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We Create: #Edtech #Edcamp

We all know that a technological revolution occurred in education. Some of us have been fortunate to be a part of it, up front, working side by side with children who have no personal experience of a world without edtech … Continue reading

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Creating a Quiz in Socrative

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Unconference: What #EdcampSantiago Is

What’s Edcamp Santiago? Edcamp Santiago is about learning, sharing ideas, developing networks and engaging with the teachers and future teachers of the Chilean education community. Community. That’s a group of people who share a common goal, a common purpose, a … Continue reading

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The Finland Phenomenon: The Global Search for Education

Source: C. M. RUBIN, WORLD AUTHOR http://cmrubinworld.tumblr.com/post/6075774154/the-global-search-for-education More Focus on Finland By C. M. Rubin with Harry Rubin and Michael Freeborn “The Finns had a crisis,” life-long educator, best-selling author, and Harvard professor Tony Wagner explains as we discuss his … Continue reading

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The Non-Native English Speaking Teacher: TEFL? Teaching? A Profession?

PREAMBLE: There are moments in history when time stops, and for a moment, the Earth stands still on its axis. The profession of TEFL and Teaching, worldwide, finds itself in just such a moment. The Earth itself seems to be … Continue reading

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23 Educator Roles: An Imagined Interview With Stephen Downes (#CCK11)

Me: Twenty Three. Twenty three roles? What have you been smoking? Hey, I’m a teacher. One person. Only one, just one. Not twenty three. I stand in front of the class and talk to everybody. That’s what one teacher does, … Continue reading

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Day 4: Where’s Waldo? #CCK11

“Connectivism for EFL Teachers” is the result of reflections, at length, with how I teach. I have learned how to teach by literally sitting at the feet of some of the most respected, talented, and gifted teachers in the ELT … Continue reading

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The Wedding Singer: Would You Let This Woman Sing At Your Wedding?

Sweeter than heaven, hotter than hell. Sounds like something I’d say to my wife, Gaby, since both comments describe her perfectly. But come on, as a wedding song? I mean for seduction, anticipation of pending passion, perfect – but as … Continue reading

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Does The Language We Speak Shape How We Think?

Does the language we speak shape how we think? I find this question to be an intriguing one. In fact, it was recently the subject of a lively debate at the Economist news magazine. Now, I speak three languages rather … Continue reading

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Teaching Challenge: Voodoo Economics

After looking at this video for three consecutive reruns, and laughing so hard that my sides are still hurting, I had a sober thought. What could be done to change this video into a positive example of teaching (and learning)? … Continue reading

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