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QuizBean | Quickly Create Online Quizzes For Free

QuizBean | Quickly Create Online Quizzes For Free | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it
QuizBean is the easiest way to create and share online quizzes with your friends. It's totally free, so what are you waiting for? Make your first quiz!

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 4, 2013 12:13 PM

This is a nice way to create quizzes and manage students' results. there is a free account which allows you create up to 6 quizzes, but if you want more you can pay $5 a month for up to 26 quizzes and 101 registered students or $10 a month for unlimited use.

JoAnn Salvisberg-Smith's curator insight, November 5, 2013 2:28 AM

Another tool to quickly evaluate student progress.

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Stop Trying to Solve Problems

Stop Trying to Solve Problems | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it
This is a title of an article in the current Psychology Today  and I am a little surprised by it. You might agree with me that it does seem a little unconventional, and bombastic for a title. The a...
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Memory Enhanced by a Simple Break After Reading — PsyBlog

Memory Enhanced by a Simple Break After Reading — PsyBlog | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it

I wonder how often we give our students a chance to consolidate what they learn, especially when it comes to vocabulary etc.

 

If you find it difficult to remember what you’ve read, try this easy technique.

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50 English words from India

50 English words from India | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it
In 1872 two men began work on a lexicon of words of Asian origin used by the British in India - it records a huge debt English owes to the subcontinent.
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What is Reading Fluency? | Walton's Educational Newsletter

What is Reading Fluency? | Walton's Educational Newsletter | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it
Fluency Instruction. Teaching Recommendation from National Reading Panel Report. Potential Uses of Technology to Support the Teaching Recommendation. Model fluent reading and then have students read the same text ...

 

Interesting comparison between the "official" mandate for developing reading fluency and the CALL related solutions.

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Peter Parise's comment, June 6, 2012 10:39 PM
I also think the interface on this blog is amazing! How does he do it?
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Categories for kinship vary between languages

Categories for kinship vary between languages | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it
Different languages refer to family relationships in different ways. For example, English speakers use two terms -- grandmother and grandfather -- to refer to grandparents, while Mandarin Chinese uses four terms.
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Printable Graphic Organizers

Printable Graphic Organizers | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it
A very large offering of printable graphic organizers for your classroom! They can be used by elementary, middle level, high school, and even college level students and teachers.

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Betty Clevenger's curator insight, October 14, 2013 2:37 PM

An extremely easy-to-use site with hundreds of graphic organizer templates for every age and ability level!

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Confusion Helps Us Learn: Scientific American Podcast

Confusion Helps Us Learn: Scientific American Podcast | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it

Really interesting article that challenges our assumptions about learning.

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Michael Stout's Blog-For students and teachers: Vocabulary Flashcards

Michael Stout's Blog-For students and teachers: Vocabulary Flashcards | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it

Michael Stouts online resource for his own students using a flaschard app. Perfect example of a teacher using blogging for delivering class material.

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I Hope That “Hopefully” Isn’t Misused

I Hope That “Hopefully” Isn’t Misused | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it

This is something I tend to overuse myself. It seems that in order for a language to evolve, some grammatical rules must be "transgressed". With this example here, it may be an issue of formality vs informality.

 

"I hope" in more formal documents and "Hopefully" in less formal? This is pure guesswork on my part.

 

Example No. 4,335,081 of how the English language confounds as it evolves, and the evolution doesn’t necessarily make it better: hopefully. It is an adverb defined as “in a hopeful mann...

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Art, Drawing : Art-technique online flashcards from SwipeStudy

Art, Drawing : Art-technique online flashcards from SwipeStudy | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it

A really user friendly application for personal and classroom vocabulary practice.

 

  http://www.swipestudy.com/

 

I was actually able to make some kanji cards in a matter of minutes. Probably one of the easiest I've encountered for making flashcards.

 

Below is a sample account that you can try.

 

Art%2C+Drawing, spelling+%26+vocabulary+%3Cbr%2F%3E SwipeStudy Online Flashcard web-app study tool (helping someone study Art, Drawing - spelling & vocabulary
#flashcards #learning #studytips http://t.co/fZbfulzM...)...

 

Enjoy,

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M. Van Amelsvoort's comment, May 15, 2012 10:30 PM
Nice post Peter!
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Language Teaching: News: TESOL Releases White Paper on ...

Language Teaching: News: TESOL Releases White Paper on ... | vocabulary learning | Scoop.it
TESOL International Association has recently inaugurated a series of white papers, research briefs, and policy briefs. This paper identifies six principles to help policymakers and others develop effective English language ...
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