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Using Social Media with ELLs

Here’s an article from MultiBrief about using social media to enhance second language acquisition.

http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/the-power-of-social-media-in-language-acquisition/education

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Using Wikis in the Classroom

Great post on using Wikis in the classroom, from Amanda Bruin’s blog. Thank you!

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Two NPR Reports Common Core

Here’s a couple of great stories about the Common Core: from Dr. Broady’s Blog via NPR. Enjoy!

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Top 60 iPad Apps for Teaching STEAM Organized by Grade Level

Great STEM/STEAM apps from Dr. Broady’s ESL blog, organized by grade level cluster and subject. Great find!

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Assessment Fun: Jeopardy Template

Thanks to Dr. Broady for sharing this resource!

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From one of my graduate students:

If anyone is interested I found an online Jeopardy template that is great for creating review: https://www.superteachertools.net/jeopardyx/

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Palestinian Dabke

The “Dabke” is a traditional dance found throughout the Middle East.  It’s often performed during a time of celebration, such as a wedding or the celebration of a birth.  Here we see the dabke performed at a Palestinian wedding…

 

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Language, Meaning, and Connotation

This podcast, from PRI’s “The World,” discusses how different languages talk about pregnancy and the possible implications of word choice to talk about pregnancy.  Extremely interesting stuff….

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-04-14/language-pregnancy-seems-pregnant-meaning-it

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