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Super Teacher Tools. Carbon's Travels. Compare Contrast Map. Persuasion Map. What are the 21st-century skills every student needs? The gap between the skills people learn and the skills people need is becoming more obvious, as traditional learning falls short of equipping students with the knowledge they need to thrive, according to the World Economic Forum report New Vision for Education: Fostering Social and Emotional Learning Through Technology.

What are the 21st-century skills every student needs?

Today's job candidates must be able to collaborate, communicate and solve problems – skills developed mainly through social and emotional learning (SEL). Combined with traditional skills, this social and emotional proficiency will equip students to succeed in the evolving digital economy. What skills will be needed most? An analysis of 213 studies showed that students who received SEL instruction had achievement scores that averaged 11 percentile points higher than those who did not.

And SEL potentially leads to long-term benefits such as higher rates of employment and educational fulfillment. Share Written by Jenny Soffel, Website Editor, World Economic Forum. British Council. Page from Learning Online: Searching and Researching - University of Leeds. A for and against essay about the internet.

Multimedia Learning Resources - Educaplay. Top 250 Global Attractions. Creative Commons Explained In Simple Terms. Tenses: Review. The Entire BusyTeacher Library: 80 E-Books for Busy English Teachers – The Busy Teacher Store. “ Wow!

The Entire BusyTeacher Library: 80 E-Books for Busy English Teachers – The Busy Teacher Store

What a fantastic resource. I’m really so impressed both in terms of quantity and quality of materials and ideas. It certainly is an entire library. I don’t think I’ll ever need to buy another ELT book again. ” - Nik Peachey, teacher trainer, commissioning editor for the BBC – British Council’s Teaching English website (2003-2007) “ Perfect for teachers seeking original ideas for the new school year or wanting to upgrade their skills. . - Jeffrey Hill, The English Blog, Founder This collection of 80 PDF e-books for English teachers includes thousands of practical activities and tips for your lessons.

Each title covers a particular topic or skill such as grammar, speech, business English, or classroom management. Whom are these books for? Our collection is for English teachers, ESL, EFL, TESL, and TEFL in particular. Why is the Entire Library better than individual titles? ToonyTool - Quickly Create Single Frame Comics. ToonyTool is a free website for quickly creating single frame comics.

ToonyTool - Quickly Create Single Frame Comics

To get started with ToonyTool simply go to site and either upload a background picture or choose one of their background picture options. Then you can choose comic characters to appear in your comic. Once your characters are chosen, select speech bubbles and add some text. When you're satisfied with your comic you can download it, print it, and or share it on social networks. Applications for EducationToonyTool does not require an email address or any kind of site registration in order to create comics. 15 Tools for Teaching History With Technology - A Handout. One of the things that teachers often ask me for is a set of tools to get them started on using technology in their classrooms.

15 Tools for Teaching History With Technology - A Handout

This is a common request because it can be overwhelming to look at a website or a read a stream of emails with tips and try to figure out where to start. For that reason, I have started to put together short PDFs that contain a few options for a three or four common activities in a subject area. These are not meant to be comprehensive guides, they're meant to be starter kits. How interpreters juggle two languages at once - Ewandro Magalhaes. From a distance, simultaneous interpretation looks like magic.

How interpreters juggle two languages at once - Ewandro Magalhaes

Up close, it looks like madness: interpreters must listen and speak at the same time, repeating words and ideas that are not their own in a foreign language whilst maintaining the appropriate meaning, intent, pace and tone. They have no control over the complexity, the speed, the clarity, or the logic of the original speech. They must link their own segments of speech together. They must maintain a speechless side conversation with their booth mates, by way of meaningful looks, gestures and notes.

Bouncy Balls - Bounce balls with your microphone! The New York Trilogy. Best of the Web - Spring 2016 - Google Slides. Inspired Picture Writing. First Impressions Comments at English Advantage. The text of this worksheet comes from this article from Cleveland Magazine.com and is reproduced here only as a convenience to teachers as part of my lesson plan on First Impressions.

First Impressions Comments at English Advantage

No copyright violation is intended. C on A: She looks confused. I don’t want to say it, but I want to be honest: She has had a hard life and may have turned to drugs. She looks troubled but not dangerous. I wouldn’t be afraid of her, but I am afraid for her. D on B: He looks like he’s a banker. E on D: I’d be glad if I saw him on the street late at night. F on D: He’s worldly. G on D: He’s gay, man. Film star impressions – lesson activity. I have a feeling Lindsay Clandfield won’t like this one, but hey!

Film star impressions – lesson activity

I’m thinking up a fun activity for a class next week before we go on our half-term holiday (the students get one week off from lessons). This video is fantastic: @springrose12: @harrisonmike Incredibly funny:))) You can find the photos of the celebrities he is imitating and ask kids to match them maybe:)))@vladkaslniecko: @harrisonmike great video!