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Do Now #60: Online Learning

Do Now | January 26, 2013 | 165 Comments

Do Now #60: Online Learning

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What are the advantages or disadvantages of taking courses online? Would you prefer that classes be […]

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A Class Project With A Difference – Making Politics Personal

Post-Secondary ESL | September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Class Project With A Difference – Making Politics Personal

Teaching about elections is never easy. The whole drama of conventions, ballots and propositions can seem far removed from the everyday issues in students’ lives. It becomes a civics lesson – students reviewing the 2012 candidates, issues and campaign strategies with little sense that this process can involve them. But listen to the KQED News […]

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ESL Mobile News Blog – From a Teacher’s Perspective

Post-Secondary ESL | December 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

ESL Mobile News Blog – From a Teacher’s Perspective

By Kelly Robart and Karine Manoukian, ESL Instructors from San Jose State University When our students heard they would be posting blog entries to a local media organization (KQED), they were very excited. Most had some experience with blogs – either reading or writing, but none had ever written for an English language blog – […]

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