Category Archives: Education

Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide: Theory & Practical Guide

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 speakers. In addition, there were 375 million … Continue reading

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Double-Duty Writing Instruction by Emily Gallo

Writing lessons that foster social and emotional skills at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Source: Edutopia Employers today are searching for individuals who have the ability to empathize, communicate clearly, and make unique discoveries. So how exactly do … Continue reading

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Educación Superior: Recursos Para Estudiantes y Docentes Investigadores

REDDOLAC – RED DE DOCENTES DE AMÉRICA LATINA Y DEL CARIBE – “NADIE ENSEÑA A NADIE, CON HUMILDAD PARA APRENDER, TOD@S APRENDEMOS DE TOD@S” 1. Herramientas y portales digitales para la investigación científica AQUÍ 2. Libro: Fuentes de información bibliográficas … Continue reading

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Every Educator A Connected-Educator: For Whom The Bell Tolls

Every Educator A Connected Educator. Why? Why Not! What is the case for connected educators? To begin, the image to our left is one we are familiar with. Let’s call it “traditional education.” Many educators, in fact, were educated this … Continue reading

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#NuncaEsTarde: Licenciatura 2017 de Educación de Adultos en La Municipalidad de El Carmen

Según MINEDUC, cerca de 100 mil jóvenes desertan cada año del colegio. Retomar los estudios mejora no sólo las oportunidades laborales, también la autoestima. El en Liceo Polivalente Juvenal Hernández Jaque de El Carmen, se realizó la ceremonia de licenciatura, … Continue reading

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The International Baccalaureate® at 50: 1968 – 2018

The International Baccalaureate education system is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. “More than 4,000 schools so far have chosen to teach International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes, with their unique academic rigour and their emphasis on students’ personal development. Those schools … Continue reading

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Seymour College Merges Middle School Curriculum into two Interdisciplinary Subjects

A HIGH-profile Adelaide girls school has merged most of its middle years curriculum into two “interdisciplinary” subjects and is phasing out traditional testing. In a radical overhaul launched this week, Seymour College has also introduced medical science as an elective … Continue reading

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How To Teach Conversation English Lessons by Cecilia Nobre

Ready-made speaking lesson plans 1. Viralelt is excellent for listening and speaking practice. All Viralelt posts consist of three parts: an embedded viral video, 10 conversation questions (Question time) and a listening activity (Sitting comfortably?). The only drawback is that … Continue reading

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German Students Protest ‘Unfair’ English Exam

BERLIN — Complaining that your final school exams are too tough is a rite of passage — almost a tradition. But German students in the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg who hunkered down in April to take pivotal final secondary-school exams … Continue reading

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