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Intermediate English | The History of Valentine's Day

Intermediate English | The History of Valentine's Day | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
English listening comprehension activity for IELTS students and Intermediate English learners. Watch this short video about the history of Valentine's Day and then complete a multiple choice quiz. Browse our site for thousands of free English language games, activities and teaching resources.
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Resources Primary Box – ELT – All your favourite English Teaching resources in one place – Cambridge University Press

Resources Primary Box – ELT – All your favourite English Teaching resources in one place – Cambridge University Press | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
We’ve gathered a wealth of online ELT resources for Primary learners and teachers, and categorised them so that you can find them quickly and easily. Also you can collect, organise and share your own English teaching resources.

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Jim George's curator insight, December 27, 2013 3:48 AM

An awful lot of very useful YLE resources

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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin...
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iTDi Webinar

A live webinar on What is a teacher featuring Scott Thornbury, Chuck Sandy, Luke Meddings, Marcos Benevides, John F. Fanselow and Steven Herder. Modertaed by Shelly Terrell. Saturday Dec 17th.
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Truly Amazing YouTube Tools

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Web tools which can be used with YouTube in the classroom...

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The Top 10 Relationship Words That Aren't Translatable Into English | Marriage 3.0 | Big Think

The Top 10 Relationship Words That Aren't Translatable Into English | Marriage 3.0 | Big Think | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
The Top 10 Relationship Words That Aren't Translatable Into English http://t.co/mDabhbed via @bigthink...
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curiosity counts - Want to get to Mars? Here’s how, in 60 seconds.  ...

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Interactive Teaching Tip #5 Word Bags 1

Interactive author, Joanna Budden, demonstrates how to use word bags to make vocabulary activities fun in the classroom. These two activities engage students...
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Sana Chakroun's comment, November 28, 2011 8:23 AM
I did this game with my students to revise vocabulary but in a different way (without cards)

Thnx Simon for telling us about this website!! I really like the posts on your Common Knowledge :)
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RPI: News & Events - Minority Rules: Scientists Discover Tipping Point for the Spread of Ideas

RPI: News & Events - Minority Rules: Scientists Discover Tipping Point for the Spread of Ideas | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
Scientists at Rensselaer have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society.
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King of Indian cricket

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FOR some decades before Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi appeared, Indian cricket was often a feudal affair.
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Top 12 technologies for educators

Top 12 technologies for educators | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
A list of the most popular teacher tools for use in teaching and learning, This list of educational technology tools includes all many tech tools for teachers
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Windows 8 features picture login

Windows 8 features picture login | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
People could be signing on to using touchscreen gadgets running Windows 8 by tapping, circling or touching images.
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RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

This lively RSAnimate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace. w...
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Fist to Five Feedback < Teaching Channel

Fist to Five Feedback < Teaching Channel | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
Dale Eilers, a 2nd and 3rd grade teacher, shares a strategy for gathering immediate feedback from students.
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- Simple Harmonic (and non-harmonic) Motion § Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations

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Created by Russell Stannard for Teacher Training videos.com

MailVu... send a webcam speaking message. Free version available. Simplicity itself. Russell takes you through the website in one of his clear teacher-training videos.

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Japan's youth turn to rural areas

Japan's youth turn to rural areas | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
An increasing number of Japanese youth are moving back to rural areas in search of a slower and more fulfilling lifestyle.
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The PLN Staff Lounge - Dogme ICT, Teacher Development, Random Rants and TEFL humour.

The PLN Staff Lounge - Dogme ICT, Teacher Development, Random Rants and TEFL humour. | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
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This year's Christmas adverts aren't adverts, they're 'events'. Ghastly events

This year's Christmas adverts aren't adverts, they're 'events'. Ghastly events | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
Charlie Brooker: The John Lewis commercial doesn't make me cry.
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Vladimira's blog » Blog Archive » My summer school experience or how to be less of a teacher

Vladimira's blog » Blog Archive » My summer school experience or how to be less of a teacher | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
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Learn Languages Online For Free Through Music Videos and Song Lyrics: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch

Learn Languages Online For Free Through Music Videos and Song Lyrics: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch | Common Knowledge | Scoop.it
LyricsTraining is an easy and fun method to learn and improve your foreign languages skills, through the music videos and lyrics of your favorite songs...
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