Daily Archives: February 14, 2011

Teachers helping Teachers by David Deubelbeiss #ELTchat #edtech #edchat #ukedchat #education #esl #efl #CCK11

There is a new course book out – Teach | Learn, by David Deubelbeiss. I’m going to be reviewing this innovative coursebook in a later post. For now, I thought it best to let David introduce you to the coursebook. … Continue reading

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Teaching and The Black Male Teacher: A Dis-Connection? #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #edreform #education #esl

In the past 10 years of my teaching career, I have seen only three (3) other Black Male Teachers. There was Paulo from Brazil, Ron from Oakland, California, and Kevin, from Costa Rica. That’s it. Incredibly, I never ever gave … Continue reading

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Looking For Catarina: A Connectivist Love Story #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat

February 14, 2011. St. Valentine’s Day, a day for lovers to declare themselves, to renew themselves, to recover lost love… Looking For Catarina is dedicated to my wife, Gabriela. She is the solid foundation in which I rest my love, … Continue reading

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Wayne Rooney Gives An Integrated, Four Skills Connectivism Lesson #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat

Here are suggestions for an integrated, four skills, (reading, writing, speaking, listening) connectivism lesson using the video of the Wayne Rooney goal. Thomas: Have you scored an overhead bicycle kick before? Wayne: No. Thomas: Was it special? Wayne: Yes. Thomas: … Continue reading

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Wayne Rooney Connects With Wonder Goal #ELTChat #edchat #ukedchat #CCK11

LONDON (AP) — Wayne Rooney said it was the best goal he’s scored and Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson called it the greatest strike he’s seen in 25 years at Old Trafford. Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart didn’t even move. … Continue reading

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Goal 9: Make a Global Connection: Connectivism in Practice #30Goals #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #elearning #education #esl #efl #education #elt #edreform #edu

Today’s goal is to make a global connection. These words are spoken, on a recorded YouTube video, by Shelly Terrell, the initiator of the 30 Goals Challenge for Educators. Let’s listen in as Shelly quotes Socrates: “True wisdom comes to … Continue reading

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