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Books Direct, "20 Fabulous alternatives to the word 'awesome'." - 4 views

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    A good infographic to assist students to broaden their vocab
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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Edutopia - 6 views

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    We all want to nurture a learning culture in our classroom. One that cultivates skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, synthesis, analysis, critical judgement and interpretation. For this to happen we need to pose learning problems and questions that demand the development of these skills. Well-posed questions can be simple questions but the right questions can drive much more learning and elicit insight that those complex questions that don't ask students to really think. Framing good questions is an art and some suggested questions are discussed here.
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250 Ways to Say "Went" - 4 views

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    250 options to use rather than "went"
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200 Ways to Say "Went" - 3 views

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    A great poster with 200 ways to avoid using "went" in a piece of writing.v
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Our Guide to Twitter's Language - 5 views

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    The Next Web has developed this quick and handy guide to Twitter's most stalwart phrases. From the basic beginner to a tweet-savvy expert, this cheat sheet will help you navigate the perplexing and concentrated language that often appears in the stream, and
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Solvemall.com - crosswords online - 4 views

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    A good collection of online crossword puzzles to help improve your English.There are many different levels from beginner with pictures to more advanced.
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IdiomSite.com - Find out the meanings of common sayings - 3 views

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    Useful site for studying idioms. It gives simple and accurate definitions to a good range of idioms.
Tania Sheko

Speaking of useful apps, this one's a genuine life-changer - 0 views

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    Proloquo2go app helps autistic boy communicate 
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GraphWords.com - Visualize words! - 6 views

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    An interesting site that provides webs of related words. To use type any word into Graph Words to see a web of alternative word choices. Click on any word in the web to generate a new web of more related words.
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Study: The Brains of Storytellers And Their Listeners Actually Sync Up | 80beats | Disc... - 0 views

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    Interesting study. Brains of people engaged in some communication/dialogue seem to sync up!
Ruth Howard

Lingua Franca - 18 June 2011 - Learning oral language - 2 views

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    Oracy the ugly sister to numeracy and literacy how children hear and develop the capacity to speak in their communications has profound impact. Teachers are assuming behaviors are personality rather than oracy. Strategies can be developed to observe and assist with oracy. An ABC Radio interview listen or read transcript also there's a follow up session regards self efficacy and oracy. Short!
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WordSift - Visualize Text - 2 views

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    Very clever site that creates a word cloud from text, and finds images for the most frequently occurring words.
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Visual dictionary - 6 views

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    Graphics to represent many words, organized by concept. it can aosl be a visual reference source for finding copyright free sharable images. Also available in Spanish and French.
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Conjugate Verbs |Conjugation English Verbs | Conjugated Verbs - 3 views

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    Conjugation.com is an easy to use website that works by just typing the verb that you want to conjugate in any form. Any verb, regular or irregular. You then Click on "Conjugate," and a new page is instantaneously displayed, with the verb shown in all of its forms, voices and tenses.
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