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Aug 16

Twenty Questions Game

There is an interesting version of the twenty questions game online that intermediate and advanced language learners would enjoy. Link

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Aug 16

3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Ruin Your Summer Vacation

The nice thing about summer learning is having choices. Find an opportunity that allows you to further your learning without sacrificing your holiday. There are several experiences that are readily available for all educators. Link

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Aug 16

The Complete Guide to Snapchat for Teachers and Parents

Snapchat is a video messaging and sharing application where users can take photos, record videos, add text and drawings and send them to specific recipients. In order to better understand the uses of Snapchat, check out the complete guides for teachers and parents to make the most of the experience. Link

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Jul 16

Is Stress in the Classroom Contagious?

When teachers feel stressed they may not be the only ones paying the price. Students’ stress levels are being elevated as a result of their teacher’s exhaustion, and maybe vice versa. A new UBC study has found a strong “stress contagion”- between teacher’s occupational stress and student’s psychological strain. Link

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Jul 16

Pen Pals in the 21st Century

Pen pals provide an opportunity to break down classroom walls. Whether you connect your class with another state or another country, it serves the same purpose. It gives students the chance to see things outside of their walls. Take advantage of some of the great options available. Link

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Jul 16

Podcast: Teaching Languages, Tips and Techniques

Carla Arena a language educator joins Vicki Davis the @coolcatteacher in a discussion on sharing advice on teaching languages. Do you struggle with students with different learner abilities or levels in one class? – how do you handle this?  Carla has some great advice. Link.

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