video | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
StepUp.io is a new site that lets you easily pick any YouTube video, pick the specific segments you want to show from it, and then put them all together. That ability could be useful, though I thin...
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Using a social media project as a tool for motivating young adults learning English

Using a social media project as a tool for motivating young adults learning English | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
Stacey Hughes, former EFL teacher, is a teacher trainer in our Professional Development team. Here she uses course material from Network to explore how social media can be used in the classroom to ...
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"Want to get young adult learners really motivated? Then make the language they are learning meaningful by linking it to authentic English practice opportunities. One way to do this is to set up a social networking project in which students can apply the vocabulary, grammar and communication skills they have built up in class. In this blog I will first list some of the pedagogical benefits of using a social media project. I’ll then suggest a few ideas"

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Teachers Professional Development Guide: Must Have Tools and Resources

Teachers Professional Development Guide: Must Have Tools and Resources | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
June 18, 2014
In the midst of a growing storm of new technology-induced learning concepts such as flipped learning, blended learning, personalized learning (to mention but a few) , teachers are left...
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A Good Tool to Annotate and Create Interactive Videos for Your Class

A Good Tool to Annotate and Create Interactive Videos for Your Class | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
July 23, 2014
ThingLink is one of my favourite web tools for creating interactive images.If you have never used ThingLink before then here is a step by step guide I posted earlier to outlining the...
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Learn English with Australia Plus - YouTube

Learn English with Australia Plus - YouTube | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
Watch a selection of quick English tips.
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25 Alternatives to Using the Word “Great”

25 Alternatives to Using the Word “Great” | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
Look at this list of phrases. You won't just see replacements for the word “great,” you'll see catalysts. These are reminders of what you can look for in the
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ESL Games: Name 5

ESL Games: Name 5 | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
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.
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"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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Google Released A New Geography Based Game

Google Released A New Geography Based Game | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
July 3, 2014
Google has recently released a new game called Smarty Pins which uses Google Maps for its layout. This is basically a game that tests players geography and trivia skills. I have been...
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allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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Computer Literacy Workshops and Lesson Plans | Decoda Literacy Solutions

Computer Literacy Workshops and Lesson Plans | Decoda Literacy Solutions | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
This is a series of three-hour lesson plans and student workbooks on basic computer literacy for adults. This series was created by literacy practitioners for
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Resources | Taking the Lead

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Here you will find a number of resources via a filtered search.

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Kerry ETB ‘Learning through Gardening’ (Level 2) | National Adult Literacy Agency

Kerry ETB ‘Learning through Gardening’ (Level 2) | National Adult Literacy Agency | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
The pack was developed by a couple of Adult Literacy tutors (Jane and Elaine) in Kerry ETB.
There are 4 modules in the course Maths, Communications, Digital Literacy and Horticulture.
The course contains a number of worksheets, prompts and ideas for the delivery of literacy and numeracy through Gardening.
They have also included tips and suggestions in Tutor Notes.
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Learning literacy and numeracy through gardening (Ire)
This resource pack, from the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA), contains four modules from a course delivering literacy and numeracy through gardening. The modules cover numeracy, workplace communication, using a computer and horticulture. Worksheets and tutor notes are provided. These resources may be of interest to tutors teaching in workplace, vocational and community settings.

https://www.nala.ie/resources/kerry-etb-learning-through-gardening-level-2 ;

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More Sites For Learning About Different Cultures

More Sites For Learning About Different Cultures | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
Here are some new additions to one of my most popular lists, The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures: What Beauty Looks Like, From Argentina to Vietnam is from The Atlantic...
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Australia Network

Australia Network | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
The Australia Network Learning English website has some really useful video material designed to help students learn English. They also have good material on Facebook and I particularly like their Australia Plus on YouTube page.
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Polite English: What to call people

Polite English: What to call people | TESOL Teacher Tools | Scoop.it
Learn what to call people in casual, professional, and formal situations. Knowing the correct way to refer to people is the key to starting a good conversation. This lesson is important for everyone, but especially if you work with the public.
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