Vocabulary learning I’ve just read Peter Yongqi Gu (2003)Vocabulary Learning in a Second Language: Person, Task, Context and Strategies Here are a few interesting points which emerge. All references can be found at the end of Peter’s article. 1. Intentional reading should supplement incidental reading. Like Rose Bard (who’s recently talked about her efforts to introduce an extensive reading programme to her students) and many others, I’m convinced of the value of extesive, TAVI, incidental reading. Krashen’s advocacy of extensive incidental reading is well-known, and his 1989 survey concluded that incidental vocabulary learning achieves much better results than intentional vocabulary learning.
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Web 2.0 Guru - Web 2.0 Resources This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. WEB 2.0 RESOURCES FOR 21st CENTURY INSTRUCTION This has gone from 10 to 20 in less than a year. I have more, but wanted to share some of my favorites here! Create some fun activities to review and create projects for specific concepts and content. Online assessment is optimal for a more paperless classroom environment.
The top 10 most popular TED-Ed Original animated videos from 2015 (and a few fun facts) If you are a TED-Ed community member who waits with anticipation for new TED-Ed Original videos to be published, then you’ll likely enjoy a few fun facts about the curiosity-inspired educational videos that were published three times a week in 2015. For example, did you know that TED-Ed works with hundreds of talented animators and brilliant educators from around the globe to produce these 3-5 minute short videos? Or that there’s a small but mighty group of about 10 people who work on each and every TED-Ed Original, from editing to writing to fact checking to reviewing all animations? Or that in total, the TED-Ed audience has watched more than 344,071,325 minutes of TED-Ed original video content this year? That’s nearly 240,000 days, or 654 years of watching!