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An Apology From A Teacher

An Apology From A Teacher Lizanne Foster, who currently teaches in Surrey, British Columbia, wrote an interesting article entitled “An Apology From A Teacher”, a criticism of the American educational system. The essence of...

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Assessment Strategies

Assessment Strategies: Formative, Summative and Alternative Assessment Teachers use formative and summative assessment to test their students progress. Formative assessment is used to evaluate students’ progress and understanding in order to identify learning needs...

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Teaching vocabulary: Lexical exploitation of texts

Teaching vocabulary: Lexical exploitation of texts This is a link to an article about the merits of lexical exploitation of texts. The article deals with the following points: Why draw attention to lexical chunks?...

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The chaos theory and language teaching

The chaos theory and language teaching The edge of chaos is a blog by Willy Cardoso about complex theory and language teaching. It was originally a Pecha Kucha presentation he gave he gave in...

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy Khan Academy is popular for its videos distributed to help people learn. It is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan to provide: a free, world-class education for...

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Class Management: Everybody Makes Mistakes

Class Management Because every body makes mistakes, even experienced teachers, you mustn’t take it too personally. In the following article Mary Ellen Flannery makes a list of  five of the most common missteps and...

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is celebrated in the United States and in many other countries on the second Sunday of May. List of materials Here is a list of materials about this celebration Larry...

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ThingLink – An Educational Tool

ThingLink ThingLink helps students create and discover rich images. It allows a user to add content such as music, video and text to images. It is presented as a free tool which can be used...

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Oppia the Google’s Educational Tool

Oppia the Google’s Educational Tool Google has launched Oppia which is a new educational tool. It is an online tool that aims at making it easy for anyone to create on line interactive activities...