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Learning Communities

Started by Allan Richards in Teaching and Methodology Oct 27. 0 Replies

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


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

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

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

Tags: 5, top




March 2013 Blog Posts (9)

Low Impact Teaching

Over the last 5 to 10 years, I've been developing new ideas about how we should be teaching in our classrooms.   These ideas have changed as the possibilities and promises of educational technology have become reality.

The most fundamental of these ideas are always revolving around learning and the student. The possibility to differentiate and deliver personlized study to students is the most…


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Online education resources for free

In this increasingly ”connected world”, obtaining free education online is actually a relatively simple thing to do.


If you do not have Internet at home, you can go to your local library and use one of their freely available computers.


The best online college offer free classes, and you can make use of the top gratis audio book and podcast…


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4 tips for fast learning any foreign language


For many people, the idea of learning a foreign language can be exciting and intimidating, especially if the thought brings back memories of learning a …


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Recent LinkedIn ELT Discussions

Here are some recent conversations of note with many comments and insights. Check them out!  Lots of intelligent, insightful thoughts from educators around the world. 

(not a member of the group? Please join, just takes a second.)

1.  Tell Me A Word I…


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‘the Kitchen’ game cards

the kitchen game cards


The Kitchen is a theatre play performed by UKLA Children…


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Games in the English language classroom

Games are wonderful to use in our classrooms, a must.  

See below, many of the well researched reasons we should be using them in our teaching.

Nowadays, with online resources and resource sharing, there is no longer any excuse for not using games. So many ways and so many options. 

Here are a few…


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Top 5 favorite online language games

gaming-abcs Now and then, I post on my twitter @ddeubel , some "tired teacher tips". Things that a teacher can just put up on a screen with a click and get students learning/producing English.

I'll post another time about these (the hashtag is #tttips) but I want…


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Top 5 traditional online games

quiz Today I offer my Top 5 that are more "traditional".

By that I mean they are more controlled and less authentic. Quizzes, Q and A trivia, mix and match, multiple choice - you get the idea. Still, if done well, they can be really effective learning tools or even assessment tools. They are meant to be used by students at home or in a language lab but can also be used in a classroom with a large…


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5 myths about learning

I spent part of the morning rereading Frank Smith, particularly his thoughts about how we learn. Delightful, insightful, thoughtful.  Here's an excerpt from his book: Comprehension and Learning but I also highly recommend his book about whole language,…


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