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Presidential-Elect Donald J. Trump

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¡Cumplimos 5 años! #5añosenlanube

Todo empezó el 25 de noviembre de 2011. Lo que pretendía ser un espacio para facilitar el trabajo de coordinación a un grupo de responsables TIC de institutos de secundaria de una zona cercana a Bilbao, y fracasar en este propósito, se convirtió rápidamente en un proyecto colaborativo entre docentes de España, Mexico, Costa Rica, Chile, Uruguay, Argentina,...  

Ya lo dijo Henry Ford..

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32 Movie Accents Analyzed by Dialect Coach

In our ongoing series about accents we take a look at the different local variations of languages across the world and how difficult it can be for people who don’t come from these regions to correctly imitate them. This is especially true for actors.

Thank You!

Good morning from Connecticut where I am watching my brother and other members of his club run in the 80th annual road race in our hometown. To borrow a line from Jim Nantz, in my family watching the race "is a tradition unlike any other." But enough about my family...

A Simple Alternative to Blubbr for Making Video Quizzes

On Wednesday morning I received an email from a reader who had been using Blubbr to create video quizzes for her students. Unfortunately, Blubbr seems to have gone offline so she was looking for a replacement. My immediate suggestion was to try Vizia. Vizia lets you build multiple choice questions into any YouTube video. The responses that you gather appear in either a Google Sheet or a CSV file to download.

The Search for Alice's Restaurant

Radio stations all over the United States play Alice's Restaurant Massacree on Thanksgiving Day. While I was looking for a recording of the song on YouTube it occurred to me that many other people were surely doing the same thing.

S'Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: CueThink, Kids Discover Online

This week in S’Cool Tools, we share the real experiences of three teachers using three different tools, written in their own words. If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study.

La h es muda

Calle Carranza

El otro día me encontré con este local de hamburguesas que es perfecto para hacer una entrada sobre ortografía. Vamos, ¡que parece que el bar lo han abierto unos lingüistas!

Claro que, si lo hubieran abierto unos lingüistas, seguramente no pondría debajo burgerbar, sino bar de hamburguesas. Porque en español se dice hamburguesa, no burger (pero como te conté en la

Diferencia entre aquí, ahí y allí

En español tenemos tres adverbios de lugar que los hablantes nativos usan con la mayor tranquilidad del mundo, pero cuya diferencia no es evidente, sobre todo para los hablantes de otros idiomas. Me refiero a aquí, ahí y allí.

Esto es una peculiaridad en comparación con lenguas como el inglés que solo tienen dos grados: here y there.

What We Know About Betsy DeVos, Trump's Pick for Education Secretary

President-elect Donald J. Trump has voiced his pick for Education Secretary, saying he’ll appoint Republican philanthropist and school-choice activist Betsy DeVos to the position.

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Professors Aren’t Good at Sharing Their Classroom Practices. Teaching Portfolios Might Help.

At the height of the buzz around MOOCs and flipped classrooms three years ago, Bridget Ford worried that administrators might try to replace her introductory history course with a batch of videos. She agreed that something should change: Drop-outs and failures were high in the 200-person class—at about 13 percent. But the assistant professor of history at California State University at East Bay wanted something less drastic than giving up on live lectures entirely.