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EFL Classroom 2.0
An extremely comprehensive ning offereing a large ESL/EFL community of teachers and learners as well as a whole host of classroom and learner resources.
Creaye your own Ning network. Sign up here.
"For English teachers across the world who are interested in linking their classes with EFL/ESL students from other countries."
World Languages Teachers 2.0
"Advocating for the importance of language learning in the 21st century."
English Companion ning
"A place to ask questions and get help. A community dedicated to helping you enjoy your work. A cafe without walls or coffee: just friends."
Bloggers in ELT, Freelance
"A community for those blogging about English language learning and teaching."
Nik's Learning Technology Blog
Informative blog post on creating your own ning from Nik Peachey: "Create your own social network 7 steps."
"A place for high school English teachers to become beacons of 21st Century literacy. ... share best practices, forge collaborations, and discuss what literacy in the 21st Century entails."
The ning of the Business English Special Interest Group.
A ning "for all AP English teachers, language and literature, new teachers and veterans".
Virtual Round Table Conference
"Virtual Round Table is the first virtual conference on language learning with technology Nov 12-13, 2009 coordinated by LANCELOT School."
Second Life English Community
"Second Life English is a free resource and open community for language learners and teachers in the virtual world of Second Life."
Mexico English Teachers' Alliance (META)
A community of English teachers interested or teaching in Mexico
Teaching English through drama.
National Council of Teachers of English (NCCT)
For school and university teachers of English as well as ESL/EFL teachers.
"... social network for those interested in Web 2.0 and Social Media in education."
Ning in Education
"Using Ning for educational social networks."
English Teachers Network Israel (ETNI)
"How to engage and motivate EFL/ESL learners in projects and in collaborating worldwide by means of a social network called "ning."
What Wikipedia has to say about nings
Virtual Worlds & Language Learning
A community to support the TESOL EVO 2009 session.
EFL Univeristy Ning
"EFL University teachers and students have FUN = Frivolous. Unanticipated. Nonsense to learn together in English and Spanish."
TESOL EVO 2010 - Teaching in a Virtual World
"The TESOL Electronic Village Online offers a series of free online workshops for teachers. Find out more here: http://evosessions.pbwiki.com/"
"Introduction to ESL Teaching - Teaching Adults."
The Ning community blog.
Teaching Languages in a Virtual World
A community to support the TESOL EVO 2010 session
A meeting place for educational bloggers.
"Live Conversations on the Impact of the Internet on Culture and Society."
"The ColorinColorado.org Community offers a place to discuss resources and ideas that will help English language learners succeed!"
"A friendly place where writers, teachers and students come to share work, lessons and inspiration."
ESL/EFL Sister Classes
Alternatives to nings
The Educator's PLN
"This is a ning site dedicated to the support of a Personal Learning Network for Educators."
School 2.0 - The Transformation of Education
"...discussions of how education, learning, and our physical school spaces can (or should) change because of the changing nature of our social and economic lives brought on by [Web 2.0] technologies."
"OpenLearn is an Open University project which makes OU course material available to all with internet access under a Creative Commons license."
The Global Education Collaborative
"A community for teachers and students interested in global education. Contribute by adding media, conversation, and collaborative project ideas."
The World is Open
A community for teachers to talk about English, education and technology.
A blog post about nings and education.
MU English Education
A gathering place for English teachers in Central PA.
'The World's Largest English Department' A discussion on the use of nings in breaking "the culture of professional isolation".
Teaching Every Student
For people interested in teaching every student in the digital age - "Universal Design for Learning".
How-To Technology Tips
Ning: Adding a YouTube Video to Your Profile.
Making It Personal - Connecting Kids
"A forum where educators can share exemplary stories and questions related to personal learning networks within an educational setting for the purpose of promoting habits of mind that support a passion for lifelong learning."
Gifted Education 2.0
"GE2.0 is the place to put up your feet, take a sip of coffee, and peruse the ONLY g/t network encouraging conversations amongst members."
A blog post questioning the value of nings in education.
Flat Classroom Project
"Building bridges for the future through collaborative projects."
'Ning: Build Your Own YouTube, Flickr or MySpace' - A how-to artricle.
A blog post on the use of nings in education.
"A place where educators and professionals alike learn about what is happening in technology in the classroom by following the latest news in Ed Tech."
Future Of Education.com
"This community is devoted to providing an opportunity for those who care about education to share their voices and ideas with others. It's a place for thoughtful discussion on an incredibly important topic."
Using Ning in Education
A slideshare presentation from John Dorner showing how nings can be used in education.
"Where kids and teachers can learn to make videos."
A Spanish ning.
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