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Aug 20, 2012

Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting: List of Works Cited

This vidcast introduces the viewers to the basics of MLA style documentation, focusing on the list of works cited. For more information on this, please see the following resources on the Purdue OWL:
Purdue OWL: MLA Works Cited: Basic Format:
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/
Purdue OWL: MLA Works Cited: Books: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/06/
Purdue OWL: MLA Works Cited: Periodicals: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/07/
Purdue OWL: MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
Purdue OWL: MLA Works Cited: Other Common Sources: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/09/


How to Write an Essay

How to Write an Essay - Collegues, I find this site useful for us and our students.
A step-by-step tutorial on how to write an effective essay for...

Aug 19, 2012

Anna's reflections and archive: Introduction to the Blog

Anna's reflections and archive: Introduction to the Blog: I have decided to start this blog specifically for 2012 EVO session as last year I found it difficult to keep track of all the websites that...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Week 1 Reflection

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Week 1 Reflection: Week 1 is almost over and we are asked to choose one of the tools that we have been introduced to and design a lesson plan. Well, the tool...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Week 1 Reflection

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Week 1 Reflection: Week 1 is almost over and we are asked to choose one of the tools that we have been introduced to and design a lesson plan. Well, the tool...

Anna's reflections and archive: Gamification - Week 1

Anna's reflections and archive: Gamification - Week 1: The week was very fruitful. I am thoroughly enjoying this course. First of all I loved Larry Ferlazzo's Blog where he has a collection of...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - DreamDoze

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - DreamDoze: This week we are asked to look at some sites which offer various story telling tools. I have looked at three so far:  http://dreamdoze.com/ ...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Collaborative Writing

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Collaborative Writing: We were given quite a few links to various online writing websites where students can collaborate on their writing tasks to analyse. The f...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Presentation Online

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Presentation Online: As I love teaching Business English, the tools that we had to have a look at at the end of Week 2 were of a particular interest to me. As ...

Anna's reflections and archive: Web 2.0 Tools - Patterns of Participation

Anna's reflections and archive: Web 2.0 Tools - Patterns of Participation: This week we have learnt a lot about online course participant behaviour and building for social presence. Very useful! First we had a loo...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Writing Activities Online

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Writing Activities Online: Apart from Collaborative Writing Tool sites, there are also other sites which offer practice for writing skills. Among them are Word Clouds...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Treasure Hunt

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Treasure Hunt: The first task was a challenge I have to say. Not really that easy to form an opinion about 12 sites within 30 minutes. I only managed to lo...

Anna's reflections and archive: Designing for Social Presence - Motivating online ...

Anna's reflections and archive: Designing for Social Presence - Motivating online ...: The topic of this week's discussion is Motivation. It is actually quite interesting to think about motivation for online students because ...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Listening Lesson Plan

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Listening Lesson Plan: My Listening Math 3+12=15 DIGITAL RESOURCES  http://www.youtube.com/show/10questions http://www.mediabistro.com/10000words/3-unique-ways-t...

Anna's reflections and archive: DigItal Tools - Videocasts, Sketchcasts and Video ...

Anna's reflections and archive: DigItal Tools - Videocasts, Sketchcasts and Video ...: This week has been really hectic for me: so many tasks to do that I thought I wasn't going to make it. But I seem to be coping well at the m...

Anna's reflections and archive: Web 2.0 Tools - Task and assessment design

Anna's reflections and archive: Web 2.0 Tools - Task and assessment design:  This week has been really challanging because we had to give feedback to the way some forums were run and also look at some forms of altern...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Read, Summarize, Publish

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - Read, Summarize, Publish: I loved this activity! What a wonderful idea to ask students to summarize their reading tasks and create a newspaper! I summarized Combini...

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - ReadThinkWrite

Anna's reflections and archive: Digital Tools - ReadThinkWrite: I am impressed by the lesson plan we were supposed to analyze this week. Very creative! It has also been very handy as my students (Advance...

Anna's reflections and archive: Web 2.0 Tools - Moderation Skills

Anna's reflections and archive: Web 2.0 Tools - Moderation Skills: There is a lot of reading to do this week, but unfortunately I haven't got round to it yet. At the moment I would just like to archive the...

Anna's reflections and archive: Scheduling a Meeting

Anna's reflections and archive: Scheduling a Meeting: A great Web 2.0 tool that allows you to collaborate with others anywhere in the world to schedule an online meeting, http://www.scheduleon...

Anna's reflections and archive: 6 Key Questions for Teachers and Trainers at the C...

Anna's reflections and archive: 6 Key Questions for Teachers and Trainers at the C...: This was a fantastic talk given by Jeremy Harmer. It was actually quite a funny one too. Jeremy Harmer has such a great sense of humour.  Du...

Anna's reflections and archive: Sound Advice or Pronunciation Practice

Anna's reflections and archive: Sound Advice or Pronunciation Practice: The talk by Suzanne Cloke was about tools to use when teaching pronunciation, something that many of our learners are struggling with.  I wi...

Anna's reflections and archive: First for Schools

Anna's reflections and archive: First for Schools: The webinar conducted by Cambridge ESOL Examinations was very informative. The aim of the webinar was to give an overview of the format of C...

Anna's reflections and archive: 10 tips for ESP teachers

Anna's reflections and archive: 10 tips for ESP teachers: The webinar that I attended today was called 10 Tips for ESP Teachers and it was conducted by Keith Harding . In many cases we are all wor...

Anna's reflections and archive: Diigo, Scoop.it and Pinterest - Bookmarking Tools

Anna's reflections and archive: Diigo, Scoop.it and Pinterest - Bookmarking Tools: A friend of mine asked me about the difference between Diigo, Scoop.It and Pinterest and while replying to her, I thought that I could actua...

Reflective School by Pappas

The Common Core and Bloom’s Taxonomy

 

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All students need to meet the new common core standards. Here , each standard for literary text is fitted with Bloom’s taxonomy to provide assignments for students at different levels. All students are working in the same standard, but completing different assignments to demonstrate their work in that standard.
Common Core Standards and Blooms Taxonomy Literacy Activities

Bloom's Taxonomy Poster

Anna's reflections and archive: Photopeach versus Educreations

Anna's reflections and archive: Photopeach versus Educreations: In this post I would like to make a comparison of two online presentation tools: Photopeach and Educreations . I like both these tools but ...

Anna's reflections and archive: MentorMob

Anna's reflections and archive: MentorMob: I found MentorMob by chance and really liked the tool. This is a great tool which allows a team to put articles, videos and blogs related t...

Anna's reflections and archive: Translate or not Translate?

Anna's reflections and archive: Translate or not Translate?: There have been a lot of debates around using L1 in the classroom. Some teachers think that translation helps our learners to understand tex...

Anna's reflections and archive: World Statistics - Infographic

Anna's reflections and archive: World Statistics - Infographic: This was my first attempt at creating an infographic. The topic I picked may seem a bit sad, but that's the reality which could create disc...

Anna's reflections and archive: How to Create Infographics with Easel.ly

Anna's reflections and archive: How to Create Infographics with Easel.ly: At first I wanted to create my own screencast tutorial on how to create infographics but then I found a really good video on Youtube and dec...

KET/PET/FCE - Understanding Scores

FCE - Use of English