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Mobile Learning

Education, learning, and instruction conducted by means of portable computer devices such as smartphones or tablet computers; includes apps and tablet programs.

Newsworthy Stories

Apr 12, 2016

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Newsworthy Stories

Designed for the iPad and iPhone by Press4Kids, the News-O-Matic, Daily Reading for Kids app provides images, videos, and maps to accompany five daily news stories, in English and Spanish, at three reading levels.

Visual Prompts and Vocal Responses

Apr 12, 2016

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Visual Prompt, Vocal Response

An iPad app called Tell About This, developed by RSA Group, provides an easy platform to inspire and capture English learners’ thoughts and stories.

Film about Challneges Latino Students Face

Apr 12, 2016

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Making Their Way

The two-part film The Graduates/Los Graduados, which aired on the PBS series Independent Lens, tells the stories of six Latino and Latina students and the challenges they face as they make their way through US high schools.

Learning Vocabulary and Civic Literacy

Apr 12, 2016

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Framing the Issues

A free online lesson provided by The New York Times Learning Network helps English language learners increase their English vocabulary as well as their civic literacy. In the lesson, students view a video highlighting a Democratic presidential debate that occurred in March 2016.

Socratic Seminar for Students

Apr 12, 2016

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SPOTLIGHT! On Socratic Seminars

The goal of a Socratic seminar is for students to help one another understand the ideas, issues, and values reflected in a specific text. Students are responsible for facilitating a discussion around ideas in the text rather than asserting opinions. Through a process of listening, making meaning, and finding common ground, students work toward shared understanding.

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