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The critical difference between “Studying” and “Learning” a language

The critical difference between “Studying” and “Learning” a language

Written by on 20/08/2015 in Curated content

By John Fotheringham of Foreign Language Mastery I am often asked if there any tricks or shortcuts to learning a language more quickly. I always respond with the same answer: The trick to learning a language is to actually learn the language. This may sound obvious, but it points to the fundamental (and so often […]

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True tech integration starts with learning goals | eSchool News

True tech integration starts with learning goals | eSchool News

Written by on 24/03/2015 in Curated content

The real challenge is not integrating technology effectively. It’s developing a vision for technology use. True tech integration starts with learning goals By Tom Daccord March 19th, 2015 The other day I was working with a group of elementary school teachers on lesson planning with technology. They were introducing some new vocabulary words to their fourth […]

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10 Ways to Get Student-Centered Learning Right | Edudemic

10 Ways to Get Student-Centered Learning Right | Edudemic

Written by on 17/11/2014 in Curated content

If there´s been a single educational buzzword with traction over the past few years, student-centered learning certainly tops the charts. From the TED stage to experimental classrooms, an increasing number of thought leaders, schools and teachers are advocating a handover of the learning experience to the students who must do the learning. To seasoned educators, […]

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Open-source, open world | Playlist | TED.com

Open-source, open world | Playlist | TED.com

Written by on 24/08/2014 in Curated content

Openness is the future. Where are the limits of imagination? I guess in access to information. Thousands of developers make products great. In this talk, he shares how his ambitious new project, Duolingo, will help millions learn a new language while translating the Web quickly and accurately all for free. Subscribe to receive email notificationswhenever […]

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5 fast paths to go from classroom teaching to blended learning

5 fast paths to go from classroom teaching to blended learning

Written by on 28/07/2014 in Blog

In the last months we have visited a good bunch of language schools in different countries. One of the common questions, maybe, the most has been: “Ok, I like the idea. How can I start transforming my classroom teaching in some kind of blended learning?” Our answer has been always. “It depends. Which is your […]

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Peripatetic school already used tablets and blended learning

Peripatetic school already used tablets and blended learning

Written by on 06/07/2014 in Blog

Sometimes I wonder what would have happened if Aristoteles and his students would have had the same media we have today. They implemented an important change at that time. They were busy people and used walking time to learn as well. They also had tablets made of wax, there was no “screen refresh” function. And they overcame to all these challenged with enthusiasm, with desire to learn. That’s the compelling reason for any change. Because you change with you know, and you know if you want to know.

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Sincerely, do I speak English?

Sincerely, do I speak English?

Written by on 23/11/2012 in Blog with 0 Comments

This is the big question in job interviews. In my case, understanding, reading and even writing are relatively good, but when I face a native verbally feel at a disadvantage. And in many cases, that’s the difference between getting a job or career or closing a business.

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Happy birthday, Adhoc Learning!

Happy birthday, Adhoc Learning!

Written by on 18/10/2012 in News and Events with 0 Comments

Today Adhoc Learning turns 8. Many things have happened since then. But we continue. Hopefully for at least a few more years.

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