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From pop culture icons to your local newspaper, there are powerful learning tools right at your fingertips. These real-world tools are being used in ESL right now!
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After stumbling across an animated GIF cat-maker, I came across something actually useful! Perfect for show-and-tell, it's an easy way to make your own newspaper clippings.
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As this visualization from the always wonderful langwitches explains, 21st century skills are learned and enhanced by blogging in the classroom.
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There's more to educational video than YouTube. It's a terrific resource but you should know about the best alternatives to youtube available now.
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Most high schools in the United States offer some sort of media opportunity, but only about a third have an online component, according to a study co-written by a University of Kansas researcher.
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Transmedia is a powerful new form of interactive storytelling, and Inanimate Alice is its darling.
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Over 3 billion videos are viewed on YouTube each day. In a year? How about approaching a trillion? In lieu of its sometimes seedy reputation, there have to be lessons here for educators.
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A recently released U.S. Department of Education report contains enough statistics, p-values and information about "statistical significance" to entertain even the most extreme statistician. Fortunately, the art...
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If you've ever written a paper, you know that citations are important. But for whatever reason, if you write that paper online (as a blog for example) then citations and image credits somehow become, well, less import...
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As the next generation grows up and prepares to head off to college, it seems they bring the latest trends with them. For example, Twilight is gaining a scary amount of traction in course catalogs at colleges and univ...
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From the Cornell Daily Sun: Bob Saget descended on Ithaca yesterday for originally, inexplicable reasons. He had already been to the school once in my four years here — telling a slew of dirty jokes that Danny Tan...
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Gen Y’s seeming addiction to media gets a bad rap these days. We’re all text messages, Twitter and video games. Don’t think video games and movies can help kids learn? Henry Jenkins, Provost’s Professor of Communicati...
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[UPDATED 4/5/10 @ 3:30pm - Reflects Google's asking of FCC to ensure universal access] This website launched, fittingly, the same day as the iPad. This "magical and revolutionary device" is supposedly heralding a new...