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


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ELT Rants, Reviews, & Reflections
How is everyone fine with this?
Recently I was discussing job ads for EFL jobs in South Korea with a friend (who also happens to be a former advisee and hopefully will be a future co-author).  After he’d  read a sampling of a...
— mikecorea 2016-07-24 05:09:49
Get your Linguistic Landscape on
I recently participated in an interesting course from iTDi. The course was called Creating ELT Materials and was led by Katherine Bilsborough. I learned a lot in the course and decided to share s...
— mikecorea 2016-07-16 11:58:10
Please teach them English
The crack research team here at ELT RRR has uncovered some letters from a language school manager to a new teacher. We thought the emails would be of interest to readers, especially in light of the...
— mikecorea 2016-07-13 04:59:08
An historic moment in pedantry
Did anything jump out at you in the above title? Last week A few weeks ago I posted the following on a popular social networking site that allows for more than 140 characters: This is an English u...
— mikecorea 2016-06-24 07:46:23
Eduardo, Harry, and Daljeet walk into a bar…
The title is not the start of a bad joke but rather the start of a true story that could serve as a parable of sorts. The names have been changed to protect the mostly innocent. Keen observers and...
— mikecorea 2016-06-05 07:30:45

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’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. ———-...
— 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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The Impact of the Internet of Things in Education
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SkillSoniq – EdTech Startup Profile
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With Tinycards Duolingo takes a first step beyond Language Learning
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EdTech Market Brief China Q2 2016
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EdTech Market Brief India Q2 2016
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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