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Teaching with Classroom Response Systems I wanted to share some additional thoughts on Cliff Atkinson’s new book, The Backchannel, and its implications for higher education. As I mentioned in my earlier post, the first chapter of the book is available online and provides a very clear introduction to the logistics and possibilities of the backchannel. What might the backchannel look like in educational settings? Here are a couple of examples. “The Twitter Experiment,” a five-minute YouTube video, shows how UT-Dallas history professor Monica Rankin used Twitter to facilitate a backchannel discussion. British Slang If you’re planning on visiting London in the future, you might just want to familiarise yourself with some British Slang expressions that are very commonly used by the British. They will be very useful particularly if you’re likely to be socialising with Londoners. 1.

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40 Useful and Creative Infographics Six Revisions Menu Main Categories CSS HTML JavaScript Web Design WordPress Web Development Larry Ferlazzo’s English Website There are many pages on my main website, and they have nearly 8,000 categorized links appropriate for English Language Learners. The best place to start exploring is the Main English Page. You can read an overview about each section of my website on the Teacher’s Page. This page also has many links specifically useful to teachers. You can also go directly to each page of my website: English For Beginners and Early Intermediate

How to use Social Media in Online Education - Beginners Guide Delightful to many and inherent part of our lives for long, still unpleasant and somewhat ominous to some, social media has proven itself as nothing that will go away any time soon. I intend to write this article as a beginners guide for individual educators and companies who just get started thinking of a strategy whether the use of social media might add value to what they do and in what ways this could be achieved following which of the different strategies. I often see a discrepancy between individual use of social media and its adoption when it comes to use it within companies. So, let’s try and avoid some of the traps.

Talk2Me English : The world's 'English Mania' TED talk by Jay Walker: High intermediate video lesson Why are so many people trying to learn English? Is it mania or is it a necessity? Is the world obsessed with learning to speak English? Vocabulary: Mania (noun) Extreme enthusiasm for something that is usually shared by many people.

An Idiom a Day Forum . Penfriends . Test . Online English Lessons . 9 Sites to Save You Big on College Textbooks It's that time of year again, when college students scramble for textbooks, in the hopes they'll have money left over for food and fun during the school year. No longer does the campus bookstore have the monopoly on book sales. Students now have the option to buy their books elsewhere, often choosing to purchase used books online, or even rent textbooks from various sites. Some schools are even incorporating e-textbooks into their coursework. The key is to find the right edition of a textbook at the right price, and that can take some research.

6 Top factors that influence second language acquisition - Creativity & Languages Why language schools are often ineffective? I did about about one month German language course and found that I was gaining very little out of it. I had different teachers and I noticed that a good teacher can make a huge difference by creating a learning environment that involves students and does not bore them.

The Rule of Three in English language teaching Throughout human history, the number three has been seen as something magical. Stories have a beginning, a middle and an endPresentations and essays have an introduction, the main body, and a conclusion.Even humour uses the rule of three structure: I’ve met a woman. She’s beautiful, she’s intelligent and her name is James.

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