B1 level English language practice tests B1 is one of the CEFR levels described by the Council of Europe. The ability to express oneself in a limited way in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with nonroutine information. Examples: Can ask to open an account at a bank, provided that the procedure is straightforward. Web 2 Tools by Task Avators: Build your Wild Self - create a self portrait and learn about the animal parts incorporated into your avatar. Mikons - where people communicate through visual symbols, logos, icons, or avatars to tell a story
PKM as pre-curation The most important part of personal knowledge management (PKM), in my opinion, is the need for active sense-making. Merely seeking and sharing information does little other than create more noise online. Sense-making takes time, discipline, and effort. Classroom Activity Objective To recall what occurs when two people briefly disrupt class with an unanticipated interruption. copy of "Do You Remember?" student handout (PDF or HTML) It can be difficult to convince people they did not have an experience once a memory is implanted in their minds. To show students how this might occur, use this activity.Before class, arrange for two people (a faculty member and a student) from outside the class to stage a brief and confusing interruption at the beginning of your class.You may use the following situation: The adult chases the student into the room.
Equality and Diversity The University of Glasgow's Equality Statement: The University of Glasgow is committed to promoting equality in all its activities and aims to provide a work, learning, research and teaching environment free from discrimination and unfair treatment. This section provides links to a number of resources relating to the different diversity strands - disability, race equality, sexual orientation - and how these relate to learning, teaching and assessment. Information about University of Glasgow policies and action plans can be found through the Equality and Diversity Unit. They also provide information about the UK Single Equality Act, as information is released. Good practice guidelines and resources
Conversation cards Are you finding these conversation cards useful? Our new book 50 Conversation Classes features 50 themed sets of conversation cards each set is accompanied by a sheet of vocabulary, grammar and idiom activities to help prepare the ground. Keep it in your bag and you’ll always have a back-up plan. The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world. That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here. We scoured hundreds of responses and have come up with the following list. The following tools have not been verified and are simply based on the number of times each was mentioned on Twitter during this hashtag discussion.
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) This interdisciplinary journal aims to focus on the exchange of relevant trends and research results as well as the presentation of practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of technology enhanced learning. So it aims to bridge the gape between pure academic research journals and more practical publications. So it covers the full range from research, application development to experience reports and product descriptions. iJET is an Open Access Journal.
College - Imprimis March 2014 Brian T. Kennedy President, The Claremont Institute BRIAN T. KENNEDY is president of the Claremont Institute and publisher of the Claremont Review of Books. LSN ITQ ICT Skills - Teachers Teachers All these resources and examples represent the use of simple tools and techniques to create effective resources and succesful teaching and learning activities. Each project contains an introduction to the teachers involved and the skills and application developed. Although contextualised for teachers clearly these resources and demonstrations of effective practice and techniques provide examples to learn and apply whatever your role. Scott has created a step by step guide to using Moviemaker and has provided some sample video clips of how it can be used in practice.
Basic English expressions In this section you will find our collection of easy-to-play card games created to make the learning process more fun. Each package includes game accessories and instructions.Being a part of the Wordies in Space series, our games are designed for practising and revising the new language material presented on the Reader and Reference Cards.They are easy to teach, fun to play in pairs or small groups, and lots of them can be adapted to play with any vocabulary or sentence patterns, so you can use them independently, in any way feeting your needs, as well as change or invent game rules. Enjoy! 100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives.
60+ educational resources to teach yourself anything. From its inception, the web has always had appeal as an educational resource. Recognising the potential for remote learning, in 2002, the launch of OpenCourseWare at MIT helped propel the initiative into the spotlight, with many universities following suit and providing quality educational material available through the web. No longer is there an excuse for anyone with access to the web to say that education is outside of their reach. This collection of links and applications highlights just the tip of the iceberg of educational resources that are available on the web. If you are interested in teaching yourself a new skill or learning a new topic indepth in your spare time, hopefully some of these will be of use. University Material Math Study Guides - SparkNotes Home → SparkNotes → Math Study Guides Math Subjects Prealgebra Operations Whole Numbers