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From marvellous to awesome: how spoken British English has changed

From marvellous to awesome: how spoken British English has changed | Boris Jim 12F | Scoop.it
A study called the Spoken British National Corpus 2014 reveals how our use of language is evolving. Is British English succumbing to American influence, asks Tim Dowling
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How To Teach Differently

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How To Teach Differently

 

6. Embrace that there is no “best” way. While certain hallmarks of teaching and content don’t change, literally every other layer of education does, from the standards themselves, to district “pushes,” available technology, and even what are accepted as “best practices.” So maybe a better way to put it is, embrace change.


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6. Embrace that there is no “best” way. While certain hallmarks of teaching and content don’t change, literally every other layer of education does, from the standards themselves, to district “pushes,” available technology, and even what are accepted as “best practices.” So maybe a better way to put it is, embrace change.


Learn more:


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/05/25/so-whats-the-change-for-teachers-in-21st-century-education/




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Teach Differently..!!

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Singing helps you learn a new language › News in Science (ABC Science)

Singing helps you learn a new language › News in Science (ABC Science) | Boris Jim 12F | Scoop.it
Singing phrases in a foreign language makes them easier to remember, according to new research.
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This Australian Newsreader Beautifully Shuts Down The Ice Bucket Challenge | 9GAG.tv

This Australian Newsreader Beautifully Shuts Down The Ice Bucket Challenge | 9GAG.tv | Boris Jim 12F | Scoop.it
He has some really good points!

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Marcus Lee's curator insight, August 25, 2014 12:21 AM

What the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has turned into

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Black Country Alphabet Song - OFFICIAL VIDEO! T Shirts ON SALE - YouTube

OFFICIAL Black Country T Shirts & Gifts at http://www.teetshirts.com ay they! Download the song for FREE at http://www.teetshirts.com Follow Us On Facebook :...

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'Screw the gym! I'm getting pregnant tonight!': Hysterical text message fails sent with love but met with laughter (and she meant Pringles)

'Screw the gym! I'm getting pregnant tonight!': Hysterical text message fails sent with love but met with laughter (and she meant Pringles) | Boris Jim 12F | Scoop.it
The smartphone's over eager spell check often mistakes common words for their unrelated cousins, leaving the typist none-the-wiser until well after the send button has sent confusing messages out to friends and family.
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History of the English Language | EnglishClub

A short history of the origins and development of the English language, from Old English to Modern English.
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English test scores down; blame texting, tweeting?

English test scores down; blame texting, tweeting? | Boris Jim 12F | Scoop.it
Some educators and parents say teens are texting more and talking less, leading to falling English test scores across Virginia and elsewhere.
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Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

Txtng is killing language. JK!!! | Boris Jim 12F | Scoop.it
Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting -- linguistically, culturally -- than it seems, and it’s all good news.
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EPIC FAIL as CNN shows Hong Kong in South America - Andry Kolor - YouTube

EPIC FAIL as CNN shows Hong Kong in South America.Watch CNN blunder as news network map shows Hong Kong in South America.The American news giant dropped the ...

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Unstoppable rise of American English: Study shows young Britons copying US writing style

Unstoppable rise of American English: Study shows young Britons copying US writing style | Boris Jim 12F | Scoop.it

The analysis of 74,000 short stories by children found that their written work was littered with Americanisms, exclamation marks and references to celebrities including Simon Cowell and footballer Lionel Messi

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The 19 Most Ridiculous Texting Fails

The 19 Most Ridiculous Texting Fails | Boris Jim 12F | Scoop.it
Here are 19 of our favorite text mix ups and mishaps. Please text responsibly.
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