Benjamin Stewart

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               Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley

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My name is Benjamin Stewart and I´m an EFL teacher educator and researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes in Mexico. My research interests include personal learning networks and teacher professional learning among EFL/ESL educators. I hold a master’s degree in education, curriculum and instruction: technology from Grand Canyon University and am pursuing a doctoral degree in educational leadership. I am the founder of Teachers for Interactive Language Learning (TILL), moderator for the Google+ TILL Community, and guest blogger for Edukwest.


I am the proud recipient of the UPE award for August of 2009 and for April of 2013.

EL4C51 - WikiEducator Learning4Content Workshop: "Becoming an Agent of Change through Openness"

I was proud to co-facilitating EL4C51! Why not visit my group's user pages and say hello! to each member!

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A WE Workshop for EFL educators in Aguascalientes, Mexico (August of 2010):

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WE Workshops (eL4C)


Guest book

Please sign the guest book by clicking on the "edit" button in the upper, right-hand corner of this pod!--Benjamin Stewart


Talks, Workshops, & Open Courses

EFL Educator Interview Series


Live Feeds

ELT Rants, Reviews, & Reflections
The Importance of Teaching Culture to EFL Students
I am very happy to share this guest post from Ljiljana Havran, an English language teacher and librarian from Serbia.  Ljiljana has an MA in English language and has been teaching general Englis...
— mikecorea 2015-11-12 12:40:37
#30GoalsEdu: Send a Future Message
Originally posted on <a href="">mariatheologidou</a>:<br />The future is always a...
— mikecorea 2015-11-05 06:34:49
A short (mostly only audio) post
I have been wanting to do all an all audio post for a while and I even have a topic in mind but I never managed to do it. My class two weeks ago gave me something somewhat interesting to share so h...
— mikecorea 2015-11-01 10:03:19
Scaring students on the first day
The other day I was talking to a friend who also just stared the fall term at a university here in Korea. We were talking about schedules and plans and the weather and all sorts of things when my f...
— mikecorea 2015-09-07 12:37:47
Maybe it being in the syllabus is not enough?
A common complaint from those involved in English education in Korean universities is that students just don&#8217;t read the syllabus. Instructors complain, &#8220;Every term it is the sam...
— mikecorea 2015-09-03 15:03:30

The Everyday Language Learner
Maintaining the Language from Afar
Television and language learning, language learning, immersion, language learning activity
— aarongmyers 2015-01-09 19:46:29
Dive Into The Deep End
I recently received an email from a friend who was describing his feelings for his language learning journey in terms of a language swimming pool. When you take that initial step into the pool you...
— aarongmyers 2014-09-23 17:40:56
Foreign to Familiar – Learning About Culture So You Can Learn The Language
I just finished a great book that anyone planning on moving cross culturally should pick up and read. The book, Foreign to Familiar, is short (127 pages), incredibly helpful, and fun to read. The b...
— aarongmyers 2014-06-19 14:00:03
How Much Vocabulary Is Enough?
Today&#8217;s guest post comes from Jeffery Nelson, the creator of a great new blog called Living Bilingual.  After you enjoy the article stop by and visit. &#8212;&#8212;&#8212;-...
— aarongmyers 2013-08-13 03:27:27
The Number One Rule For Learning A Foreign Language
Today I am excited to share another great guest post from a regular EDLL reader, Arabic expert and language lover Saqib Hussain.  You can find out more about Saqib and about Arabic at  Arabic St...
— aarongmyers 2013-07-25 20:06:08

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Education vs. Technology
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Reading List: Online Tutoring
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EdTech Funding Week 47 2015
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Have we reached Peak LMS?
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3 Themes Defining The Future of Education
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EFL Classroom 2.0: Teacher Talk Yahoo! Pipes is no longer available
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Wiki Syntax Support

Gladys's Testing Laboratory|Font, colors, etc.


Software Freedom Day

On September 17, 2009, Software Freedom Day, the Open Education Resources Foundation will have an official launch. As part of this launch it will sign the Cape Town Open Education Declaration. It would also like to get as many Wikieducator members as possible to sign up on the same day.

You can read the Cape Town Open Education Declaration here. A fact sheet is available here.


OER Contributions

My OER Contributions: Classes, workshops, etc.

Applied Linguistics | Academic Writing