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Pete's Lesson Toolbox April 2013. Browse OER Materials. 5 Free Tools to Collect Student Feedback. Posters to download. General Info. A List of 16 Websites Every Teacher should Know about. As part of their preparation for the new school year teachers try to look for new web resources and materials they can use to help them with their teaching.This is definitely not an easy task for one needs to live online in order to be able to keep up with the new releases and sift through the tsunami of web tools available online.

A List of 16 Websites Every Teacher should Know about

In this regard, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has recently started posting a series of articles featuring some of the best free web resources for teachers across different educational spectrum. We have already published lists of free websites for teachers of ; Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies , Music Education , Economics, and Physical Education and Health, ESOL and today we are going to provide you with another list of great websites where teachers can find lesson plans, teaching tips and many more.

The Teacher’s Survival Kit for Lesson Planning! Tips & 1000s of Free Lesson Plans. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Saturday, August 18th 2012 Goal 16: Plan An Engaging Lesson of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. – Socrates.

The Teacher’s Survival Kit for Lesson Planning! Tips & 1000s of Free Lesson Plans

10 Incredibly Powerful Teaching Tools of the Future. How do you feel. Some great. Ideas for next. 25 Free Resources for Learning a Language Online. The whys and the. Fcpteacher.flatclassroomproject. Learning to Change/ Changing to Learn: Student Voices. Halloween. Halloween Submitted by admin on 27 October, 2011 - 11:26.


#edtech20 project Twitter tweets related to: Videos, Class, Teachingenglish, Britishcouncil, Elt and more. Search Seminars and Webcasts - Events, Webcasts and Seminars - Cisco Systems. Time to vote for your favorite Language Facebook Page 2011. UPDATE: Voting has ended.

Time to vote for your favorite Language Facebook Page 2011

Results will be published June 1. Here is the alphabetically sorted list of the top 100 Language Facebook Pages that qualified for the voting phase (read more about how the competition works). Teaching ESL Students Reading & Phonemic Awareness- Reading Horizons. By Robin Schwarz Spoken language is noise which the experienced listener sorts into meaningful chunks.

Teaching ESL Students Reading & Phonemic Awareness- Reading Horizons

A child spends many years perfecting this sorting. In a similar way, a learner of a new language must sort out the unfamiliar sounds into pieces that make sense: phrases or sentences, words, syllables and even phonemes (the smallest sound segments). Reading experts have known for years that difficulty with the sorting process, or phonological skills, is directly connected to the reading and spelling problems of many students. More recently, researchers studying native English-speaking students who were having trouble learning a foreign language found that these students have problems similar to those of poor readers and spellers in that they do not perceive and manipulate the sound system and its corresponding written code effectively. Report cites 40 diverse examples of blended learning.

Educators also give their ‘wish lists’ for blended learning technology, policy By Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor Read more by Meris Stansbury May 3rd, 2011 The sample of programs studied was large enough to indicate trends in blended-learning usage.

Report cites 40 diverse examples of blended learning

Digital Storytelling Tools. Why Formative Assessments Matter. Summative assessments, or high stakes tests and projects, are what the eagle eye of our profession is fixated on right now, so teachers often find themselves in the tough position of racing, racing, racing through curriculum.

Why Formative Assessments Matter

Have you looked at Blogger lately? Declaration of Education Participants. Using Crocodoc for collaborative homework marking. Professional development. ELTons - Innovation Awards - British Council. The ELTons 2014 shortlists have been announced!

ELTons - Innovation Awards - British Council

Below are the nominees, selected by a panel of expert judges using the Delphi technique, who are in the running to win a prestigious ELTon award. Here are the 2014 nominees in full: Excellence in Course Innovation Access EAP: Frameworks - Garnet EducationDyslexia for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (Dystefl) - Dystefl ProjectESOL National 4 - K2L LtdOUR WORLD - National Geographic LearningPicaro - Kaplan International EnglishTEDDY EDDIE Skillful - Macmillan Education Innovation in Learner Resources - Sean Banville Academic Skills Series - CollinsDiscover our Amazing World CLIL READERS - Express PublishingHow to speak English; The pronunciation App - Kaplan International English International Management English series: Leading People, Managing Projects, Managing Change, Working Virtually - Delta Publishing LtdListenUp - Reallyenglish Innovation in Teacher Resources Digital Innovation Local Innovation. Moving from Web 2.No to Web 2.Go. I spent the week of February 7-11 attending the 2011 TCEA Convention and Exposition in Austin, Texas.

Moving from Web 2.No to Web 2.Go

Goal 7: Play and Have Fun! #30Goals. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Tuesday, February 8th 2011 Goal 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011 Goal Short-term- Observe a child not in school play for at least 5 minutes.

Goal 7: Play and Have Fun! #30Goals

Notice how the child learns before the influence of school. Find a way to incorporate play, fun, and movement into a lesson this week. - 13000+ FREE worksheets. Education Reform – Explain it to Me Like I’m a Fifth Grader « Relentless Teaching. This whole approach to education reform for the 21st century…yeah, I need someone to explain it to me like I’m a fifth-grader. I’ve been reading the recently published work of a few respected educators; experts such as Tony Wagner (The Global Achievement Gap), Diane Ravitch (The Death and Life of the American School System), and Yong Zhao (Catching Up or Leading the Way).

Their thoughts about the knowledge and skills students must develop to be contributing citizens in the 21st century are intriguing. New Technology Could Offer Savings, Educational Boon. The recessionary pressures that have forced school leaders to make painful program and personnel cuts may also have accelerated the quest for savings through innovation—and enhanced the allure of educational technology as a vehicle. Online curricula, distance learning, netbooks and cellphones in the classroom, and Web 2.0 tools—think Facebook and Skype—as a means of student collaboration have all gained luster as the drive to do more with less overlaps with the demands of educating a generation of digital natives.

Still unclear, though, is just how significant such innovations are likely to prove as a cost-cutting strategy,... Marisa Constantinides: Professional Development through Facebook and Nings. By shellterrell, on December 13th, 2010 Bio: Marisa Constantinides is the Director of Studies of CELT Athens and is responsible for the design and implementation of all programmes offered by CELT. Her main qualifications related to teaching are the RSA Diploma in TEFLA (DTEFLA), a precursor to the Cambridge DELTA Diploma, and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Reading in the UK. Launching Elluminate Live!