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Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide: Theory & Practical Guide

Book Description Publication Date: May 5, 2013 It is estimated that over 1 billion people are currently learning English world wide. According to the British Council, as of the year 2,000 there were 750 million English as a Foreign language … Continue reading

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Victor Wooten: Music as a Language

Source: TED-ED: Lessons Worth Sharing Music is a powerful communication tool–it causes us to laugh, cry, think and question. Bassist and five-time Grammy winner, Victor Wooten, asks us to approach music the same way we learn verbal language–by embracing mistakes … Continue reading

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MOOC Pedagogy: Theory & Practice

The MOOC has its share of optimists and pessimists. Some see it as the next best thing since sliced bread, others see it as a waste of time, a passing fad that everyone is talking about lately, but will soon … Continue reading

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Theory, Practice & Reflection: Autonomous Professional Development

Last year I began to write this blog, in earnest, as a means of autonomous professional development. The goal was a simple but ambitious one, namely, to make myself a better teacher. I set out to do that in three … Continue reading

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Time to Begin Again: The #Edcamp Santiago Story

EdCamp Santiago… Professional Learning in Practice! (Excerpt) by Jessica Allen Twitter: @jessievaz12 October 10, 2011 Well, I’ve been a big fan of the edcamp movement for some time and have even had the courage to contact a few edcampers in … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: Job Interview Questions for Teachers from a Top 21st Century Educator (George Couros)

Here’s the situation: You are looking for a job as a teacher. You have an interview, and now you need to prepare. You have read your CV / Resume and have memorized your information to ensure you don’t contradict yourself … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: A Community of Practice as a Professional Development Model

Excerpt: http://bit.ly/rpphFR Experience Speaks: On Professional Development by Sandra Mercuri Ongoing Professional Development for English Language Teachers: A Six-Step Framework In 21st century schools, classroom teachers are faced with the challenge of providing all students, including students with different language … Continue reading

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#CCK11 – 11 Minutes of Radio DS106: How Did We Get Here? #ELTchat

Today we look at the path to arrive at where connectivism theory is at today. Before going further, I want to take full responsibility for any inaccuracy, omissions, or errors in the notes that follow. They represent my own imperfect … Continue reading

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Connectivism: A Theory of Learning for a Digital Age: A Letter For Elise #CCK11 #ELTChat

Hi Elise, I liked a lot of things in your lovely post. I am a great one for “voice” and I listened to the “voice” present in this post of yours. You (like me also) have looked at the criticism … Continue reading

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Unity is Strength: A Connectivist Writing Lesson (#CCK11) (#ELTchat) (#sirken)

Unity is strength. I store my knowledge in my friends. What is connectivism? It’s a learning theory for a digital age, right? Is it only a theory, or can a teacher walk into a classroom, where there is no Facebook, … Continue reading

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