Author Archive | Sylvia Guinan

FEEDBACK

Digital Feedback. Why? When? How?

By Dina Dobrou The first time I heard about recording feedback for students was so many years ago that the tool suggested was cassettes! Back then it was suggested that teachers record themselves on cassettes to provide essay feedback. I did not try it out as it sounded complicated and time consuming. Years later, I […]

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Classroom Technology : Tool or Toy?

Teacher’s toolbox series Teachers blogging about their favourite tools By Tim Thompson The novelty factor When I talk to educators who are excited about incorporating technology into their classes, I often hear words like “neat” and “cool”. When this happens, my first question is automatically “Neat for whom?”.  Technology in an educational setting, and especially […]

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LTSIG Day Review Part 2

Part 2 of our very interactive and detailed reviews of the LTSIG Day by our roving reporter Will Leung. Very insightful, fun-filled, and thought-provoking talks indeed.             Bio: I am from Hong Kong and have been teaching English since 2010. I have a CELTA, Delta and an MA in Applied Linguistics. I am particularly interested in the use of technology in and out of the classroom to improve teaching and learning. I don’t read newspapers, but now I have become​ ​a​ ​roving​ ​reporter. 

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