I'm extremely proud of EFL Classroom 2.0 - our members, our supporters, just the fact that we've created a place helping thousands upon thousands of teachers (and by default students), in every corner of the world.
Every day, teachers download thousands of resources, stream thousands of videos/presentations - all for free. And I've made it my agenda to try my best to keep things fresh,…Continue
This is a great song as a warm up if you are teaching countries or Nationalities. It's a flash file, you will need an stand alone flash player to view.
Books will always be with us and like poetry, will be valued more as they become less... They are personal and secret things - therein lies their power.
I'm busy writing another one, always busy with "the word". Today, looking at my book shelves and feeling good that I have my books together in one place. Been traveling the world for a lot of years and they sat in boxes so long.
I say this by way of introducing this wonderful video - The Diary Of A Disappointed Book. It makes…Continue
On January 18th, we are going to go "off" like a few sites on the internet - in protest of SOPA, an American act of congress that has the potential to clog up information on the internet.
Our world benefits from the free flow of ideas and information through the internet. SOPA is a cruel and essentially crude money grab. A clinging to old ideas in a new age. These same corporate interests saying they have suffered from "theft" are themselves the biggest thieves and pirates…Continue
A creative set of adverts by Australian police to promote awareness among the public that iPods are becoming more and more often the cause of car accidents. Statistics shows that the number of the iPod victims is constantly rising and is able to develop into a real epidemic.
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Here is the summary but you can read more about it on the MachiEVO Course wiki: http://machinevo.pbworks.com/w/page/47494320/MachinEVO…
It isn't easy and with time a teacher becomes better at replying, prompting, leaving unfinished, their utterances so that students are put into a position of "having to communicate". It is a skill that even gets more refined as the teacher adapts and scaffolds at just…Continue
I'm sure we can all name many of them. They support us, encourage us. They don't make a big splash, aren't particularly memorable but they "get the job done" - the job being to nurture the diamond in all students, to polish it, to make it believe in itself and…Continue
We have prepared 8 vocabulary flash games for Elementary level. They are funny and easy to play.
Topics of the games are;
What the Wordle is a series of games for improving vocabulary that I made. They are very creative and meant to foster thinking skills of students as well as build vocabulary. You can get the PPT versions for most too! Edit and make your own editions.... Also a good example of using a Picasa slideshow to…Continue