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textivate.com

Textivate allows you to automatically generate a range of interactive browser-based activities based on any text of up to 500 words.

 

Simply brilliant!!!!  REAL Time saver when preparing different tasks with texts

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Very useful for all languages teachers.

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25 Cool Reading Games For Kids: The Ultimate List!

25 Cool Reading Games For Kids: The Ultimate List! | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Check out these insanely fun and interactive reading games. We've hand picked the best games from around the web. Super simple, free and tons of fun!
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Ana Cristina Pratas - Six Degrees of Integration | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Ana Cristina Pratas - Six Degrees of Integration | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it

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6 consejos para integrar la tecnología en el aula de idiomas de Ana Cristina Pratas

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Becoming a Teacher: Great expectations in a real world: Where does PD take place?

Becoming a Teacher: Great expectations in a real world: Where does PD take place? | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Professional development is an ongoing and endless process and we teachers will never stop being learners
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AS my topic at TESOL Spain, Roselli shares most of my views on how to be an eternal learner

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Word Cloud Generator

Word Cloud Generator | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it

Generate word clouds from text or URL.


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It doesn't get any easier than this!

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Word clouds are useful in all kinds of ways for writers to look at repetition, as well as for use in the classroom.

SMARTERTEACHER's curator insight, March 16, 6:52 PM

Word Generators are great ways to get students to think about the associations between words and concepts. 

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Picture this (IH Live Online Workshop January 2015)

Picture this (IH Live Online Workshop January 2015) | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Today I had the pleasure of presenting a Live Online Workshop for International House teachers around the world. The topic was the use of images in the classroom, including an introduction to ELTpi...
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Sandy Millin , and her great work at #eltpics

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convention 2015 | TESOL SPAIN | Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages in Spain

convention 2015 | TESOL SPAIN | Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages in Spain | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
convention 2015: TESOL-SPAIN 38th Annual National Convention 6-8 March, 2015 - Universidad de Salamanca, Facultad de Filología New February 2015 Online Pre-registration Deadline now extended to February 25th. More Congratulations to the First Time Speaker Grant winner Inés Suárez Navarro. There are 4 more grants still available. Deadline extended till February 24th. More Updated Provisional 2015 timetable February 10th. More The free newspaper in Salamanca DGratis published a note on the convention (go to page 4). There will be another similar article on their next issue (Feb. 20) Find out more about the speakers: Read their questionnaires or watch their videos. More Travelling by bus? You can get a 20% discount with the bus company Avanza. More information coming soon. New January 2015 Online Pre-registration Deadline February 20th. More Homologación: Official recognition has now been granted for the 38th Annual Convention in Salamanca. More Tips on where to stay, what to do and how to get there. More Travelling by train? Get a 30% Renfe discount. More Convention Dinner Saturday 7th March €27 Menu Vegetarian Menu Speakers: Friday March 6th (17.30-18.30) Opening plenary: Kathleen Graves: Creativity in the Language Curriculum sponsored by TESOL-SPAIN Sunday March 8th (16.15-17.15) Closing plenary: Luke Prodromou: Inspirational Voices in the Classroom: Becoming a Better Teacher sponsored by Global ELT Saturday March 7th (12.15-13.15) 3 semi-plenaries: Adrian Doff Cambridge: The Teacher as Listener: informal assessment in the classroom Ceri Jones Cambridge University Press: Teaching Teens: tricks of the trade Keiran Donaghy UAB Idiomes: Moving Words Other Keynotes include: Adrian Doff, Andrea Littlewood, Mark Hancock, Ceri Jones, Luke Promodrou, Fiona Mauchline, Hugh Dellar, Chris Roland, Kieran Donaghy Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Digg this! Share this on Reddit Share this on del.icio.us Add this to Google Bookmarks Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon ..
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Do not miss it! Still time to register!

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4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do

4 Big Things Transformational Teachers Do | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Transformational teachers create experiences in their classrooms, melding the art and science of any subject and making their students care about learning.
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Transformational Teachers... sounds good

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The Notebook

The Notebook | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Greg Gray and the theme of household chores. Students learn and practise vocabulary related to household chores, talk about household ch...
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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: An ongoing index of emerging learning models, theories, and technology for progressive teaching.
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Let´s dive into them....

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Quick activity for practising intonation and sentence stress

Quick activity for practising intonation and sentence stress | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Here's an idea I first saw demonstrated one afternoon while I was working a summer in a private language school and the teachers had gathered together to share an activity that they really liked us...
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Motivating an funny!

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Using Technology Better Community - Using Technology Better

Using Technology Better Community - Using Technology Better | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
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This is an online community initially designed in partnership with the Google Apps For Education Team. The community is a place for you to come and access training and resources, get your questions answered and collaborate with other teachers. - See more at: http://usingtechnologybetter.com/using-technology-better-community/#sthash.ICMEPcuE.dpuf

Self-explanatory name - from Down Under , to the world

online community initially designed in partnership with the Google Apps For Education Team. The community is a place for you to come and access training and resources, get your questions answered and collaborate with other teachers. - See more at: http://usingtechnologybetter.com/using-technology-better-community/#sthash.ICMEPcuE.dpufThis is an online community initially designed in partnership with the Google Apps For Education Team. The community is a place for you to come and access training and resources, get your questions answered and collaborate with other teachers. - See more at: http://usingtechnologybetter.com/using-technology-better-community/#sthash.ICMEPcuE.dpufThis is an online community initially designed in partnership with the Google Apps For Education Team. The community is a place for you to come and access training and resources, get your questions answered and collaborate with other teachers. - See more at: http://usingtechnologybetter.com/using-technology-better-community/#sthash.ICMEPcuE.dpuf
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BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English / Are you big on small talk?

BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English / Are you big on small talk? | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
"@bbcle: #ELT 6 Minute Big on small talk? Do you feel shy when meeting new people? http://t.co/SioQJ4w5Pm #LearnEnglish @antonio_gtax
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El Blog para aprender inglés: Cómo aprobar el examen de inglés de la selectividad

El Blog para aprender inglés: Cómo aprobar el examen de inglés de la selectividad | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
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Really valuable help for students

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Content Curation - 5 Tips From Great Content Curators

Content Curation - 5 Tips From Great Content Curators | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Best way to learn content curation is from cuators such as Jan Gordon, Brian Yanish, Robin Good, Ana-Cristina Pratas, Cendrine Marrouat & Scoopit team.

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With thanks to Martin Smith for kind mention!

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Tesol Spain 2015 A PLN . Enhancing Teaching Learning Through Social…

Teachers are perpetual learners, updated training is essential for our careers, but we do not always have the time - or the budget - to attend academical sess…
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Fast food and sandwiches English lesson

Fast food and sandwiches English lesson | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it

“ Learn the vocabulary for Fast food and sandwiches and how to order fast food English lesson”


Via Learning Basic English, Ana Lara, Juergen Wagner, Marcelo
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Thisis for my students who are going to London this week... Let´s practise !!

 

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Twitonomy: Twitter #analytics and much more...

Twitonomy: Twitter #analytics and much more... | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
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What a great tool ! You can have complete info about whatever you are interested surrounding twittwr!

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How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom
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3 Great Resources for Creating Engaging Presentations

3 Great Resources for Creating Engaging Presentations | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it

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Can We Teach Empathy?

Can We Teach Empathy? | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Five elements that promote empathy building in the classroom
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Another useful tool for teaching... Empathy

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Katja Tschimmel's curator insight, February 15, 7:19 AM

how to teach empathy to future designers

 

 

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5 Strategies to Reach At-Risk Students with Technology

5 Strategies to Reach At-Risk Students with Technology | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Teacher assistance is key to a successful online learning experience, researchers say.
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Google Tips, Microsoft Tips: Training for Teachers and Business

Google Tips, Microsoft Tips: Training for Teachers and Business | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Stay up to date with the latest technology trends with handy how to videos, interviews with experts, step by step guides for Google and Microsoft and inspirational ideas.
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Tutorial: how to make a 'flip' on #TEDEd

Tutorial: how to make a 'flip' on #TEDEd | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
Here's a short video tutorial about how to make 'flips' or online video-based lessons on the TED Ed website at ed.ted.com. If you have any questions, you can leave a comment below or shoot me a mes...
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A new gem in my PLN , Mike Harrison

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Build your or your kid's future here... - HiFiKids

Build your or your kid's future here... - HiFiKids | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
eLearning environment using quizzes to teach and reinforce knowledge.Single platform for children, parents and teachers to track progress.Safe environment for children of all ages.
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Transitioning to multiple platform mobile delivery: eLearning tips for manufacturers

Transitioning to multiple platform mobile delivery: eLearning tips for manufacturers | Tools for  Teaching | Scoop.it
The late nineties through 2010 were great years for the brand new idea of moving training to the digital world. With software like Flash and ...
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