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

Welcome to our dynamic community of 79,156 WikiEducators! I currently have made approximately 7,180 edits so far.

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
Seventeen thoughts about 21st century skills that will not blow your mind!
On Sunday morning (bright and early) at the 2016 KOTESOL International Conference I will be hosting a workshop entitled, “Is it okay to teach English instead of 21st century skills?&#...
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I don’t need your stinkin’ worksheets
Around 4 years ago I was giving a presentation in Seoul. The topic might have been something related to teacher talk but I don’t remember exactly. What I do remember clearly from that da...
— mikecorea 2016-10-03 04:22:48
All prepped for the term!
“I’m all prepped for the new semester” they say with alacrity. I smile and nod but I don’t actually know what it means or if it is even feasible, let alone an enviable position to be in. Do...
— mikecorea 2016-09-04 13:21:11
Please teach them English: The even fuller story
In July the crack research team here at ELT Rants, Reviews and Reflections reproduced some emails from a language school manager to a new teacher and a few weeks ago (with the help of Steve Brown)...
— mikecorea 2016-09-02 10:37:41
A not necessarily critical experience from 2006
I knew it was off. Something was strange. I could feel it. I could see it. I could almost smell it. I couldn’t, however, explain the problems clearly. I didn’t always have the words to express...
— mikecorea 2016-08-29 00:09:41

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Livecoding – EdTech Startup Profile
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Revision Assistant Review
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Millionlights – EdTech Startup Profile
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Custom Logo Cases – EdTech Startup Profile
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The Impact of the Internet of Things in 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