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Create Your Own Comic!
For this lesson I used a comic strip generator called Strip Generator . You see a lot of popular graphic novels are now used in ESL classrooms so I thought this website was pretty neat. The comic strip I generated was of a girl walking into her classroom in...

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Idioms
Today I explored a photo series website called Animoto . I chose to put a series of photos together that are all common idioms in English. Students would watch this video  where the would see a picture along with text. Students will look at the photo along ...

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I created a TedEd lesson titled:  The Evolution of Language  where students would watch the 4 minute video then answer a few questions on comprehension then relate the information they have learned to their life. By doing this activity students would addres...

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Let's Get Flipped
I just read two interesting pieces on flipped classrooms: Why It's Time To Rethink Homework  and Things You Should Know About Flipped Classrooms . Although flipping a classroom seems interesting I can't say I'm completely convinced! A flipped classroom is b...

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Tube Chop
Have you ever wanted to show just a piece of a video to your class? As a teacher I always run into the problem that I'd like to show my class a clip from a whole video but clicking through to figure out where it starts is very time consuming. Well, I'm here...

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Garbage Dreams
Hello everyone! This week I am further exploring gamification, but this time I am focusing on serious games. The game I chose to play is called The Garbage Dreams Recycling Game  and I played the game about 8 times (it's kind of addicting once you get start...

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Escape the Room
Today I explored the world of Escaping the Room Games! If you're not familiar with what escaping the room games are, I'll give you a brief overview. It's an online game where you can point and click to explore a world of your choice. You are trying to compl...

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What is Gamification?
        First and foremost you're probably asking yourself "what is gamification?" According to Educause's Things You Should Know About Gamification , " Gamification is the application of game elements in non-gaming situations, often to motivate or influenc...

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you can use twitter in the classroom!???!
According to Twitter they have over 271 million active users and roughly 500 million tweets are sent per day. How can we as teachers use this site for professional development and in the classroom with students? I browsed the internet and was overwhelmed wi...

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Today I dove into the world of t witter ! Although I am an avid twitter user, this is my first time using it from a professional teacher stand point. My teacher put on our syllabus that we would have to attend a twitterchat. I felt as though I needed to pre...
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