Category Archives: Teaching

A Positive Side To Social Media

I heard a story about the positive use of social media. My sister is using her ipad to teach the old people who she works with to use Facebook and Twitter, to connect with their children and grand-children. I love … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before school by Charles Gulotta

Poem By Charles Gulotta From Mostly Bright Ideas Blog: Source: https://mostlybrightideas.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/twas-the-night-before-school-starts/ ‘Twas the night before school starts, and all through the town, Not a teacher was sleeping, just thrashing around. Thoughts of the classroom brought a tear to each eye, … Continue reading

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TEFL – Teaching English as a Foreign Language

“TEFL” is the acronym for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or simply, English language instruction for non-native speakers. Also known as Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), English Language Teaching (ELT), and teaching ESL (English as a … Continue reading

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English Drama

Title: Drama Author: Seomra Ranga Full Text & Source: http://www.seomraranga.com/links/drama-links/ The Internet, Online, 5/10/2015 Sample Text: These links are just suggestions of websites that teachers may wish to visit to compliment their classroom teaching. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of … Continue reading

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Khan Academy – Our mission to provide a world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

Title: A personalized learning resource for all ages Author: Khan Academy Full Text & Source: https://www.khanacademy.org/ The Internet, Online, 4/10/2015 Sample Text: Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Khan … Continue reading

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Teaching And Learning

Title: Teaching And Learning Author: Ireland, UCD Full Text & Source: http://www.ucd.ie/teaching/resources/ The Internet, Online, 4/10/2015 Sample Text: Presentation Skills ‘Chalk and talk’ is a centuries old approach to lecturing where a ‘master’ read important passages from a text and … Continue reading

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Computer Literacy Instructional Resources

Title: Computer Literacy Instructional Resources Author: Minnesota Literacy Council, USA Full Text & Source: http://www.mnliteracy.org/educators/adult/technology/computer-skills The Internet, Online, 3/10/2015 A helpful resource for teachers and volunteers who are new to this field is the Effective Computer Education Strategies manual prepared … Continue reading

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