International Conference on New Horizons aims to provide a multinational platform where the latest trends in education can be presented and discussed in a friendly environment with the aim to learn from each other.
The objectives and scope of this conference are the following: Art Education, Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Classroom Teacher Education, College and Higher Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Democracy Education, Development of Science Competencies, Developmental Psychology, Distance Education, Education and Culture, Educational Administration, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Environmental Education, ESL Education, Health Education, High School Teacher Education, History Education, Human Resources in Education, Human Rights Education, Innovation and Changing in Ed., Instructional Design, Language Education, Language Learning and Teaching, Language Teacher Education, Learning and Teaching, Guiding and Counseling, Learning Psychology, Mathematics Education, Measurement and Evaluation in Ed., Middle School Teacher Education, Multi-Cultural Education, Music Education, New Learning Environments, Nursery Education, Parents Involvement, Physics Education, Pre-school Education, Primary School Education, Professional Development, Science Education, Social Sciences Teaching, Society Involvement, Special Education, Sport and Physical Education, Teacher Training, Vocational Education.
This brochure presents the 10 best practices from the “Teachers’ competition for social media use in formal language learning contexts”, run throughout 2011. Now that we have highlighted current good practices through the competition, this special publication is about to share these deserving and admirable practices with a broader audience. We hope that this publication will be of interest to teachers, educators, parents and pupils sharing good practices in the use of social media in classroom settings.
Toutelaconjugaison.com est destiné à l'apprentissage des conjugaisons françaises. Nous avons tout d'abord créé un outil pour permettre à nos enfants de réviser leurs conjugaisons. Nous souhaitons maintenant le faire partager à tous. La base de données contient 6700 verbes qui peuvent être conjugués à tous les temps. Les exercices interactifs permettent de s'entrainer, avec une correction automatique en deux phases pour progresser. Les enfants peuvent s'exercer en toute simplicité !
Duolingo is a free language-learning website and crowdsourced text translation platform. The service is designed so that as users progress through the lessons they simultaneously help to translate websites and other documents. Currently, the site offers only Spanish and German courses for English speakers, though it has plans to expand to French, Italian and Chinese in the future. Duolingo launched in private beta on November 30, 2011, and has accumulated a waiting list of more than 100,000 users. As of December 22, 2011, the service has translated over 24,000 sentences.
A good command of foreign languages is a key competence essential to make one's way in the modern world and labour market. Multilingualism is not only part of the European heritage but also a chance to develop a society which is open, respectful of cultural diversity and ready for cooperation.
Gruntvig/Comenius grants available for International course ‘Methodologies and Technologies to promote oral communication in Language Education ' offered by the Utrecht SummerSchool.
The Universities of Utrecht and Valencia, in cooperation with TELLConsult and the Utrecht
SummerSchool, offer a 5-day, international course in which (student) language teachers can explore the educational possibilities of a number of Web 2.0 applications to support the development of L2 speaking and intercultural skills.
Participants will be trained in developing, supervising and assessing learning activities that can be realised with the selected applications, possibly in collaboration with international colleagues.
In 2012 the course will be run twice: in Utrecht, The Netherlands in early July (week 27) and in Valencia, Spain, the second week of October (week 42)
For this course, practising (student) teachers in EU (aspiring) member states can apply for a Comenius grant (Ref. nr. NL-2012-276-002) covering the costs of participation + travel and accommodation.
For more details and registration please consult the course page at the Utrecht Summer School site: http://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/index.php?type=courses&code=S26
The second edition of “The Future of Education” conference has the aim to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice in the field of innovation for Education.
The conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current educational projects.
The aim of the “Future of Education” conference is to promote transnational cooperation and share good practice and in the field of the application of innovation for Education.
The conference focuses on the following topics:
- Art Education
- Distance Education
- Education and New Technologies
- Education and People with Disabilities
- Gender Equality in Education
- Innovative Teaching and Learning Methodologies
- Learning Games
- Media Literacy Education
- Music Education
- Studies on Education
- Studies on Second Language Acquisition
This first edition of the Innovation Convention will be opened by President Barroso one year after the adoption of the Innovation Union flagship initiative, the EU's roadmap to turn Europe into a more innovation-friendly and competitive continent.
Research and innovation are the main motors for sustainable job creation and the only way to achieve a sustainable exit from the current economic crisis. This conference will bring together world leading experts in research and innovation to share their views on building a global innovation economy.
Speakers will include Don Tapscott, Chairman of Moxie Insight (Canada), and co-author of 'Macrowikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World', Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google (USA), Claudie Haigneré, former astronaut and President of Universcience (FR), Professor Henry Chesbrough, Centre for Open Innovation (USA), Sam Pitroda, entrepreneur and advisor to the Prime Minister of India on innovation, Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist, former Professor of the Public Understanding of Science and author of several books, including ' The God Delusion' (UK), Silvia Venturini Fendi, fashion designer (IT) and Michael O'Leary, CEO, Ryanair (IE).
LORO is a collection of resources to support language teaching and learning. Some of the materials in LORO have been specifically designed to support Open University Language courses and are deposited in LORO as Open Educational Resources to be adapted and re-used freely in any context. LORO connects Open University staff to the wider languages community. You are welcome to deposit your own resources into LORO to store them as your personal resources, to share them with your colleagues within the OU community or with the external language community. You can browse and search for any language teaching materials, and once you have found what you are looking for, any material can be re-used, adapted, or re-purposed for your own needs