Author Archive | Vicky Saumell

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LTSIG Interview with Malta Grant Winner Graciela Alchini

Our second travel grant winner for the 6th ELT Malta Conference is Graciela Alchini who is going to talk about fostering collaboration through technology. She describes the process of seamlessly integrating activites and project work through inter-college collaboration. This talk at ELT Malta will be of great interest to teachers who wish to learn more […]

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Exploiting YouTube Videos in EFL to Foster Critical Thinking and Collaboration

Jake Delatolas-Saveris gives some background information on his upcoming talk about exploiting You Tube to enhance learner motivation while fostering autonomous learning skills for life. The 21st century dawned at the commencement of the Digital Age – a time of unparalleled growth in technology and its successive information explosion (Beers, 2011). Never before have the […]

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How to Bring Mixed, Augmented & Virtual Reality to Your Classroom.

By Parisa Mehran & Mehrasa Alizadeh What Is MAVR? Recent technological advances and the advent of affordable hardware and software have made Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR), together known as Mixed, Augmented, and Virtual Realities (MAVR), more feasible and desirable in educational settings. MAVR has been illustrated on a continuum […]

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My Tech Travels with the LTSIG & CertICT

by Frances Walker Our CPD Scholarship winner Frances Walker describes her learning journey with Trinity CertICT with the Consultants-e upon finishing her challenging but rewarding course. Here’s her story: I came to teaching relatively recently, after being made redundant from a 10-year dead-end admin job here in Barcelona. After that door closed, at the age […]

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Infographics in Education: What, Why & How

By Fiona Price –  winner of our “Write for us” competition.   A tech tool I’ve been exploring recently and one I’m really keen to promote is the free online infographic maker by Canva. What is an infographic? The best definition I found comes from Wikipedia: Why Use Infographics ? I made this infographic using a […]

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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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