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Behaviour/Classroom Management:
  - 6 Things to Implement Now
  - Behaviour 2 Learn
  - Better Behaviour: Micro-skills
  - Bill Rodgers Top Ten Tips
  - Dr Bill Rodgers Videos
  - East-West:
      - Chinese v Western Beliefs
      - Views on the Self
  - Five Ways of Managing
  - Managing Behaviour
  - Promoting Positive Behaviour
  - TeacherVision.com
  - The Teacher's Guide

Communication:
  - 10 Ways For Better Conversation
  - How to Speak so People Listen
  - Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Courses:
  - Coursera Online Courses
      - Guide to Irrational Behavior
  - edX Online Courses
  - FutureLearn Online Courses
  - Online Providers
  - Teacher PD Courses:  Click Here

Critical Thinking: Click Here

eLearning:
  - E-Books: Considerations for Early Readers
  - Systematic Evaluation of Apps

General Pedagogy:
  - Catering to Learner Diversity
  - Differentiated Instruction
  - Effective Teaching: Ten Tips
  - Hattie Ranking of Student Achievement
  - Integrative Education Model
  - Myth of Learning Styles:
      - More Evidence Against
      - No Evidence to Back Idea
      - ResearchGate Paper
      - Stop Propogating the Myth
      - Tackling the Myth
      - Yale Center for Teaching
  - Theme-based Teaching and Learning for YLs
  - Tools for Teaching by Fred Jones
     (Change number in URL to read all 47 pages)

Higher Order Thinking for Ss:
  - Critical Thinking, Creativity and
        Cultural Awareness Through
        Language Arts
  - The Little Boy Analogy: Vsn 1, Vsn 2
  - Metacognition and Student Learning
  - ReadWriteThink Strategy Guides
  - Thinking Strategies
Language Acquisition:
  - ESL Research
  - Five Stages of 2nd Lang Acquisition
  - Motiviation in 2nd Language
  - Remedial Teaching of English
  - Understanding Language
  - Understanding Learning English
Native-speaking English Teacher Research
Neuroscience:
  - Biologising Parenting
  - Boost Intelligence by Training?
  - Brain Training: A Meta Review
  - Brain Training - No Walk in the Park
  - Growing Better Brains
  - Learning to Tame a Noisy Brain
Phonics:
  - Analytic v Synthetic
  - HKedCity Phonics
  - Phonemic Awareness
  - Phonics in Action
  - Principles of Quality Phonics (UK)
  - Progression in Phonics (UK)
  - Strategies to Maximize Pleasurable
        Learning Experiences
  - When Language Arts Meets Phonics
Professionalism:
  - Finland's Secret Sauce: Its Teachers
  - Professional Capital: Video, Paper
Reading:
  - Children of the Code
  - Common Problems & How To Help
  - Enhancing Decoding Efficiency
  - Enhancing Vocabulary Learning
  - The Four Resources Model
  - HKedCity Shared Reading
  - Inquiry-Based Reading Instruction
  - Matthew Effect in Reading
  - Reading Aloud to Children: The Evidence
  - Reading Recovery Strategies
  - Reading Workshop: My Classroom
  - Resources
  - Student-led Book Talks
  - Teaching Reading (Aus National Literacy Inquiry)
Research Tools:
  - Citation Guide (Purdue OWL)
  - Search: CUHK, ERIC, Google Scholar
  - Scrivener Content Generation Tool
Touch Typing:
  - Online Typewriter
  - Touch Typing
  - Type Online.co.uk
  - Type Writer
  - Z-Type
Useful Texts:
  - The Differentiated Classroom (Tomlinson)
  - Games for Language Learning (Wright)
  - Growing Up in a Risk Averse Society (Gill)
  - How to Teach English (Harmer)
  - Library Genesis Search
  - Multimodality and Literacy in the Classroom (Jewitt)
  - Practical English Usage (Swann)
  - The Practice of ELT (Harmer)
  - Project Gutenburg Free eBooks
  - Research Methods in Education (Cohen)
  - Teaching Drama in the Classroom (Dowdy)
  - Teaching Foreign Lang to Learners with SEN (Pokriv)
  - Teaching Languages to YLs (Cameron): 1, 2
  - Teaching and Learning 21st Century Skills (Rand)
A-Z of Terms
AI:
  - 7-year Facial Recognition Flop
  - A Step Closer
  - AI Winter Here Already (2020)
  - Amazon Scraps Biased Tool
  - Can't Tell If You're Happy
  - Deepmind:
      - No Predictions Yet (2019)
      - Still Just Hype (2021) 
  - Facebook Advertising
  - Hyperbole and Hysteria
  - Lugic Fallacy, Moravec's Paradox
  - Machine Learning Does Not Predict
  - Notes on Bias
  - Should We Be Afraid
  - Training Sets Bias
  - Startups Omit Cloud Costs
  - Will AI Live Up to the Hype? (2020)
Advertising Fraud:
  - A Beginner's Guide to Fraud
  - Biggest Online Fraud in History
  - Facebook/Google Eyeball Harvesting
Automation:
  - Robots are Not Coming For Your Job
  - The end of work myth
Cognitive Decline:
  - Mental Activity Does Not Prevent
  - Problem-solving Does Not Protect
Conspiracy Thinking
  - Answering Conspiracy Theorists
  - Skeptics' Evil Twin
Cyberattacks:
  - Biggest in History
  - Olympics 2018 Ceremony
Digitalisation:
  - Elon Musk Projects
  - Facebook Costs Journalist Jobs
  - How to Call BS on Big Data
  - Misinformation Wars
  - Online Safe Harbour Has a Problem
  - Premature Freak-out about Tech
  - Seven Myths of the Digital Age
  - Social Credit: The Messy Truth
  - The House That Spied on Me
  - Why Paper Jams Persist
Myths:
  - Chocolate Helps Weight Loss
  - Detox Myth
  - Dutch Tulip Mania Myth
  - Mental Toughness: No Such Thing
  - TV Detector Vans
  - Wind Turbines Killing Birds
Plastic:
  - Disposable Cup Won't Save the Earth
  - Distracts from Climate Change
  - Harms Ocean Evidence Weak
  - Recycling Truths
Pseudoscience:
  - Anatomy of Pseudoscience
  - Anti-GMO Lies, Myths and Propaganda
  - Denialism
  - Logical Fallacies:
      - A Guide
      - Master List
  - Mindfulness v Watching TV
Scientific Literacy:
  - 3 Things to Make Sense of the World
  - Checklist Manifesto
  - Intro: Part 1, Part 2
  - pHacking
  - Reproducibility is Critical
  - Scientific Studies
  - What Journalists Get Wrong
Self-driving Cars:
  - Can Uber Ever Make a Profit (2017)
      - Uber Abandons Self-drive (2020)
  - Further Away Than Told
  - Remote Backup Not Safe
  - Tesla:
      - Tesla Autopilot Crashes
      - Still no Robotaxis (2021)
  - Won't Deliver Revolution

Hong Kong

Other
Baptist University:
  - Master of Education
    (Eng Lang for Teaching Concentration)
  - Master of Education / GDPE
CELTA Courses
Chinese University of HK (CU):
  - Academic Programmes
  - MA in TESOL
COTAP:
  - Non-EDB Training Calendar
EDB:
  - Central Resources Centre
  - CDI Programme
  - EDB Training Calendar
  - NET Section Programme
  - NET Section Upcoming Events
Education University of HK (EdUHK):
  - Academic Programmes
  - Master of Education
  - MA in TESOL
  - PG Dip in Education
      - Discussions: 1, 2, 3, 4
  - PG Dip in English Studies
  - TESOL for NETS + LETs (2009, 2010 only)
Fees:
  - All ID Card Holders Pay Local Fees
  - Continuing Education Fund:
    - Details of $10,000 Grant
    - Discussion
First Aid Courses
Post Graduate:

  - EDB Recognised Programmes
School-based:
  - Professional Support Progs
    (Education Development Fund)
Special Needs: Click Here
University of HK (HKU)
  - Academic Programmes
  - MA in TESOL
  - Master of Education (MEd)
      - Discussion
  - PG Advanced Ed'l Studies
  - PG Dip in Education (PGDE)
      - Discussions: 1, 2, 3, 4
      - Graduation Forms
      - Worldwide Recognition: 1, 2

Australia:
  - PGDE Discussion
  - HKU PGDE Recognition
  - Sunderland PGCE Recognition
Distance Learning:
  - Masters: 1, 2
  - IB Online Courses: 1, 2
New Zealand:
  - Accepted PGDE Courses
  - Recognised Qualifications Guides
TEFL:
  - i-to-i Online Courses
  - TEFL International
  - ICAL Online Teacher Training
United Kingdom:
  - Accepted PGDE Courses
  - Derby MEd. TESOL
  - East London MA
      - MA Special Needs
      - TES iPGCE
  - NARIC Cert of Comparability
      (For HK and Foreign Certs)
  - Nottingham PGCEi:
      - Not Recognised by EDB
  - QTS For Those Who Don't Have It
  - Sunderland PGCE: 1, 2, 3, 4
      - Equivalent to HK PGDE