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My 5 Favorite Online Language Games

Now and then, I post on my twitter @ddeubel , some “tired teacher tips”. Things that a teacher can just put up on a screen with a click and get students learning/producing English. I’ll post another time about these (the hashtag is #tttips) but I...

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The #1 …. (teacher in Canada)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. David Suzuki There are many great teachers in Canada. Are and have been. However, despite my love of Northrope Frye and having grown up on his intellectual bread – I have to voice without...

The #1 … (website for Geography)

The #1 … (website for Geography)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Today I awoke to the frightful news of the earthquake in Japan. My hopes and prayers go out to everyone there. I can’t imagine.  However, this also led me to write about a site...

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The #1 … (“personal” resource in ELT)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Larry Ferlazzo Larry Ferlazzo does so much to help the wider English teacher community, I’m almost lost at how to begin….. With that in mind and with the thought that he is not as...

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Teach | Learn extra printables.

Here is a quick look at the dozens of “teacher helpers” available as printables at the back of the Teach | Learn course book. Teach | Learn doesn’t have to be used as a full textbook and offers a wide variety of communicative activities and...

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The #1 …. (EFL Prof. Development site)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. The British Council’s – Teaching English Last week I wrote about the #1 Professional Development site for ESL. This week, the focus is EFL. I’m a big fan of  the power of “Teaching Voices”,...

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Interactive Youtube videos

There are some great Youtube videos out there which are “interactive”. Meaning, students can watch the storyline and then are asked to make decisions and continue with the story. They really keep the students’ attention. A very strong prediction viewing type activity. By far ,...

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Simply the Best 10 – for any toolkit

There has been A LOT of consolidation online, over the last 7-8 years. Sites, tools have come and gone. The web can be a cruel marketplace and particularly so when it comes to tools that help teachers and get students learning/creating. There is so much...

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Huffduffer – a great podcasting library

Huffduffer is a site where you can simply collect and tag audio podcasts. It really is so attractive and well laid out. Visit our EFL Classroom 2.0 collection to see for yourself. Click on the tags on the right to get podcasts that might interest...

Chirbit – more audio possibilities

Chirbit – more audio possibilities

When I think about the possibilities of using technology to learn language – it is the audio realm that really excites me.  Unlike other subjects, we have ready made content to now bring directly into our classrooms. Input is the technical term – I call...

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CDLP – a wonderful adult listening site

CDLP – The California Distance Learning Project, is one of the many governmental sites leading the way towards free online learning resources. It doesn’t have a lot of “flash” but it has an abundance of semi authentic materials with audio and extra vocabulary study. Excellent...

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The #1 Series in ELT

The #1 Series in ELT is now a handy ebook that you can share with others and view offline! I put this out a month ago, thinking that I could get members to pay $5 for it and support EFL Classroom 2.0. Only a couple...

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Sen Teacher – using materials for the disabled.

Sen Teacher is the bomb! The last few years I’ve been acquainting myself with special education and also finding that so many special ed. techniques/tools/methods really work well with language learning. Same with websites, they offer a plethora of resources for use in our classroom....

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Kizclub – a great printable site!

Kizclub (don’t get it confused with “Kids Club” like I do!) is a Korean site that my students – both graduate and certificate went gaga over. I really like it too. It offers basic materials that are infinitely adaptable for teachers – on a wide...

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The #1 translated and subtitled video material

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Get the full eBook 6 Billion Others 6 Billion Others is a video series of interviews with real people. All translated impeccably. They really teach us, through humans telling their own stories about fear,...

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The #1 ….. (place to have your students blog)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Edublogs I guess this one is pretty obvious, seeing that what you are experiencing right now IS Edublogs. However, I do expect this pick to be contentious and I do agree there are many...

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