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Using virtual reality in the ESL classroom

Using virtual reality in the ESL classroom | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
In this article and video Lulwa Bordcosh explores how we can use virtual reality to take students beyond the constructs of the classroom.
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Get Students Creating Video Summaries with Lumen5

Get Students Creating Video Summaries with Lumen5 | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Once you’ve structured the text, the site will automatically find images and clips to go with each section of the text.

You can then edit these manually or add your own images then choose which part of the text to highlight. Once you have the look and feel of the video right, you just select music and add your branding.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 7, 2017 3:42 AM

A short blog post on creating video summaries.

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8 YouTube Tools to Help Learn English | PeacheyPublications.com

8 YouTube Tools to Help Learn English | PeacheyPublications.com | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
It always amazes me that despite being the world’s largest video library, YouTube is still blocked or banned in many educational institutions. As a resource for learning about almost anything, but particularly for language learning it is an incredibly valuable tool and a tool that many third party companies have started to build on and exploit to make its use easier and more engaging.

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Margarita Saucedo's curator insight, June 19, 2017 1:20 PM
Entre tanto video se pueden rescatar algunos recursos que realmente sirvan
Oskar Almazan's curator insight, June 20, 2017 3:09 AM
Many tools that can help educators exploit the learning potential of YouTube with a particular focus on English language learning. I hope you can enjoy these tools and if you do work in an institution where YouTube is still blocked perhaps you can use this article to help persuade the people responsible that the benefits of making the resource available far outweigh the manageable risks that it can create.
 
Arputharaj Devaraj's curator insight, July 15, 2017 12:30 PM
Learn English with YouTube
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What is Virtual Reality? | World of Better Learning Blog

What is Virtual Reality? | World of Better Learning Blog | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
In the first of four articles, Paul Driver discusses what virtual reality is, comparing 360-degree video and computer-generated spaces.
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Improving Reading Skills with YouTube Closed Captions

Improving Reading Skills with YouTube Closed Captions | English Language Teaching | Scoop.it
Closed captions, or video subtitles, are an easy, free, and engaging way to help improve student reading abilities . Many times we ma
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