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50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Read

This list of must-have multicultural books was originally compiled by the Cooperative Children's Book Center, School of Education, University of …

Pupils who speak English as second language overtake native speakers, figures show

Pupils who speak English as a second language are now outperforming native speakers at GCSEs , official figures show.<p>Data released today by the Department for Education (DfE) shows that children who grow up speaking a language other than English now have a higher attainment score than their …

This in-ear translator will hit eardrums next month

Aussie startup Lingmo is farewelling language faux pas with an earpiece that can translate eight languages, taking seconds, and it could be yours within a month.<p>Lingmo's Translate One2One earpiece translates spoken conversation across English, Japanese, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian …

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Network Effects in Education

Networks of aligned people are powerful, always have been, but now that they’re all connected they operate a lot more like a live organism than a …

A Conversation About Creating A Global Classroom

<i>By Jessica Altounian and Holly Pazos</i><p><i>Holly’s students have participated in several PenPal Schools VR projects, including a VR Field Trip to Pakistan.</i> …

The Global Search for Education: What Meta-Learning?

<i>The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought</i> …

5 Hands-on Strategies to Teach Reading Comprehension for ESL Students - Minds in Bloom

Reading skills are essential at any stage, but for ESL students this skill can be quite challenging, especially when teachers have a mixture of …

FREE VISUAL CHARTS ON ENGLISH, GRAMMAR, PUNCTUATION AND WRITING

We have released these visual charts under the Creative Commons license. You can do what you want with these charts except alter them or mass produce …

7 Components of an Effective Classroom Lesson Plan

7 Components of an Effective Classroom Lesson Plan<p>Updated on March 21, 2018<p>Whether you’re a regular classroom teacher or teach in a specific content …

How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

Technology in School<p>How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year<p>By Julie Cremin and Kerry Gallagher (Columnist)     Aug …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

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8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more

If you do fewer teacher-directed activities, that means the kids will naturally do more talking, doesn’t it? Not necessarily. I have often found …

7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology

<b>7 Characteristics Of Teachers Who Effectively Use Technology</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><i>Ed note: This post has been updated with an updated visual from</i> …

Education Technology

Two Awesome Visuals On ADHD for Teachers

April 10, 2014<br>ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopment disorders. People with ADHD find it hard to concentrate on a single chore at a time, …

Teaching with TED Talks for Increased Global Citizenship

In my previous post entitled TED Talks in the EFL Classroom, I outlined the basics for navigating TED.com, listed select TED Talks for use in the …

Five Key Responsibilities - The School Principal as Leader: Guiding Schools to Better Teaching and Learning

Contents<p>Shaping a vision of academic success for all students<p>Although they say it in different ways, researchers who have examined education …

The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual

<i>Today, more of the world’s population is bilingual or multilingual than monolingual. In addition to facilitating cross-cultural communication, this</i> …

The advantages and disadvantages of homework

There’s a long-running debate on the benefits of homework. The purpose of homework is to bridge the gap between children’s learning at school and at …

English pronunciation: index of common mistakes by first language background

Practising production and recognition of English sounds using Minimal Pairs<p>The teacher or student (A) reads out ONE word from each pair without …

100 Most Often Mispronounced Words and Phrases in English

There are spelling rules in English, even if they are difficult to understand, so pronouncing a word correctly usually does help you spell it …

How Poverty Affects Classroom Engagement - Educational Leadership

But it doesn't work that way. In one study of 81,000 students across the United States, the students not in Title I programs consistently reported …

Pedagogy

DelliCarpini - Scaffolding and Differentiating Instruction in Mixed Ability ESL Classes Using a Round Robin Activity (TESL/TEFL)

Scaffolding and Differentiating Instruction in Mixed Ability ESL Classes Using a Round Robin Activity<p>Margo DelliCarpini<br>Lehman College, The City …

Differentiating Instruction for ELLs

His first name was Mauricio, and he was from Uruguay. As a class assignment, one of his teachers in his new school in the United States asked …

Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than for Jan 5, 2015

The Four C's: Making 21st Century Education Happen

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20 Strategies for School Leaders

School leaders are in a unique position to engage the families of ELLs, even if previous attempts at family outreach have been unsuccessful. Engaged …

The Elementary School Principal as a Change Facilitator in ICT Integration

Computers and other forms of information and communication technologies (ICT) provide possibilities for changing the way children learn and teachers …