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Hey everyone!I am new to the forum and am curious how you feel learning communities benefit educators when it comes to developing a collective responsibility as educators. Do you feel a forum like…Continue

Implementation

Started by Christina Shepherd in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Oct 26. 1 Reply

How does implementation help you out throughout the year? I am curious to know what things have worked for you and what things have not worked for you through an implementation standard.  Continue

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 76 Replies

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Top 5 Game

Started by susie silver in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 17. 14 Replies

Hi David Maybe its obvious to some but I'm not sure how to play and I also want to create a top 5 game as well. What is the point of it. There are always 5 answers. Do the students guess according to…Continue

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My Funniest Videos about Teaching/Learning English

Time for some levity.

Us teachers need to laugh at ourselves, our profession a bit. This is an absolute must.

 

So here are a few of the classic videos I've laughed at over the last few years. My top 5.Each video has to do with learning English or teaching English.

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The "Din" inside the head

insidehead I've written a lot about Krashen's ideas on this blog. Fundamentally because they focus so well on what is "essential" in language learning.

 

He doesn't suffer fools gladly and I'm glad about that.



I was going over his online articles and especially his seminal work - Second Language Acquisition and Second Language Learning. I kept coming back to the feeling I had as a teacher -…

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Zen and the Act of Teaching

I've been pleased as punch by the feedback for this reflective journal.

It will be mentioned and highlighted in several publications this fall as well as  the hardcover book for purchase, being used in several teacher training programs. If you do use as a hardcover book in a teaching program or wish to purchase and support our community - thanks in…

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Top 5 Lectures about Education & Technology

This is a follow up to my recent: Top 5 Inspirational presentations about Educational Technology

Over the last decade there have been some great lectures made available…

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Mid - October Community Updates

Lots of new things on the community this month.  Get an overview by checking out our New Resources magazine or seeing "…

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Discussion Prompts

I've been improving my coding skills and especially javascript knowledge.  Wonderful language to create cool apps for language learning and teaching. 

Here are 3 new "random"' generators you can use. Click the buttons below and put up on the screen to prompt students to discuss and answer. Additionally, have students ask a follow up question in their small group or pairs. 

They contain a bank of 100 prompts - I'll be adding more soon.  The Questions are for beginner / low…

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Top 20 Resources

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We have a great community! Pioneering, always fresh.  So much to help teachers. See these testimonials from members.   

There is a lot of content available to free members.  But please…

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Mid September Updates

Lots of new things this "Back To School" month.  Get an overview by checking out our New Resources magazine.  Also don't forget our constantly updated - …

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Music and Song Resources

I  thought I'd take a moment and mention some of the great materials and especially workbooks that we have for teachers and which are related to using songs/music. 

** First for reference would be the…

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Use and Purchase Gif Lingua Books

I've been working hard, I mean really hard. Trying to realize my dream of a place of learning and literacy - an online library that all students can access for free. 

That dreams is on the edge of reality. Gif Lingua Books has over 3,000 leveled readers, especially written for ESL / ELL / EFL learners.  Students can read, do quizzes, watch videos, study book…

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August Mid-Month Updates

Lots of new things on the community and to relate.  Check them out at your leisure!  

Happy teaching in your classroom - keep the fire burning!

1. Gif…

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Mucking 'about

** Update - since this post I've been mucking about more!  Includes Gif Lingua Books an extensive reading site, Courses, a course site for teachers and students, Video Lessons, a site with hundreds of…

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May Community Updates

Lots of new things to relate.  Check them out at your leisure!  Happy teaching in your classroom - keep the fire burning!

1. Project Peace. …

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April Community Updates

Dear EFL 2.0 Members,

It's April, and here are some of the newest and recommended resources on our community. Members get 2 mails a month - this one with updates and our monthly full newsletter.

Best,

David 

 

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Join our 4th Free Monthly Webinar on the 27th

Free CELT Athens Teacher Development Webinars 



CELT Athens is offering a series of monthly teacher development webinars free for all practising and aspiring English language…

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Our Online CELTA – about to lift off!





It’s here! On the launch pad – our first CELTA online course – and we are already accepting applications from our first cohort of trainees who will begin their course on April 24. 





Is the CELTA really fully done…

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Newbie on the site (new kid on the block)

Hello everyone,

 I am looking forward to being a part of this community and thanks for the welcome.

I need to look around the site and discover what there is on offer, it looks great so far as I can tell. I have been teaching on and off with ITutor based in Taiwan and am happy to answer any questions you might have regarding earnings, payments,schedules and such like. I am now looking to doing some teaching with First Tutor.

I also have a new website where I will offer…

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Gems of EFL Classroom - Poetry

April is National Poetry Month.

Poetry is in my soul (read my own, if interested HERE) and I think if used correctly, it is a powerful activity in the EFL Classroom.

In that vein, find a plethora of resources on the Poetry In The Classroom page.

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March Mid-Month Updates

Dear EFL 2.0 Members,

It's March, and here are some of the newest and recommended resources on our community. 

David 

http://www.englishcentral.com/academic

1. Cesar Chavez  March 31st is his day and get resources to…

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Sugata Mitra and Minimally Invasive Teaching

"The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say,
"the children are working as if I don't exist."

- Maria Montessori

During the last year, I've been following the KhanAcademy locomotive as it chugs on to distant fertile lands and glory.   I'm a big believer of video and its revolutionary…

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