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Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps | Emerging Education Technology

Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps | Emerging Education Technology | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
This simple technique is an easy way to turn those PowerPoint Slides into flipped course content. Article collaboratively written with by Allison

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To elevate your Power Point presentations, add some audio. 5 easy steps.

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Fourteen Moroccan Schools Granted the “International School Award”

Fourteen Moroccan Schools Granted the “International School Award” | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
For the first time in Morocco and the Maghreb area, 14 middle and high schools in three Moroccan Regional Academies for Education and Training were awarded the prestigious International School Award ISA...
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Top 25 Language Youtube Channels 2016 - the best language videos

Top 25 Language Youtube Channels 2016 - the best language videos | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
Top 25 Language Youtube Channels 2016 | Brought to you by the language portal bab.la

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Read Listen Learn - digital graded readers with audio to help people teach and learn English as a foreign language

Read Listen Learn - digital graded readers with audio to help people teach and learn English as a foreign language | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
Read Listen Learn - We enable teachers to provide graded readers to their learners in almost any setting and we help learners to enjoy improving their English and develop fluency through reading and listening for pleasure

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 30, 2016 8:29 AM

This looks like a useful resource. At resent it's free.

Francisco González's comment, January 2, 4:50 AM
Awesome resource. Thank you!
Ricard Garcia's curator insight, February 2, 2:49 AM
Good free website with a growing list of readers!!
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5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Great YouTube Channels for Learning English ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it

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10 Interesting Ways to Integrate QR Codes in Your Teaching (Infographic) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Interesting Ways to Integrate QR Codes in Your Teaching (Infographic) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it

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Heidi Hutchison's curator insight, September 3, 2016 9:24 AM
Great ideas for a beginning-coding needs to become more of a main dish in our curricula!
Maggie McGuirk Veres's curator insight, September 8, 2016 3:35 PM
Good ideas.
Jeff Rhodus's curator insight, October 27, 2016 8:57 AM
Great uses of QR Codes in the classroom!
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The New Voice Typing Feature In Google Docs Is Great - I Wonder If ELLs Can Use It For Pronunciation Practice?

The New Voice Typing Feature In Google Docs Is Great - I Wonder If ELLs Can Use It For Pronunciation Practice? | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
I tried out the new Google Docs Voice Typing feature today, and was very impressed with its accuracy. I've embedded below both a video and the short test I tried out. Its accuracy got me wondering ...

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2015's Ed Tech Trends in Review | Edutopia

2015's Ed Tech Trends in Review | Edutopia | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it

In classrooms across the country, educators are thinking about how to integrate technology into their instruction to engage students, increase real-world connections to content, and manage coursework efficiently. Let's take a moment to reflect on some of the ed tech trends of 2015 as we start to dream about what next year will bring!


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 14, 2015 12:35 AM

Some predictions and useful links.

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3 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

3 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
With interactive tools like Kahoot!, Formative, and Padlet, teachers can engage their classes while assessing what students already know and still need to learn.

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20 ideas-for-using-mobile-phones-in-language-classroom-

Hay o Re i n d e rs. Twenty Ideas for Using Mobile Phones in the Language Classroom. T …

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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, August 29, 2015 5:46 PM

If you can't win the "no cell phones in class" argument, here are 20 ways to be comfortable losing that argument.  Make cell phones in the class work for you!

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 31, 2015 1:53 AM

Ideas... always welcome!

Sofia Alana's curator insight, November 24, 2015 6:39 PM

Probé iPadio en mi clase. Los estudiantes tenían que llamar a mi canal y dejar un mensaje en que dijeron sus planes para las vacaciones de Thanksgiving. La actividad funcionó muy bien, creo que fue una manera chévere de practicar la competencia oral. Algo muy bueno es que pueden grabarse y dejar comentarios en otras grabaciones sin abrir una cuenta. El único problema es que no hay una manera de ver quién llamó - los estudiantes tienen que introducirse cada vez. Muchos de los estudiantes se olvidaron decir su nombre, y por eso fue difícil calificar. 

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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cherimacleod's curator insight, June 14, 2015 1:09 AM

Tools tools tools

Julie Lindsay's curator insight, June 14, 2015 5:37 PM

Tony Vincent - Learning in Hand - always provides excellent resources for classrooms.

James I.'s curator insight, June 16, 2015 9:43 PM

Love the fact that this infographic focuses both on the web and mobile possibilities.

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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cherimacleod's curator insight, June 14, 2015 1:09 AM

Tools tools tools

Julie Lindsay's curator insight, June 14, 2015 5:37 PM

Tony Vincent - Learning in Hand - always provides excellent resources for classrooms.

James I.'s curator insight, June 16, 2015 9:43 PM

Love the fact that this infographic focuses both on the web and mobile possibilities.

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10 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen

10 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it

Projecting your iPad on a large screen is great for demonstrations, simulations, explanations, and showing examples. There are several ways this can be done in the classroom.


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Ellen Graber's curator insight, November 9, 2014 5:42 PM

This looks great

 

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, November 16, 2014 3:46 PM

Peut-etre utile Un jour. 

Mary Starry's curator insight, November 18, 2014 11:39 PM

Some great ways to share or mirror your iPad screen with a projector screen.

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An interview with Henna Virkkunen, Finland's Minister of Education - The Hechinger Report

An interview with Henna Virkkunen, Finland's Minister of Education - The Hechinger Report | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
The following interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. The Hechinger Report:  It’s well-known that Finland’s teachers are an elite bunch, with only top students offered the chance to become teachers. It’s also no secret that they are well-trained. But take us inside that training for a moment – what does it look like, …
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5 Independent Reading Apps and Websites (with a Bookmarking Tip!) - Class Tech Tips

5 Independent Reading Apps and Websites (with a Bookmarking Tip!) - Class Tech Tips | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
Do your students have access to quality, digital texts? Students with digital devices in their hands should know where to go to access digital texts. There are many websites and apps where students can go to find high-interest, leveled content to read. I love tools that let students skim and search for short passages of…

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Top 25 Language Facebook Pages 2016 - the best language posts

Top 25 Language Facebook Pages 2016 - the best language posts | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
Top 25 Language Facebook Pages 2016 | Brought to you by the language portal bab.la

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8 of the best apps and resources for English language learners

8 of the best apps and resources for English language learners | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
Check out these vetted and useful apps and websites for English language learners

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SmartyReader

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SmartyReader is an interactive eReader platform that pairs award-winning content with challenging comprehension questions and active vocab acquisition.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 22, 2016 8:47 AM

This looks pretty interesting.

Mark A J Ellis's curator insight, July 23, 2016 2:57 PM
Looks like this could be worth a try...
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8 Skills for Future-Proofed Teachers

8 Skills for Future-Proofed Teachers | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
Determining what kind of technology teachers should be familiar with matters less than ensuring they have skills to adapt to whatever gadgets come along.

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Mary Samilova's curator insight, April 4, 2016 9:14 PM

Some good points here.

Alfonso Gonzalez's curator insight, April 5, 2016 1:17 AM

Some good points here.

Cinta's curator insight, April 5, 2016 2:27 AM

Some good points here.

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Some Very Good Websites for Teaching Reading ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Some Very Good Websites for Teaching Reading ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it

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The Future Belongs to the Curious: How Are We Bringing Curiosity Into School?

The Future Belongs to the Curious: How Are We Bringing Curiosity Into School? | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it

The only rational answer to the conundrum of curiosity is to disengage our educational system from standardized testing and common curricula. Curiosity does not hold up well under intense expectation. Give agency to teachers, with the explicit message to slow down and provide students time to wonder and be curious.

 


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Barbara Goebel's curator insight, November 28, 2015 10:32 PM

Curiosity projects, MakerSpaces, Passion projects, asking questions and seeking answers...all mind-expanders.

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, February 3, 2016 11:51 AM

Children, and for that matter teachers, bring curiousity with them. Teachers can help create contexts where that curiousity remains vibrant.

Valerie Morris's curator insight, May 25, 2016 3:18 PM

Curious?

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Best Mobile Phone Apps for Language Learning | Listly List

Here are some great apps you can use to help you learn English using your mobile phone or tablet. | Browzine, Academic writing in English app, MyWordBook 2, HelloTalk Language Exchange - Learn English Chinese Mandarin Korean Japanese Spanish German French Italian Russian Ar..., and Pronunroid - IPA pronunciation - Android Apps on Google Play

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Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them

Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
Tips and Resources for Using Free Video Conferencing Tools in Your Classroom Video conferencing and chat tools can be a wonderful instructional resource, as most educators know. You can bring the outside world and guests into your classroom, enable a

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, June 14, 2015 2:15 PM

Skype, Google Hangouts plus more...

Apollo B. Gabazira's curator insight, June 18, 2015 12:01 AM

Certainly the new paradigm to doing bisiness  - whether in the claassroon or company board room ..... We have to get used to this 

Yves Carmeille "Libre passeur"'s curator insight, March 18, 2016 4:12 AM

Some useful tips and links here.

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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

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cherimacleod's curator insight, June 14, 2015 1:09 AM

Tools tools tools

Julie Lindsay's curator insight, June 14, 2015 5:37 PM

Tony Vincent - Learning in Hand - always provides excellent resources for classrooms.

James I.'s curator insight, June 16, 2015 9:43 PM

Love the fact that this infographic focuses both on the web and mobile possibilities.

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Nik's Daily English Activities: How to improve your writing

Nik's Daily English Activities: How to improve your writing | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it

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Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work!

Not Just Group Work -- Productive Group Work! | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
To ensure productive group work, teachers must communicate expectations, strategically build groups, structure activities, scaffold work with a supportive classroom culture, and stress individual accountability.
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7 Minutes, 7 Attention-Getting Moves

7 Minutes, 7 Attention-Getting Moves | Zoubair ELT Community Newsletter | Scoop.it
Being able to quickly and effectively get the attention of students is a crucial skill. We’ve put together a playlist of attention-getting methods for you to try.
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