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A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic

A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
Wondering how to use Pinterest in education? Find out with this highly visual and simple look at how to use Pinterest (great for beginners!)

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Love Pinterest, why not use it in class !

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Diego Lopez Tassara's comment, January 24, 2013 1:44 PM
Great way to engage students and have fun at the same time !!!!!
Angie FA's comment, January 24, 2013 1:48 PM
I saw your activity for the debate in the master and I liked it, you are incorporating Pinterest, I'm a big fan of Pinterest!!!
Diego Lopez Tassara's comment, January 25, 2013 7:24 AM
Thank you for you kind comment. I love Pinterest too. I have never truly used it for educational purposes, but a few weeks ago I presented a workshop in which I recommended its use based on articles I had read so I took a chance with this course !!!
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8 Great Online Resources for ESL/EFL Teachers

A selection of Internet tools that can be highly useful to teachers of English as a second (or foreign) language. The ever-growing Web has caused the

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xpatva's curator insight, October 17, 2013 11:43 PM

One of the basic strategies ESL teachers abroad soon learn, unless they like doing things the hard way all the time, is where the best online teaching resources are (and how to use them).

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6 great online sources for games and quizzes for ELL and ESL learners

6 great online sources for games and quizzes for ELL and ESL learners | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
Playing online computer games is a popular pastime for many language learners, so employing such games as a technique for studying English is a really good idea.

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Bored vs. Boring: Common Mistakes in English

Bored vs. Boring: Common Mistakes in English | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
RT @englishtonight: Bored vs. Boring: Commonly Confused Words in English. http://t.co/FhUvg10Ohr #LearnEnglish #grammar #ESL #Engpls
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Review: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition: Chan et. al. (eds ...

competence; 2) teaching approaches, curricula and materials that reflect this view of language learning; and 3) other factors such as the sociocultural context, social interactions and discourse, and individual learner ...


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6 Ways To Have A Paperless Classroom - Edudemic

6 Ways To Have A Paperless Classroom - Edudemic | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
The push towards a digital classroom is getting stronger and stronger. Here are a few simple ways to get started with the classroom of the future.
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Don´t know how I would feel about that?

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It's Official: Using Twitter Makes Students More Engaged - Edudemic

It's Official: Using Twitter Makes Students More Engaged - Edudemic | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
Further affirming what you probably already know, Twitter is evidently one of the best tools for learning and becoming an engaged student.
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I guess the chanllenge of using twitter in class is getting students to create an account. Let´s face it it is still not that popular !!

Other than that. I truly think it can be both enjoyable and meaningful 

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25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education - Edudemic

25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education - Edudemic | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
Some teachers embrace technology and social media. Others lurk. Many ignore. So what does the average teacher do if they're somewhere in the middle?

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Really useful !

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Diego Lopez Tassara's comment, January 25, 2013 7:28 AM
Great summary of social media options !!!!!!I
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100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty - Edudemic

100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty - Edudemic | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
Whether you’re an academic or just interested in building your Twitter profile, keep reading to learn some tips and tricks that can help you take the first steps towards using Twitter for coursework, research, building a professional network, and...

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Twit, twit ...

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M that learning! - Using Technology for ESL and ELL

M that learning! - Using Technology for ESL and ELL | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it

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MimicDotOrg's comment, January 30, 2013 11:00 PM
Try mimic.org a free website for practicing English on your mobile phone.
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M learning

Sandra Siegel's curator insight, February 20, 11:40 AM

This idea would most likely grab student interest.

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ESL Employer Has Changed its Recruitment to Cater to Young Travelers and ... - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

ESL Employer Has Changed its Recruitment to Cater to Young Travelers and ...
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Simple English Wikipedia - ESL - ELL

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Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. It is the second largest planet after Jupiter. Saturn was named after the Roman god Saturnus. Like Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune, it is a " gas giant". Saturn is best known for its rings which were first seen by Galileo Galilei in 1610 with his telescope.


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Charina Paez's curator insight, October 21, 2013 1:53 AM
When you need to know something fast, Wikipedia never fails. Simple English Wikipedia is especially great for all primary students.
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Slam Poet Wants To Change The Way You Think About ESL Education

Slam Poet Wants To Change The Way You Think About ESL Education | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
The statistics regarding education for English as a Second Language Learners (ESL) in America are bleak and abstract: According to George Washington University Face the Facts initiative, there is only one public school teacher for every 150 ESL...

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The ESL Times: Structures

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Today's post on The ESL Times: Structures http://t.co/D2lyR0MMLL #theesltimes
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Book recommendations for you based on your Twitter history and profile

Book recommendations for you based on your Twitter history and profile | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it

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Really cool tool !

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Grammar Rules, but Not for English Language Teachers

Grammar Rules, but Not for English Language Teachers | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
In a global economy, the field of English language teaching is exploding,, says Gabriel Diaz Maggioli, assistant professor and chair of The New School's Department of English Language Studies.
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I couldn´t agree more. In order to teach there is a lot more than knowing about something. You have to know about HOW too. 

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Should You Use Twitter? This Flowchart Has The Answer. - Edudemic

Should You Use Twitter? This Flowchart Has The Answer. - Edudemic | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
We're all already using Twitter it seems. But should we? This flowchart answers the big question: should you use Twitter?
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The answer for me is YES !

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Teaching approaches: task-based learning

Teaching approaches: task-based learning | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
An article discussing different models for the organization of language lessons, including Task-Based Learning.
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Who doesn´t love a task !!

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A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic

A Straightforward Guide To Using Pinterest In Education - Edudemic | To keep in mind while TESLing | Scoop.it
Wondering how to use Pinterest in education? Find out with this highly visual and simple look at how to use Pinterest (great for beginners!)

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Diego Lopez Tassara's insight:

Love Pinterest, why not use it in class !

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Diego Lopez Tassara's comment, January 24, 2013 1:44 PM
Great way to engage students and have fun at the same time !!!!!
Angie FA's comment, January 24, 2013 1:48 PM
I saw your activity for the debate in the master and I liked it, you are incorporating Pinterest, I'm a big fan of Pinterest!!!
Diego Lopez Tassara's comment, January 25, 2013 7:24 AM
Thank you for you kind comment. I love Pinterest too. I have never truly used it for educational purposes, but a few weeks ago I presented a workshop in which I recommended its use based on articles I had read so I took a chance with this course !!!
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Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plans on Famous People

Free ESL Lessons on famous people in the news - celebrity gossip, entertainment, Hollywood, sports stars, etc.
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