Monthly Archives: July 2014

Coursmos – micro learning platform

Coursmos is a platform where teachers can upload their videos and create micro-courses. Each micro-course consists of up to 7 micro-lessons (online videos) and each micro-lesson lasts maximum 3-4 minutes. The driving idea behind micro-courses is to engage learners in

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Report: Investigating Global Practices in Teaching English to Young Learners

“Global Practices in Teaching English to Young Learners” is an investigation of the practices that ESL teachers use. The study uncovered a wide range of factors concerning the teaching of English to young learners globally from the perspective of teachers involved in implementing

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What are children reading?

What are children reading? Research by the UK Literacy Trust is bringing to the fore the reading habits of children who are increasingly reading from different formats. The report revealed that technology-based formats such as text messages, websites and magazines

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Report on students’ online activities and views of digital tools

How are K-12 students currently using digital tools and resources to support schoolwork activities and to enable out of school time learning activities? What are their aspirations for using digital tools and resources within new innovative learning environments? This report

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European Competition 2.0

The European Competition 2.0 invites teachers to share their practices of the use of free Internet and mobile technologies in their classrooms. All entries that conform to the competition rules will be available after the competition online for freely available

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Oral corrective feedback in second language classrooms

The “Oral corrective feedback in second language classrooms” by Roy Lyster, Kazuya Saito and Masatoshi Sato offers a massive literature review on the research conducted on giving oral corrective feedback in second language classrooms. The research identifies several types of

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EdmodoCon 2014 – free online Conference on Wednesday, August 6, 2014

EdmodoCon is the annual educator conference of Edmodo. EdmodoCon is an 11-hour virtual event and registration and attendance is free. If other responsibilities prevent you from attending the conference the day of the event, fear not since all sessions will

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