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Online resources for independent learning in English
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12 Absurd Headlines About Women Rewritten as the Truth. These Are Hilarious.

If you've ever cringed at all those sexist non-news headlines about female celebrities, you'll love these "corrected" headlines, created by funny people on Twitter.
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This is funny, but the issue is real and serious.

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Gender representation - celebrity 'news'

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Extra Credits: Gamifying Education - YouTube

This week, we offer some general examples for ways to improve education using game design techniques. Also, here's that link I promised: http://www.deathball...
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Cute cats could be key to learning

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Could cute cat photos help you to learn a language?
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Yes!

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GoPro: HERO3+ Black Edition: Smaller, lighter, mightier still.

GoPro: HERO3+ Black Edition: Smaller, lighter, mightier still. | Ms Bayley's Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Shot 100% on the new HERO3+® camera from http://GoPro.com. Capture and share your life's most meaningful experiences with the HERO3+ Black Edition. 20% small...
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Amazing examples of action matches and graphic matches. 

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2b or not 2b?

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Despite doom-laden prophecies, texting has not been the disaster for language many feared, argues linguistics professor David Crystal. On the contrary, it improves children's writing and spelling
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What Dr. Seuss Books Were Really About

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What Dr. Seuss Books Were Really About: Underneath the whimsical language of Dr. Seuss' books lie valuable lessons in ethics. ...
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Murray Gell-Mann on the ancestor of language

After speaking at TED2007 on elegance in physics, the amazing Murray Gell-Mann gives a quick overview of another passionate interest: finding the common ancestry of our modern languages.
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Poetry Archive

The Poetry Archive is an extraordinary site, where you can hear recordings of poets reading there poems. It also has resources and information about a lot of the poems we study in school.

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Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds

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You can use wordle.net to create beautiful word clouds. Link to a blog or article, or copy and paste some text in, and wordle will analyse the frequency of individual words and build a visual for you. Great for presentations!

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A Brief Tour of British Accents: 14 Ways to Speak English in 84 Seconds

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Americans, coming from the enormous and relatively recently settled place we do, tend to have a hard time with accents, struggling to grasp the extent of the variety of regional ways of speech in smaller, older countries, let alone to use them...
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25 Free PSD Templates to Mockup Your Print Designs

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No matter whether you're presenting designs to a client or showcasing your latest work in your portfolio, taking the time to present your work can really boost
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Visual Storytelling: New Language for the Information Age

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We now live in a world where information is potentially unlimited. Information is cheap, but meaning is expensive. Where is the meaning?
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bubbl.us | brainstorm and mind map online

bubbl.us | brainstorm and mind map online | Ms Bayley's Learning Resources | Scoop.it
Brainstorm online with bubbl.us. Easily create colorful mindmaps to print or share with others.

Great for note-taking, planning essays and keeping track of research.
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Cool Infographics - Blog

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Infographics blog covering infographics, data visualization and visual thinking...
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Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks

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From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, all great presentations have a common architecture. At TEDxEast, Nancy Duarte draws lessons on how to make a powerful call-to-action.
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