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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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Thirty Years of TEFL/TESL: A Personal Reflection

A personal reflection on language teaching by Jack C Richards This is an interesting article about the history of  foreign and second language teaching by Jack C Richards. It is a personal reflection on the...

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Man-Compounds Lesson Plan

Compound words ending in man Compound words that end in man are common in English. The words that are used to form these man-compounds may have various meaning relationships and thus confuse English learners. For...

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Sexism is daily reality for girls in the UK

Sexism is daily reality for girls According to Girlguiding, a girl guiding association in the UK, Sexism is daily reality for girls. The association published a report, Equality for Girls, where they condemn the...

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Can an old brain learn?

It is believed that old people lose some  brain agility to learn. Is it just a belief? Or is it a grounded fact that cannot be denied?  Here are two articles that try to...

Scott Thornburry’s New Blog 0

Scott Thornburry’s New Blog

A blog Worth Following Scott Thornburry’s New Blog Scott Thornburry has started a new blog. Unlike the A-Z of ELT blog in which he tried to revisit some entries related to his ELT “encyclopedia-dictionary of...

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Paper exams will be replaced by online tests

Goodbye to paper tests Technology will dominate more and more the way we perceive education. It will not only have an impact on how we teach our students but also on how we test...

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Best teachers build character

Jay Mathews is an education columnist and blogger for the Washington Post, his employer for 40 years. In this article he describes a day inside the class of Rafe Esquith, 59, a teacher in...