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Technology and Education | Box of Tricks Posted by José Picardo on December 31, 2011 In my role as teacher of languages, I have sought to study and understand how the social aspect of Web 2.0 can be harnessed to strengthen the teaching and learning of MFL.
Teachers are known for their organizational skills, so chances are they'll love Pinterest's intuitive and logical design. The social network's user experience has helped it earn a top spot among today's most popular social networks. Therefore, we predict that teachers will give it a gold star, too.
CLIL lesson for Science/Geography This lesson plan is another "present" by Dr Diana Hicks. Brilliant course and brilliant teacher indeed. So, once again, thank you Mrs Hicks and thank you Comenius :)
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A statement of a learning objective contains a verb (an action) and an object (usually a noun). The verb generally refers to [actions associated with] the intended cognitive process. The object generally describes the knowledge students are expected to acquire or construct. (Anderson and Krathwohl, 2001, pp. 4–5)
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5 Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) for Educators Digital Tools Flickr: Editor B Professional development and networking are vital in any field, and that’s especially true for educators.
WEB VP 1 Title (for report): Enter your text here. This program will then tell you how many word types the text contains from the following four frequency levels: (1) the list of the most frequent 1000 word families, (2) the list of the second 1000 word families, (3) the Academic Word List, and (4) the words that do not appear in any of the preceding lists.
Gone are the days when teachers would spend hours creating a single quiz.
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The ‘little book of ICT ideas’ | TheTeacherBuzz.com
How Technology Could Improve Personalized Learning Digital Learning should be Personalized Learning is the post organizing key findings and resources about leveraging digital learning to fulfill personalized learning. In this post are more valuable insights, analysis and experience sharing about learner-centered learning.
The Academic Word List Useful academic vocabulary is contained in the Academic Word List, which is divided into 10 sublists in order of frequency, ie Sublist 1 has the most frequent academic words. You can try to learn these words from the lists but to learn to use them correctly you need to study them in context. Word Lists
MI WebQuest for Adult Learners
117078_Teaching_Geography_through_English_-_a_CLIL_Approach.pdf (Oggetto application/pdf)
How to Teach Math to English Language Learners Teachers across the country have increasing numbers of English language learners (ELLs) in their classrooms. As a result, teachers need strategies that will help them reach all of their students and ensure that students learn what they need to know. Many lessons in existing curricula are designed for native speakers of English and do not support second language acquisition.
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