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O que acontece com seus perfis nas redes sociais quando você morre ? | Mundo Conectado

O que acontece com seus perfis nas redes sociais quando você morre ? | Mundo Conectado | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Você já parou para pensar o acontece com os perfis nas redes sociais quando alguém morre ? Veja o infográfico que mostra os caminhos das redes sociais
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Pragmatic Failures in Social Network Communication as Learning Tool

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Pragmatic failure may hinder communication, more than grammatical and lexical mistakes. Inaccurate grammar, diction or pronunciation are considered natural by Native speakers when they hear non-native speakers. Pragmatic failure, however, is associated to social skills and behavior.
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Enfermedad de Alzheimer | Alzheimer de inicio precoz | FamilyDoctor.org

Enfermedad de Alzheimer | Alzheimer de inicio precoz | FamilyDoctor.org | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Alzheimer de inicio precoz
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Early signs of Alzheimer's disease in young people.
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Watch "ADHD As A Difference In Cognition, Not A Disorder: Stephen Tonti at TEDxCMU" Video at TEDxTalks

Watch "ADHD As A Difference In Cognition, Not A Disorder: Stephen Tonti at TEDxCMU" Video at TEDxTalks | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Stephen is a Senior Directing major at Carnegie Mellon. He is also the current President of Carnegie Mellon's Film Club. He recently completed his Thesis Pro...
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"Schools need to develop a better attitude towards students with ADHD. (...) Every student can learn. Learning dfferently requires teaching differently and we must educate our students to learn about learning (...) in a search for intellectual autonomy."

 

I have met some outstanding teachers and professors who I bet are ADHD. They might be the key to revolutionize education. 

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Practice Reading, Learn English


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Reading game for English language learners.

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Articles by Margaret M. Williams - the author writes several articles about resources for ESL classrooms. In addition to that, her articles on Suite101 show links to other authors' articles about t...

Articles by Margaret M. Williams - the author writes several articles about resources for ESL classrooms. In addition to that, her articles on Suite101 show links to other authors' articles about t... | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Article archive and member profile for Margaret M. Williams
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How the Brain Benefits From Being Bilingual | TIME.com

How the Brain Benefits From Being Bilingual | TIME.com | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Bilingual brains are more articulated, and they resist dementia for longer time.
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Book-A-Minute Classics

Humorous lampooning of English literature via ultra-condensation.
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Cool material for a book club warm-up. Activites may include matching games (title - plot). A follow up activity could be students writing an ultra-condensed version of a book they have read in class. Have fun with it!

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Nik's Learning Technology Blog: Peer editing in digital and mobile environments

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: Peer editing in digital and mobile environments | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
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Interesting app for peer editing. Even more interesting are the ideas for activities that can be done even on paper. Worth reading! The blog brings other articles about technology and English teaching.
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Diminutivo do Infinitivo

Diminutivo do Infinitivo | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Saga de um caminhante que se descobriu estrangeiro em qualquer lugar... Sair da sua tribo, seu confortável lugar de origem é um ato de diminuição-demolição. Leva-se tão somente as memórias em forma...
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The Homework Debate | Education.com

The Homework Debate | Education.com | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Many in the education field today are looking for evidence to support the case for homework, but are coming up empty handed.
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For teachers to think: "Make sure learning remains a joy for their students, (and homework is) not a second shift of work that impedes social time and creative activity."

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Understanding How the Brain Speaks Two Languages | TIME.com

Understanding How the Brain Speaks Two Languages | TIME.com | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Hablan dos idiomas? You should, if you know what's good for you
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Signs of Possessiveness: The Revenge of the Apostrophe : Teachers at Work : Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus

Signs of Possessiveness: The Revenge of the Apostrophe : Teachers at Work : Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus: Teachers at Work - Worthies from the County of Devon in southwest England caused a bit of a ruckus recently when the local government announced that they were abandoning the use of the apostrophe on all street signs in...
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English teachers will like it. 

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10 Things People Once Complained Would Ruin The English Language

10 Things People Once Complained Would Ruin The English Language | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
You've probably heard that English is being ruined — by the Internet, by texting, by Americans, by young people who have no respect for proper grammar.
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O que aconteceu quando topei o desafio de ficar uma semana sem procrastinar

O que aconteceu quando topei o desafio de ficar uma semana sem procrastinar | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
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Fechei a aba do Facebook, o email, deixei o celular no silencioso (com a tela virada para a mesa), coloquei o fone de ouvido e expulsei o gato da sala, para que ele vá ronronar longe de mim.
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades - NYTimes.com

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Interesting article about handwriting and learning skills.
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How language can affect the way we think

How language can affect the way we think | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Is there a connection between language and how we think and behave? Economist Keith Chen thinks so -- and he argues that our mother tongue even affects our economic decisions.
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Very interesting research about the way language and behavior are intertwined. I wang to read more about this.
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ar viciado - Tradução em inglês – Linguee

ar viciado - Tradução em inglês – Linguee | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Muitos exemplos de frases traduzidas com "ar viciado" –Dicionário português-inglês e busca em milhões de traduções. Busca de tradução e dicionário inglês português e dicionário português inglês gratuito.
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Hey, English teachers to speakers of Portuguese, here is one more online tool for you. Linguee searches the meaning of words and expressions in bilingual texts and brings contextualized translations. I searched the expression "ar viciado" and the site gave me more than 10 meaningful examples for me to choose one that best fits my needs. 

There are also translations from Portuguese to German, French and Spanish.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Great website with a wealthy of information on tech tools. Don't miss the link to more than 100 iPad Apps for education organized in 35 categories: www.educatorstechnology.com/p/blog-page_9.html ;

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7 Tips For Raising Bilingual Children

7 Tips For Raising Bilingual Children | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
For many generations, immigrants to the United States wanted their kids to learn English, and English only. For them, total assimilation into American
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Sentence Structure Games for Kids | eHow

Children speak in sentences and read sentences before they learn to write sentences. When children learn basic sentence structure, they have another way to express themselves through the written word.
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The series of ideas for teaching sentence structure is very interesting. The ideas are good resources for teachers, but the activities will require preparation and material. There isn't any ready-to-use materials on this page.

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Resource: Teaching Foreign Languages K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices

Resource: Teaching Foreign Languages K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
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Watch videos of exemplary L2 lessons. The videos are instructive - great material for reflection. 

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Lexical Approach 2 - What does the lexical approach look like?

The authors describe what lexical approach is and compares it with language learning theories. According to those theories, the brain is able to process the whole even when it doesn't recognize every single part. It is much more effective for the brain to recall a chunk of language as if it were one piece of information. 

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Read also http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/lexical-approach-1-what-does-lexical-approach-look

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How to Integrate Technology

How to Integrate Technology | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
This guide is organized into six sections:

Introduction
Why Integrate Tech?
What Is Tech Integration?
How to Integrate Tech Tools
Workshop Activities
Resources for Tech Integration
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The Charlotte Observer : Charlotte Bilingual Preschool launches expansion

The Charlotte Observer : Charlotte Bilingual Preschool launches expansion | EnglishMagicBox | Scoop.it
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Bilingual Preschool in Charlotte attends Hispanic community and offers classes in English and Spanish + support to the parents who need to learn how to interact with American schools. Roughly 25% of the overall school population in Charlotte is Hispanic.

Their Expansion - from 87 to 380 students in the next 5 years which could take place in up to 5 different sites. 

The article presents some interesting arguments towards bilingual education and points to the policital discussions regarding English-only policies in NC.

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