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Why it Makes Sense to Teach the World Cup

Part of the Cool Sites series As an English language teacher I love opportunities to teach culturally responsive lessons (CRT), a type of curriculum that celebrates and responds to various cultural issues through student-centered instruction. In a previous post, Do Our Students Realize They Live in the World, I explain why all students need to develop skills in collaborating with others Read full article »

Free E-books and Resources for Your Summer Reading!

Part of the Cool Sites series In my last post in the Cool Sites series I provided you with 35 free professional development opportunities for the summer! This post included ways to access free e-books. I want to share with you some great e-books that are resourceful and inspiring. Just click on the titles to go to the websites to download Read full article »

What Will You Learn this Summer? 35 Professional Development Resources

Part of the Cool Sites series Photo adapted from Flickr by kevindooley licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic. Summer has officially started for many of you! I know that you will probably be relaxing for the first few days, but eventually you may feel the need to be inspired and motivated for the upcoming school year! Social media provides us with Read full article »

Employ Technology for Fun Summer Learning

Part of the Cool Sites series As an educator, you may find yourself frustrated by the fact that after three months of blissfully brainless summer, your students return to school nowhere near ready to resume their studies.  In truth, the time off spells nothing so much as a loss of retained knowledge and an itch to relive their recent days of Read full article »

Will You Wave? 25 Google Wave Resources

Part of the Cool Sites series On Tuesday, May 18th, Google announced that Google Wave is now available for everyone! Now you may have tried Google Wave in the beginning and felt it was not your cup of tea. Initially, Google Wave did have some annoying problems. However, like most technology, it has improved with time. Google Wave uploads faster, notifies Read full article »

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