has come to a close. I appreciate all the teachers who took the
time to use this great tool! Thank you to Tarheel Creator Gary
Bishop also! We had many entries but the two winners of $100 Amazon
gift certificates are:
Gibbs - The Dog and the
Pham - One, Some,
Congratulations to both fine entries. I really believe in the power
of "a book" and these two are really powerful examples of the new
power of online books.
Member of the Month!
Congratulations to Dan Carty! He is an elementary
school teacher who I met at a workshop I gave. Dan has generously
shared So Many resources and is a great example of a
sharing/learning teacher. Say congrats and thanks to
Dan! See all our super members HERE!
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We are 2 Years Old! - Let's
It was 2 years ago today that I started this
small network. What change I've seen and a big round of applause
and thanks to each teacher and student who has helped make us "a
community". I remember waiting expectantly for that first member -
go here to see who that was! No advertisment, no
emailings, just me, sharing my ideas and belief in Web 2.0 to
really make a difference and connect
It's been more successful than I've ever
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Also, over the next few months I'll be gathering feedback for an
overhaul of our community - please add your own comments in
our User Voice. In Sept. we
will have a new tag "click 'n go" feature - I'm sure you'll find it
worth the wait. In the meantime, use the search boxes to find all
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get so many great videos highlighted on EFL Classroom every
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Tips 4 Using
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tips! But here are a few things you can do today....
1. Start a Blog or share a resource! We have
great bloggers and you'll make some great teaching friends. Got a
good resource, choose a category and upload it!
2. Make eFriends! Don't be shy, click on a
person's profile and get intouch. A great way to communicate with
our internal email system and connect your classrooms.
3. Get your students using our content.
Register a class page/account and everyone can use the same ID/PW!
A great way to access all our content.
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I take all your suggestions to heart. Also, looking for anyone
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members, tagging, designing, building this site. We ALL own EFL
Classroom and so anyone who wants to step up, is welcomed with open
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