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Learning Communities

Started by Allan Richards in Teaching and Methodology Oct 27, 2017. 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

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19, 2017. 74 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, 2017. 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

Use of L1 in the ESL classroom

Started by Evanthia Pogiatzi in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 10, 2017. 4 Replies

Hi people, i'm doing a research on whether is good for English language teachers to use the L1 of the students or the target language (English) when teaching in the classroom. So i would really…Continue

Tags: teaching, methodology, language, l1




February 2009 Blog Posts (13)

Call for chapter

Call for Chapters

Smart Teaching: A Transformational Approach

Submission Deadline:

May 30, 2009

A book edited by

Tamishra Swain, English Instructor

Saraswati Mandir, Banasthali University

Rajasthan-304022 (India)

E-Mail: tamishraswain@yahoo.com


The teaching professionals prove their responsibility with changing environments. Cyber age has posed shifting and diversified role before the them.… Continue

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Kimchi with Tacos!

An interesting article about Korean food in L.A. .... Get the audio and listen!

LOS ANGELES: As the sun begins to sink behind the Santa Monica Mountains and the northbound traffic thickens on the 405 freeway, the hungry refresh their browsers.

After obsessively…

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Teaching Tips for the Trenches...

I recently got a barage of requests for "advice". I really am honored and EVERY time try my best to give the most and most apt advice I possibly can given all the variables involved.

This got me thinking and of course, "out popped a powerpoint"! I thought I'd record my thoughts in some fashion, to help all those new teachers continually entering our great profession. Also, to give a second sober thought and second wind to all those who are… Continue

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Teach English for the Seoul Ministry of Education

Start Date August 2009

Contract Duration 1 Year

Salary US$ (approx.) from 1,374 to 2,060

Working hours/week 40 hours/week

Type of School Public School

Age of students Elementary, Middle and High School

Teaching Experience Preferred but not required

Experience with kids Preferred but not required


Bachelor’s Degree or higher

* Education Major

* Elementary Major

* Elementary Education Major

* English Major

*… Continue

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That´s a manifesto many bloggers around the world have posted in their blogs. Here you can find the translation in different languages.

Would any of you volunteer to translate the manifesto into your language?


We, the endorsers of this Manifesto, are citizens on total use of our civil rights and holders of popular sovereignty, from where State Powers… Continue

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Bone Specimens & more at Digimorph.org


"Digital Morphology, part of the National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative, develops and serves unique 2D and 3D visualizations of the internal and external structure of living and extinct vertebrates, and a growing number of 'invertebrates.' The Digital Morphology library contains nearly a terabyte of imagery of natural history specimens that are… Continue

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The Future of Learning

I've blogged about this previously but now want to provide for those who haven't seen it, my full thoughts about the "future of…

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Why Do We Celebrate Black History Month?

Check out Remix America's latest blog post HERE.

Morgan Freeman is pretty adamant about his feelings on Black History Month... how do your students feel about it? Have a class discussion about the importance (or unimportance!) of Black History Month. Assign your students to Talk Back to the video -- or… Continue

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When Dissertation Troubles Surrounded Me:

This is an appreciative letter to thank the people who provided pin-point and professional dissertation help at the time when I was totally disappointed and had braced myself to meet the disaster regarding my PhD degree. It was the worst time of my life when I even thought of my dissertation disapproval.

I was busy working and handling my social life. You can say that… Continue

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How the Conqueror Explains Himself

I don't usually read fables or folk tales for my own pleasure; creation stories, or how things came to be, don't resonate so much with me personally. But in Eskimo Songs and Stories I often find wisdom and comfort for passing through the stages of life. These stories were collected from the Netsilik (Nunavat) people in 1924 by Knud Rasmussen, who was part Inuit himself and spoke the language. At that time, the Nesilik were still very isolated from the rest of the world and in… Continue

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Black History Month

In honor of Black History month Remix America has posted videos of influential figures from the Civil Rights Movement as well as African Americans who helped break down the racial barrier. In addition, check out the blog on tennis legend Arthur Ashe who helped desegregate the tennis world. So check out Remix America this Black History… Continue

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This blog has been created to facilitate English Language Learning. You will find reading guides, exercises, videos and material you need to improve your English. A journey of thousand miles starts with a single step. Chinese Proverb.

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"Manga Man" storytelling revives - why not an EFL version?

I'm a BIG proponent of storytelling as a way to support language acquisition. Especially culturally specific stories like folktales, jokes, anecdotes and personal stories.

We are hardwired for the narrative aspects of language. Studies have shown how allowing students to put their learning into a story form, really increases learning substantially. Teachers have even tried it in mathematics and science! It is also the secret of Sesame… Continue

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