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Using mind maps with younger students?

  This week I have been asking myself whether or not mind mapping can be done effectively with younger students. Many teachers utilize mind maps as they make the information clearer for the students. However is it possible to effectively … Continue reading

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Using online polls to trigger students’ interest!

As a teacher it is crucial to find topics that will trigger the student’s interest. In doing so, a teacher is more likely to receive positive feedbacks from both the students and their parents as he/she is doing anything in … Continue reading

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WebQuest 101

Since next week we have to hand in our WebQuest project I thought that maybe a little extra research on the subject might be of use! The first thing I did was to learn more about who invented this type of … Continue reading

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Practical classroom applications for Google Drive

As future ESL teachers we have to face it; the time of storage information solely on USB keys is over. Now it is the time of virtual storage known as either Goggle Drive or iCloud. These applications allow 5GB of free storage for … Continue reading

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Is Google your best friend or your worst enemy?

It has long been discussed whether Google should be considered trustworthy or not. Teachers question the validity of some of the information it displays and if it is the best search engine for students to use. According to an article on Edtechmagazine.com, … Continue reading

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Information and communication technologies’ (ICTs) possible practical applications in an elementary school setting

http://http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-WWsAXmBqk7g/UL-NDefy9_I/AAAAAAAAAas/kQrshv-R0BQ/s1600/ICT_Alphabet.png While doing some research on the practical use of ICTs in primary school I found an article that seemed trustworthy to me. The authors discuss the multidimensional level of learning a new language. They propose that most teachers do … Continue reading

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Web 2.0?

I have recently learn about the web 2.0. I am therefore curious about what it exactly entails and how as a future teacher web 2.0 could be of use to me. This week instead of reviewing technologies of which I … Continue reading

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