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Ideas for integrating technology into the 21st century EFL/ESL classroom and MORE!
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Digital Natives: Ten Years After

A lot has been written about the digital native since the coining of the term about ten years ago. A lot of what has been originally written by the digital native has been taken as common sense and has been repeated many times in many educational contexts, but until recently the true nature of the digital native has not been explored. Because the myth of the digital native is still alive and well, this article aims to examine the findings that have come out of recent research with regard to digital natives and their true nature, as well as turn a critical gaze onto the assumptions, taken as common sense knowledge, of what the characteristics of digital natives are. ...

 

by Apostolos Koutropoulos
University of Massachusetts


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Food for thought!

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Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - Poetry with Technology

Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - Poetry with Technology | Web 2.0 Tools in the EFL Classroom | Scoop.it

Poems have several uses and benefits in English language teaching and learning. They are thought-provoking, often humorous and they certainly add a motivational buzz to our classes. If you would like to add some tech into your lesson through poems, here are Ozge Karaoglu's recommendations:


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Great tools and I especially love the video at the end 'What teacher's make?". Worth the watch!

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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, March 29, 2013 6:13 AM

An interesting list of tools to use for teaching through poetry. The YouTube link to the famous poem by Taylor Mali isn't in great print. Here's the original TED link to the poem: http://www.ted.com/talks/taylor_mali_what_teachers_make.html

One of my favourites too!